Sommer Christie

Sommer Christie is a Canadian rugby union player who participated at the 2002 and 2006 Women's Rugby World Cup.[1] She earned an honourable mention in the list of the Ten Greatest North American Women rugby union players.[1]

Sommer Christie
Place of birthWentworth, Quebec
UniversityConcordia University
Rugby union career
Position(s) scrumhalf
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1999-2003 Concordia Stingers ()
Ste. Anne de Bellevue RFC ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2002?-2006? Canada
Teams coached
Years Team
2006-2009? Concordia Stingers


Christie played club rugby for Ste. Anne de Bellevue RFC.[2] She represented the Concordia Stingers in university from 1999 to 2003 while studying exercise science and was later assistant coach for the team.[3] Christie was part of the first-ever World University Sevens Championship team.[1]

Honours and achievementsEdit

  • 2001, 2002, and 2003 CIS All-Canadian[3][4]
  • 3x CIS Academic All-Canadian[3]
  • 5x QSSF All-star[3]
  • 2002, QSSF women's rugby MVP[3]
  • 2002, Concordia University's Female Athlete of the Year[3]
  • 2004, FISU Rugby 7s All-star[5]
  • 2017, Concordia University Sport Hall of Fame induction[6]

Wheelchair rugbyEdit

Christie is a mental performance consultant for the Canadian national wheelchair rugby team.


  1. ^ a b c Brown, Mathew. (2011). Rugby for dummies. Growden, Greg., Guthrie, Patrick, 1962- (3rd ed.). Mississauga, Ont.: Wiley. p. 321. ISBN 9781118043325. OCLC 731322674.
  2. ^ "Rugby Manitoba". Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Christie named to World Cup team". Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  4. ^ "U-Sport All-Canadian teams" (PDF). U-Sports. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  5. ^ "2004 FISU WORLD UNIVERSITY 7-ON-7 RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP - Ontario University Athletics (OUA)". Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  6. ^ "Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony". Retrieved April 19, 2019.

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