Junior Rugby

U16 Arrows and Pikes vs Aurora, July 14th

Cru U16s Quell the BarbariansCrusaders took on an (as-yet) unbeaten Aurora-Barbarians squad on Friday evening.  In the ARROWS game – defensive pressure – strong counter-rucking and sublime handling allowed Crusaders to take command of the game and score some well-worked tries.  Multiple phase, unselfish off-loading was key to the Cru-team’s success in getting behind the…

U16 Swords at Mississauga Blues, July 8th

Strong U16 team performance results in convincing win against Mississauga BluesSwords travelled to Mississauga-Blues on Saturday-morning – to take on our local-rivals. Sunny, but breezy conditions made for perfect running-rugby-weather and the Cru team came “ready-to-play” Crusaders showed some great inter-play right from the first kick- turning-over loose ball, finding space out-wide and touching down…

League Season starts well for each of the Crusaders U15/16 Boy’s Teams

Swords vs North-Halton Highlanders; Arrows and Pikes vs Barrie RFCThe TRU League opening round saw the SWORDS team at home to face North-Halton Highlanders, and they took the game to the visitors from the get-go.  The Crusaders coaches were impressed with what they saw – the team inter-play was well-executed – showing some great cohesion,…

Practice cancelled this weekend!

After a field inspection it has been decided that the field conditions are not suitable for use for Saturday’s practice. Depending on the rainfall this weekend it is possible that practices in the early part of the week will also be cancelled. Everyone should make sure that they are connected to the TeamSnap application for…

3 Crusaders selected for Canada U18 team to play in Rugby Europe Championships

Three players, Joshua Engelbrecht, Nathan Jutronich and Callum Tam  from the Crusaders U18 age grade have been selected to travel to Europe to play on the Canada U18 team in the Rugby Europe Championships this April. Great international experience for our players! The first game is against Georgia on the 7th April. U18 Andorra Tuesday…