Club: Edmonton Nor’westers
Position: Prop / Second Row
Tyler has played rugby with the Edmonton Nor’westers since he was 10 years old. He has played #8 and captained Harry Ainlay High school for the past two years, achieving a silver medal in the Tier 1 Provincial Championships in 2017. Tyler has played with the Edmonton Gold, Alberta and Prairie Wolfpack since 2015 (U14-U18), winning a National Championship at U18 in 2017. Tyler has competed for Canada at the U16 and U18 levels and is travelling with the Canada U18 squad to Hong Kong in March of 2018. Along with Rugby, Tyler won a bronze medal at the Canadian Wrestling Championships in 2017 and is the two-time provincial high school wrestling champion at 110kg. In addition to wrestling and rugby, Tyler has been a member of the Alberta U16 team and has twice been a member of the U18 football teams that participated at the National Championships from 2015 to 2018. Tyler was a captain and Second Team All-Canadian for the Harry Ainlay High School football team that won a Tier 1 provincial championship in November of 2017. He will be attending the University of Alberta in the fall of 2018 on a football and wrestling scholarship! As a reminder/background, I originally went to Queen’s to play football before focusing on rugby. And the rest, as they say, is history!
2015 Edmonton Gold U14 (captain), Club level Provincial Champion
2016 Canada U16, Prairie Wolfpack U16 (AB, SK, MB), Edmonton Junior Player of the Year
2017 Canada U18 (captain), Age Grade National Champion, High school Provincial silver medal
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Club: Oshawa Vikings
Brock has played club rugby for the Oshawa Vikings for seven years. He plays Fly-Half most commonly, though is able to play Fullback as well. Brock captains his high school team at Uxbridge Secondary School where they have won several regional championships in both Sevens and Fifteens rugby. In summer 2017, Brock and his club won the Ontario U18 Championship. He has represented Ontario in the U15 and U16 age groups for Fifteens and played for Ontario U18 Sevens at nationals in spring of 2017, where he and his team were silver medalists.
2017 Canada Sevens team member, Youth Commonwealth Games
2017 Canada Sevens team member, World School Sevens
2018 U18 Canada Sevens team member, travelling to Hong Kong
Latest news on David:
Read the original National Post article here: You’ll still be able to find him on the water in Alberta’s Kananaskis Country, perhaps with son Cooper in tow, many years from now EDMONTON — David Ford will always be up the creek with a paddle. That he competed in slalom kayak for Canada for three […]