The Trench on the Road

The Spring season is over, and wow was that a busy couple of months!  June alone was packed, between Valour games, the Voyageurs Cup, Gold Cup and World Cup.  On July 2nd, as I looked ahead to 16 days without any games, it almost felt like a welcome reprieve.  But after 6 days, I’m already feeling a little bit of withdrawal.  And we are facing a long 3 weeks before we can get back to The Trench on July 27th. If, like me, you are looking for ways to keep the support going through July, I highly recommend travelling to an away game.  It’s a fun way to connect with other travelling supporters, and there is a comraderie  that comes while supporting on the road.  With 276 people in our section, it’s hard to get to know everyone and away days […]

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Christmas Wish List

As they say, tis the season as the holidays are in the air. With just over four months until Valour FC’s first season in the Canadian Premier League (CPL), we are waiting like kids at the Christmas tree for the first kick off. With recent player signings and the U-Sports draft in the books, the picture is starting to become more apparent with what our team will look like. As the stockings are being hung by the chimney with care, here are some things we wish for in the inaugural Valour FC season. Signing an overseas well known International With the CPL now in play, the potential is there for top Canadian internationals to potentially come home. Just dreaming of the likes of Ian Hume, Milan Borjan, suiting up for a CPL club is mouth-watering. While it is more likely […]

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You’re Invited to our Holiday Party!

We’ll be celebrating the end of a very fun year and looking forward to what will surely be an exciting 2019!  Join us and our special guest, Valour FC coach Rob Gale, at 7 pm on December 19th at the Kings Head Pub (120 King Street).  It will be a fun relaxed night, and if you’ve never been to a Red River Rising gathering, this is the event for you!  Bring a friend and join us! We’ll also be collecting donations of cash and non-perishable food items for Winnipeg Harvest. You can RSVP by completing the form below, or at our Facebook event page. 0

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Are you with us?

We are just catching our breath now, after a busy last week.  It began with Valour season tickets going on sale on Monday and culminated on Friday with a hard fought trialist battle on a cold blustery Winnipeg evening.  It was hard not to imagine for a moment that April was here, as we cheered the boys on from the stands. It’s no secret that Red River Rising is all in with our support of Rob Gale and his players and we will continue to partner with the club, making sure we are the loudest supporters in the Canadian Premier league.  If you have already bought your tickets in the our section, we would love to hear from you at info@RedRiverRising.ca  If you would like to be added to the Red River Rising mailing list, you can email us or […]

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It’s Time!

It is finally time to start buying our season tickets.  We hope to see as many of you as possible in section #144, officially known as the Kings Head Supporter Section.  We are looking for as many people as possible to stand with us (previous supporter section experience is not required).  If you want to come out and have some fun, our section is for you.  And if you want to bring some friends along, even better! For those that don’t know what to expect in a supporter’s section, we recommend reading our post from earlier this year: http://www.redriverrising.ca/2018/04/06/were-here/ Supporters sections work best when ticketing is general admission, because it allows flexibility for executing TIFO and for those who will be more involved on any given day, to move to the front. Since our section will have assigned ‘seating’, here […]

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