Senior Men

McCormick Cup Round 1

This weekend saw the CRU travel down the 401 to play the Peterborough Pagans in the first round of the McCormick Cup The CRU were quick to get on the score board after Flyhalf Dan Mathie put a chip kick in behind the defense, which he gathered and offloaded to Andrew Wilson who moved the ball to…

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

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 Scottish. Peterborough finished third among the competitive Championship division. They are also coming off two…

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 defeat all season with a 7 to 5 victory. Great effort by the guy’s and…

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 fullback Brendan Gilbert breaking tackles and offloading to Flyhalf Dan Mathie who used his pace…

1st team Managers Report

Friday night saw the young third team side take on the Invictus 1st team in Etobicoke. This is a side that needs a couple of vets to play with them so they can have a settling presence. Big Filip Dobrielski filled that need on Friday and the thirds came up with a “come from behind”…

CRU vs Creek, June 2nd and 3rd

Ontario changed up the schedule for the Senior Men’s this week as the seconds played Creek 2nds on Thursday night and the 1sts played Friday night at CRU park. The second team had played the previous evening so it was a mix of 3rds and 4ths that took the field Thursday. With veteran leadership from the…