Tausani is the inaugural award recipient from the John Cannon Memorial Fund, she came through the Abbotsford Rugby Club program. She was accepted to the centralized 7s program in Langford in 2017 and won her first cap for Canada in December 2017. Continue reading
There were five scholarships awarded by the Canadian Rugby Foundation in 2017. More information on the scholarships and this year’s recipients can be accessed by clicking on the links below.
There was one grant through the John Cannon Memorial Fund. More information on the John Cannon Fund and the recipient can be accessed by clicking the links below.
Myles came through the Ottawa Indians rugby system and played at Ashbury College. He represented Ontario and Canada at the age-grade level. He’s currently studying and playing rugby at UBC.Continue reading
Mackenzie has been part of the Abbotsford rugby program since mini-rugby, she’s gone on to represent BC at the senior level and Canada at the U20 level. She currently attends UBC where she continues her studies and rugby career. Continue reading
Lyric comes from a multi-sport background that included soccer and wrestling but decided rugby was her passion. She captained the Carson Graham high school team to successive championships in 2016 and 2017. She also won the Premier’s Award for Aboriginal Youth Excellence in Sports and made the BC U18 team that traveled to Ireland. She’s continuing her studies at UBC and playing with the UBC Thunderbirds rugby team. Continue reading
Sophie de Goede is not only an upcoming rugby star but is proficient in basketball as well. She’s attends Queen’s University where she plays both rugby and basketball. She was part of the Rugby Canada centralized program for Women’s 7s in her final year of high school.Continue reading
Shaye Tudor is the recipient of the 2017 Courtenay Taafe Scholarship. She captained BC at the age-grade level and the Canada U18 team in 2016 and 2017. Her goal is to one day play in the World Cup.
Abbotsford Rugby Club Hold Successful Tournament on Saturday in Memory of John Cannon
from Mark Adams
Thank you to everyone who made it out to the John Cannon Memorial Touch Tournament this past Saturday. It was a very successful event made possible by all of you attending, throwing the egg around, having fun and raising funds for an excellent cause!Continue reading
Congratulations to Sofie Kennedy selected for the 2016 Courtenay Taaffe scholarship.Continue reading
Congratulations to Zana Everett selected for the 2016 George Jones Scholarship. Continue reading