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Co-Ed Touch Rugby Every Saturday Until March 17!

Friday, February 16th, 2018

All Nomads family and friends are welcome to join us for Touch Rugby every Saturday at Lamport Stadium at 5:00 pm. Touch runs without breaks now until March 17.

All you need to bring are some cleats (though the daredevils do trot the turf in sneakers) and $10 to help us cover the cost of the field rental.

New faces always warmly welcomed!

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Rugby Summer Camp for Ages 6–14

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
1Looking for a fun activity for your kids this summer? Think Rugby Summer Camp! Girls and boys will learn rugby skills while having fun with Coach Campbell MacNeill, who coaches the U of T Varsity Blues, Nomads Senior Women, and heads up the Nomads Rookie Rugby program.
 
Our goal is for all participants to graduate with a love of rugby and some new rugby friends.
 
Participants will be divided by age group. Ages 6 to 10 will focus is on enjoyment of rugby through a balance of basic skill development and rugby related games. Ages 11 to 14 will focus more on skill development and game awareness.
 
Enroll online, it’s quick and easy. 
 
If you are having trouble navigating our online store, or if you have questions, email us at info@torontonomads.com! 
 
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February Schedule

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

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AGM Results

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

Thank you all for coming to the AGM, and congratulations to our newly elected president, Ashley Rycroft. The future looks cheery for the Nomads!

We also welcome Andrew Stephens and Sophie Flitt to the executive committee.

Thank you Steve Darley for your many years of service to the Nomads Rugby Club. We’d say you’ll be missed, but we all know you’ll be around. Or at least, at The Rose.

Here is your 2018 Executive Committee:

President: Ashley Rycroft
Vice-President: Bill Brown
Director of Men’s Rugby: Andrew Stephens
Director of Women’s Rugby: Natalie Rosecky
Director of Junior Rugby: Mark Johnson
Social Director: Sophie Flitt
Secretary: Megan Watcher
Communications Director: Caroline Aksich
Treasurers: Mike Bridge & Dylan Biggs

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Nomads’ Own Kelly Russell Announces Retirement from International Rugby

Friday, December 1st, 2017

This week, one of Canada’s greatest-ever test rugby players officially retired from both the national 15s and sevens programs. Longtime Toronto Nomad Kelly Russell leaves the national side following an unprecedented career in which she helped lead women’s rugby in Canada to never-before-seen heights.

Click here for the full story on RugbyCanada.ca

“Right now, it feels right for me. I’m thankful I’m doing it on my own terms and I’m just so grateful for all the people who helped me throughout my career,” said Russell in her official statement through Rugby Canada.

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Kelly Russell, with mother Judy and sister Laura.

“The Toronto Nomads and the Ontario club rugby system and the entire Ontario rugby union were big parts of my career and then, obviously, Rugby Canada. My family, my teammates and my friends have all been so supportive over the years and I can’t thank them enough. As for my coaches, I feel that I’ve learned something from every single one of them along the way. They instilled values in me within rugby but also within life.

“Yes, I love the game and love playing the game, but I’m happy where I’m at right now and what I’ve done.”

Nomads Awards Banquet: November 11

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Join us for the Nomads’ swankiest event of the season, where we wash off the mud and celebrate a season of awesome effort on the pitch, with awards, dinner and dancing! Purchase your tickets, here.

The Saturday, November 11 event will be hosted at Whistler’s. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for cocktail hour, with dinner served at 7:30 p.m.

Adult ticket includes:
• Caesar Salad
• Choice of: NY Strip Steak, Ricotta Spinach–Stuffed Chicken or Mediterranean Pasta (veg)
• Lindt Chocolate Tartufo
• Wine on the table
• 1 Drink ticket for cocktail hour

Junior ticket includes:
• Caesar Salad
• Choice of: NY Strip Steak, Roasted Chicken or Mediterranean Pasta (veg)
• Tartufo
• Pop

Early Bird Adult Tickets are $70 and are on sale now and will be available until midnight, October 31.

Regular Adult Tickets are $80 and will go on sale on November 1, and remain available until November 10 at 6:00 p.m.

Tickets for registered Juniors are half priced ($20), any additional Child Tickets are $40.00. Everyone MUST purchase tickets online in order to reserve your seat, and choose your meal. Sale of Junior/Child tickets ends November 10.

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