Crusaders U16-boys – Success at the TIRF 7’s tournament

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September-25 saw the U16-boys compete in the TIRF 7’s tournament at Sunnybrook park. The games in the pool stages proved tough battles for the Crusaders team, who were initially a little too-casual in the tackle, and allowed the Aurora-Barbarians team…

Juniors “End-of Season-Celebration Day”

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The Juniors “End-of Season-Celebration Day” on Saturday Oct-1 is aimed at all our junior playing section (i.e. U14/U16/U18 Boys and Girls). Crusaders have had an extremely successful year across the whole of the junior program – both in participation-numbers, in…

The First XV play the Peterborough Pagans in the first round of the McCormick Cup this Saturday

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Crusaders are always in the picture when it comes to a McCormick Cup run. The CRU placed fifth in the Premiership this season, behind Markham, but had a strong end of the season with two straight victories; one being against the second-ranked…

U14 Boys – Finalists at the Q-META Sevens

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Saturday 17th was a dismally wet day with heavy rain starting just as we started warming up for our first game at the Q-META Cup Sevens tournament in Brantford. With a strong squad the U14 boys spirits and enthusiasm were high…

Crusader’s host Toronto Scottish

In the final week of regular season play Cru hosted the Scottish 1’s and 2’s. It was the two’s who in wet and slippery conditions knocked off the league leading Scottish with a gutsy display, handing them only there second…

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…