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Womens Weekend Wrap Up July 27

Burlington Centaurs Ladies welcomed a tough and talented Fergus team to Sherwood Forest Park on Saturday July 27th looking to reverse what was a comprehensive league defeat three weeks ago in Fergus, albeit with a thinner squad. With almost a full complement of players for the first time in a month, coach Jonny Goldie started with… Read more »

Senior Mens Weekend Wrap Up July 6

Burlington 1stXV versus Oakville Crusaders July 6th   You, reader, are perhaps a person who has some history under their belt. As such, you would know about infantry square formations. They were quite unbreakable to pre-modern military, particularly when cavalry were employed. For nearly three centuries this would be the formation to defeat a incoming… Read more »

Club Contours – Emily Gastaldini

Burlington Centaurs Club Contours with Emily Gastaldini Monthly there will be a profile of a Burlington Centaur player who has represented the club in the spirit of the sport of rugby. As well, that their efforts have made the club greater as a whole. It is important to recognize these players and members for their… Read more »

Senior Mens Weekend Wrapup June 22nd

Men’s First XV versus Toronto Balmy Beach June 22nd, 2019   Men do not stand united against opposition simply because it is right, or that the sensation is pleasurable. Indeed, it is often the opposite. Sometimes standing against an opponent leads to much strife and injury. In the face of great odds many will simply… Read more »

Womens Weekend Wrap Up June 22nd

Burlington Ladies welcomed local rivals Stoney Creek Camels to Sherwood Forest Park on a hot, sun bleached Saturday afternoon for their NRU league fixture with 2nd place up for grabs. Stoney Creek playing from the Bronte end took the initiative in the first 5 minutes repeatedly pounding the Burlington defensive line with their large pack, only… Read more »

Senior Mens Weekend Wrap up June 15

Hot fire and liquid resilience in the face of a determined and measured opponent is the the most simplistic way one could sum up the weekend showing at the Burlington Centaurs Rugby Club. The Burlington Men’s First team was in full attendance against the Stoney Creek Camels. Two teams with a long and storied history… Read more »

Womens Match Recap June 8

On what turned out to be a perfect day for rugby, Burlington Ladies hosted local rivals Hamilton at Sherwood Forest Park, playing their first league game on home turf since 2018. Burlington played into a stiff breeze in the first half, choosing to keep the ball in hand and trying to gradually wear down their… Read more »

Womens Weekend Wrap Up June 1

Burlington Ladies made the 2 ½ hour journey west to Sarnia on Saturday looking to build upon their credible tie versus Waterloo the previous week and did so, producing a hard earner victory to register their first league win of the season. The Sarnia Saints have made a slow start to the season and were… Read more »

Womens Weekend Wrap Up May 25

Burlington Ladies travelled to Waterloo looking to build upon their fine performance versus London last week and did so, earning a creditable 31-31 tie in what turned out to be a thrilling game of rugby union. The Ladies got off to a flying start, dominating possession for the first 20 minutes, resulting in a fine… Read more »

General Meeting May 28

  As discussed in the last executive meeting, we would like to hold a General Meeting with the membership on Tuesday, May 28th after practice. To review with the membership: • Club Objectives for 2019 • Club Finance Update • Breakdown of Division Registration • Brief Division goals/recap • Upcoming Social Events – volunteers required… Read more »

Mens Weekend Wrap up May 11th

The Sr. Men’s 2019 rugby season kicked off this past weekend at an unfamiliar location to most. Despite the venue change, this was a historic day for our club as it was our first official matches in the Marshall premiership. Though the opponent was a familiar one, for many this was their first test in… Read more »

Senior Men/Women Opener Today – Venue Change

Senior Men/Women Season Opener Today! Due to the rain the city has closed our fields . We are moving our matches to Notre Dame High School; 2333 Headon Forest Dr, Burlington, ON L7M 3X6 Women Kick Off @ Noon Men 2XV Kick Off @ 1:30 Men 1XV Kick Off @ 3:00

Try Rugby May 15th!

Come try out a fun and exciting session of children’s rugby! No obligation required! If your child enjoys their time, the complete summer program is just beginning! Ages 3 to 12 are welcome to come out, non contact flag – ( U5 / U7 / U9), flag + intro to contact: (U11 / U13). We… Read more »

Senior Womens Head Coach Announcement

We welcome back Jon Goldie to the Centaurs as the new Women’s Head Coach! Jonny is a longtime club member and recently was the Canadian Men’s Head Coach at the Rugby Classic’s tournament in Bermuda with their historic win over the South Africa National Classics Team. The Centaurs are proud to welcome Jon Goldie back… Read more »

Hiring: Senior Women’s Head Coach

The Burlington Centaurs Rugby Football Club are currently searching for a head coach for the 2019 season. The Burlington Centaurs Senior Women’s team competes in the Niagara Rugby Union A division. The Centaurs home is Sherwood Forest Park located in Burlington, ON. Job Description The Senior Women’s Head Coach will be responsible for, but not… Read more »

Sad News- Trevor Knight

It is with sad news that the Centaurs announce the passing of past club president Trevor Knight. Trevor joined the Centaurs in the mid-70s, having come from Cinderford, England. Trevor was a talented soccer player and had come to Canada to play for a semi-pro team. After he parted ways with soccer, Trevor switched to… Read more »

2018 AGM Recap

Thank you to everyone that attended the Centaurs AGM held last night at the clubhouse. We had a great season and we reached many of the club’s goals both on & off the field.  After being promoted this season the Senior men finished a very strong 2nd in the league and setting a club record… Read more »

Centaurs Hogg Wins Rugby Ontario award

This past Saturday, Rugby Ontario hosted there annual awards banquet. Our very own Cameron Hogg was the recipient of the Senior Mens Club Player of the year.  Congrats Cameron and well deserved.

Awards Banquet Wrap Up

It was a packed house this past Friday at the Burlington Lions Club. Centaurs, friends and loved all came out to celebrate a fantastic year for the club. Ceri Jones Womens Rookie Of the Year – Holly Baker Women Most Improved – Olivia Cook Women Coaches Award – Amber Aquin Women Coaches Award – Steph… Read more »