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Encyclopedia > Brantford Harlequins

The Brantford Harlequins Rugby Footbal Club, also known as the "Quins", is a collection of Rugby teams situated in Brantford, Ontario. The current teams include two ORU Senior Men's teams, one Northeast Rugby Union Men's team, and one Northeast Rugby Union Women's Team. A BCRFC match at Boston College Rugby football, often just rugby, may refer to a number of sports descended from a common form of football developed at Rugby School in England United Kingdom. ... Brantford (2001 population 86,417)[1] is a city located on the Grand River in southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area [1] Ranked... The Northeast Rugby Union (NRU) is the Territorial Area Union (TAU) for rugby union teams playing in the Northeast. ...


The Harlequins were first envisioned by brothers George and Vince Jones in 1950 when the Toronto Star published a notice that British Rugby was going to become popular again. The brothers replied immediately and stated that the Brantford area may have enough players to be able to support a team. The Harlequins played their first game on September 30th, 1950 against the Toronto Nomads despite only having 4 players available. [1] The Toronto Star is Canadas highest-circulation newspaper, though its print edition is distributed almost entirely within Ontario. ...

External Links

Brantford Harlequins Official Site


  1. ^ Brantford Harlequins History



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