OUR ORGANIZATION

The Montreal Irish RFC is a not-for-profit organization that survives through the passion and dedication of its volunteers. Without them and the invaluable generosity of its local sponsors, the Montreal Irish RFC couldn't be what it is today.

OUR HISTORY

The Montreal Irish RFC today is a thriving club with cup-winning senior men's teams in the top two divisions of the Provincial League, a flourishing senior women's team, a popular and well-regarded youth development program for children aged 3 to 18 across Montreal's South West and South Shore, and an active alumni. Our players and volunteers are still very much involved in growing the rugby community, whether it be by representing the Club at the provincial and national levels, or by acting as coaches and referees locally. 

In September, 1957, the Montreal Irish played their very first match and by the following season, were already dominating the provincial league. Less than a decade later, membership had grown enough to field two senior men's teams and, by 1969, the Club invested in their own clubhouse and fields in Ste-Julie. That same year, the Club took home both the Senior Cup and Provincial League title, and also supplied Quebec's provincial team with six of the seven players who formed the back line. 

In the Summer of 1975, the female partners and friends of the Irish players challenged them to a fun game of rugby. At the time, very few women had attempted the sport. Though based in fun, the women showed proficiency for the game and the men began coaching what is rumored to be the first organized women's rugby team in Canada!

OUR BOARD

Our board of directors makes sure our club provides the players the best rugby environnement available in Quebec.

Please feel free to reach out to them! They will be happy to help!

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JAMES

ACKER

President

Contact :

president@montrealirish.com 514.895.7688

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CONOR

O'HARA

Executive Vice President

Contact : vicepresident@montrealirish.com - 514.927.6834

MARIUS

ANDRÉ

VP Membership & Registration

Contact :

recru@montrealirish.com 514.969.3416

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DAVE

KEANE

VP Juniors & Minis

Contact :

u18@montrealirish.com

514.804.4957

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SEYMOUR

WARD

VP Sponsor & Revenue

Contact :

sponsorship@montrealirish.com 514.265.5962

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NICOLAS

MERCIER

VP Rugby Operation

Contact :

operations@montrealirish.com 514.746.6411

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MAXIMILIEN

TOMÉ

Communications Manager

Contact :

communications@montrealirish.com

438.838.5405

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MARISOL

VACHON

VP Women Team

Contact :

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PAUL 

VAN WYCK

Honorary Treasurer

Contact :

treasurer@montrealirish.com 514.795.5213

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MIKE 

WEBB

Honorary Secretary

Contact:

info@montrealirish.com - 514.497.7385

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ALFREDO

COSENTINO

Club Captain

Contact : clubcaptain@montrealirish.com

514.245.2669

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SCOTT

BARRINGTON

Director of Rugby

Contact :

rugby@montrealirish.com 450.521.4522

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TEXEL

LOPEZ

VP Events & Fundraising

Contact :

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ZACHARY

HAZAN

VP Merchandise

& Equipment

Contact :

kit@montrealirish.com

438.938.7244

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TIM

YAWORSKI

VP Sainte-Julie

Contact :

saintejulie@montrealirish.com 514.892.6951

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ELISE

LANOIE

VP Women Team

Contact :

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