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Thunder Women’s Rugby

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Current Season

1 Win, 3 Losses Show Schedule & Results
Date Time Opponent Location Score Result Game Type


Week One Report:

Thunder Rugby travelled to Kingston last Friday to take on St. Lawrence College during their Spirit Day celebrations. The Thunder women’s squad hung in there in the first half before SLC pulled away in the second, ultimately losing to the Vikings 31-17. Bailey Meraw, Emily Spence, and Taylor Wildenbeest each scored a try for the Thunder and Emily added a convert.

Week Two Report:

Thunder Rugby opened up their home season on Sunday when they played host to the Fleming Knights at Twin Elm Rugby Park. It was a beautiful day on the pitch and the women were hitting hard. Unfortunately, the resulting score did not reflect the effort given, and the women fell to the Knights 43-8 (largely due to the efforts of one Knights player who scored five tries).

Week Three Report:

The Women’s Rugby team played host to the Loyalist Lancers on Sunday afternoon. The women displayed far more offensive explosiveness this week, scoring 45 points (7 tries, 5 converts) and securing their first win of the season. Tries were scored by Emily Spence (1), Maureen Foran (2), Taylor Bray (1), Jade Desnoyers (1), Salynn Taylor (1), and Emily Weir (1). Emily Spence also kicked five converts for the Thunder, putting her grand total for the afternoon at 15 points, good enough for her to be recognized as the OCAA’s Athlete of the Week for Rugby! Way to go, Emily!  Boxscore

Week Four Report:

Thunder Rugby went to Peterborough last Saturday to face the Fleming Knights. The women’s team saw rookie Bailey Meraw step up and score a pair of tries for the Thunder, but were otherwise unable to get on track offensively, falling to the Knights 10-46. Boxscore

Next Game: The Thunder will likely have a bye on Saturday, October 15th, as the Loyalist Lancers have withdrawn from competition. Their next game will be their final home game of the season at Twin Elm Rugby Park on Sunday, October 23rd starting at 1 PM.


Regular Season Schedule

Friday, Sept. 9th @ SLC – 2:00 PM KO (Loss 17-31)
Sunday, Sept. 18th vs. Fleming – 3:00 PM KO  (Loss 8-43)
Sunday, Sept. 25th vs. Loyalist – 1:00 PM KO *  (Win 45-17)
Saturday, Oct. 1st @ Fleming – 1:00 PM KO  (Loss 10-46)
Saturday, Oct. 15th @ Loyalist – 1:00 PM KO
Sunday, Oct. 23rd vs. SLC – 1:00 PM KO *

All home games played at Twin Elm Rugby Park.

Oct. 29-30 – 4th @ 1st, 3rd @ 2nd
Nov. 5-6 – OCAA Championship @ higher seed

* Games marked with an asterisk to be broadcast at

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2015-16 Season
  • Regular Season Record: 0-5-1
  • Samantha Neveu named East All-Star
  • Hilary Lalonde named East All-Star
2014-15 Season

•  Regular Season Record: 4-2-0

•  Alex Ellis named OCAA All-Star

•  Sarah Haynes named OCAA All-Star

2013-14 Season

• OCAA Champions

• Regular Season Record: 6-0-0

• OCAA East Division Champions

• Morgan Houde-Pearce named OCAA Player of the Year as well as OCAA All-Star

• Dan Gauthier name OCAA East Division Coach of the Year

• Courtney Mastine named OCAA League Scoring Champion as well as OCAA All-Star

• Hailey Forster names OCAA East Division Rookie of the Year

2012-13 Season

• OCAA Champions

• Regular Season Record: 6-0-0

• Danika McDermott named OCAA Player of the Year as well as OCAA All-Star

• Maya Williams named OCAA East Division Rookie of the Year as well as OCAA East Division Scoring Champion

• Courtney Mastine named OCAA All-Star

• Jen Boyd names OCAA East Division Coach of the Year as well as OCAA Overall Coach of the Year

2011-12 Season

• OCAA Championship Bronze Medal

• 2nd Place OCAA East Division

• Regular Season Record: 4-2-0