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2021 Spring Season is Cancelled

We appreciate everyone who did register for the 2021 Spring Season. Unfortunately we have to cancel the season due to low registration.

We are issuing full refunds and you’ll receive them today via an etransfer.

We are deeply sorry about not being able to have a Spring Season.

Thank you for understanding the matter.

Sincerely,
SJTRL

2021 Spring Season Information Update & Registration is OPEN

Happy 5th Anniversary to the SJTRL!  Back on Friday April 29th, 2016…the first ever Co-Ed Touch Rugby League in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada kicked off the inaugural season!

We are very happy to announce that we are back and looking forward to getting out on the pitch (aka Field) again.  The 2019 Spring Season seems so long ago…  Anyway, we’ve booked the

Emera New Brunswick Turf Field at Shamrock Park for our upcoming season on Thursday nights at 8:30pm-9:30pm starting on May 27th until Thursday July 22nd (skipping July 1st).

You have to be 18+ and the $65 Registration Fee is for 8 weeks (one night/hour per week) which also includes a Team T-Shirt. That’s 14 Regular Season games and then Playoffs and Finals.

***ALL Players must acknowledge and sign a Waiver prior to the season beginning***

***ALL Players must follow the SJTRL – COVID-19 Return to Play plan***

Click here for all the Registration Details

Upcoming Events:

– Monday March 29th 8:00am – Registration Opens (***48 spots available***)

– Monday May 17th 8pm – Registration Closes (***Unless the 48 Spots are registered before that day/time***)

***NOTE*** If the season doesn’t work out due to low registration, we will refund your full registration fee back to you via an etransfer.

– Thursday May 20th – Teams will be created & players will be notified

– Monday May 24th 8pm – Teams colors & names submitted or selected by the Executive

– Thursday May 27th 8:30pm-9:30pm – The Season starts for 8 weeks not including Canada Day week (July 1st) so it concludes on Thurs July 22nd.

New Touch Rugby balls for the “Potential” upcoming 2021 Spring season

Look what arrived all the way from Australia!!! New Touch Rugby balls … can’t wait to try them out.

For the “Potential” upcoming 2021 Spring season, the executive are working on our Operation Plan for the Return to Play. Plus we have delayed the start of the season to begin late May.

We would like to have a 8 week season (7 weeks of regular season and the 8th week is the Playoffs/Championship). Also as a FYI the Emera Turf field rental cost have increased in 2021.

So, stay tuned as we work out the details.

PS really looking forward to be on the pitch (aka field) again!

2020 “Potential” Winter Season at the Irving Oil Field House – Survey

The Executive met this evening to go over the upcoming potential seasons for the SJTRL.

The first on the list is a ‘potential’ six week Winter season (Feb-Mar) at the Irving Oil Field House following COVID protocols/procedures. Plus all players must sign a WAIVER in order to participate in the Winter season.

It will be 5 v 5 format and will consist of four Co-Ed teams of 10 players per team. Which means the League can have only 40 players max.

If this is something you are interested in, please take the time to fill in the survey so that we can get an idea when the majority of players would be available to play.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1XQK7yJ0e6bXYrIX9sXLja49EuKbnxy–kNYQhWE9r4A/edit?usp=sharing

Photos – Winter Season Week 5 – March 11th – End of Regular Season Matches

Check out the Photos from the 2019 Saint John Co-Ed Touch Rugby League (SJTRL) Winter Season Week 5 – March 11th – End of Regular Season Matches.

The first season of the Saint John Co-Ed Touch Rugby League Winter concluded after the Week 5 Match 11th End of Regular Season Matches. The Playoffs and Championships were cancelled due to you know what.

***Disclaimer – The pics turned out kind of blurry due to the first time trying to take indoor pics.***

Here’s the Google Drive of the photos:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1NEka1JU9LNyU6yePDVTI0ZA_6qOx9weM

Covid-19 Update – 2019 Winter League Playoffs/Championships – Cancelled

Due to the unprecedented times with the COVID-19 pandemic along with NB in a state of emergency, it’s no surprise that we have to cancel the 2019 Winter Playoffs & Championships.

As of right now, the Spring League is cancelled. This would been our 5th Anniversary Spring League as we started this league back in the Spring 2016.

On the bright side of things, we are looking to a possible Fall league at the Field House. Otherwise we are planning on a Winter League again.

Be safe out there and we hope to see you again on the pitch (aka Field).

Covid-19 Update – 2019 Winter League Playoffs/Championships – Suspended

The Saint John Touch Rugby League (SJTRL) is first and foremost committed to the health and safety of our players and officials. In keeping with this commitment, we have made the decision to suspend the 2019 Winter Playoffs & Championships that are scheduled on Wed March 18th until further notice.

We are aiming to have them rescheduled in the near future given sufficient evidence that it is safe to resume Touch Rugby otherwise they will have to be cancelled.

More detailed information regarding COVID-19 is available here:

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/being-prepared.html

2019 Winter Season Team Rosters

Here are the Team Rosters.

G.O.A.T.S (A) – Color – Blue
(http://www.sjtrl.com/team/g-o-a-t-s/)
Aaron Knox
Drea Forbes
Jake Shillington
Josh Wells
Jules Ouimet
Mathieu Doucet
Matthew MacTavish
Mike Curwin
Neila MacTavish
Vanessa Duffley

 

Try-rannosaurus Rexs (B) – Color – Pink
(http://www.sjtrl.com/team/try-rannosaurus-rexs/)
Brad Saunders
Brendan Johnstone
Chad Sooley
Dave MacGowan
David Illingworth
Dylan Stark
Kathleen Johnstone
Lauren Carlisle
Melissa Friars
Nicholas Boyle

 

The Try Babies (C) – Color – Orange
(http://www.sjtrl.com/team/the-try-babies/)
Chelsea Ferris
James Barrington
Lisa Cormier
Maria Boyle
Reinhardt Malan
Ricky Parisien
Sam Mckay
Stephen Johnson
Tim Laskey
Yves Lapointe

 

Red Ruggers (D) – Color – Red
(http://www.sjtrl.com/team/red-ruggers/)
Andrew Feetham
Claire Hague
David Darrah
Eric Plant
Lee Deschambault
Rebecca Aube
Sam Peterson
Scott Bastarache
Susan Bastarache
Trevor Seely