<!-- Image with unknown copyright status removed: -->Excalibur Rugby
is the name of the men's rugby union
team at Trent University
. The team's motto is Commitment, Intensity, Desire
which is expressed in Latin on the team's crest.
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Formed in 1964, Excalibur Rugby has been able to maintain a strong tradition of competition and camaraderie. Originally founded by a small number of rugby enthusiasts, Excalibur Rugby expanded over the years to include both a first and second side, while competing as a varsity
rugby team in the OUA
and as a social club known as Trent Rugby Football Club (TRFC). Despite its strong history of development and maintenance of a second team composed of up and coming rookies, developing players and rugby fans, Excalibur Rugby made the move to carry only one team for the 2005 season.
Over the years the members of Excalibur Rugby have been involved with a number of charitable organizations in and around Peterborough. Players from Excalibur Rugby have worked to support the Peterborough Regional Health Center, the United Way
, Kawartha Food Share and other various charities such as the Terry Fox
Tournaments and tours
Each November Excalibur Rugby hosts an annual rugby union tournament known as the Bronze Touque tournament. Originally open to any team interested in competing which saw in its inaugural year teams from... Read More