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Minis – Under-12, 10, 8 – (Grades 6 and below)

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Welcome to the Nomads Minis web page. Thank you for your interest in the team.

The focus in Minis rugby is on developing basic skills (passing, running and passing, running onto the ball, backing up, and tackling) and gaining an understanding of the game including the spirit of rugby while, importantly, having fun.

Nomads Juniors’ programme for minis players is comprised of :

  • Winter Rugby

    • Winter training held weekly on Saturday afternoons (usually 5:00 to 6:30PM) at Lamport Arena from  January 7 to April 1inclusive.

    Pre-Season Rugby

    • Pre-season skills, conditioning and fitness training is held weekly on Saturdays at De la Salle College from April 8 to mid-May.
    • Focus on fitness and skill development (contact, continuity in play, ball handling)

    Summer Season

    • Practice Location: Eglinton Flats (3601 Eglinton Ave W – Jane & Eglinton)
    • Practice Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 – 8:00 pm (2017 practice days to be be confirmed)
    • Practices Begin: May 17 (to be be confirmed based on field availability)
    • In May and June 2017 –  Nomads, in collaboration with the other rugby clubs of the MRA (Metro Rugby Association) hosts and participates in  mid-week U12 modified contact House league.
    • MRA House League Games Time: May 14 (TBC) – June 21, 2016 Wednesday evenings 7-8:30 at at Eglinton Flats (players must confirm interest).
    • Festival Tournaments for u8, U10 and U12 commence at the end of May and are held most weekends May-August (U8s are welcome to join U10s or mix with other clubs on Festival days)
    • Registration Cost (includes Rugby Canada Insurance, field rental, Athletic Therapist and Referee fees):
      • Under 12s $293.80 (includes MRA Spring league fees)
      • Under 10s / 8s $207.50
      • Under 6s $207.50

    A small online processing charge will be applied.

    • In September and October 2017 Nomads, in conjunction with the MRA< will offer additional regional coalition U12 team training and games against other regional teams.

Players must bring: cleats, filled water bottle, weather appropriate clothing to all sessions

New players are welcome at any time.

We are looking forward to the coming season and hope you will be part of it as a player, parent, relative, supporter, sponsor, Nomads club colleague or school affiliate.

To register your interest please go to