Nomads Rugby Receives Jumpstart Sport Relief Fund Grant

Nomads Rugby is pleased to announce that we are the grateful recipients of a $15,000 grant from Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities’ Sport Relief Fund.   The Jumpstart Sport Relief Fund provides much needed financial support to sport organizations to help build back sport and play through 2021.   In Nomads Rugby’s case the greatest impact…

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Nomads Rugby Receives MLSE Foundation 2021 Community Action Grant

Nomads Rugby is delighted to have been recently announced as 1 of 24 recipients of a MLSE Foundation 2021 Community Action Grant. Over 250 organizations submitted applications for funding this year, from which 24 were selected. For a list of all 2021 Community Action Grant recipients click here.    Nomads Rugby received a grant of…

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Toronto Nomads Juniors and Minis are BACK!

It’s GREAT to be a NOMAD!   Return to Rugby is finally here! Mark your calendars for Mondays and Wednesdays starting June 21st for U14-U18 and Wednesdays ONLY starting June 23rd for Minis to U12 (we will determine if two days will run for minis-U12 after the first 3 weeks!   Location: Eglinton Flats (all juniors) Time:…

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Michael Banks – Obituary

  Michael Lawrence Banks   May 1, 1944 – May 31, 2021   It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Michael on May 31, 2021 at Ajax-Pickering Hospital in his 77th year.     Devoted husband of Betty de Jonge. Proud and loving father to Alison Banks. Predeceased by his father, James…

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Now Hiring: Senior Men’s Coaches

Nomads Rugby is set to embark on the next phase of its proud 70+ year history, with a new home field at Eglinton Flats in Toronto’s west-end, guided by an exciting vision and club development plan.   Although the future remains uncertain, the prospect for a return to training in the near term is promising and…

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Nomads Rugby Appoints John Peel (“JP”) as Consultant-Advisor

Nomads Rugby has appointed John Peel (“JP”) to advise and assist its Director of Rugby, Dallas Price; Director of Women’s Rugby, Jess Wong; Director of Men’s Rugby, Andrew Stephens; and Juniors Director, Leanne Stillman to prepare Nomads Rugby for Return to Play.   The purpose of JP’s appointment is to ensure all sections of the…

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Nomads May Strava Challenge

Nomads, let’s get active!!   Starting May 1st, we are running a club competition – under 30’s vs. over 30’s in running or biking kilometers. Comment your name below, the age group you are a part of, and join Toronto Nomads Rugby Club on Strava so we can track the results. Tracking sheet will be…

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BIPOC Leadership in Rugby Interview With Paul Myers

Over the last few weeks we have shared interviews with leaders in our community. Answering the following question:    ‘What is the importance of Black leadership in rugby and the importance of representation in our game?’   Paul Myers, Toronto Inner-city Rugby Foundation Board member, Rugby Coach and Mentor shares his thoughts:   “I came…

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Nomads Online Training – Run by Griffin Nykor

Nomads!   Hopefully everyone is staying safe and keeping themselves busy during these lockdown days – if you’re looking for a workout and some fun with you favourite club, look no further!   The club will be hosting online workouts for all Nomads run by Griffin Nykor (Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, and fellow Nomad)!…

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