Bytown Blues Update March 12th 2018

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Winter Training

Info:

Where: Lees Dome

200 Lees Ave, Ottawa, ON K1S 5S9

When: Saturday 1745-1800

Cost: 10$ per sessions (we have parking passes so free parking!!)


Twin Elm Rugby Park GoFundMe page

Blues member and TERP President Lee Powell set up a GoFundMe campaign for the park in order to raise funds for the organization.

“Going Forward

Twin Elm has seen a lot of use over the last forty years, but the aging facility needs to update its infrastructure in order to remain a cornerstone of Canada‚Äôs sporting community for the coming four decades.”

If you can share the page or be involved in the fundraising it would help the ottawa rugby community.

https://www.gofundme.com/twin-elm-fundraising


Bytown Blues Announce Junior Girls u17 Team

After much thought and request from members of the club the Bytown Blues are proud to announce the creation of a u17 Womens team for the 2018 season. Hoping to match the success of our junior boys program this team open to any Women between the ages of 14 and 17. With 4 Coaches and Athletic Therapy Support the team hopes to be a great addition to the EORU Rugby community.

Coaches:

  • Jim Shaw
  • Sarah¬†Visintini
  • Andrew¬†Matsukubo¬†(asst)
  • Rob Nichol (asst)

Bytown Blues Player on Ontario Arrows

Congratulations to Club member Patrick Lynott for his selection to Ontario Arrows team. Coming off the bench for the game versus the Houston SaberCats and the anticipated starting 1 spot versus Rugby United New York. Good Luck to Patrick.


Twin Elm “Demolition (Renovation)” Sunday

A message from Twin Elm to our Membership:

“We‚Äôre starting this year off with some major renovations to the club house, and we NEED volunteers to prep the place.

Now is the time for us to put in our best effort to revitalize TERP and show the community that we take pride in our rugby home.

We’ll need volunteers to:

  1. take down, wipe and safely store all of our club house memorabilia;
  2. removing carpeting in the office;
  3. removing the parkay flooring in the main area;
  4. other spring cleaning and maintenance as needed.

Demolition Sunday will be held on March 25, 2018.

Please contact your club president (Jim Shaw¬†president@bytownbluesrugby.ca) or¬†Lee Powell¬†to sign up.”


Registration

Our new Sportlomo registration site is now up and running. You can register for 2018 summer season! You can access from our website, or here. (https://reg.sportlomo.com/club/canada/ontariorugby/bytownblues)

For the vast majority of registrants, when you register you will check off all the age grade categories for the players you are registering (simple registration). Each age grade and management position has an entry for ONLY that specific role. Match Official is for referee registration.

If you are registering as player and management role (coach, manager, referee, board member) there are packages which combine the roles (either player and multiple management roles, or multiple management roles).

We have a help document for registration on our web site which can be downloaded here


As per usual if you have any questions or want to provide additional information feel free to email us at info@bytownbluesrugby.ca. If you would like to submit content to this newsletter or help in covering Blues Events please also send us an email.

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