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Don't Miss This

Don't Miss This

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / News / Rugby Club

What an opportunity to bid on some fantastic items for your bucket list, guaranteed to beat face value!  February 28th is Casino Royale at Victoria Golf Club - the club's Annual Fun(d)raiser.  $225/couple gets you - mix and mingle appies; sit down, superb supper with wine; $100 funny money to...


Another Prescript To Saturday

Another Prescript To Saturday

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Juniors / News / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

A very special event which will be occurring at half-time tomorrow is the presentation to Anton Ngnon of the very first, “Step Ahead” scholarship. The scholarship has been sponsored by Roger Robinson of Touch Lounge. Roger, who, in conjunction with CW  has generously donated what we hope will...


February Fun

February Fun

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Fundraiser

CW Annual Fundraising Dinner February 28, 2015 - 6:30 p.m. - Midnight Victoria Golf Club  1110 Beach Drive ​ A new twist on an annual classic.  This upscale 'Casino Royale' themed fundraiser, is a hip, must attend event with delightful door prizes, live entertainment, swag, passed...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

The year in review would have to have the performances of Canadian Women’s teams in both VII’s and XV’s as arguably, the top achievement. Further to this, Canada will be hosting a leg of the Women’s World Rugby VII’s Circuit in April. This tournament will take place at Westhills Stadium in...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Giving Back / News / Rugby Club

'twas the night before Christmas.  What a present for Ken and Lauren Goodland, baby boy, Cian!  Heard tell, a good-sized little bloke to add to the Tricolor Nursery. Thanks to those who stepped up to ring the chimes last Sunday.  A kettle amount of just shy of $600 was raised on The...


Swag Sale - One Day Only

Swag Sale - One Day Only

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Rugby Club

Stocking Stuffers???  CW hoodies, touques are IN and can be purchased today (only while supplies last) from 8:30 a.m. til 6:00 p.m. at Vital Health Pharmacy, 1825 Fort St. (Fort and...


'Twas the week before Christmas......

'Twas the week before Christmas......

Schnell & Riordan on the attack! Anna Schnell, coach of CW’s Girls program was an elite player on an elite Burnaby Lake Rugby Club squad in her playing days. In her six seasons (2004-2010), Schnell was a dominating force as Burnaby Lake won three provincial championships. She also led B.C. to...


A Decade of Dining With Guido

A Decade of Dining With Guido

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Giving Back / Rugby Club

From all those present, a reciprocal 'THANK YOU' to Guido and Knaggsy.  Guido always reminds us at this time of year to be thankful and in kind, he throws an opportunity for seasonal fellowship at The Temple. 'onya, Guido - another hit!...


Unsung Hero - On the Field

Unsung Hero - On the Field

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Men's Reserve Div / Rugby Club

Recently, one of Tye Haight’s team mates came to The Ruggernut and suggested he deserved recognition. We got to thinking about Tye and agreed with the suggestion. Tye is in his fourth season with CW but exemplifies those characteristics of a great club guy. Two seasons back he was voted Thurds...


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....


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Community / CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Juniors / NSMT / Prems

CDI Crunches At the Top After last weekend, the CDI Premiership delineated clearly between the top five and the bottom three with The Birds leading the way. Most unfortunately, for the Tricolours after their visit to Jericho on Saturday and subsequent 17 – 18 loss, they find themselves ten...


CW Vs JBAA

CW Vs JBAA

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Community / CW Rugby

Patrons are advised to note chnages in previously posted kickoff times. First Division, 12:45.  Premier Division, 2:30 p.m.  This match willbe live streamed by BCRU. Raindrops Stopped Falling On My Head! Stay dry and proudly show the CW colours?  Our U18 Jr. Team is currently selling...


Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

LEST WE FORGET CW Vs ROWERS BOOK IT! THIS SATURDAY - SUPPORTERS' LUNCHEON - PAVILION EAST - 1:00 p.m. This event will be held for all SPONSORS, 20/20 MEMBERS & SOCIAL MEMBERS.  This serves as a reminder as you have previously been notified for purposes of menu and libations....


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 Canada Rugby / Community / CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Giving Back / Minis / NSMT / NSWT

    We open this blog............................................. With our sincerest thoughts towards the family of Cpl Nathan Cirillo, victim of today’s terrorist act in Ottawa. He was on the side of good versus our opinions of evil, in today’s horrendous happenings in our nation’s...


Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / Community / CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Juniors

So long,……….it’s been good to know ya. Matt Buckley, youngest of the Buckley Trio is soon to depart our shores for his native N.Z. The Buckleys first graced Windsor circa 2001 when Nathan, a very good loosie, arrived from North Auckland. Paul followed and finally, Baby Bucks. Matty has given...


"The Quintessential Man of Rugby"

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

A quote from the European Press related to Gareth Rees. This coming Friday, October 10th 5 – 8 p.m. at Discovery Sports Club, 714 Discovery St., the Castaway Wanderers will be commemorating the induction of Gareth Rees, the only Canadian rugby player to be inducted to the Canadian Sports Hall...


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

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in Canada Rugby / Community / CW Rugby / Juniors / News / Rugby Club

MEET THE PREZ PART II Last week we introduced readers to Don, we conclude that interview today....... CW: You were very involved with rugby in Ontario. How does CW compare with your club in Ontario, Highland RFC? In your brief experience how does the growth, structure and playing strength of...


Monday Musings

Monday Musings

Posted in B.C. Rugby / C.R.C's / Community / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Prems

Braddock - another tireless performance. Director of Rugby, Brent Johnston, offers his game observations today and we have spiced them with a few other comments offered by fans. BJ: “At game’s end, I felt I had seen this same picture some twelve months ago! The match was in reach at the half,...


Mini Coaches Have a Run !

Mini Coaches Have a Run !

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Rugby Club

Former "greats" and now mini coaches Ed Knaggs, Aaron Cook, Matt Gordon and Lee Wakely helped CW go 3-0 at the Ebb tide season opening 10-a-side tourney.   Proving that you are never too old to put on the boots, CW mini coaches and other over 40s players (I am as good as I never was...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Another High Achievement for Women. Canada’s U20 Women won a second, high profile silver medal yesterday when they finished runner-up to Australia at the Youth Olympics at Nanjing, China. Perhaps the journey was more important than the destination. In Pool play, Canada lost to China, 24 –...


The Eagle Has Landed!

The Eagle Has Landed!

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Community / CW Rugby / News / Rugby Club

  A Club for all ages, eight to eighty-one!  Friday provides an opportunity to gather at The Temple to welcome back the Gay family, banter with some Bears and watch the video of their successful triumph over Uruguay on the big screen.  It's all happening at Happy Hour at Discovery...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Lucas Hammond - An Opportnity!  Lucas Hammond has hung his Eastern Canada hat on CW's peg for some three seasons however for the past two seasons this young man has moved from Windsor Park to U.Vic to Kiwiland, appearing on one or two occasions with the Sevens Krew, he has now been called upon...


Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Posted in Canada Rugby / Community / CW Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

              CW congratulates the following players selected for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow; Moonlight (c.), Braid, White, Jones, Trainor, Hammond, Douglas, Hirayama, Duke, Hearn, Scholtz and Fuailefau. This is arguably, the best group available, given injuries to...