Challenge and Jubilee Trophy Competitions kick off at 2018 Toyota National Championships

Winds and blistery cold conditions were the story of day one of the 2018 Toyota National Championships Challenge Trophy and Jubilee Trophy competitions in Saskatoon. Defending champions Western Halifax FC and Edmonton Victoria earned 1:0 victories over Fredericton Picaroons Men’s and Women’s teams.

2018 Toyota National Championships Jubilee Trophy

Group A

Edmonton Victoria SC (AB) 8:0 (NB) Fredericton Picaroons Reds

Defending champions Edmonton Victoria won their opening match 8:0 over Fredericton Picaroons Reds. Tori Martyn, Kristyn Shapka, Laura Kautz and Veronique Mayer scored in the first half before Heather Lund (twice), Heather Young and Terri Kutryk completed the scoring in the second half.

Scarborough GS United (ON) 3:1 (QC) Royal-Select Beauport

Scarborough’s Gisenia Utreras scored in the second half to open up a 3:1 victory over Quebec. Victoria Watson and Jessica De Boer added markers in a big win for the Ontario six-time champions. Gabrielle Lapointe scored for Quebec.

Group B

Holy Cross FC (NL) 3:0 (NS) Halifax Dunbrack SC

Newfoundland’s win put them into first place in Group B.  Jessie Noseworthy had two and Teri Murphy put the game out of reach for Newfoundland & Labrador.

Surrey United SC (BC) 1:1 (SK) Saskatoon SK Impact FC

British Colubmia’s Jasmin Dhanda scored early in the first half against hosts Saskatoon. Erica Hindmarsh rescued the match with an equalizer late in front of the home town fans.  



2018 Toyota National Championships Challenge Trophy


Group A

Western Halifax FC (NS) 2:1 (NB) Fredericton Picaroons Reds

Defending Champions Nova Scotia lead Group A on goals from Wes Hawley and Pat Barnes.  Captain Johnathan Crossland got one back for New Brunswick. 


Saskatoon Revolution FC (SK) 1:1 (BC) Surrey BC Tigers Hurricanes

Garrett Peters opened the scoring for Saskatchewan, but, in the final seconds of the first half, Nicky Soolsma scored to draw British Colubmia even.


Group B

Holy Cross FC (NL) 4:2 (MB) FC Winnipeg Lions

Jake Warren and Tyler Kirby each scored a brace to move Newfoundland & Labrador into first place in Group B. Matt Appler and Krzysztof Szulc had second half goals for Manitoba. 


Caledon SC (ON) 0:0 (QC) Royal-Select Beauport

Ontario and Quebec battled to a nil-nil draw to open the 2018 Challenge Trophy competition.  



2018 Toyota National Championships
Canada Soccer's Toyota National Championships run 3-8 October 2017 in Surrey, BC, Laval, QC, and Saskatoon, SK. At all age levels, the Toyota National Championships provide a meaningful soccer experience for host cities and participating teams, as well as the player, coaches, support staff, officials, and volunteers.