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Vs Scotland

Vs Scotland

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fifteens / Line-ups / NSMT

Canada has announced its team for Saturday's match.  There are three changes in the starting fifteen.  Carpenter comes in for Barkwill (even - Stevan's sub as both battle for #1);  Sinclair on to the flank, arguably,  a tougher option than Kleeberger who is probably injured and Mack starts at...


Canada Selection Vs Japan

Canada Selection Vs Japan

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fifteens / Line-ups / News / NSMT

Pritch Takes Aim CANADA’S ROSTER TO FACE JAPAN: Hubert Buydens – (Manawatu Turbos/Prairie Wolf Pack) Saskatoon, SK Ray Barkwill – (Niagara Wasps RFC/Ontario Blues) Niagara Falls, ON Jason Marshall – (Atlantique Stade Rochelais) Vancouver, BC Tyler Hotson – (London Scottish RFC)...


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...


Squads Announced

Squads Announced

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Men's Reserve Div / Line-ups / Prems

Most unfortunately, we will not see all of our grads in action on Saturday at Windsor. The biggest disappointment will be in the FRF where Thornber is injured and Bos is being kept out for the upcoming U20 RWC. Further, UVic is reported to be sporting a number of injuries. Last time these two...


Horse - trading???

Horse - trading???

Posted in CW Rugby / Line-ups / Rugby Club

This Saturday welcomes back to the House Of Windsor last year’s CW Player-Of-The-Year, Clayton “Burger” Thornber, Fergus Hall, Beau Parker, Joey Erlic, Mac Bos, Jeff Nishima, Luke McClosky, Evan Cambridge, Rhys Prevost and Morgan Tate ( and their cohorts) when the Vikes visit. These boys kicked...


Ceedub Vs Caps - Match Preview

Ceedub Vs Caps - Match Preview

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Men's Reserve Div / Line-ups / Prems

Tomorrow's action promises to be fast and furious when the Capilanos visit Windsor Park. The First Div game is an "unknown" although the locals will field a couple of lads who suited up with Prems Vs Burnaby, certain to stiffen the side.  Caps are flying high, sitting in third place in the race...


Canada Mens Sevens On The Road Again

Canada Mens Sevens On The Road Again

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Line-ups / Sevens

Chauncey ("Waldo") O'Toole put in a brief cameo two weeks back with The Tricolor Vs Rowers and we assessed him being "short of a trot".  Turns out Chaunce had been under the gun with sprint training all week at Westhills! He's back in football after a layoff to focus on studies.  His last...


Barnburner At MacDonald?

Barnburner At MacDonald?

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Men's Reserve Div / Line-ups / Prems

A veritable Who's Who around Rugby Canada appears to be suiting up for what could be an epic contest tomorrow at MacDonald Park when CW comes up against James Bay for the third time this season, the previous two encounters, with the exception of one half, both being forgettable occasions...


Hubie (Une Beardo) Takes The Reins

Hubie (Une Beardo) Takes The Reins

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Line-ups / NSMT

CW, Home Away From Home for Hubert Buydens, is proud to offer congratulations to him on the announcement of his appointment as Captain Canada against Protugal tomorrow. Hubert still calls the Wild Oats his Home club, even tho he hangs his hat at Windsor whenever he is not on the road or...


Best In League Come To Town

Best In League Come To Town

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Line-ups / News / Prems

League leading, Burnaby Lakers will be at Windsor tomorrow when they take on the locals in First Div action at 1:00 p.m. and Premier at 2:45. Burnaby will be gunning for a Tricolor scalp as Windsor has been a nemesis for some time for The Lakers.  Burnaby sport a very accomplished group in...


Canada Squad Announced

Canada Squad Announced

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fifteens / Line-ups

Ardron on the fly Vs Maori   Rugby Canada announced today the squad of twenty six players for final selection for the NZ Maori game in Toronto next weekend.  The squad is as follows; Tyler Ardron, (Ospreys/Ontario Blues) Lakefield, ON Ray Barkwill, (Niagara Wasps RFC/Ontario Blues)...


A Window Of Opportunity?

A Window Of Opportunity?

Posted in Canada Rugby / Line-ups / News

With what appears to be a stronger side on paper, Canada will hope to cause a monumental upset in tonight's final ARC encounter against Argentina.  The locks have been beefed up, with Morrison partnering Flagg who had a good game in the opener against Uruguay, the back row looks bigger and...


Rugby Extravaganza This Weekend

Rugby Extravaganza This Weekend

Posted in CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Juniors / Line-ups / Minis / News / Prems / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

CW will be fielding a record ten teams on the pitch this Saturday and Sunday, from Minis to Senior Men.  Saturday competition sees a change of time when the Ones play JBAA @ 11:30 a.m. and Premier action kicks off at 1:00 p.m.  The First Divies have some work to do to make up for what might...


Numbers Belie Tale Of The Tape

Numbers Belie Tale Of The Tape

Excitement is in the rugby air as another CDI season kicks off.  The state of the CW Nation appears hale with 58 senior men registered.  These numbers are every bit as healthy as the past three seasons, yet it is a problem that the club is having to field two senior teams.  CW is struggling to...


Blue Collar Bunch Take Over

Blue Collar Bunch Take Over

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Line-ups / News / Prems / Rugby Club

This Saturday, Doug Tate brings a solid group of Vikes to Windsor Park.  The Vikes appear to be a stronger combination on paper than that XV that took JBA apart last week.  It is a group that could include as many five or six "grads" from CW's Junior and Mini ranks however, it is just a duet,...


CRC's Resume Tomorrow

CRC's Resume Tomorrow

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / Line-ups / News / Victoria BC

Clubmates from last season, Burger and Barkwill did battle on Friday. The Canadian Regional Championships come back to Westhills Stadium tomorrow when the B.C. Bears play The (Atlantic) Rock at 4:30 p.m.  A casual fan wonders just how Rugby Canada (or whomever), could sanction a...


...And Now For the Rest Of The Story!

...And Now For the Rest Of The Story!

The Ontario Blues have announced their starters for tonite's contest at Langford. It is a side with heaps of talent and a strong Tricolored flavour. In the front row, recent adoptees and Team Canada victors over the U.S., Barkwill and Woolridge will be joined by Dolezel and they will line...


Canada Announces Strong XV

Canada Announces Strong XV

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Line-ups / News / Rugby Club

Coach Crowley has announced a very strong starting XV to play the U.S. in South Carolina this Saturday.  Andrew Tiedeman gets the nod to replace Hubie at loose head and Ryan Hamilton starts ahead of Barkwill.  The locks, Jab Sinclair and Cudmore bring a welcome edge, a mongrel that maybe has...


Canada Announces Squad Vs U.S. - RWC, 2015 Playdowns

Canada Announces Squad Vs U.S. - RWC, 2015 Playdowns

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Line-ups / News

Rugby Canada has announced its squad to play U.S. Eagles for early inclusion into the next RWC to be held in the U.K.  The squad has notable strong inclusions - van der Merwe, Cudmore and MacKenzie, players who were not available for the summer series of tests.  It will be devoid of Bydens,...


CW's Everywhere, Man!

CW's Everywhere, Man!

There is a good CW presence in Canada's Sevens Team recently announced to do battle at the RWC 7's Competition in Moscow, starting on June 28th.  Captain Nanyak Dala is joined by Ciaran Hearn, Mike Fuailefau and Lucas Hammond.  Other members are James Bay's John Moonlight who has been a rock...


CANADA Vs IRELAND

CANADA Vs IRELAND

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Line-ups / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

Canada has announced the team to play Ireland this Saturday, a game showed live on TSN at 5:00 p.m. (PST). #1 - Hubert Buydens, (Saskatoon Wild Oats/Prairie Wolf Pack) Saskatoon, SK #2 - Ray Barkwill, (Niagara Wasps RFC/Ontario Blues) Niagara Falls, ON #3 - Jason Marshall, (Atlantique...


CANADA U20's OPEN WITH A

CANADA U20's OPEN WITH A

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Game Reports / Line-ups

"Irish /Canadian", Shane O'Leary from Limerick notched fourteen points with the boot as Canada opened their WJRC with a win over Tonga by a score of 24 to 6.  Tonga always has huge tough boys at this age group and two years ago, Canada suffered a loss to them.  It was good to read of solid play...


CW Bolsters The Ranks

CW Bolsters The Ranks

Posted in CW Rugby / Men's Reserve Div / Line-ups / Prems / Rugby Club

Coach, Hyde-Lay has announced a strong XV for Saturday's Bayside encounter.  Mike Scholtz has finally completed a long injury recouperation period and will join Mike Fuailefau in the centers.  Although Fuli was called up for VII's duty, he saw little playing time, so this pair should be itching...