Quebec Ontario Rugby Championship Coming March 2024

February 12, 2024


Inaugural Quebec Ontario Rugby Championship Brings Senior Women's Rugby Action in March 2024

WHITBY, Ontario — In a collaboration between Rugby Quebec and Rugby Ontario, supported by Rugby Canada, a new era in women's rugby is set to unfold with the inaugural Quebec Ontario Rugby Championship. This senior women's rugby competition promises to showcase high-performance athleticism, fierce competition, and the true spirit of the game.

Scheduled to kick off on the pitch in March 2024, the Quebec Ontario Rugby Championship marks a significant milestone in the advancement of women's rugby in the region. The tournament aims to provide a platform for talented female athletes to excel, fostering growth, and inspiring the next generation of rugby supporters.

Sandro Fiorino, High Performance Technical Manager at Rugby Ontario, shared his excitement about the upcoming championship, saying, "When two formidable provinces like Ontario and Quebec collide on the rugby pitch, it's not just a game; it's a clash of heritage, pride, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. I'm excited for these athletes to prepare and perform together.”


Competition Format 

The format of the competition is a 6-game round-robin, culminating in a finals weekend totalling 7 games, including home and away fixtures. Each province will be selecting two regional representative teams; Ontario West and Ontario East.

Tryouts and Practices

(ON W) Feb 17th: 2pm-4pm, , LCI Sports Centre, 290 Birmingham St, Etobicoke, ON M8V 3L1

(ON E) Feb 18th: 8pm-10pm, Sooners Megadome, 5315 Abbott St E, Stittsville, ON K2S 0X3

(ON W) Feb 24th: 9am-11am, Gryphon Field House, 55 E Ring Rd, Guelph, ON N1G 4Z8

(ON E) Feb 24th: 8pm-10pm, Sooners Megadome, 5315 Abbott St E, Stittsville, ON K2S 0X3


(ON W) March 9th: 6pm-8pm, Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre, 7384 Wellington County Rd 30, Guelph, ON N1H 6J2

(ON E) March 9th: 4pm-6pm, Sooners Megadome, 5315 Abbott St E, Stittsville, ON K2S 0X3

(ON W) March 16th: 9am-11am, Gryphon Field House, 55 E Ring Rd, Guelph, ON N1G 4Z8

(ON E) March 16th: 4pm-6pm, Sooners Megadome, 5315 Abbott St E, Stittsville, ON K2S 0X3

(ON W) March 23rd: 9am-11am, Gryphon Field House, 55 E Ring Rd, Guelph, ON N1G 4Z8

(ON E) March 23rd: 8pm-10pm, Sooners Megadome, 5315 Abbott St E, Stittsville, ON K2S 0X3



The competition will run in two phases throughout the month of March to May and conclude in a final on June 1st.

Phase 1 -

Locations and Times

Stay tuned for announcements regarding locations and times. Details will be provided closer to the event.

High-Performance Athletes

Expect to witness top-tier rugby talent from across Ontario and Quebec as four teams compete for glory.

Collaboration and Unity

The partnership between Rugby Quebec and Rugby Ontario underscores the commitment to fostering collaboration and unity in the rugby community, working together to elevate the sport to new heights. The support from Rugby Canada emphasizes the national significance of this championship, recognizing the importance of promoting women's rugby at all levels.

Registration details can be found here. We look forward to seeing this new era of Senior Women’s Rugby!


Rugby Ontario is the provincial sports governing body responsible for the organization of rugby in Ontario. Our mission is to lead, support and promote Rugby for All from communities to clubs to province. This mission signals a movement toward creating a more cohesive, supportive and progressive sporting environment that is responsive to the needs of all members.

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Sandro Fiorino

High Performance Technical Manager


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