Grenadiers to host OPFL Championship on Aug 6

Senior team looks to secure playoff spot with a win on Canada Day

Updated Friday June 30, 2017 by Cindie Ashton.

Kingston, ON Thursday, June 29, 2017 – The Ontario Provincial Football League (OPFL) announced yesterday the Grenadiers will host the premier league’s championship finals on Sunday, August 6 at Richardson Stadium. 

“The Grenadiers know how to put on a football game,” says OPFL president Bill Martindale. “Richardson Stadium is an amazing facility for teams to play in. It has first-rate amenities and the game-day atmosphere is top-notch.”

Martindale also commended the Kingston community for its tremendous support of local football.

“We are very excited to host the league finals in the OPFL’s inaugural season,” says GMen executive director Alexandra Reyes-Walsh. “Hosting such a high-caliber event in Kingston simply wouldn’t have been a possibility without our strong partnerships with Queen’s University and local businesses.”  

GMEN ON THE ROAD SATURDAY
The senior Grenadiers, currently 3-3 on the season, are looking to secure a playoff spot with a win against the Warriors this Saturday, Canada Day, in Mississauga. Game time is 2:30 p.m. The junior team will be chasing its first win of the season at noon.

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The GMen will get some much-needed rest during a bye-week the following weekend prior to finishing the regular season on the road again in London on July 15.

United we are #GrensNation.

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About the Grenadiers:
The Limestone District Grenadiers Football Club offers AAA summer football at the junior and senior varsity level. Athletes (aged 14-19) travel to Kingston from Trenton to Brockville to play for the Grenadiers. Teams travel and host teams within the Ontario Provincial Football League (OPFL). In addition to learning, playing and enjoying football, emphasis is placed on player safety, sportsmanship, self-discipline, teamwork, academic achievement and community involvement. The Grenadiers are a not-for-profit association overseen by a volunteer board of directors. Volunteer coaches lead these teams, and a dedicated group of parent volunteers’ assist with game-day operations. Many graduating Grenadiers move on to play university football.

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