News

Nomads at the Top: Women & Men Competing in Top Divisions

Apr 19, 2019

<![CDATA[ After a successful first season back in the OWL, the Nomads ladies finished last year third in the west. They are returning to play in Ontario’s premier women’s competition with a new coach (imported from New Zealand, of course) and an insatiable hunger for Ws. They plan to run two teams, a high performance squad, as well…

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Try Rugby Fun Day: May 11

Mar 27, 2019

<![CDATA[ On Saturday, May 11, the Nomads, alongside other Toronto clubs, present Try Rugby Fun Day hosted by the Toronto Wolfpack! The event is open to boys and girls from ages 5 to 13, and will include games and activities for children of all abilities. Kids will get to run around with other keen ruggers…

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Lloyd Dobson's Memorial Service

Mar 20, 2019

<![CDATA[The Toronto Nomads and the wider rugby community in general are together mourning the loss of one of our modern day club greats. Lloyd Dobson tragically passed away at the age of 39 last weekend.   A member of the Nomads since his arrival in Toronto in 1997 from BC, Lloyd was well known throughout…

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The Monumentally Sad Passing of Lloyd Dobson

Mar 17, 2019

<![CDATA[Brothers and sisters, It is with great sadness that I have to tell you all that Lloyd Dobson passed away last night of an apparent heart attack. Lloyd was a friend and a teammate and a brother and a true Nomad for most of his life. I know that he was a teacher to many…

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Senior Training: Saturdays at Lamport

Mar 7, 2019

<![CDATA[Our indoor season is happening under the Lamport Dome this year. That's right: Turf! All keen senior men and women's players, new and old, show up Saturday at 5pm at Lamport for  training.  Wear workout gear. Cleats recommended, but not necessary.  ]]>

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Nomads vs. Touring Buffalo Team | SATURDAY MARCH 16

Mar 7, 2019

<![CDATA[Join us March 16 for a friendly versus Buffalo. Kick off is 1:30 pm at De La Salle College, followed by celebratory drinks at Hemingway's.  ]]>

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Guest Coach Steve Piatek Leading Feb 16 Session at Lamport

Feb 13, 2019

<![CDATA[This Saturday (Feb 16 @ 5pm) we have a special guest coach session at Lamport! Steve Piatek will be leading the clinic and we invite all senior players (women and men) to come out for what will undoubtedly be an excellent training session. Bring cleats, mouthguard and water. Get to know Steve Piatek: A philosophy…

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Nomads Senior Training (Women's and Men's) Starts February 2

Jan 31, 2019

<![CDATA[ We’re happy to announce that the 2019 Nomads’ Senior Rugby preseason training kicks off this Saturday, February 2 at Lamport Stadium from 5:00—6:30 p.m. This open to any new or returning players of all skill and experience levels and is completely free to try! What to bring:  cleats or running shoes water bottle  mouthguard…

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JOB POSTING: Senior Women’s Rugby Head Coach      

Jan 8, 2019

<![CDATA[ Please share! Club Overview The Nomads Senior Women’s teams are currently searching for a head coach for the 2019 season. The Toronto Nomads are one of six Toronto rugby clubs who founded the Toronto Rugby Union (TRU) and Ontario Rugby Union (ORU) in 1950. The club is comprised of senior rugby teams: three men’s,  two…

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Nomads Winter Training to Begin January 5 for Young Ruggers Age 4–18

Dec 29, 2018

<![CDATA[The Nomads are one of the only clubs in Ontario with year-round training. We begin next Saturday, January 5, 2018. Please let all your friends with kids age 4–18 know about our amazing winter programming. Email playrugby@nomadsjuniorrugby.com for more details.]]>

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About us

The Toronto Nomads have a long history from the beginning of the sport of rugby in Toronto. From their start in 1950 to the 5 senior level teams and a full set of junior level teams, we are a club of unity, inclusion and skill.