University of Toronto Varsity Blues Men's Rugby team
|Union||Ontario University Athletics|
|Founded||Late 19th Century|
|Ground(s)||Varsity Stadium (Capacity: 5,000)|
The University of Toronto Varsity Blues Men's Rugby team competes in OUA men's rugby, and is one of the oldest rugby teams within the league.
The team has a storied history, having won the 1st Grey Cup in 1909, before the split between Rugby Football and Canadian Football. They have been a historical powerhouse, and competed in a rivalry with McGill University's men's rugby team
Because of the university's international recognition, the team is diverse. In addition, men's rugby is a varsity sport, which is not the case in most colleges in the United States. Under the coaching of Brandon Kirkwood-Sadler, the team has shown exponential growth, performance and a positive team culture emerge.
The programme has produced two OUA all-stars, two current professional rugby players and continues to strive for excellence.
The team has access to the state-of-the-art Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport.
The Toronto Arrows train in the same facilities with the Men's rugby team.
2019/2020 Season Roster
Note: Flags indicate national union as has been defined under WR eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-WR nationality.
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