News and Announcements

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We are excited to announce that Emily Duffy from the Simonds Stomp (#70) has been selected as Football New Brunswicks Offensive Player of the Year for the Varsity Girls Football League. We could not be prouder of this young lady for her accomplishment. Emily will be presented her award at the Football NB awards.
The awards will take place Saturday January 19 at the Ramada Fredericton

Football NB is excited to announce this years FNB Awards Keynote Speaker will be CFL legend and current BC Lions Director of Canadian Scouting Geroy Simon! The Weekend will also include player and coach clinics with Geroy!
ABOUT KEYNOTE SPEAKER GEROY SIMON
Geroy Simon is a retired CFL wide receiver who now works as the BC Lions Director of Canadian Scouting and Draft Coordinator. Simon is a 3 time Grey Cup Champion and played most of his career with the BC Lions. Simon is 1st All Time in CFL receiving yards, 2nd All Time in CFL pass receptions, 3rd All Time in CFL TD receptions, was awarded 2006 CFL Most Outstanding Player, a 6 time All Star and 2017 inductee to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.

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Fundy Minor Football would like to congratulate this years Most Outstanding Players from the Fundy Minor Football Association! They are also nominated for the Overall New Brunswick Offensive and Defensive Most Outstanding Player in the U14 and U16 age category, to be announced at the Football New Brunswick Awards.

The awards will take place Saturday January 19 at the Ramada Fredericton
Football NB is excited to announce this years FNB Awards Keynote Speaker will be CFL legend and current BC Lions Director of Canadian Scouting Geroy Simon! The Weekend will also include player and coach clinics with Geroy!

ABOUT KEYNOTE SPEAKER GEROY SIMON
Geroy Simon is a retired CFL wide receiver who now works as the BC Lions Director of Canadian Scouting and Draft Coordinator. Simon is a 3 time Grey Cup Champion and played most of his career with the BC Lions. Simon is 1st All Time in CFL receiving yards, 2nd All Time in CFL pass receptions, 3rd All Time in CFL TD receptions, was awarded 2006 CFL Most Outstanding Player, a 6 time All Star and 2017 inductee to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.

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Congratulations to our Varsity Girls Provincial Champions the Simonds Stomp!

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Fundy Minor Football Coverage in the Telegraphy Journal

Simonds peewees return to football glory

The Simonds Sharks ended a 26-year championship drought by winning the New Brunswick peewee football title Sunday in Moncton.

SAINT JOHN • The year was 1992 and the world was wowed by the Dream Team – the Michael Jordan led
USA men’s basketball squad that became the rock stars of the Barcelona Olympics.
It was also a year that featured the first World Series games on foreign soil as the invaders from Canada –
the Toronto Blue Jays – beat the Atlanta Braves to claim the Major League Baseball championship

Locally that year, football enthusiasts with good memories may recall a fall afternoon when the Simonds Sharks topped the Moncton Stampeders to capture the New Brunswick peewee championship.
It would be the last time the Sharks would claim the crown… that is, until the 26-year drought ended Sunday in Moncton on a snow-filled Rocky Stone Field as Simonds raced to a 13-0 halftime lead it would never relinquish en route to a 19-7 triumph over the Sackville Titans.

“It was a great win for the program,” said Scott McNamee, cohead coach along with Rusty Kirkpatrick. “We’re calling it the Snow Bowl; conditions were tough for both teams, but the kids
were great, just great.”
Championship game most valuable player Matt Watson scored two rushing touchdowns to lead the Sharks while offensive player of the game Connor McNamee hooked up on a 75-yard pass to Ty Dalling for the other major. Reid Calder, the game’s top defensive player, chipped in with an extra point.

Meanwhile, the bantam championship went to the Fredericton North JV Lions, who beat the Riverview
Royals 19-14 for their third consecutive crown. In the Varsity Girls’ Division, the Simonds Stomp earned
their sixth consecutive Harlow Cup with a 26-14 win over the Fredericton Predators.
The Sharks’ triumph not only provided historical context, but it capped an outstanding campaign – they
finished 10-0 overall and outscored opponents 369-34. After a 6-0 regular season, they went into playoff
mode, topping the Saint John Saints 46-0 in semifinal action and the Kennebecasis Valley Raiders 38-8 in
the Fundy Minor Football League final. The Sharks then punched their ticket to the N.B. championship by
beating the Nashwaaksis Nordics 42-6 in the provincial semifinal.

“The biggest thing for the Sharks was building continuity and consistency in our program – we have 18
players who will be moving on to the bantam ranks next season and 10 players returning to the team,” said
McNamee.“A lot of these players have been together for a while, not only with the Sharks, but at camps
and with provincial age-class programs They have devoted a lot of time into learning the sport and striving
to advance to the next level.”
The championship brings to seven the number of titles won by the Simonds peewees. McNamee believes it
won’t be the last time these players taste success on the gridiron.
“They started a provincial under-14 program and we had 11 players on that team, all starters,” said McNamee,
a defensive stalwart on the Saint John Wanderers’ dynasty teams and the Maritime Football
League club’s current president.“It was our year – Matt Watson is, by far, the most-dominant player in U14
football. Reid Calder is a first-year peewee and is already a complete defensive player. In most key
positions, we seemed to have it all this year – Connor (McNamee) and the others… these kids play well
beyond their years. We’re very proud of them and what they accomplished.”

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The Simonds Stomp went Undefeated in the 2018 fall regular season to secure 1st place for the 6th consecutive season. Congratulations to the hardworking Stomp coaches and the team for tremendous effort so far this season.

Head Coach – Tracey Barker
Offensive Coordinator – Darcy Barker
Defensive Coordinator – Kara Fillmore
Special Teams Coordinator – Rod Salazar
Assistant Coaches: Andrea Howe & Emma Whittaker
Team Trainer – Maria Boyle

  1. Chloe Hayes (Captain)
  2. Destiney Norwwod (Captain)
  3. Sydney Godsoe
  4. Makenna Guthrie
  5. Taylor Moore
  6. Katelyn LeBlanc
  7. Brianna Barbour
  8. Rylee MacAulay
  9. Shay Hansen
  10. Chloe Nelson
  11. Hannah MacDonald
  12. Logan Kirkpatrick (Head Captain)
  13. Katia Noiles
  14. Ashley Bannan
  15. McKenzie Allen
  16. Emily LeBlanc (Captain)
  17. Emily Duffy
  18. Shea Hickey
  19. Ashley Asbridge (Captain)

The Provincial Semi Finals start this weekend!
Good Luck to all 4 Varsity Girls teams in NB as they battle for the Provincial Championship.