Open Provincial Team Identification Sessions

April 10, 2019

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Open Provincial Team Identification Sessions

April 10th, 2019

(WHITBY,ON)- 

The Rugby Ontario Age Grade High Performance Program wants to remind all High School and Club rugby players from U15 to U18 that we will be hosting OPEN PROVINCIAL TEAM IDENTIFICATION SESSIONSduring TWO WEEKENDS IN APRILat TWOlocations:

CENTRAL: 

Date:Saturday April 13thAND Saturday April 27th

Location:Whitby Dome (Big) at Donald A. Wilson Secondary School, Whitby, 681 Rossland Rd W, Whitby, ON L1P 1Y1

Time:10 am to 1 pm

Cost: FREE

*As part of this session we will be observing the Toronto Arrows Captains Run (11:00 am to 11:30 am) as they prepare for their big game on the following Sundays against Austin Elite Rugby (14th) and Seattle Seawolves (28th

WEST:

Date: Sunday April 14thAND Sunday April 28th

           (both prior to Arrows Home Games)

Location: York University Football Field, York University, 4700 Keele St, North York, ON M3J 1P3\

Time: 10 am to 12:30 pm

Cost: FREE

*Rugby Ontario would like to thank the Toronto Arrows for providing their game field to our young athletes free of charge. We encourage all athletes and parents who plan to attend to purchase Arrows Game Tickets in advance. 2:00 pm K.O.

GOAL OF SESSIONS: 

THIS IS NOT A TRY-OUT. The goal is to provide an opportunity to athletes that may not necessarily be on the Jr. Blues radar to show their stuff. (Players that have been to our Winter Academy and RO Provincial Teams are also welcome)

CONTENT: 

Focus will be Pass/Catch and Running Lines with a variety of non-contactgame play.

The final session will be a technical session focusing on 1 on 1 ruck/ball pinching work followed by RUCK TOUCH Game Play. 

*Note to High School Coaches: We will not be bashing your athletes. This is purely an identification session.

 HIGH SCHOOL AND CLUB COACHES:

Please encourage your BESTathletes (especially those who have not previously been involved in the Ontario Provincial Junior Program) to attend. I guarantee that they will have a great time playing with other High-Performance Athletes, as well as seeing our own TORONTO ARROWS in action.

WHAT DO THE PLAYERS NEED TO DO?

Players just need to pre-register on the link below and they will be eligible to attend (By pre-registering, Rugby Ontario will cover the players insurance).

https://forms.gle/9QysHxTZvNjeKX9d8

Two great weekends of rugby development as well as watching YOUR TORONTO ARROWS in action.

 

 

See you all on the pitch.


ABOUT THE ONTARIO BLUES

The Ontario Blues program is the high performance representative program for male and female rugby players in Ontario. Rugby Ontario is represented at the provincial level by the Ontario Blues. The program includes representative teams from Under-15 to Senior in both Women’s and Men’s Fifteens and Under-18 Men's and Women's Sevens. Specifically, the program is designed to develop and showcase rugby players for Canadian representative national teams.


ABOUT RUGBY ONTARIO

Rugby Ontario is the provincial sports governing body responsible for the organization of rugby in Ontario. Our mission is to establish a stronger identity for rugby in Ontario by promoting the sport’s core values and by fostering a culture of inclusiveness and excellence on and off the field of play.

To learn more, visit http://www.rugbyontario.com/


WANT MORE INFORMATION?

Dalton Finkbeiner

Communications and Marketing Coordinator - Rugby Ontario

647-560-4790 x 1006
dfinkbeiner@rugbyontario.com

Rugby Ontario High Performance Staff

Sean Medeiros 

High Performance Coordinator

647-560-4790 x 1004

smedeiros@rugbyontario.com

Paul Connelly 

High Performance Manager

647-560-4790 x 1002

pconnelly@rugbyontario.com


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