Rugby Ontario Begins Exciting New Partnership

April 12, 2019


Rugby Ontario Begins Exciting New Partnership 

April 12th, 2019

(WHITBY, ON)- Rugby Ontario is pleased to announce that Synthetic Turf International – Toronto will be the official synthetic turf provider for Rugby in the Square for a five-year term.The agreement will provide Rugby Ontario with high-performance quality synthetic turf to be used at Rugby in the Square, the organizations premiere fundraising event. Synthetic Turf International – Toronto’s products will also be used at other Rugby Ontario events and can be made available for major club events. 

Synthetic Turf International – Toronto is the only synthetic turf manufacturer that provides a lifetime guarantee on their products. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers currently have Synthetic Turf International’s product installed at a portion of their practice facility. With no rubber infill, the synthetic turf is easy to maintain and keeps the surface up to 10% cooler than other synthetic turf surfaces. Synthetic Turf International – Toronto’s products are portable and easy to set up while providing users with a training surface that reacts naturally and improves durability and safety. 

“Synthetic Turf International – Toronto is the industry’s premier synthetic turf manufacturer and installer for both residential and commercial applications, including sports field turf, as our emphasis on value and quality truly defines what differentiates Synthetic Turf International – Toronto from our competitors” said Synthetic Turf International – Toronto President Caleb Riches.

“Rugby Ontario is thrilled to begin our partnership with Synthetic Turf International – Toronto” said Rugby Ontario CEO Mike Brown. “This agreement will allow us to provide a safe, high quality playing surface to our Rugby in the Square participants. We could not be more excited to work with Synthetic Turf International – Toronto for the next five years.”

“We are very excited to support Rugby in Ontario, through the 2019 Rugby in the Square event and throughout the entire 2019 Rugby season.” said Caleb Riches. “We are extremely proud to have been selected as the Official Synthetic Turf provider of Rugby Ontario and look forward to supporting the growth of Rugby in Ontario for many years to come.”

Synthetic Turf International – Toronto’s product will be showcased at Rugby in the Square on June 14th at Nathan Phillips Square. For more information on Synthetic Turf International products, visit their website  If your organization is interested in participating or getting involved with Rugby in The Square, please contact Joe Schissler at



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.

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Rugby in the Square is a co-ed non-contact flag rugby tournament with industry-focused brackets. Each team (of up to 10 players) is guaranteed a minimum of 3 games. Teams can participate in activations around Nathan Phillips Square from the Toronto Inner-City Rugby Foundation, Rugby Ontario and some of our partners. If you are interested in participating in the event, contact Joe Schissler at or visit



Synthetic Turf International Toronto is proud to be the exclusive dealer for all STI products throughout Southern Ontario and the Toronto area. Synthetic Turf International is a premium synthetic turf company founded in 1995.  STI R&D team are on the rise as true visionaries of the synthetic turf industry, Synthetic Turf International consistently leads the field in research, development, innovation and experience. For more information visit 


Dalton Finkbeiner

Communications and Marketing Coordinator - Rugby Ontario

    647-560-4790 x 1006