Rugby Ontario has been closely monitoring the rapidly evolving situation relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are the most recent notices regarding COVID-19. Please refer back to this page for more updates.
Rugby Ontario Statement on COVID-19: Touring Clubs & Team (March 15th)
Rugby Ontario Statement on COVID-19: Suspension of Rugby Activities (March 13th)
Rugby Ontario Statement on COVID-19: Programming Updates (March 13th)
Rugby Ontario Statement on COVID-19: Official Statement (March 13th)
Government of Canada – Public Health Agency of Canada
Public Health Ontario
Sport Medicine Advisory Committee
World Health Organization
(WHITBY, ON) – Rugby Ontario has been closely monitoring the rapidly evolving situation relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in response to growing concerns and public health directives, a decision has been made to suspend all rugby activities effective from midnight March 13, 2020 until at least April 10, 2020. During this time, no sanctioned rugby activity is permitted, including training sessions.
“Rugby Ontario’s number one priority is the safety and well-being of players, coaches, officials, volunteers, employees and parents participating in our sport across Ontario,” said Rugby Ontario CEO Myles Spencer. “The rugby community is a strong and resilient one, and we hope to see everyone enjoying the sport they love again very soon. We encourage all members to take care and stay in good health during this unprecedented time.”