2013-2014 Participation Awardees announced – on a boat!.

Each year the Barbarians vote for their peers in our annual Participation Awards. This year, the awards banquet was held aboard the Harbor Lady cruise ship on May 31, 2014. 

  • Forward of the year, 1st XV — Aaron Young
  • Back of the year, 1st XV — Jerry Petfalski
  • Most Improved, 1st XV — Kyle Cwiklis
  • Forward of the year, 2nd XV — Paul Castillo
  • Back of the year, 2nd XV — Ben Nirschl
  • Most Improved, 2nd XV — Tony Sims
  • Rookie of the Year — Nick Vigder
  • Rugger of the Year — Pat Sharpe

Vic Drover
Vic Drover

Vic has a long history in and around the sport of rugby both in Canada and the US. He has played for and started numerous clubs (Vandal's RFC, Strathcona Druids, Suffolk Bull Moose, West Side Harlequins, Milwaukee Barbarians, Hamilton Girls Rugby), and served many roles over the years at all administrative levels. Vic joined the Harlequins in 2007 and remained an active club member through the transition to the Barbarians. These days, he spends his rugby time playing tag rugby and touring with the Old Boys, keeping the club website updated, helping organize the Lakefront 7s, and fundraising.

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