Junior Beavers Pierre and Brayden took a trip to Phoenix at the end of December to represent Team Canada in the NA4 tournament against the United States.

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Pierre, playing for Team Canada Red, and Brayden, on Team Canada White, were each starters on the lineups of their respective squads. Both teams took home hard-fought wins against the American teams in their first matches, but were defeated in their second matches. The trip ended with a Red vs. White intersquad, with Red taking home the glory.

The OBBRFC must reiterate our congratulations to Pierre and Brayden for earning their spots onto the national-level squad. We are very proud of their achievements, and the experience they will bring back to share with their teammates is invaluable.

We also owe a huge token of gratitude to everyone who helped support our fundraising efforts to send Bray and Pierre on this trip – between their Go Fund Me pages, online auctions and a bit of gambling, we helped to raise nearly $1,500 for each of them. Your generosity is hugely appreciated and we thank you for helping to reduce some of the financial hardships of playing elite-level rugby.

 

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