Senior Women’s Report – August 12th

Despite threatening skies and varying temperatures, the Oakville Crusaders Women played a fantastic game v. TRU’s Eastern team, the Peterborough Pagans. Both teams put out a strong 15, which is always a feat late in the season when injuries begin…

CRU vet & family feature in Toronto Star

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Long-time CRU member and prop for the senior women’s team, Romy Pautsch-Riley, recently saw photographs she took with her young daughters featured in the Toronto Star newspaper! Romy continues to make us all proud, not only as a phenomenal player…

U16-Boys game reports from Thursday July-28

The ARROWS came out “cannons-blazing” at home against Mississauga-Blues in a re-match of last Friday’s close game away to the same team.  Having previously squeaked a 14-12 win, the ARROWS were eager to show them the true CRU skill and…

Cru U14s win the Magnificent 7s Tournament

2016 U14 Magnificent Sevens Champions

The Cru U14 squad have been honing their sevens skills after regular practices over the past couple of weeks. This was in preparation for the Magnificent Sevens tournament, held at Fletchers Fields on Friday 22nd July. With 7 teams participating from…

Crusaders U15/16 Boys teams manage three wins on the hottest weekend of the season so-far

Crusaders-SWORDS took on Mississauga-Blues on a lush, green and soft field (a nice change!!!), at Mississauga-Valleys on Friday evening.  The heat and humidity of the day thankfully started to subside – and allowed the Crusaders players to show their stuff. …

Senior Women’s report – July 23rd

Unfortunately for this enthusiastic game reporter, I had to miss yesterday’s Senior CRU women’s game against Brampton RFC, but thanks to team manager Kimberley Robb a few points can be provided! On July 23rd in the blazing temperature the CRU…

Crusaders U10s at BMO Field for Canada v Italy International

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Leaving the stands early the kids and a couple of the coaches got ready for the half time whistle, when they would take centre stage.  On they went, taking on the kids from Toronto City. We were playing at the…

U16-boys “SELECTS” game vs. Worthing RFC

Monday evening (July-18) saw Crusaders U16s hosting the touring team from Worthing-RFC in England.  A much anticipated visit from the strong West-Sussex-based team.  Crusaders picked their in-form players from their 3 TRU-league-teams – This allowed the coaches to put a…

U16 Boys begin their season in great form

For U16-Boys Games June-25:- A great “start” to the U15/16-boys season for the Crusaders teams:- PIKES opened their season campaign, hosting a strong North-Halton team.  A bit of a shaky-start for Crusaders – resulted in the PIKES having to knuckle-down,…