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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...


July 4th Fundraiser

July 4th Fundraiser

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

  It was more than a celebration of the date, it was an extremely successful event held at The Temple last Friday to support the five CW lads who will be travelling with the B.C. Bears to South America.  The tour celebrates 125 years of the existence of the B.C.R.U.  A HUGE CW THANKS  to...


B.C. Bears Bash

B.C. Bears Bash

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Community / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Fundraiser / Rugby Club

FUND-RAISER REMINDER, TOMORROW, July 4th at the Clubhouse from 4:30 to 7pm.Five CW lads......Two coaches, Kenny Goodland and Roger Robinson....three players, Gord Kehoe, Jake Ilnicki and Jonny Morris.....are going with the BC Bears on tour to Argentina mid July.  Each need to come up with $1,800...


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...


Buckley Pots Points In Cup Loss

Buckley Pots Points In Cup Loss

Posted in Community / Fifteens / Girls Rugby / Juniors / Prems / Sevens / VIRU Tide Rugby

Yesterday at Cowichan RFC's, Herd Rd Field, the table was set quite nicely in early matches between the Fraser Valley R.U. & the V.I.R.U.  The Spring Tide (U20) Men, coached by Winston Stanley opened with a lop-sided victory by a score of 78 to 12.  UVic's Fergus Hall led the way in the...


In Memorium

In Memorium

Posted in Community

......Doc Narod recently passed away at age 89.  Phil Narod played his last game at age 86! Rugby was the love of this man's life and those of us who are "getting up there" will remember him with Valley Vintage teams or as a ref...not old enough to remember his club team!  What a great...


International Rugby

International Rugby

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / News

Many years ago it was regular practise for Clubs to tour.  It has become a rarity due to prohibitive costs, work and personal schedules. CW will be hosting a touring side from Wales, upcoming.  Details are below and The Chaplain is the contact "GO-TO".....'onya, Matty.   Tuesday, May 20th, 6...


An Eye On B.C. Rugby

An Eye On B.C. Rugby

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

The announcement this week of a new, three year, strategic plan to be implemented by the B.C.R.U., featuring templates of levels of achievement in a variety of categories should be of great interest to clubs.  To implement this plan, the BCRU has hired two Regional Development officers, Tony...


Community Service

Community Service

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

Hats off to Ceedub's U16's who volunteered as Clean Up Krew at the T.C. 10K. Seventeen guys, working as a team.  Organizers report; "best crew ever".  That's givnig back, guys - great job!  ...


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...


REMINDERS!

REMINDERS!

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / News

A REMINDER TO THE FAiTHFUL THAT TONIGHT IS "BOOSTER NIGHT" AT THE TEMPLE.  THE PLAYER AUCTION WILL TAKE PLACE AT 8:30 - 9:30.   ALSO, ON SATURDAY, STARTING AT 1:00 P.M., "DINGER" BELL AND SHEP HAVE ORGANISED FOR A NO-HOST, PRE-GAME LUNCHEON IN THE SAM MCGEE ROOM AT MINE HOST, MATT MCNEILL'S,...


Monday's Maul

Monday's Maul

Ones Finish With A Flourish (Reporter - Brent Johnston) CW 31 Lomas 5...at the half CW 48 Lomas 5...at the close. "It is never the wrong time to do the right thing". Something my family and Club have heard over the decades from me.....and with that approach the Div 1 lads, where...


Can Am Women's Cup To Canada

Can Am Women's Cup To Canada

Hats off to our NSWT who manufactured a HUGE come from behind win today over arch rivals, U.S.A.  Bolstered by some players and insight to Canada's tactics for this series, the U.S. came came out flying and soon had Canada under the gun.  Their forwards were very visible in the early...


CW Minis Wind Up Another Successful Season

CW Minis Wind Up Another Successful Season

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Minis / Victoria BC

UNDER 12's ON THE ATTACK!   Ceedub wound up its fourteenth season of Mini Rugby this past Sunday.  Under sunny skies at Windsor, parents and kids "got it on"!  Special thanks this season to Coordinator, Matt Gordon, all of his coaches and parents (Jen Lancaster & Anne Jones....who also served...


B.C.R.U. Recognized as Provincial Union of the Year

B.C.R.U. Recognized as Provincial Union of the Year

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Community / News

">   Castaway Wanderers offers their congratulations to the officials, member clubs, volunteers and players who are part of the B.C.R.U.  At the R.C. Annual Awards Dinner on the weekend, B.C. was recognized for this prestigious award.  Congratulations, all.  ...


Classic Confrontation

Classic Confrontation

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / News / Victoria BC

It's all about an old boot that belonged to this man - some might say, a "Golden Boot" for that was exactly what it was on many an occasion.  Gareth Rees, grad of SMUS, donated a "trophy" that has become emblamatic of arguably, the power of Victoria High Schools rugby, some years ago. ...


Deserved Recognition

Deserved Recognition

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

CW congratulates Dave Docherty and Bruce Howe who were recently recognised by U.Vic by being inducted into the Unviversity's Hall Of Fame. Apart from the long list of achievements and service to UVic and Canadian rugby as players, coaches, psychologists, exercise therapists etc., etc., the two...


Preview of Final Home Games

Preview of Final Home Games

      Tomorrow, the Lomas visit Windsor at the end of what must seem like a nightmare to current and former players of this long and storied sports club. Their demise this year has served notice to all clubs as to how fragile our existence at the Premier level might be. It would appear...


We Are Fam-i-lee!

We Are Fam-i-lee!

Noticed recently, after a Mighty Thurds contest, the above father/son duo – Kyle and Greg Armstrong. It piqued our interest about this young man from Ontario, Kyle Armstrong. We nabbed Kyle for a brief interview. Kyle started playing back in Grade 9. He moved to Victoria as one of the...


Supporters' & Sponsors'  Beef & Beers

Supporters' & Sponsors' Beef & Beers

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / News / Rugby Club

Reminiscent of pre-Pavilion days of Pies & Pints Luncheons, CW will be hosting a Supporters' & Sponsors' Luncheon for Social Members and Members of the 20 x 20 Club this Saturday. You will be contacted and will need to respond to facilitate catering. Lucky Draws for CW swag will take place and...


Miracles On Ice???

Miracles On Ice???

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Rugby Club

This past  weekend was a bye for the boys before the final push toward the playoffs. Saturday took many of the players off the pitch on onto the ice for some shinny. Oak Bay Recreation Centre was the scene of some quaility skills displayed off the pitch.   Scotty Franklin proved he was a...