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Rugby Canada National Junior Championship

Rugby Canada National Junior Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
2009 RCNJC season
Sport Rugby union
Founded 2009
No. of teams 13
Country  Canada
Most recent champion(s) Newfoundland Rock
Official website Official website

The Rugby Canada National Junior Championship was an amateur rugby union competition in Canada. It only lasted two seasons, 2009 and 2010. The 2009 champion was the Vancouver Wave, and the 2010 championship went to the Newfoundland Rock.

The league was created when Rugby Canada decided to disband the Rugby Canada Super League (RCSL) and replace it with a new under-20 league. The league consisted of 13 teams, and was broken up into 4 divisions; Pacific, Prairie, Central, and Atlantic.

The league was intended to train, test, and get young rugby players ready so that someday they will be able to compete for the Canadian national rugby union team.[1]

2010 Teams

Western Conference

Pacific Division
Team City/Area
Fraser Valley Venom Abbotsford, British Columbia
Vancouver Island Rising Tide Victoria, British Columbia
Vancouver Wave Vancouver, British Columbia
Prairie Division
Team City/Area
Alberta Calgary, Alberta
Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba
Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan

Eastern Conference

Central Division
Team City/Area
Niagara Lightning Burlington, Ontario
Ottawa Harlequins Ottawa, Ontario

Atlantic Division

Team City/Area
New Brunswick Timber Fredericton, New Brunswick
Newfoundland Rock St. John's, Newfoundland
Nova Scotia Keltics Halifax, Nova Scotia
Quebec Caribou Montreal, Quebec

Defunct Teams

Team City/Area
Calgary Mavericks Calgary, Alberta
North Saskatchewan Wolverines Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Prairie Fire Regina, Saskatchewan
Toronto Rebellion Markham, Ontario

See also


  1. ^


  • Official website
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