Bytown Blues Update January 14th 2019

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Winter Training:

Saturday 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Jan 5 – Apr 13 (13 sessions) **No training January 19th**

10 – 18 Boys and Girls and Senior Men

Senior men offer a 20$ drop in fee or 150 for all 13 sessions.

Blues Player on 7s Development Squad

Our very own Elias Hancock (uOttawa/Nepean) was on the 7s development team on tour for the South American Rugby Sevens series.

The write ups from the 2 tournaments can be found on the RC website:

Reversible Pinnies for Sale

As requested by the membership we sought out some reversible pinnies, the basketball variety were too thin and broke easily so we went for a heavier “lacrosse” style.¬†Email to secure yours. They are 65$ and samples can be found on our social media platforms. HERE

TERP Fundraising

Happy New Year
Our fundraising goes until Feb. 2
Please pass this along to your club members through all your social media methods.
The key for this fundraising is to work on the fields and the women’s change room.
TWIN ELM is doing a final fundraiser to get our fields and clubhouse in better shape.
If you can donate any amount it will go a long way to building our sustainability. You will receive a tax receipt for your donation!!!
You have until Feb. 2 to donate.
Go to¬†, click on “Resources”, donate and we are project #115, sponsored by the Ospreys.
Let’s keep TERP moving forward!!!

Capital Strength Junior S&C

A message from Mason Dingwall
“Capital Strength Training Systems is starting a new 10 week preseason strength and conditioning program for junior level athletes. We invite all U15-U19 rugby players to join! Our high end sports performance facility is home to professional, national, and university level athletes, including NHL players, National team volleyball players, and USport Champion Rugby Players.
See the image below for exact dates and price for the program!
  Our program will focus on:
  • Increasing strength & power
  • Improving movement mechanics
  • Sport specific conditioning
¬† Leading these sessions will be strength coaches Mason Dingwall and Bianca Paiement. Mason is a current member of the Bytown Blues Senior Men’s RFC, a former EORU athlete, and a Queens Gael’s alumni. Bianca is a member of the Barrhaven Scottish RFC, and a University of Ottawa Gee-Gees alumni.
¬† ¬† ¬†Whether you have never done off-field training, are eyeing a rep or post-secondary team in the future, or just enjoy rugby at the club level, this training will help develop key physical characteristics essential for a successful and long rugby career!”

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