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GIVE RUGBY A TRY!

We will once again be offering Free give Rugby a Try nights in February and March. THis is an opportunity for your son or daughter to try out rugby and see how much they love it. 
Friday february 24 and Friday March 3 from 6pm to 8pm at the cobourg community centre 
open to girls and boys aged 5-13. 
Club executive and parents will be on hand to answer questions about the program while your child has funny learning about the sport. 
no experience neccessary. Bring running shoes and a water bottle. 



The cobourg saxons have partnered with challenger sports to offer a rugby camp this summer. 
camp runs for 5 days: Monday july 31 to friday august 4. parents can choose between non-contact or contact and can register for full day or half day. each participant will be given a rugby ball and a t-shirt. 

Cobourg Saxons Rugby is pleased to announce partnership with Challenger Sports, providers of North America’s most popular soccer camp, to host a week long British Soccer camp - July 31st - August 4th at Westwood Park Rugby Fields, 665 Carlisle St, Cobourg, ON, K9A 4J7.


Each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s British coaching staff flown into Canada exclusively to work on these programs. This year Challenger will hold over 3,000 Camps this summer and will coach over 140,000 players between the ages of 3 and 18, as well as completing FREE coach education clinics for over 40,000 parents and coaches.

Challenger’s British Soccer Camps are more than a week of drills and skills. In addition to taking part in a daily regimen of skill development (through the newly developed curriculum), technical and tactical practices and daily ‘World Cup’ tournament style plays, each child will be treated to a rich cultural experience and lessons on respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship. 

 

Each camp is custom built to meet the needs of your players so Challenger will be directed by Cobourg Saxons Rugby Club on the content of the camp that they require and each camper will receive a FREE camp T-shirt & Rugby ball.

 

For further information please CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! or call Joe Medcalf 1.800.3090212 – Ext 323 Or email him @ jmedcalf@challengersports.com  

Registration for 2017 season opening Soon

Watch this space to get notice of when 2017 registration will be open. 

Rugby Practices
  • U16 Girls start practices Wednesday May 4 6pm at New Amherst Field. 
  • Rookie Rugby Practices (U6, U8, U10, U12) start practices Friday May 6 at 6pm at Westwood Park

Senior Members: Want to save some money?
We also want to make our Senior Players aware of two initiative that could save them some money this season. We are once again offering the Bring a Friend Initiative which rewards our members for bringing out new players to our club. You can find more details here
Our long time sponsor Hill County Property Services is also offering the Hill County Rugby Excellence Award which will reimburse a Senior Men or Women's player their dues for 2017. You can find more details here



SAXONS CONTINUE TO EXPAND!

For 2016 we plan to add Under 14 rugby to our club. We will need to continue to recruit players as U14 rugby is played as 15 a side. Our first U14 team may be a co-ed team but, ideally, if we have the numbers we would like to add teams for both u14 girls and u14 boys. 

Last year we also organized some Women's Flag Rugby practices and a Women's Flag game. The response was overwhelming positive and there are plans to continue in 2016.  If you are interested in getting out for a run, whether you have rugby experience or not, please contact  Mel Crosby for more information. This is non contact rugby for adult women. 


Saxons Secure Ontario Trillium Grant

In 2013 Mike Killoran and Don Maillet submitted an Ontario Trillium Application for the Cobourg Saxons. The application outlined the need to purchase new equipment to successfully launch the second phase of our minor rugby program. The application also requested funding to help purchase a scrum machine and rucking pads, equipment that would help our junior and senior teams remain competitive in the Toronto Rugby Union. The equipment, except for the scrum machine, has been in use since the second half of the 2014 season. The scrum machine is in storage and will be in use when we beginning using our new pitch at Westwood Park. The saxons would like to thank the Ontario Trillium Foundation and Mike Killoran and Don Maillet. 




                              

          

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