U16 Jr. Blues Play Strong Match Against Welsh Schools Champion
October 28th, 2019
(WHITBY, ON) - The Rugby Ontario U16 Girls Provincial Team would like to thank Welsh Schools Champion Ysgol Dyffryn Conwy for an outstanding match yesterday. The game was played at the conclusion of the Ontario Club 7's Championship on the awesome Barrie Sports Complex pitches.
Despite coming out on the short end of a 25-12 score, the Ontario Girls got stronger as the game progressed and are very excited for the second match in the 2-game test series. Game 2 takes place at the Whitby Dome at Donald A. Wilson S.S on Friday, November 1st. K.O. is at 6:30 pm
"The two-game series is part of the preparation for the team as they get ready for their tour to England (Novmember 7th - 17th) where they will be training at Hartpury University and playing games against 3 Professional Academy teams." stated High Performance Manager Paul Connelly.
"After two training sessions and our first game under our belt, our expectation is a much better performance this Friday. The exact level of competition that we need to prepare for our tour."
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.
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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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