Atlantic Rock Travelling to CRC


Sunday, August 13, 3:00 PM MST, Calgary, AB: The Atlantic Rock (the regional representative men's side) travel to Calgary, Alberta for the final two pool games of the Canadian Rugby Championship to take on the BC Bears on Sunday. Fresh off of the tune up game, in which the Rock beat the visiting Cork Constitution Side 36 -31 this past Sunday. The Bears won their first pool game with a comprehensive 43-0 win over the Prairie Wolf Pack, while the Rock narrowly lost their first pool game 21 - 17 to the Ontario Blues. Kickoff is 3:00 pm Mountain Standard Time, Calgary Rugby Park, Calgary, AB. 



The Rock’s final pool game will be against the Prairie Wolf Pack, on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 7:PM, Mountain Time, in Calgary, Alberta. To be followed by the medal games Sunday, August 20, 2017.

The team traveling to Calgary includes:

Alex Forrest, Frank Walsh, Martial Lagain, Owen Parfrey, Jordon Power, Jake Chawan, Brad Lester, Jon Phelan, Connor Keys, Lucas Hotton, Liam Carter, Mo Abdelmonem, Mike Hamson, Carson O'Sullivan, Tony Pomroy, Graham Barry, Patrick Parfrey (C), Cooper Coates, Emil Sehic, Charles DeBove, Colin Alexander, Patrick McNicholas, Brett Johnson, Daniel Lantos, Chris Browne, Jack McCarthy.  Standby: Adam Paul, Kevin Parfrey


The Newfoundland Rock will also be sending a U18 team to Calgary to compete in the U18 Canadian Rugby Championships. The two pool games will lead into the playoffs. Newfoundland has drawn matches against the Prairie Blizzard on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 2:00 PM Mountain Time and against the Alberta Wolf Pack Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 2:00 PM Mountain Time. The following playoffs run Friday, August 18 to Sunday, August 20, 2017. All games are at the Calgary Rugby Park. The team includes the following players:

Zach Sutton, David Mallard, Mitch Rogers, Thomas Hagan, Morgan Simms, Jonathan Woodford, Thomas Hickman, Sebastien Eyre, Jake Demmons, Jake Taylor, Alex Wiscombe, Brad Follet, Evan Gilliland, Piers Von Dadlezen, Josh Blanks, Stefan Abbott, Campbell Clarke, Saul Bryant, Mark Oake, Evan McKenzie, Blake Shea, Roark Way, McRae Best, Sam Carter, Seth Bryant.


And finally, Newfoundland will be sending a U16 men's team to the CRC in Calgary  as well. They will be playing 3 pool games leading into the playoffs. Beginning Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at 10:00 AM Mountain Time, against British Columbia 3. Next up is Manitoba the same day, Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 4:00 PM Mountain Time. The final pool game is Wednesday, August 16 at 2:00 PM Mountian Time against Saskatchewan. The playoffs run Friday,  August 18 and Saturday, August 19, 2017. All games will be at the Calgary Rugby Park, Calgary, Alberta.  

The U16 team is:

Michael Preston, Jack Funeraux, Joshua Rockwood, Andrew Little, Garrett Payne, Kevyn Patey, Dylan Bromley, Matthew Benoit, Thomas Shea, Ryan Goodyear, Dylan Jeenes, James Locke, Justin McLennan , Alex Hutton, Lucas Shortall (captain), John Stanley Cook, Garrett Mills, Max Tavenor, Ethan Hynes, Michael Simms, Max Darcy, George Walsh, Alex Hickman, Devon ford, Carter Steven

Check out all the fixtures here:


Find out information on the NLRU club members and maps to the pitches here:

Graham Cook