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Nomads u16s in City final for inaugural Joe Kopu trophy; u18s in City final for TIRF trophy

Nomads under 16 championship team will face Toronto Saracens at Eglinton Flats # 8 on Wednesday August 6 in the 2014 City (a.k.a TTD) divison final. Kick-off is at 7:00 PM. At stake is the newly minted Joe Kopu trophy.

And across town at Tubbs and Gee Gage Park at the same time, Nomads u18s take on Balmy Beach in the u18s City championship final for the TIRF trophy.

2014 is the first year the 6 Toronto clubs (Nomads, Balmy Beach, Buccaneers, Dragons, Saracens and Scottish) have conducted play-offs and finals for the u16 and u18 City divisions.

To make the u16 fianl even more memorable Nomads RFC have donated a ¬†trophy named in honour of club stalwart and long time Nomads ¬†junior coach, Joe Kopu. Joe has coached hundreds of Nomads juniors over the years and the trophy is in recognition of his time and effort and the huge contribution he has made to players’ development, the Nomads club and Toronto rugby.

TIRF (Toronto Inner City Rugby Foundation) also kindly donated a trophy for the u18 championship final.