Eastern Canada Club TournamentAl Charron Cup
May 20th - 22nd 2016
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Swilers Rugby Club Host
2016 Al Charron Cup
The 2016 Eastern Canada Club Tournament is being hosted this weekend by the Swilers Football Club in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
The tournament was formed in 2012 for the purpose of permitting upcoming male rugby players to exhibit their skills at the senior men's competitive level. Player performance with be monitored by coaches representing the Atlantic Rock as a first step in player assessment and skill development which will eventually lead to the selection of players to represent Atlantic Canada during the 2016 Canadian Rugby Championships.
The Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue Rugby Football Club, which forms part of the Quebec Rugby Federation, won the Al Charron Cup in 2012, 2013 and 2014. In 2015 the Swilers RFC took the win earning the right to host this year’s tournament.
The four teams will compete in round-robin play with the winning team being decided by total points gained at the end of the tournament.
Coinciding with the men's tournament, The Rock women's senior team invited the Ste-Anne-De-Bellevue RFC women to play matches on Saturday and Sunday. See Rock Women Host Ste. Anne
25 minute halves
Sin bin 5 minutesNo overtime playUnlimited substitutions - but cannot return unless front row
|2016 Eastern Canada Club Tournament|
2016 Eastern Canada Club Champions Al Charron Cup Winners
Adam "Dickie" Paul - Danny King Trophy
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|2016 Eastern Women's Invitational|
Note: Match times - Newfoundland Standard Time
|Swilers RFC Roster|
Danny King Memorial - Most Valuable Player Award
In memory of "DK" Danny King, the Eastern Canada Club Tournament's MVP will be awarded the Danny King Memoral Trophy. Always a bright spot in Newfoundland rugby, weightlifting and physical education, the Swiler's player roster is missing a man. See 2016-01-17 and The Win
Newport RFCWales on Tour
The senior men's Newport RFC, who recently hosted The Rock U16 boy’s team, and inducted Rod Snow into the Newport Rugby’s Hall of Fame, will be playing The Rock at the Swilers Rugby Complex in St. John's on Wednesday, May 25th and on Saturday, May 28th. (More to Follow)