Saints Bi-Weekly Newsletter

Hello Saints! In this edition of the newsletter:

- Return to play update!
- "But my life is all about rugby?" - Meet MJ!
- Rugby match of the week! 🦐 
vs. 🥝
- and more!!
We want to be back on the pitch as much as you do and the executive team is working together with RC, RA, and the City of Calgary to do that. The safety of our players is of the utmost importance. We will keep you updated via social media and email as we move forward and if you have any questions send them to
Saints Player Profile
Maria “MJ” Samson

MJ and rugby go together like peanut butter and jelly. Every aspect of her life seems to involve it! She played for team Canada from 2011 to 2016, becoming Player of the Year in 2012. She helped team Canada win Silver in the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup. She currently sits on the Rugby Canada Board Directors and is the MRU mens rugby coach. She is married Mozac Samson (the most wonderful human - her words, and ours!) and has an incredible son named Makoa - he is looking like a future Saints player in a couple years. She was also named Canada’s 3rd smartest person after competing on TV!

Age: Greater than 20…
Position: 50/50 split between fly-half and second row… but actually…
Years Playing Rugby: 21 years
Years Playing for the Saints: Playing…Only 2! Part of the Saints… 12!
Favourite part about rugby: Ooof so many things. The competitiveness for sure and then how rugby is so much more than just sport…

Saints Gear Store 📣

The store is still open so go check out all of the awesome new Saints gear at our online store. Open now with adult and youth sizing available! 👇
Visit the following link to schedule a pick-up!
Miss rugby as much as us?!

Check out our match of the week to get your fill!
(Just click on the picture below)

Wallabies vs. All Blacks

Calling all award winners! 🏆📸

Did you win an award this past season?! Take a picture with your glass and send it to so that we can share it on our social media.

Rugby Alberta: Call for nominations.

Volunteers are the heart of our rugby community, and Rugby Alberta is grateful for all the support and dedication, especially during these challenging times.

Nominate the game changers in your rugby community and Rugby Alberta will feature one every week:
Visit the following link to make an order:
Have an item worthy of our newsletter? Know a Saint who should be featured in our player profile section? Send us an email

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