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Weekend Wrapup

The Burlington Centaurs R.F.C. began their return to play in the best way possible, fielding three full-strength teams, showcasing the dedication to the sport after two washed away seasons. It is important to note the numbers in attendance, as rugby in Canada was suffering dwindling numbers long before the blight that is upon us now… Read more »

Burlington Centaurs Rugby is BACK!

Online Registration is now OPEN! REGISTER HERE [] Rugby Practice Sessions will begin the week of June 21, 2021 at Sherwood Forest Park.   Gathering Limit – 10 people maximum:  Fields can be divided into quadrants (no more than 10 people). These groups must be standalone groups and cannot rely on shared coaches, administrators or equipment.   Registration for our Mini… Read more »

Return to Play

This past year and these past months have borne witness to populations around the world making sacrifices in order to preserve the sanctity of life in our communities. One of those sacrifices made on the home-front has been the closure of rugby clubs and rugby activities across Canada. There have been many hopeful discussions over… Read more »


We are excited to welcome you back to the Burlington Centaurs Rugby Club with our Return to Play Plan in place as approved by Rugby Ontario and the Ministry of Health. Registration has been discounted across all divisions to ONLY $99 REGISTER HERE Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00-7:00 pm for U8/U10/U12/U14 Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-6:30 pm… Read more »

Refund Policy

BURLINGTON CENTAUR REFUND POLICY  The total dues paid each season consist of three fees; Rugby Canada, Rugby Ontario, and the Burlington Centaurs. As a result, each portion of the total dues must be reimbursed from each organization. The Refund Policies of each organization are listed below. RUGBY CANADA REFUND POLICY Refunds must be formally requested… Read more »

Welcome 2020 Centaurs Executive Board

Congratulations to everyone on their elected positions and volunteer positions as members of the 2020 Burlington Centaurs Rugby Executive. I am looking forward to working with this amazing group of people. Let’s continue to build upon the momentum from this past year as we look towards the future of our club.   Your 2020 Club… Read more »

Coaching the Female Athlete Conference

Date: Sunday September 29th, 2019 Time: 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM Location: Haber Recreation Centre, 3040 Tim Dobbie Dr. Burlington, ON Cost: $75 (including lunch with a $20 donation to the Monty Heald Women’s Fund) This course is accredited for Personal Development credits for Level 2 coaches Speakers: Natacha Wesch, PhD, Mental Performance Consultant (CSPA, AASP),… Read more »

Club Contours: Bill and Blake Clayton

What makes a great rugby community? Is it something that comes with great talent, or is it the location? Perhaps, a great social scene is the answer. Personally, I would argue that what makes a great rugby community are the people who have been entrusted with its enrichment. Take our own community for instance, the… Read more »

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