Bytown Blues Update for January 27th

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Last week of January has arrived and the cold continues to make my face hurt. What a good reason to go inside a dome and attend Saturday training.

Here are your training times for this week:


  • Time: Saturday 18:00-20:00
  • Location: Lees Campus Dome ‚Äú200 Lees Avenue¬†Ottawa Ont. K1S 5S9‚Ä≥

Senior Men: (10$ drop in fee)

  • Time: Saturday 17:55-19:00
  • Location: Lees Dome.

Club: CSAD Training (open to all club members)

  • Time: Monday 18:00-19:00
  • CSAD Gym: “Unit 1, 1665 Russell Rd, Ottawa, Ontario, K1G 4B8‚Ä≥

In news this week we have some very exciting note to share with the club as eight¬†of our junior members have been selected to represent Ontario East U18 7s team down in Las Vegas for the “Las Vegas Invitational Sevens Tournament”. The Club is very proud of those who represent the region and strive for playing the highest level available to them, with the Bytown Blues comprising 2/3 of the team, there is a¬†chance to at some point in the tournament, be all Blues player on the field. The full write up by Rugby Onatio can be seen here.

The Junior Men who have been selected for the U18 teams are as follows:

Thomas Davidson
Nicholas De Lallo
Dawson Fatoric
Julian Henry-Peart
Clark Hodgins
Hussein Khadr
Liam Kelly
Marcus Saikaley


On top of the Ontario selections we have 2¬†club members who have been selected to participate in¬†Canada‚Äôs Under-20 Men‚Äôs Training Camp, this U20 team¬†will compete to qualify for the Junior World Rugby Trophy 2015. Rugby Canada’s release of the news can be found here. The Rugby Ontario Write up can be viewed here.

These two player to U-20 camp are John Shaw, and Vince Gionet.


As well as U-20s selected we have on of our U-17s selected to attend Canada’s U-17 East Training Camp. Who they are playing and what their schedule is like has yet to be released but we’ll be sure to keep the club updated. Rugby Canada’s Release of U-17 selection can be found here.

The player Selected to U-17 East Camp is Quinn Nadon-Stencill.



On the Kit side of things we have the following release for you:

“Blues Merchandise kit:
Winter order will be returning due to HIGH DEMAND.
4 items of Bytown Blues RFC kit will be available for order (order form available at Dome or by e-mailing
Dri-Fit Tee Shirt:      $35.00
Dri-Fit Tank Top:     $25.00
Dri-Fit Polo:             $35.00
Premium Hoodie:    $60.00
The prices include HST.
The expected delivery time is before April 11th, but that is completely dependent on the manufacturer.
Please fill out the attached order form and hand to either Jim Shaw or Ryan Surgenor with Cash or cheque to Bytown Blues RFC.
If you need to make alternative arrangements, feel free to discuss.”


That is all for this weeks update, congratulations to all those selected to participate in higher level rugby.

Comms Team out.


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