Crusaders U14 Lancers bring home the Cup

U14 Lancers win Ontario Cup

On Sunday 28th August 2016, the U14 Lancers took on league rivals Brantford for the Ontario Provincial Championship game. In our league games, both teams had won their home games against each other. The two team are at the top…

Crusaders U16-Boys are crowned Provincial Champions

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Fletcher’s Fields in Markham hosted the Rugby-Ontario Junior cup finals day on Sunday Aug-28. By virtue of winning the Toronto-Rugby-Union Cup on Friday evening, the U15/16 ARROWS team had qualified – along with the Winners of the Niagara (NRU), Eastern…

U16-ARROWS are TRU Premiership Champions….

Friday August-26 saw the TRU-finals-day at Fletcher’s Fields. U16 Arrows faced a tough Oshawa-Vikings team in the Premiership cup final. The CRU boys were keen to “show-their-stuff” but understandably had a few “butterflies” as they faced the kick-off. The game…

The U16-SWORDS bring home the “prize” – TRU Championship Winners

PART 1: U16-SWORDS – make it through to Championship Final with an excellent display The Crusaders SWORDS team faced another hot and humid day for their semi-final match-up against Ajax-Wanderers. A pre-game pep-talk from Coach-Bill had the team fired-up and ready-to-play.…

Crusaders U16-boys teams “advance” in the Play-offs……

Friday Aug-12 saw Crusaders-ARROWS take on Mississauga-Blues for the Premiership-division Cup quarter-final.  In spite of the very hot-and humid conditions, Crusaders played through the “soupy” atmosphere to control the game.  Good interplay between the forwards and backs meant for a…

Crusaders U16-boys come through with two good League wins

Saturday Aug-6 saw Crusaders U16s take on Markham-Irish in league games for both the TRU Championship and Premiership-division fixtures The SWORDS went into battle with limited squad numbers this week, with so many boys unavailable with vacations, recovering from previous-knocks,…

Cru hosting Brantford mens first team

Well this week saw the Cru get off to another slow start leaking in two quick tries to the guests before they worked the ball from their own 22 with Canada scrumhalf Andrew Ferguson featuring twice in the movement and…

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…