8:30 a.m., Aug. 24)
St. Peter High School quartet win gold at National Rugby
former members of the St. Peter Knights high school rugby
program and one current member recently won gold at the
National Rugby Festival in Vancouver.
Salgo, John Shaw, James Shaw and Catherine Belanger all
helped lead their respective provincial teams to national
titles during the three day tournament earlier this month.
scored a try for the U18 Ontario Jr. Blues 3 team which
went 5-0 in winning the Tier 2 championship, while John
Shaw scored a pair of tries for the U18 Jr. Blues 1 team
which also went 5-0 in winning the Tier 1 title.
younger brother James played on the U16 Ontario Jr. Blues
2 squad which went 4-1 in winning the U16 Tier 1 championship
and Belanger scored a pair of tries for the U18 Ontario
Jr. Storm which went undefeated in five games to win the
U18 Tier 1 title.
Belanger and John Shaw are all former members of the St.
Peter Knights. Salgo will be suiting up for the Algonquin
Thunder this fall while Shaw will be attending Carleton
Univeristy and Belanger will be playing varsity rugby
at York University in Toronto.
(L to r) Jeremy Salgo, John Shaw, Catherine
Belanger and James Shaw recently returned
from the National Rugby Championship Festival
in Vancouver with gold medals around their
necks. File photo
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