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To all High School and Middle School (Grade 7 – 12) rugby players in the west end of Ottawa.

The Ottawa Indians RFC, your west end rugby club, is hosting an information session for players, and parents, interested in playing summer rugby in 2015.

This information session will provide a chance for players and parents to get information on:
• The club junior programs(Boys and Girls)
• The league schedules (game dates and practice times)
• Pathway to Provincial and National team representation
• Meet the coaches and administrative team of the club junior programs; and
• Provide an opportunity for Q&A about the club, league, safety protocols, or just rugby in general

The information session details are as follows:

When: Wednesday 27 May 2015, 6-8pm
Where: Algonquin College, Building: P, Room: 211a
Note that parking in Lots 8-9-12 is free after 5:00 pm, these parking lots are the main large parking areas in the back of the college, North of the P building. Please avoid parking in either Visitors or right next to P Building, as those are metered spots.
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So come out and meet the fantastic team who is working hard to provide you or your child with the best rugby experience possible.

Hope to see you there

Jason Duff
Ottawa Indians RFC

Hello All club members

As the weather starts to get warmer we begin to look outside and look forward to the start of the season. With this in mind our teams will be out on the pitch playing rugby again very soon. Please see the table below for information, by clicking “read more”, concerning where you or your child will be training this year. If you have any questions about the teams please contact the person noted in the table below.

Registration is also open at the following link:  <Registration>

Any registration issues can be sent to the club registrar, Dawn Atkinson at registrar.indiansrugby@gmail.com

Best of luck to all our players and teams in 2015.

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Are you a parent looking for an affordable, fun sport for your child to play  that doesn’t conflict with family plans during the summer months?  Look no further than the Ottawa Indians Mini’s program.

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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.

To all returning and new club members

Online registration is now available at the link below

Registration Link

Alternatively you can get registration information on the registration page here, where there is also a step-by-step document provided.  Please consult this document for any questions prior to contacting the registrar.

Registration Page

Any questions can be sent to Dawn Atkinson at registrar.indiansrugby@gmail.com

Thanks and welcome to the 2015 season

OIRFC Executive

The Ottawa Indians RFC would like to congratulate and support all our players who represent the Province of Ontario or are selected to various National Level camps or teams. Recently two of our own junior players have been selected to attend a National U17 training camp which is the trial for 2016’s National U18 program. these two, outstanding players, are Craig Dawe and Myles Donoghue. Please read their Biographies below and extend to them your well wishes and support via our Facebook page.
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Registration for 2015 season and Kanata Rugby Academy

December 8, 2014

To all current and potential members, Please note that Rugby Canada has decided to move to a different online platform for registrations for the 2015 season.  As a result the current online system will not be useable.  Until such time as Rugby Canada provide the club executive with information regarding the new processes no registrations […]

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Club AGM – Saturday 8 November 2014

November 4, 2014

To all club members/Parents This is a notification that this year’s OIRFC Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Saturday, November 8th, 2014, at Twin Elm Rugby Park, Richmond, Ontario, at 10:00 A.M.  Our annual Phil McDonald Classic / Men’s Over-Under grudge match will follow.

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Two Indians Players invited to Canada U17 East development camp

September 22, 2014

The Ottawa Indians RFC would like to take this time to give a huge congratulations to Myles Donoghue and Craig Dawe (of our U16 program) for their selection to the Canada u17 East development camp this past weekend in Guelph.  There were a total of 39 players (27 from Ontario) that went to this development […]

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2014 Schedule

April 18, 2014

The new 2014 Schedule for both Men and Women is available at the following link Fixtures and Results

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Ottawa Indians RFC player gets national team exposure

February 13, 2014

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. […]

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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 Rugby Wear Jerseys, Shorts and Socks Rhino Rugby balls and equipment 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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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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