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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.

2014 Schedule

April 18, 2014

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

April 26:U6, U8, & U10
U12 & U14
May 4:U6, U8, & U10
U12 & U14
All practices are open to new and returning players. $10/player or $20/family. Practices will be at the Bell Sensplex turf field in Kanata. Any questions can be directed to Melissa Duff at: melissaduff_83@hotmail.com

Applications are to be submitted electronically to president.terp@gmail.com by end of day, Monday April 21st, 2014.

Nature of Position
 The General Manager is the responsible for the administration, communications, planning and coordination of all aspects of the operation of Twin Elm Rugby Park.
Twin Elm General Manager – Job Description

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.



Jason Duff


Ottawa Indians RFC

Ottawa Indians get ready for 2014 season!!

January 29, 2014

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) […]

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Ottawa Indians Men finish tops in Ottawa

January 12, 2014

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 […]

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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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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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