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McCormick Cup Round 3 Recap

The Burlington Centaurs (10) Cup run has unfortunately come to an end. The squad returned to “The Square” to face the battle tested Markham Irish (3). The semifinal berth would mark the farthest the Centaurs Sr. Men have ever been. And also, would make them 1 of the 4 teams left in the province which… Read more »

McCormick Cup Round 2 Recap

The Burlington Centaurs (10) history making season persisted as they travelled to ‘The Square’ in a McCormick Cup Quarter Final against the Toronto Scottish (2). The Toronto Scottish were coming off a week one bye. The Scottish had another stellar season in the Premiership, sporting an 8-2-0 record, losing only to the Markham Irish and… Read more »

McCormick Cup Round 1 Recap

For the first time in a long time, the Centaurs found themselves in a McCormick cup game. The cup seeding had the Burlington Men (10) make the long journey up Highway 7 into the Kawaratha’s to take on the Peterborough Pagans. (7)   Peterborough and Burlington are the classification of contrasting storylines going into the… Read more »

Memory Book: Centaurs through the years

“Through the Years” Our memory book was released on Saturday at our 45th Anniversary Banquet and sales were very brisk, so much so that we may need to print more. We are running out of copies! If you want your copy and you are at the club, pay through the computer. Or, you can eTransfer… Read more »

Ontario League Playoffs Round 2 Wrap Up

The New Marshall Provincial League championship format held a new twist and the Centaurs now had to battle through a semi-final and final in order to claim promotion and the trophy. Travelling down the 401 to meet Waterloo County. The two teams split the season series against one another and the rubber match forced all… Read more »

Ontario League Playoffs Round 1 Wrap up

  It was an outstanding Saturday and the Centaurs Sr. men’s team was looking to taste a 1st round playoff victory versus the 1st place team in the Eastern division – both teams aiming for promotion to the Marshall Premiership. The boys jogged out in their wedding white jerseys, and took care of business. The… Read more »

Mens Weekend Wrap Up July 21st

The 23rd of July had the Centaurs back on the road to face the Toronto Nomads. The trek up to Fletcher’s is very familiar to some and new for others. Not always a tranquil place to play as a visitor; though, the Centaurs were ambitious to get back to their winning ways. The 2nd XV… Read more »

Mens Weekend Wrap Up July 14

 There were storm clouds distilling around the pitch on Saturday, but it turned out to be a full day sunny skies and plenty of tries. With 3 regular season games to go, two men’s sides were at home for possibly the final time this summer. The 2ndXV came into the day looking to regroup, and… Read more »

Mens Weekend Wrap up July 7th

After a scorching hot Canada day long weekend the Burlington Centaurs returned home for an action packed Saturday. The warm weather continued, clear skies and all 3 Sr. men’s teams at home kept the thermometer at capacity. The Berties were taking on the Niagara Wasps in the seventh annual game for the Roddy Allan Quaich…. Read more »

Mens Weekend Wrap up June 23rd

The Centaurs finished off their Eastern division road trips with a journey up to Thompson Rugby Park to take on the division leaders, the Oshawa Vikings. The uncharted waters were going to be relentless as both the Vikings Sr. men’s teams assembled at the top of their divisions. Furthermore, the Vikings were hosting their annual… Read more »

Burlington Centaurs Representing Rugby Ontario in the CRCs

The Burlington Centaurs are proud to have the following athletes represent Rugby Ontario at the Canadian Rugby Championships in Halifax this summer. U18 Women ‘AA’ Squad Ketsia Kamba (far left) The ‘AA’ squad will also be participating in intra-provincial competition and will compete in the Eastern Canadian Championship in Halifax. U15 Men ‘AA’ Squad Blake… Read more »

Saturday June 16 Wrap Up

The Centaurs returned home after their bye week and were anxious to get back on the pitch. With all 4 sides playing on home soil, there was a whirlwind of excitement for a full day of rugby. Saturday kicked off with the Berties hosting their crosstown rivals, the Grimsby Gentlemen. The Sr. Women then faced-off… Read more »

Saturday June 2nd Wrap Up

The Centaur’s Women were away to Fergus Highlanders who have traditionally offered up a very tough match for match for any visiting side. Fergus are rich in experience, numbers and individual strength /size. With an almost instant switch from cool to warm conditions at the start of the match, the game got underway with an… Read more »

Saturday May 26th Wrap Up

The 26th of May marked a full day of action at Sherwood Forest Park. The Centaurs hosted the 10th annual Roddy Allan Tournament with roughly 58 teams and 800 youth rugby players. This exceptional day included Under 7, Under 9, and Under 11 teams participating. This tournament continues to be a highlight of the year,… Read more »

Thursday Night Wrap up- May 17

May 17, 2018 Sherwood Forest Park Burlington, Ontario   The 2nd game of the 2018 campaign kicked off with clear skies above and soft ground under foot. And on this day, the pitch also seem to tilt slightly in the direction of the Centaurs.   In a rare Thursday night fixture, there was no lack… Read more »

Burlington Sports Alliance Recognition and Awards Dinner on June 19

The Burlington Centaurs Men’s 1st XV Team have been nominated for the Burlington Sports Alliance 2018 Team of the Year and Coach Chris Kelly have been nominated for the Burlington Sports Alliance 2018 Champion of Sport The award winners will be announced at the Burlington Sports Alliance Recognition and Awards Dinner on June 19, 2018 at… Read more »

Weekend Wrap up – May 12th

May 12, 2018 St. George Rugby Club London, Ontario The Sr. Men’s 2018 rugby season kicked off with a trip down the 401 to London, Ontario. It was a beautiful spring day for a season opener and the Burlington men were well aware they would be in tough against a strong and talented London St…. Read more »

Monty Heald Tournament of Champions

On a miserable wet, chilly and windy Saturday, your Burlington Centaurs Sr. Men’s squad hosted its 4th annual Monty Heald Tournament of Champions. It was said many times throughout the day, Monty wouldn’t have had it any other way, and it was a great day for rugby. The preseason tournament has become the premier preseason… Read more »

Centaurs return as winners from Battle of the Border 7’s Tournament

Saturday, April 7, 2017 Fort Niagara State Park Youngstown, New York On a chilly April morning, your Burlington Centaurs Sr. men traveled to our southern neighbours for their second annual “Battle of the Border 7’s Tournament. Canadians and Americans, kids and senior players, spectators and athletes alike. All came together on April 7th, 2018 at Old… Read more »