Senior Women
Beach 1's - 1980-81 - HOF 2017

Beach - Marshall Champs 2021

Hall Of Fame 2015 - David Lougheed, Red Lipsett, Tony McGann

Hall Of Fame 2015 - David Lougheed, Red Lipsett, Tony McGann

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Welcome to the Balmy Beach RFC! We are one of Canada’s oldest, largest and most successful grassroots rugby clubs. The Balmy Beach RFC constists of 4 men’s teams, 1 women’s team, and youth teams for boys and girls from Under-8’s up to Under-18’s, and an alumni section.

Established in 1955, Balmy Beach Rugby Rugby Club has a long and storied history in the Toronto and Ontario rugby communities. We are a progressive club whose members have gone on to feature for Canada and teams around the world.

Serving Toronto’s Leslieville and Beaches neighbourhoods, Balmy Beach Rugby Club runs programs for players ages 6-50+. Our programs prioritize strong fundamentals, fun, and a love of the game at all stages of life.

Balmy Beach Alumni are a key component of our Club and remain engaged with our section long after their playing days end. For more information on their activities, head to the Alumni section of our site.

Balmy Beach Rugby Senior Men’s section is tied for the winningest club in Ontario Rugby history, boasting a remarkable 13 McCormick Cups, and 4 Carling Cups, the highest honour for a Senior Men’s team in the province.

As a club, our objective is to develop and empower players of all ages to go on to long and successful rugby careers, whether they be playing, coaching, or officiating.

Balmy Beach Rugby welcomes new and experienced players of all ages, genders and abilities.


Registration for the 2024 Summer season is now OPEN!

The Balmy Beach RFC is the most successful rugby organization in Ontario.

During the 2023 Season, the Balmy Beach RFC comprised of 4 men’s teams and 1 women’s team.

2 of our men’s teams played in the Marshal Division of the ORU, and 2 of our men’s teams played in the TRU First Division. Our women’s team played in the TRU First Division.

The season runs from May until August or September. We practice and play home games at Tubs & Gee Gage Field, in the east end of Toronto. The Senior Women practice on Mondays and Wednesdays, and the Senior Men practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Games are on Saturdays.


Registration for the 2024 Summer season is now OPEN!

An incredible rugby program that starts with flag rugby at U6 and runs to U18! Girls Squads from U14 to U18!! All players welcome.

You can find more information about the various age groups and coaching staff in our Junior Rugby section.

Friends, Fun and Fitness in the most incredible club rugby environment in Toronto!

Practices run twice weekly starting in May, with festivals and matches across the GTA throughout the summer.

Email Junior Director Chris Kalbfleisch at beachU8@icloud.com for more information, or start registering using the button below.

Myles Martin Weekly Alumni Report for June 10th

Balmy Beach Dominates Ajax Wanderers with 45-29 Victory – In an electrifying display of rugby prowess, the Balmy Beach 1s triumphed over the Ajax Wanderers with a decisive 45-29 win on the road. The match was a rollercoaster of emotions, with both teams showcasing their skills, but it was Balmy Beach who emerged victorious, thanks to a formidable performance by their forwards.

From the first whistle, it was clear that Balmy Beach meant business. The forwards set the tone early, establishing dominance in the scrums and rucks. The power and cohesion of the pack were evident, as they relentlessly drove the Ajax forwards backward, winning crucial scrums and providing a steady platform for the backs to launch their attacks.

The first half saw Balmy Beach taking control of the game with a series of well-executed plays. Their relentless pressure paid off as they crossed the try line multiple times, capitalizing on Ajax’s defensive lapses. The forwards were instrumental in these efforts, with powerful carries and effective rucking that kept the opposition on the back foot. By halftime, Balmy Beach had built a solid lead, but Ajax remained in the hunt with some well-taken opportunities of their own.

The second half continued much in the same vein, with Balmy Beach’s forwards showcasing their superiority in the scrum. Every scrum became a platform for attack, and the Beach pack did not disappoint. They drove Ajax off the ball time and again, creating space and opportunities for the backs. This dominance in the set-piece was a key factor in Balmy Beach’s ability to control the game and keep the scoreboard ticking over.

Standout performances from the forwards included powerful runs from the number eight, who consistently broke the gain line, and the tighthead prop, whose scrummaging technique was flawless. The lineout was another area where Balmy Beach excelled, with their jumpers stealing crucial ball and disrupting Ajax’s throw-ins.

Despite Ajax’s best efforts to mount a comeback, Balmy Beach’s defensive line held firm. The Wanderers did manage to score a few well-worked tries, but it was not enough to overcome the deficit. Balmy Beach’s discipline and strategic kicking ensured they kept Ajax pinned in their own half for significant portions of the game.

In the dying minutes, Balmy Beach sealed their victory with a final try, much to the delight of their traveling supporters. The final whistle blew, confirming a 45-29 win for the visitors.

This victory was a testament to the strength and skill of Balmy Beach’s forwards, whose dominance in all facets of forward play—particularly during scrum time—was the foundation of their success. With this win, Balmy Beach continues to build momentum, eyeing further triumphs as the season progresses.

Balmy Beach ORU IIs Rout Ajax Wanderers IIs with 45-17 Win – In a dominant performance, the Balmy Beach ORU IIs steamrolled the Ajax Wanderers IIs with a commanding 45-17 victory. From the outset, it was clear that Balmy Beach had the upper hand, as they quickly established a lead that they never relinquished.

The game was a rout from the beginning. […]

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