Rugby Ontario Announces 2019 Award Winners

October 17, 2019

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Rugby Ontario Announces 2019 Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 17, 2019

(WHITBY, ON) - Rugby Ontario is pleased to announce the 2019 Rugby Ontario Provincial Award winners.

Senior Provincial Player of the Year (Female) – Lori Josephson (Guelph Redcoats)

Senior Provincial Player of the Year (Male) – Mitch Voralek (Waterloo County)

Junior Provincial Player of the Year (Female) – Elizabeth Gibson (Crusaders)

Junior Provincial Player of the Year (Male) – Liam Bowman (Crusaders)

Senior Club Player of the Year (Female) – Kellee Smith (Belleville Bulldogs)

Senior Club Player of the Year (Male) – Johnny Sheridan (Markham Irish)

Club Coach of the Year (Female) – Kailyn Jones (Brantford Harlequins)

Club Coach of the Year (Male) – Aaron McDonald (Barrhaven Scottish)

Junior Club Program of the Year (Female) – Toronto City RFC

Junior Club Program of the Year (Male) – Burlington Centaurs RC

Minor Club Program of the Year – Owen Sound RFC

Volunteer of the Year – Jason Howard (London St George’s)

Senior Match Official of the Year – Talal “Moe” Chaudhry

Junior Match Official of the Year – James Neale

The 2019 Rugby Ontario Annual Award winners will be honoured at the Rugby Ontario Awards Ceremony and Dinner in Mississauga, Ont., on the evening of Saturday, November 23, 2019.The ceremony will be held at the Maple Banquet Hall in conjunction with the Rugby Ontario Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

For guests that wish to attend the dinner, tickets can be purchased, either individually for $100 or in tables of 8 or 10 ($95 per person) online. Please click here through this link.

When purchasing tickets, please indicate any group you wish to be seated with. We can then ensure all guests are seated together where requested.

Rugby Ontario also has an accommodation arrangement for Saturday November 23 at the nearby Hilton Garden Inn. This arrangement, which is available until Thursday 24 October can be accessed through this link.

Further information on the Rugby Ontario Hall of Fame & Awards Ceremony and Dinner can be obtained from David Patterson, Director of Administration & Member Services at dpatterson@rugbyontario.com or 647 560 4790 ext 1003.



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


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