Online registration for youth and senior teams is expected to be open by August 25. NEW THIS SEASON: a portion of club fees have been added to the online registration system for senior mens and womens teams. ARFC has approved the addition of $150.00 of a players club fees to be be collected via the online system at the point of online registration. Please note: players are responsible for paying the remainder of any player fees due to the club and the $150.00 may NOT cover all fees due, check with your coach/manager for any remaining fees owing. This will bring the total fees due at time of online registration to $250.00.
Abbotsford Senior grad Tiffany Picketts has earned a starting spot on the Canada U-20 team who beat the USA 51-5 in the opening game of the CanAm series in Ontario. Picketts scored a try in the Canada victory. The ladies play again Saturday, Aug 23.
There was a fundraiser to help support Picketts at the Abbotsford Rugby Club last Sunday to raise funds for her trip. Nearly 50 people were in attendance to watch the Canada Women play in the their first ever World Cup final and raised almost $600 to help support Tiffany in her opportunity to play for Canada U-20.
Canada’s Women’s Sevens Youth Olympic Team has won a silver medal at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games after a 38-10 loss to Australia in the Gold Medal match Tuesday in Nanjing, China.