Playing for CRU

Why play rugby at the Crusaders Rugby Club?

TUntitledhe Crusaders Rugby Club has been growing the sport of rugby in the Mississauga, Oakville and surrounding communities for close to 50 years. The Club boasts a large three field facility bordered on one side by Joshua Creek, and 9th line on the other. Looking out from the clubhouse deck, trees line the main pitch making an ideal arena for the sport we enjoy so much. Members have the benefit of a full facility clubhouse with showers, change rooms, kitchen, bar and banquet hall. The large deck offers an excellent elevated view of the main pitch so spectators can enjoy refreshments whilst taking in the game.

So if you’re looking for fun, camaraderie, teamwork, leadership, training and fitness benefits, rugby is a great place to start. With multiple senior men, women and youth teams there is a place for everyone, whatever your experience or skill level. Many, many of our players have gone on to represent our provincial and national teams so if you have ambition in the sport Crusaders Rugby Club is a great place to be.

The Crusaders Rugby Club welcomes all players from 4 to 74!

The club has three divisions: senior, junior and mini, as well as over 35 touch rugby.

In the Fall the the Club enters teams in the various Rugby 7s competitions.

 

SENIOR DIVISION: Crusaders fields both men’s and women’s senior teams.

Senior Men:

The senior men play in the Marshall, Toronto and Niagara leagues.
The 1st and 2nd XV play in the Marshall Premier Division, the 3rd XV in the Toronto League. and 4th XV play in the Niagara League.

Senior Women:

The senior women play in the Toronto McKenna League.

JUNIOR DIVISION: Players in this division are grouped by age. Teams play according to “junior rules” which include contact. The teams are:
Boys: U17, U15, U13
Girls: U17, U15

Age Grade based on Birth Year

A player who has their 'X'th brithday in 2018 is considered Under 'X'.
Players born in 1999 or 2000 are eligible to play in the Senior age grade
Year of BirthAge Grade
2011 & 2012U7
2009 & 2010U9
2007 & 2008U11
2005 & 2006U13
2003 & 2004U15
2001 & 2002U17
1999 & 2000U19
2000 and earlierSenior Men/Women

MINI DIVISION: The mini division is co-ed and play non-contact “flag” rugby at U8 & U10 with “contact” beginning at U12.

The teams are:
U11 – Contact
U7 & U9 – Non-Contact

Age Grade based on Birth Year

A player who has their 'X'th brithday in 2018 is considered Under 'X'.
Players born in 1999 or 2000 are eligible to play in the Senior age grade
Year of BirthAge Grade
2011 & 2012U7
2009 & 2010U9
2007 & 2008U11
2005 & 2006U13
2003 & 2004U15
2001 & 2002U17
1999 & 2000U19
2000 and earlierSenior Men/Women

An excellent on-line resource for learning all aspects of the game of rugby.

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