SENIOR MEN'S RUGBY

The Meralomas field three competitive senior men's teams catering for all age, experience and ability levels. Our teams accommodate players of all standards of rugby from the very serious to the seriously social. The Senior Men's top team, the Premier men, compete in the BC Premier League, the highest level of amateur rugby in BC. The Reserves travel with the Premier men and compete in the Premier Reserve League. 

The Meraloma Men also run a competitive Third Division side catering to more social, new or older players.

The Senior Men's teams have had tremendous success in recent times winning Provincial Championships in 2016, 2017, and 2018. 

SEASON & TRAINING

Training is every Tuesday and Thursday at Connaught Park from 7 pm. 

We invite all players, whether looking for social or competitive rugby, to join.  

 

Contact us with your interest

COACHING STAFF

Premier Men

Head Coach - Jebb Sinclair

Jebb, a New Brunswick native, recently retired from international and professional rugby to begin his coaching career.   Sinclair was a influential part of Canada's 2011 and 2015 Rugby World Cup campaigns and earned 42 caps during his international career; in addition, he played professionally for the London Irish of the Guinness Premiership from 2011-2017.  In 2012, Jebb played on the Currie Cup winning Western Province team, and DHL Stormers squad in Super Rugby.  

Assistant Coach - Johnny Ball

Johnny, from the UK, played youth rugby at Ampthill & District RFC before attending Sedbergh School in Cumbria, where he played fly-half for the 1st XV and won the famous Rosslyn Park 7’s Tournament. Whist at university, Johnny played senior men's rugby at a high level for Moseley RFC, Bournville RFC and played Midland Regional rugby. After a career ending knee injury in 2013 he took time away from rugby, but a recent move to Vancouver has seen him turn his hand to coaching and will be coordinating the Lomas attack and backs division in the coming seasons. Johnny is a qualified Architect and sees many of his professional skills as transferable and beneficial to coaching rugby.

Premier Reserve Men

 

Forwards Coach

Paul Moriarty

Backs Coach

Cameron O'Neill

Third Division Men

Forwards Coach 

Shane Cooke

Backs Coach

Emile Wilson

THE MERALOMA CLUB | 2390 WEST 10TH AVENUE | VANCOUVER, CANADA
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