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Ottawa Indians Rugby Football ClubThe Ottawa Indians Rugby Football Club is a community oriented rugby club, based out of the West End of Ottawa, Ontario, the capital city of Canada. The Ottawa Indians offer several programs that range from mini rugby for kids, junior competitive rugby for high school ages and premier competitive programs for senior men and women. The Ottawa Indians welcome people from all backgrounds and diversity for our social and competitive teams. The Ottawa Indians Rugby Football Club is a non-profit organization that is committed to developing the growth of rugby in Ottawa and in Eastern Ontario, from grassroots to high level competition.

The Ottawa Indians Rugby Football Club

provides its players with a great opportunity to learn, develop, and refine rugby skills and leadership from top level qualified coaches. The coaches main priority is to create a positive environment where to grow the club and the Eastern Ontario Rugby Union programs by providing all the players with engaging and motivating instruction.

Established in 1962, the Ottawa Indians Rugby Football Club have been part of the Ottawa community by coaching in local high schools, by participating in the Ottawa’s Annual Spring Clean Up, and with some of our social events supporting charities such as the Canadian Paraplegic Association.

The club is named after the actual Ottawa Indians tribe, which traces their origins to the Ottawa River area, although through many forced migrations now live in Oklahoma.

The Ottawa Indians Rugby Football Club are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year, 2012.

History of the Ottawa Indians Rugby Football Club

The Ottawa Indians Rugby Football Club was founded in 1962 (yes this year – 2012 – is our 50th anniversary) after a split from the Ottawa Beavers. This split was coordinated to increase the number of clubs playing in the Ottawa area.

At the time the Beavers had to travel to Montreal and Toronto to play all of their games. As such the Beavers and ourselves are the two oldest clubs in Ottawa and still get along quite well off the pitch (on the pitch is a different matter).

The Ottawa Indians Rugby Football Club today

This brings us to today. Currently the Ottawa Indians Rugby Football Club runs two senior men’s teams, one senior women’s team, and the U16/U18 junior boys and varsity junior women.

Additionally the Ottawa Indians Rugby Football Club youth program has teams for all ages such as U6, U8, U10, U12 and U14.

Two weeks ago Ottawa Indians RFC member Conor Mullen was selected on the bench for team Canada U20 in a match against U BC.  To go one better this past Saturday night at Westhills Stadium and the Canadian Rugby Centre of Excellence, Conor started as hooker for the same Canada U20 team against U Vic Vikes. Unfortunately the team was beaten 16-10 by U Vic, but this is a huge honour for Conor and I wish for you to join me in congratulating him on his achievement as the only player currently playing for an Ottawa club and one of only two players on the roster from the Ottawa area.

Congrats Conor!

For the full stories please follow this link to Rugby Canada’s website.

http://www.rugbycanada.ca/leagues/newsletter.cfm?page=77244&clientID=3817&leagueID=13999

http://www.rugbycanada.ca/leagues/newsletter.cfm?page=77476&clientID=3817&leagueID=13999

Jason Duff

President

Ottawa Indians RFC

Indoor training for the senior teams Men and Women is starting soon!
When: Friday Evenings 8:45 – 11pm
Dates:
31 Jan
14 Feb
7 March
21 March
4 April
*essentially every second Friday, except for 28 Feb due to a community event that weekend
Location: Bell Sensplex (1565 Maple Grove Road, Kanata, Ontario, K2V 1A3)
Cost: 20$ per person ( to cover field rentals ), we will accept payments of the full $100 up front if you intend on being at every session. Note: If previously unregistered with a rugby club in Canada there will be a one time $40 fee assessed for insurance purposes at your first training session.

For the 3rd year in a row the Ottawa Indians RFC Men’s team has finished the season as the top team in Ottawa cementing their spot for a 4th year in a row (next year 2014) in the Federation Rugby Quebec Super League, the top league in Eastern Canada.

Our men’s firsts finished 4th this year behind perennial super-league teams the Montreal Irish, St- Anne De Bellevue and Quebec City.  For the past 3 seasons, since joining the FRQ at the super league level, the Indians are the only Ottawa based club not to be relegated out of the super league and have traditionally had very close games with the other 3 top teams in the league.  Making your clubs men’s team the most successful team in Ottawa over the last 6 years stretching past the inclusion in FRQ league structures.
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New Official Suppliers

January 12, 2014

The Ottawa Indians RFC are happy to announce a new beneficial 3 year club kit and equipment deal through Black Sky Sports. For the next three years the Ottawa Indians at all levels will be sporting/using:

Samurai Sportswear

Samurai Rugby Wear Jerseys, Shorts and Socks

Rhino
Rhino Rugby balls and equipment

XBlades
X-Blades Boots
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Congratulations are in order!!!!

January 12, 2014

The Ottawa Indians RFC would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Andrew McMaster on his most recent, Rugby Canada, Match Official of the year award. Mr. McMaster has been a long serving member of the Eastern Ontario Rugby Referee’s Society. He has always ref’d our matches with professionalism and a balanced approach, It is […]

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Ottawa Indians RFC vs. Club de rugby de Quebec

January 11, 2014

Video of the Super Ligue 2012 game between Ottawa Indians RFC and Club de rugby de Quebec played at Twin Elm, July 7, 2012.

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Important!! – New registration process for 2013

January 10, 2014

To all current membership and prospective members For the 2013 season there will be a change in procedures to pay your dues and receive insurance for the year. Rugby Canada is moving towards a fully online system which will be the only mode of registration come the 2014 year. However, there was an option to […]

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Ontario Blues March Training Plans

January 8, 2014

The Ontario Blues continue their preparation for the 2013 rugby season with two open sessions over the next three weeks. The Blues are the defending national senior mens champions and are entering their fifth season of play. Sunday, March 10 at 1030 am the Blues will be back under the bubble at University of Toronto […]

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Youth and Junior Registration Dates

November 27, 2013

Ottawa Indians Executive members will be on hand at D’Arcy McGee’s our sponsor bar 655 Terry Fox Drive in Kanata on the following dates to collect registrations for youth rugby players and junior players.  Any senior players not registered yet and wishing to do so may also take advantage of the registration opportunity to get it out-of-the-way and […]

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Canada vs Fiji 5, Wed 5 June at TERP

May 20, 2013

It looks like summer has truly arrived!!!  To all Ottawa Indians RFC members, and rugby enthusiasts at large, the CanadianNational Mens Rugby Team challenges the Nation of Fiji on Wednesday 5 June, 2013 (KO at 6pm).  This is part of the larger Pacific Nations Cup which pits Canada against the USA, Fiji, Tonga, Japan, and […]

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Voyageurs U19 – 2013 Open Try Out

December 11, 2012

The 2013 Voyageurs u19 men’s team will meet for open tryouts in December, with two separate sessions in Montreal and Ottawa. Montreal – December 15; Ottawa – December 16 (full details on times and registration below). The Lower Canada Voyageurs are a representative team made up of athletes from the Rugby Quebec and Eastern Ontario […]

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Kanata Rugby Academy

November 13, 2012

Welcome to the Kanata Rugby Academy, hosted by the Ottawa Indians Rugby Football Club. The purpose of the Kanata Rugby Academy is to develop the sport of rugby in the Kanata and Greater West end of Ottawa area.

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Welcome to our new sponsor D’Arcy McGee’s, Kanata

March 2, 2012

On behalf of the executive of the Ottawa Indians RFC I would like to extend a warm welcome to D’Arcy McGee’s, Kanata and would like to thank them for becoming one of the main sponsors of the rugby club for the up coming season and hopefully into the future.  The bar is located at 655 Terry Fox […]

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