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Minis Resume

Minis Resume

Posted in Canada Rugby / Coaching / CW Rugby / Giving Back / Minis / Victoria BC

Under 8's to Under 12's boys and girls resume the "second half" of their club mini rugby season at Windsor Park tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. Speaking of mini rugby, CW is making an appeal for assistance with schools' annual mini programs, running from late Februaury for about twelve weeks (and we...


Monday's Musings - Seattle, A Saracens Satellite!

Monday's Musings - Seattle, A Saracens Satellite!

Posted in Coaching / CW Rugby / Giving Back / Refereeing / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

This week the site will bring readers a series of blogs that will provide some background about Seattle, this coming Saturday’s opposition in an exhibition match. Seattle is coached by Justin Fitzpatrick, in his second season with the club. Season #1 produced the following successes;...


Reminder!

Reminder!

Posted in Canada Rugby / Clinics / Coaching

World Rugby Level 1 Strength & Conditioning Certification Course Location: Langford, BCDate: January 25, 2015Time: 9:00am - 5:00pmCost: $90 Pre-registration is required. Deadline to Register January 20, 2015.A minimum number of registrants is required.Facilitators: Conan Cooper and...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Posted in Canada Rugby / Coaching / CW Rugby

CW is pleased to congratulate KEN GOODLAND on his recent appointment as Rugby Canada’s Coordinator, National Player Development and Talent ID.  Although Kenny is not a west coast native son, he could almost be deemed to be after 14 years in Victoria.  Ken came to CW after he had finished his...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Posted in Coaching / Community / CW Rugby / Game Reports / News

Barnard Cup Congratulations to UVic on a fairly comprehensive victory in last Saturday’s Barnard Cup, 35 – 17. Although the tries scored were relatively close, 4 – 3, the margin was clearly in favour of the students. The hosts led 17 – 5 at the half when it was virtually done and dusted....


Canada Vs Samoa

Canada Vs Samoa

Posted in Canada Rugby / Coaching / CW Rugby / Fifteens

Canada takes on #11 Samoa tomorrow 9:00 PST and can be viewed at; www.irb.com. Coach Crowley has made a whack of changes, probably all for the better but yet another jig-saw to try to find some answers.  The Islanders will be hot under the collar after losing to Italy last weekend and this will...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Posted in Coaching / Community / CW Rugby / Rugby Club

CW’s Dylan ‘Diesel’ Jones could use all of our positive vibes as he undergoes a huge battle, having been recently diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Dylan, a highly respected player on and off the field by mates or foes has started treatments and will no doubt face this foe as aggressively as...


Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / Coaching / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Giving Back

Unsung Hero - Off The Field It has been some time since we did an “in depth” of an on field/off field, CW personality. Lee Lindwall, a modest man, insisted we not use the term “Hero” but it is a fitting term for those we recognize as club heroes for so unflinchingly giving of their time...


Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Barnard Cup. CW has qualified for the finals of this year’s Barnard Cup, to be played on November 29th against UVic. Three clubs, UVic, JBAA and CW were tied with 2 – 1 records. UVic had 12 points and JBAA and CW ten each. CW won the honors as a result of last Saturday’s win. Good...


Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul" on Thursday!

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul" on Thursday!

FALL JUNIOR RUGBY CWRFC started preliminary planning for Fall age grade and mini programs for girls and boys for the coming season when twenty two interested folk met at The Temple to offer services for coaching and management of teams for the upcoming season.  The meeting was led by...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in B.C. Rugby / C.R.C's / Coaching / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Juniors / News / Prems / Sevens / Victoria BC

B.C. BEARS SUMMER LONG LIST & SOUTH AMERICA TOUR. C.W. offers special congratulations to Gord Kehoe and Jon Morris who will be travelling to Argentina this summer with the Bears. Keenan Horton was also selected but unfortunately, is in the middle of studies.  Tricolor's, Kenny Goodland...


Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul"

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul"

Posted in Canada Rugby / Coaching / Girls Rugby / Juniors / NSMT

        FORGING ELITE FITNESS An opportunity for youth girls and boys, aged 13 – 17 for twelve weeks of top class fitness training. WHEN: Starting June 16th, twice weekly at 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., (Tuesdays and Thursdays). WHERE: 708 Pembroke Street, Crossfit Gym. On Saturday, June 14th...


There You Go!

There You Go!

Posted in Canada Rugby / Coaching / News / NSMT / Sevens

(Compliments of CW videographer Shaun Barry) So long, it's been good to know ya....it is inevitable in this age of professional rugby football that successes are rewarded financially and so it has come to pass for National Sevens Coach, Geraint John.  John has given Canadian Rugby good...


Summer Camps For Youth

Summer Camps For Youth

Posted in Clinics / Coaching / Community / Girls Rugby / Juniors

We are getting plenty of requests about CW running Summer Camps for Youth Rugby.  Sorry, at this point in time, this is not possible but  a matter the Board has discussed and agree the importance of implementation...so, probably next summer.  In the meantime, we have received news of two...


Local Rugby Stars

Local Rugby Stars

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / Coaching / Community / CW Rugby / Giving Back / News / NSMT

We start by recognizing the achievements of CW and Canada's, Gareth Rees and his selection to the National Sports Hall of Fame.  The photo displayed here is the jubilant Rees after his successful conversion to defeat Wales at Cardiff Arms Park.  Gareth's achievements for Canadian Rugby are many...


Wanted!

Wanted!

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Coaching / Juniors / Victoria BC

South Vancouver Island Rugby requires a Cooordinator, Coaches and Managers for the upcoming Representative season.  If you have any interest in any of these positions with S.I. Junior Boys teams, U15 - U18 this summer, you can obtain all of the details HERE....


Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Posted in Canada Rugby / Coaching / Fifteens / NSMT / Sevens

CW wishes everyone all the very best for the New Year - good health, good friends and good times.  We remind you to party responsibly!  On a rugby note, we include the following, directly quoted, courtesy of Rugby Canada website.  It is an article of extreme interest in our opinion. The...


Unsung Volunteers - Giving Back

Unsung Volunteers - Giving Back

Posted in Coaching / Community / CW Rugby / Giving Back / Minis

  It is appropriate at this time of year when giving is so important, that we end our final interview for this year in the series of "Heros", by introducing our two U8 Mini Rugby Coaches - Ed Knaggs and Tom Browne. We'll kick it off with Ed. CW: How long have you been associated with CW or...


B.C. R.U. Coach & Referee Clinics

B.C. R.U. Coach & Referee Clinics

Posted in Clinics / B.C. Rugby / Coaching / CW Rugby / Refereeing

2014 BC Rugby Coach and Referee Clinics Dates: Sat. Jan 18th – Sun. Jan 19th, 2014Location: St. George's School, 4175 West 29th Ave, Vancouver, BCOptions: Introduction to Competition Course: $200.00 plus taxInitiation to Rugby Course: $90.00 plus taxIRB Level 1 Sevens: $125.00 plus taxLevel...


The Rugby Site

The Rugby Site

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Coaching / CW Rugby / News

We bring you this article with the reminder that November the 21st is deadline for early bird, $125 registration fee for the Smith/Henry Clinic, including one year FREE REGISTRATION to this site.   "From my perspective the Rugby Site is one of the most current and up to date informational...


News From Around The Rugby World

News From Around The Rugby World

Posted in Canada Rugby / Coaching / Community / Giving Back / Rugby Club

VANCOUVER: Rugby Canada provides the opportunity for a fantastic learning experience for current and future coaches, when Graham Henry and Wayne Smith, RWC coaching team winners with N.Z. at 2011 RWC, visit Vancouver on December 2ND.  The clinic's duration will be four hours and registration...


Top Coaching Comes To Victoria

Top Coaching Comes To Victoria

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Coaching / Juniors / Minis / News

CW is pleased to announce to club coaches that the $20 fee for attendance at this clinic will be covered by the club, as we constantly seek ways of enhancing our product. Phone 250 721 1527 for...