Rugby Ontario Seeking 2019 Hall Of Fame Nominations

June 25, 2019


Rugby Ontario Hall Of Fame

(WHITBY, ON) - Rugby Ontario is pleased to announce that the Hall of Fame & Awards Committee is seeking nominations for the Hall of Fame's Class of 2019. Please complete and submit nominations on the Rugby Ontario Hall of Fame Nomination Form and send to David Patterson, Director of Administration and Member Services at by the Tuesday August 13, 2019 deadline. Please note there are two nomination forms, one for builders and one for players/coaches/match officials/teams. The 2019 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner will be held on Saturday November 23, 2019 at the Maple Banquet Hall in Mississauga.

 All nominations received are assessed against the Hall of Fame Evaluation Rubric. This rubric contains five criteria (see letter below) which are each scored on a 1 to 6 basis, providing for a possible maximum of 30 points. Each Hall of Fame Committee member votes on each nomination. A nominee requires a minimum of 20 points on 2/3 of the ballots submitted to be inducted, with a maximum of six candidates (plus ties) to be inducted in any one year.

To assist the Committee to give full and proper consideration to all nominations received, only nominations submitted on the official nomination form providing information on each of the evaluation criteria, will be accepted.

If there are any questions with regards to the Hall of Fame selection process please do not hesitate to contact David Patterson at



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.


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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Dalton Finkbeiner

Communications and Marketing Coordinator - Rugby Ontario

647-560-4790 x 1006