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Senior Men’s Pre-Season Game vs. Burlington April 30

April 26th, 2016

Senior men’s first pre-season game versus Burlington @ Burlington Date: Saturday April 30, 2016 Time: Kick-off 1:30 p.m.; carpool leaves 11:45 a.m. Field address: 5270 Fairview Street Burlington, ON L7L 6A9 Carpool leaving from Kipling Station @ 11:45 a.m.

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Rugby Rumble VII Recap

April 19th, 2016

Syd vs Jess The first fight of the Nomads variety was Syd versus Jess. It was more like late-70s Travolta vs Stallone, with Syd dancing her way into the ring, Jess opting for the serious approach. The girls’ demeanor showed in the early exchanges of the first round, as Jess landed a handful of flyers, putting Syd on the defensive from the off. Fatigue not even in their minds, both fighters retained the fast tempo into the second round – […]

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Help make the Nomads Rookie Rugby Program a Reality!

April 18th, 2016

We are thrilled to announce that the Toronto Nomads Rugby Club has been approved by Rugby Ontario to run Rookie Rugby programs at Toronto elementary schools in 2016. This represents a huge opportunity for the Nomads as we continue to engage in our community and recruit the next generations of players. Our approval and selection as a Rookie Rugby club is largely attributable to the mighty efforts of Leanne Stillman and Mark Johnson from the junior club leadership team. Approval […]

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Host Team Plays Amazingly at Canada 7s Delivering Shut Outs Galore

April 17th, 2016

The Canadians had an epic first day at Canada 7s, opening the tournament with three shut outs. The Canucks entered the competition sitting third in the overall World Series standings. The tournament opened with an easy 38-0 win over  Japan before comfortably dispatching  Ireland 26-0. In what was their most challenging match-up of the day one, Canada beat England 5-0. Day two saw a heart breaking two-point loss to France. A last gasp try and conversion from the French edged out the […]

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Kick up some fun at this rugby skills clinic for girls and boys ages 8 to 18

April 17th, 2016

On Sunday May 1st from 1-4pm, The Rugby Alliance will be hosting a Rugby Skills clinic featuring former Australian International Matt Burke.  This is a world class clinic that has become the unofficial kick off to the outdoor season in the Toronto area.  Last year there were over 600 registrants for the event from ages 8-18.  This year the Rugby Alliance has expanded its capacity to over 700! The clinic will teach young people key aspects of the game, fundamental skills and, most importantly, how to […]

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A Memory Shared by Mike Remington on the Passing of John Izod

April 14th, 2016

John Izod was my contact in Canada supplied by a member, Jules Greatrix, of the Wanstead RFC in Essex. Just contact John Izod and you will be in for a great time, I was told. Sure enough John invited me down to the club “house” on Woodlawn Ave and I never looked back. I moved in with John and Bill Harper and Roy Jones and a couple of other Nomads after destroying my health living with Bruce Smith, a crazy […]

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