Red Hot Rugby Tournament Brings Ontario’s Best Players to Trent University


Prestigious senior high school tournament takes place at
Justin Chiu Stadium May 5

Wednesday, May 4, 2011, Peterborough

The Justin Chiu Stadium at Trent University will play host to the senior boy’s regional qualifying tournament, part of the Red Hot Rugby Tournament, the largest and most prestigious high school tournament in Ontario, on Thursday, May 5, 2011.

The regional qualifying tournaments are being held at several university and high school sites across the province and results will be used as one of the tools for seeding teams for the OFSAA Ontario championships.

“2011 marks the third consecutive year that Trent has been selected as one of the official tournament sites,” said Bill Byrick, director of Athletics at Trent University. “We are thrilled to once again be hosting this top-level senior tournament and to have the opportunity to showcase our amazing new athletics facilities to prospective student-athletes.”

Battling it out on Thursday at the Red Hot Senior Regional Tournament at Trent will be 16 teams from across the province, including local schools Thomas A. Stewart Secondary, St. Thomas Aquinas in Lindsay and Fenelon Falls. The winning four teams in their respective pools will compete in the Championship Finals on Sunday, May 8 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School in Maple, Ontario, located in the City of Vaughan.

A full list of participating teams and tournament schedule is as follows:

POOL A                                   POOL B

Sinclair HS                              JC Richardson HS       
St. Theresa of Lisieux              St. Maximilian Kolbe
TA Stewart                               Keswick
Fenelon Falls                           Laurier

POOL C                                   POOL D
Saint Joan of Arc                     Haliburton Highlands HS
Dunbarton                                Stouffville
Lindsay CVI                             Ajax                
East Cobourg                           St. Thomas Aquinas                                                   

Game Schedule – Thursday, May 5, 2011

8:00-8:40a.m. – Lindsay CVI vs. East Cobourg HS      
8:40-9:20a.m.  - JC Richardson HS vs. St. Maximilian Kolbe CHS
9:20-10:00a.m. – Dunbarton HS vs. Saint Joan of Arc CHS    
10:00-10:40a.m. – Keswick HS vs. Laurier CI  
10:40-11:20a.m. – Dunbarton HS vs. East Cobourg HS          
11:20-12:00p.m. – St. Maximilian Kolbe CHS vs. Keswick HS
12:00-12:40p.m. – Saint Joan of Arc CHS vs. Lindsay CVI
12:40-1:20p.m. – JC Richardson vs. Laurier CI
1:20-2:00p.m. – Dunbarton HS vs. Lindsay CVI
2:00-2:40p.m. – JC Richardson HS vs. Keswick HS
2:40-3:20p.m. – Saint Joan of Arc CHS vs. East Cobourg HS
3:20-4:00p.m.  - St. Maximilian Kolbe CHS vs. Laurier CI
11:50-12:30p.m. – Sinclair HS vs. St. Theresa of Lisieux CHS
12:30-1:10p.m. – Haliburton Highlands SS vs. St. Thomas Aquinas CHS
1:10-1:50p.m. – TA Stewart HS vs. Fenelon Falls HS
1:50-2:30p.m. – Stouffville HS vs. Ajax SS
2:30-3:10p.m. – St. Theresa of Lisieux CHS vs. Fenelon Falls HS
3:10-3:50p.m. – St. Thomas Aquinas CHS vs. Ajax HS
3:50-4:30p.m. – Sinclair HS vs. TA Stewart HS
4:30-5:10p.m – Haliburton Highlands HS vs. Stouffville HS
5:10-5:50p.m.  - St. Theresa of Lisieux CHS vs. TA Stewart HS
5:50-6:30p.m. – Haliburton Highlands HS vs. Ajax SS
6:30-7:10p.m.  - Sinclair HS vs. Fenelon Falls HS
7:10-7:50p.m. – Stouffville SS vs. St. Thomas Aquinas CHS

** Please note that games highlighted in BLUE will be played at Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School in Peterborough

The Championship Finals get underway on Sunday, May 8 at 9 am with the semi-finals. The Trent Division Championship Final is scheduled for 12 noon at St. Joan of Arc in Maple, Ontario.


For more information, please contact:
Kathryn Verhulst-Rogers, Marketing & Communications Coordinator, Athletics & Recreation, Trent University, (705) 748-1011 x7258