U16 Girls Jr. Blues Take On Exeter Chiefs Academy

November 13, 2019

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U16 Girls Jr. Blues Take On Exeter Chiefs Academy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 13th, 2019

(WHITBY, ON) - After 5 excellent days of training and scrimmaging at Hartpury University, the Ontario U16 Girls Rugby team will travel to IvyBridge RFC for their second fixture against Exeter College (Exeter Chiefs Development Academy). This will be the second time Ontario has played Exeter in the last 4 months as Exeter toured Ontario this past summer. 

"Exeter College had two outstanding games against the Ontario U18 Regional Teams (Central and West) in July." stated High Performance Manager Paul Connelly. " It was during these fixtures that this return match was discussed. If we want to maintain our place as one of the top women's programs in the world, we need to provide our top athletes with elite competition. Training and competing against Hartpury College, Exeter College (Chiefs Academy) and SGS Filton (Bristol Bears Academy) allows our athletes to see what a true professional environment looks like...motivation for when they return home."

Kick-off: 4:00 pm GMT/11:00an ET at IvyBridge RFC

Next Fixture: SGS Filton (Bristol Bears Academy) Friday November 15th 


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/


Rugby Ontario High Performance Staff

Sean Medeiros 

High Performance Coordinator

647-560-4790 x 1004

smedeiros@rugbyontario.com

Paul Connelly 

High Performance Manager

647-560-4790 x 1002

pconnelly@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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