Category: Men’s Rugby

Weekend Wrap up May 13

The Burlington Centaurs were hosts to the Mississauga Blues on Saturday May 13th in preseason action. Due to low numbers for the opposition, the 2nd XV’s game was only played for 40 minutes in which the Centaurs helped provide numerous players for the opposition side in order to get everyone a game. Burlington’s Josh Jones,… Read more »

Snr Men Head Coaching Announcement

The Burlington Centaurs RFC are proud to announce the appointment of Chris Kelly to the role Head Coach for the Senior Men’s Division. After spending two years as Assistant Coach, Chris is a natural fit for the position. He is a World Rugby Level Two trained coach and has previously coached the under 16, 18,… Read more »

EPC Centaurs Team workout training tonight from 7:00-8:00 pm.

  These sessions will work on many aspects of fitness and physical development from strength and explosiveness, to mobility and body positioning needed in rugby; all building towards improving the individual athlete while considering the expectations the coaches and your teammates have for one another.   Come on out to get fit & strong  … Read more »

Coaches Corner – Senior Men Weekend Recap April 30

Burlington Centaurs hosted Toronto Nomads in the home opener at Sherwood Forest Park on Saturday 30th May. Taking advantage of recent excellent weather and field conditions and special dispensation from Burlington City the Centaurs were able to use their home field for the first time this year and the capacity crowd were rewarded with an… Read more »

Senior Men’s 2016 Coaching Staff

The Burlington Centaurs RFC would like to announce the Senior Men’s Coaching Staff for the upcoming 2016 season.   With the return of coaches Jon Goldie – Head Coach & Chris Kelly – Assistant Coach, the coaching staff has expanded this season to include Tony Godziek & Jim Flynn as specialist coaches in attack and… Read more »

Return of the BERTIES

With the great success of hosting a exhibition 3rd XV team in 2015, the Centaurs have decided to revitalize the BERTIES to compete competitively in the NRU B Division.   The BERTIES, Burlington Experienced Rugby Team in The Extreme, were an integral part of the Burlington Centaurs and the NOBS rugby organizations. It is a great… Read more »

Award Banquet a Huge Success

The executive would like to thank everyone for coming out last night to our year end Awards Dinner and Dance. What a great way to cap off the year with a sold out venue, dinner and drinks with your club mates. We would like to congratulate our award winners; Women’s Rookie of The Year –… Read more »

Rugby Ontario Gee Gage Cup Recap

  The Burlington Centaurs participated in the Gee Gage Cup this Fall. Round 1 of the Gee Gage Cup was at home at Sherwood Forest on Saturday, October 3rd. The Burlington Centaurs forward pack caused a lot of problems for the Balmy Beach II side. Unfortunately the skilled backs of the Beach II were able… Read more »

Centaurs join Nuts & Juggs UK Tour

Earlier this October several of the players from the Burlington Centaurs Men’s & Women’s Teams traveled to England for a 10 day tour to take in some 2015 Rugby World Cup games and also display their rugby skills in the UK with games vs Worthing RFC with the Nuts & Jugs Rugby Touring side. The… Read more »

Late Oktoberfest wrap up – Plate Winners

A group of wildly enthusiastic Centaurs traveled up the 401 to Waterloo to take part in the annual Oktoberfest beer rugby tournament. It’s a long standing tradition, and our attendance has been up and down over the years, but this is the third or fourth year in a row for Burlington. First game kicked off… Read more »

Friendly Saturday September 12 – Senior Men v Western University

Summer is wrapping up but that does not mean rugby is over. Come out this Saturday to Sherwood forst park for a 3 pm kickoff as the Centaurs Senior Men squad takes on OUA Powerhouse Western University in a friendly tune up.  The bar will be open so make sure you come down and support… Read more »

Senior Recap Aug 8

This past weekend the Burlington Centaurs hosted all 4 teams at home at Sherwood Forest Park. Special thanks to President Andy Maunder for co-ordinating the Centaurs Annual Pig Roast and Kaityln Sharpe, Emily Fretts and the women’s team for putting together the raffle prizes and the Hawaiian Luau. Jon Goldie and The Plaidz put on… Read more »

Awards Banquet – President’s Day dates announced

President’s Day- Nov 7th The best day of the year and its coming to Burlington this fall. Presidents day is a an inter-squad rugby match of PRESIDENT’S XV vs. CAPTAIN’S XV. Drink breaks, Silly hats and glory are all on the agenda for this day. We will be playing for the brand new President Cup…. Read more »

Pre Game Team Dinners every Friday @ Eatalia

We have an exciting opportunity to get together Friday nights for a pre-game team meal at Eatalia! Senior Men and Women team are welcome to attend and it will be a great way to get our minds on rugby. $15 a person for salad, bread, chicken and pasta. NO DRINKING! This dinner will be occurring… Read more »

Senior Mens Recap June 6th

Burlington Centaurs RFC continued their winning ways on the weekend with wins against the Hamilton Hornets for both the 2nd XV and 1st XV. Beautiful conditions at Sherwood Forest made for an entertaining open game in the second XV fixture which would see the 2nd XV prevail I their 3rd league game by a score… Read more »

Centaur Weekend Game Recap May 09

This Saturday was the Burlington Centaurs 1st time the season playing on our home pitch at Sherwood Forest Park and there was plenty of action with the Centaurs hosting the Mississauga Blues in pre-season triple headed.   It was a hot and humid afternoon when the Centaurs Women took the pitch against the Mississauga Blues… Read more »

Centaurs Pre-Season Games @ Sherwood Park TOMORROW

Centaurs, Alumni & Rugby Enthusiasts, The Rugby Pitch at Sherwood Forest Park officially opened this week. This Saturday the Centaurs are hosting the Mississauga Blues in TRIPLE HEADER ACTION! The Centaurs Women are looking strong and will host the Mississauga Blues Women’s Team with KO at NOON. The Centaurs 2nd XV host Mississauga Blues with… Read more »

Burlington Centaurs Full Monty Heald Pre-Season Tournament Recap

This past Saturday, April 18th, the Burlington Centaurs Rugby Club hosted their 1st Annual Full Monty Heald Pre-Season Tournament at Norton Community Park in North Burlington. Monty Heald, for who the tournament is named after, was on hand on Saturday to kick off the Tournament and present the Award winners back at the clubhouse. Monty… Read more »