Ontario Blues Senior Men Earn Silver Medal

July 02, 2019

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Ontario Blues Senior Men's Squad Earn Silver Medal 

July 2nd, 2019

(WHITBY, ON) – Rugby Ontario would like to congratulate the coaching staff, management team and most importantly the players who competed at the Eastern Canadian Super League Senior Men's Rugby Championships in Halifax this past weekend. Despite coming up on the short end of a 27-7 defeat to Quebec in the final, the Senior Blues Development Program gave a brilliant account of themselves in their inaugural season.

"Quebec played very well and were full value in their 27-7 victory over the Sr. Blues" stated Head Coach Phil Murphy. "In saying that, I couldn't be more proud of the men and the compete level that they demonstrated playing three very tough games in three days." 

The Senior Men's Development program engaged over 50 U-23 players in this summers program, establishing a clear development pathway between the Ontario U-19 program and higher levels of elite rugby.

Up next for the Sr. Blues, two fixtures against Dublin University.

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/


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Dalton Finkbeiner

Communications and Marketing Coordinator - Rugby Ontario

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


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