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ALUMNI

Doug Morton
Sad to report that former Beach rugby player Doug Morton’s battle with cancer ended today when he passed away while in palliative care at Collingwood’s Campbell House. Doug was in failing health but did manage to attend and enjoy the club’s twin victories last October at Fletcher’s. Funeral shall be limited to family. A celebration of Doug’s life to be announced. Cards of sympathy may be sent to: Dianne Morton, 2 Herrington Court, Collingwood, ON L9Y 4R8
Gerry Allen Updates

6 Nations Championship – Good crowds at last weekend games at the Club. No matches this weekend as the series resumes on Sat Feb 28.

Excellent Article! – Latest issue of Rugby.ca, Rugby Canada mag (2014-Year in Review) there is an excellent article by Brock Smith of RO (pg.38) along with a championship McCormick Cup pic. Not often do we get this kind of positive media! Feels kind good! see attached >>>.

60th Anniversary – May 21-24 – Some major announcements coming re game venue and special guests at dinner on the 22nd! Keep this time available and see U then! UP THE BEACH!

International Rugby
This weekend give your Sweetheart a break!( Valentine’s Day—Sat) Get to the Club to watch some terrific International matchups.

Fri Feb 13 On the Internet! World Rugby site–USA Sevens
See Liam Underwood in action vs Kenya–5:50 pm and vs England 8:20pm (only 20 min each so don’t be late!)
Sat. 11:50 am vs Argentina
Sat Feb 14—- 6 Nations action
930 am England vs Italy
12:00 Ireland vs France

Sun Feb 15
10:00 am Scotland vs Wales

7’s! – Liam Underwood has terrific debut in Wellington 7’s! While Canada did not fare well as a team, Liam played quite well in his first efforts with Canada’s 7’s squad. Word from Downunder, Beach’s Keith Caldwell says that the entire tourney was broadcast nation-wide and he reports good effort by young Liam! Even the Beach got a high profile mention!. Next up. this Fri, sat and hopefully Sun in Las Vegas. Can. plays Kenya and England on fri evening and Argentina on Sat am. All games are streamed LIVE on the Internet on World Rugby website

6 Nations Rugby – Great games on the weekend! 2 games on Sat, one on Sun.

Article & pics
A terrific article re Beach Rugby in the Rugby Canada Magazine (pg 38) Rugby Canada Year in Review 2014. Rugby Canada website and click on it. You can subscribe if you wish! Some excellent pics of Liam on RC website news items.

60th Anniversary
May 21-24 details to follow! Put some time aside to join old friends and teammates. If you can remember the stories they are probably even better than the last time!!!

Sat May 23rd – 6 games to be played on Sat May 23, 2015 at Birchmount Stadium! starting at 10:30 am with 3’s, then Sr Women, then 2’s then Academy, 1’s and finally, at 6pm, the Ont blues vs New York Old boys! a full day indeed. More details to come.

Up the Beach!

GREAT NEWS IN 7’s RUGBY! Liam Underwood is recalled to Rugby Canada ranks! Liam is presently in Wellington, N.Z. and will play in Las Vegas in the upcoming USA Sevens.These games are often streamed the IRB and if so we will try to put them on our Big Screen at the Club! There are pics of Liam and articles on the RC website and RO web.

ALSO in Vegas 5 Beach Juniors Kara Gani U18 RO Girls, Jhavelle Larose, and Alex Mathers U18 RO Boys, Alex Rea, U18 TRU Girls, Dylan Young U18 TRU Boys

BEACH SENIOR WINTER RUGBY
At the Dome at Monarch Park $10 per time per head!
Jan 24th, Feb 21st, Mar 21st at 11 am
Apr 11th at *10 am

SUNDAY TOUCH LEAGUE
Contact Haydn for more info at haydngage@hotmail.com

In Bermuda! 5 Beachers represent Canada in the Bermuda Classic. Kyle Nichols, Adam Marshall, Aaron Mittler,Haydn Gage and Haddon Murray don the red jerseys in this yearly event. First match was a loss to Argentina, good luck next game. Pics and info on Bermuda Classics web site.Up The Beach

Beach Rugby News! Ed Caterer, inducted into the Michigan Tech Sports Hall of Fame. Amber, Ian McConvey and Ken Naples on hand to accept the honour.

Queen’s U wins OUA Championship with 3 Beachers playing prominent roles. Lucas and Jacob Rumball and Michael Douros. Jacob Rumball is named OUA Player of the Year!

The celebration continues! – Fri Nov 07 saw the culmination of the year’s work on the field at the Rugby awards dinner. Dressed to almost unrecognizable and in great frame of mind all of our senior teams were fully represented. The buns were flying and good to know that passing skills were better on the pitch than off. A plethora of deserved awards were bestowed upon often unsuspecting players. “They are all best friends”. A great night , pleased to be asked to represent the Alumni! UP THE BEACH !

Gee Gage Cup
Beach 2’s save the best for last in 38-25 victory over Scottish. With a somewhat sluggish start we were behind until the last 20 min when the afterburners kicked in and we roared away to victory and the first cup of the day! With “the Dude’s” leadership, Bushe controlling the helm and the speed of the younger lads, its a hard combo to beat. Great job and enjoyable to see. A fitting and deserved end to the season.

McCormick Cup
Cup Photos October 2014- Take a look at some Cup Photos
WOW! A Cracker! Our 14th Cup is in the books. 27-22 over the Scottish. We continued to play with skill and poise as we have all year. This time, however the Scottish seemed determined to throw us off track with a relentless attack of their own and almost succeeded, but not quite! To a man, each Beacher was pushed to give his all and it proved enuf as we hung on with a stalwart defense in the waning minutes to thwart siege after siege by the Scots. Sure made the beer taste even better! Excellent job, great season. Lots of hard work with kudos to all.

Special Note!
I would be remiss if I failed to thank those of you who came out to support our teams. Throughout the regular season, the playoffs, and especially Cup Day. Absolutely mammoth support by the Blue and Gold! Ringing the field, noisy as could be and flashing the colours, it was a sight to behold. Can there be any doubt as to which Club stands at the forefront in this country? UP THE BEACH!

Cup Photos by Dmitry Koupriyanov
U16 Premier Division Plate Champs
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U16 Premier Division Plate Champions, 2014
CRC U19 National Champs 2014

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Left to Right: Ben Wust, Michael Douros, Lucas Rumball CRC U19 National Champs 2014 (Newfoundland)
Really enjoyable and excellent rugby…the game vs BC being the highlight. Michael intercepted a pass and romped 70 metres for the winner…what a moment!

OPEN GIRLS SESSIONS

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6 Nation’s Cup 2015
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Cost, the same(!) $20.00 per DAY
First game is a Fri. Feb 6th @ 3pm England vs Wales!!!
Junior Rugby Registration 2015
Junior In-House Registration:
Sunday Apr 12th and Sunday Apr 26th
@ Balmy Beach Club: 11 am – 2 pm

For further information or questions please contact
Jim Drohan – Jr. Director
JDrohan@cdicomputers.com

Online Registration Information coming soon.
Boys & Girls Get Fit Programs – Click Below
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60th Beach Rugby Reunion
60th Beach Rugby Reunion
May 21,-24, 2015 – Details coming soon!
Put aside some time to visit “old” teammates and friends.
Bill Webster Awards 2014
Bermuda Classic 2014

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Check these guys out as Beach reps on Canada Classics Squad in Bermuda, 2014. Adam Marshall, Kyle Nichols, Haddon Murray, Haydn Gage, Glenn Miller, Jesse Henkenhoff and Chip Wilson(disguised as a coach!) Two tough matches, both on the wrong end of the score to Argentina and France. An excellent junket to be sure!

Arthur Potts – Queens Park

Ontario Blues over The Rock
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Hank MacQueen(Beach) scores the winner! Ontario Blues over The Rock.

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