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CALLING ALL FANS! NOMADS GAME AT EG FLATS / JULY 27

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
Calling all fans! Come to Eg Flats this Saturday and cheer on the Nomads! Post-match celebrations happening at the High Park Brewery.

The Monumentally Sad Passing of Lloyd Dobson

Sunday, March 17th, 2019

Brothers and sisters,
It is with great sadness that I have to tell you all that Lloyd Dobson passed away last night of an apparent heart attack.
Lloyd was a friend and a teammate and a brother and a true Nomad for most of his life. I know that he was a teacher to many of you younger players and was responsible for many of you finding your way to the game of rugby and to our club.
He was a mainstay of the Nomads and I’m crushed that we won’t be able to share the field again.
My family is gutted as my children genuinely loved him and my daughter Lucy, just yesterday had a great time teasing and goofing around with Lloyd at the game. She is shattered today.
If there is any comfort in this, at the very least, Lloyd spent his last day surrounded by his Nomad brothers and sisters, watching his club play and having a laugh with everyone afterwards.
We don’t have any details regarding a memorial just yet but will pass them along as soon as we do.
Rest easy my brother, you will be missed.

-Adam Mernick

Nomads Senior Training (Women’s and Men’s) Starts February 2

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

We’re happy to announce that the 2019 Nomads’ Senior Rugby preseason training kicks off this Saturday, February 2 at Lamport Stadium from 5:00—6:30 p.m. This open to any new or returning players of all skill and experience levels and is completely free to try! What to bring: 

  • cleats or running shoes
  • water bottle 
  • mouthguard (if you have one)
  • a willingness to learn and have fun!! 

We’ll be running these every Saturday (except Feb 9) from now until April 13 – please feel free to reach out if you have any questions! info@torontonomads.com is the best way to reach us. 

 

Touch Rugby Saturdays Start January 5!

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Join us for Touch Rugby Every Saturday Jan–April at Lamport Stadium

Our outdoor season begins in early May, but we keep those skills sharp all year round starting with indoor touch rugby on Saturdays at Lamport Stadium at 5:00 p.m. All are welcome to join! $10 a session, new players and friends always welcome.

Starting Feb 2, 2019, we will also begin with contract training and special rugby clinics at Lamport Stadium (still at 5:00 p.m.) where we will have two fields dedicated to senior rugby training sessions. 

AGM

Monday, November 26th, 2018

The Annual General Meeting is Saturday, December 8 at 4:00 p.m., and will begin promptly at that time at The Fountain bar located 1261 Dundas St. West (at Dovercourt Rd.). The AGM will be followed by the 12 Pints of Xmas Pub Crawl to be planned by Andrew Prior (so you know it’s going to be awesome). 

All positions on the executive are open–so if you think you’re an epic party planner, run for social! If you think you’re a social media savant, kick Caroline to the curb. Or, if you think you have what it takes to be president, we’re looking for a new president, as well.

The Nomads are a democracy, run by volunteers who work hard to make our club a success. Many of the executive have been serving for multiple years and are ready to hang up their volunteer spurs. They are all willing to onboard for six months to a year, so joining will not be a baptism by fire.

If you would like to know what’s involved, the job descriptions for all positions no the exec can be found here.

All Nomads who paid dues can vote in the election. Fees for a social membership, which earn you a vote, can be purchased day of. Please bring a cheque addressed to the Toronto Nomads for $200. 

We look forward to seeing you soon! Please join us for the AGM, as there will be beer! But if you can only make it for the pub crawl, that’s expected to kick off at 6pm and will loop around DuWest. Location to be posted in the Facebook event. 

 

Nomads Awards Banquet: TICKETS AND DETAILS

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

It’s that time of year where the Nomads come together to celebrate the victories of the past season. This year, we’re gathering downtown at The Pint on Saturday, November 17. 

Juniors will host their awards ceremony from 6:00–7:00 p.m., to be followed by a senior cocktail hour from 7:00–8:00 p.m., after which everyone eats together at 8:00 p.m. The event becomes 19+ at 9:30 p.m.

Early bird tickets are $70; prices will jump to $90 on Friday, November 9.  Adult tickets include dinner and three drinks (two drink tickets and wine at the tables).

The first 25 Nomads to purchase tickets will be entered into a draw for a prize! 

Buy your tickets here