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Under 18's Go 2 - 0.

Under 18's Go 2 - 0.

CW U.18 team ( otherwise know as "the future" ) took their show on the road to challenge the mighty Burnaby Lake RFC. As with every occasion that these two clubs meet, the game was played in the true spirit of the game. The CW-ians, hit by injuries and illness, had several personnel and...


The Quintessential Man of Rugby

"The Quintessential Man of Rugby"

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


Gold Coast Sevens Open Season

Gold Coast Sevens Open Season

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / NSMT / Sevens

                CW congratulates Ciatan Hearn, Mike Fuailefau and Lucas Hammond in particular and all of the team - Jones, Douglas, Duke, Mullins, Smith, Wislon-Ross, Trainor and Zaruba who have been selected to represent Canada, under the captaincy of John Moonlight in The Land of...


UBC @ House of Windsor

UBC @ House of Windsor

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

James Carson (last season U18 captain), returns "home" on Saturday. It is a resurgent UBC program that visits Windsor tomorrow, the first game here against these two clubs in many a moon.  UBC has been promoted to the CDI Premiership League and a good thing in the eyes of this pundit...


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...


Ones Set Table

Ones Set Table

Posted in CW Rugby / Fifteens / Game Reports / News / Victoria BC

Under sunny skies The Ones set the table on Saturday with a solid, 43 – 12 win over JBAA. The return of Mike Dalsin at #10 was welcomed with his combination with Conway, setting the backs on their way. The forwards were led by Haight, Horan and Middleton and their constant, front foot attack...


CW Chalk Up A Pair

CW Chalk Up A Pair

It was hats off to the boys for a pair of solid wins at Windsor today.  The Ones set the table with a significant seven try, 43 - 12 win over James Bay. The Prems led 17 - 7 at the half, due to a good defensive stand in the final minutes.  James Bay made it close at 17 - 14 but it was all CW...


Pyke Plays For Gold - Again!

Pyke Plays For Gold - Again!

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / News / NSMT / Victoria BC

Playing a different footie code in a faraway land, you'll find former CW-er, Mike Pyke suiting up in his #38 jersey for the Sydney Swans in tonight's AFL/Aussie Rules Grand Final. The match between the Swans and Hawthorn takes place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground with in excess of 100, 000 fans...


CW Vs JBAA

CW Vs JBAA

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

Action at Windsor tomorrow, Firsts @ 1:00p.m.  Premiers @ 2:45.  Bar and food available.  CW will field a Premier team that is somewhat shorn up compared to last week, with the return of Keogh, Morris and Horton.  Stalwarts, Braddock, Thornber, Daum and newcomer Bishop, will be looked upon...


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...


CW Crosstown Vs UVic., etc.

CW Crosstown Vs UVic., etc.

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

Late-breaking because we have been holding out for lineups but it seems, "no-can-do", as an early season void has forced late selections. We can tell you that the 1:00 p.m. match CW Ones Vs Norse has been rescheduled.  So it's just the "main game" Vikes hosting The Tricolors @ 2:45 @...


Wednesday's, Ruck & Maul.

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / News / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

MEET THE NEW PREZ CW welcomes a new man to the helm, Don Swainson. We recently chatted with Don about the task. CW: Don, you have recently returned to Victoria, home of your H.S. Alma Mater, Oak Bay H.S. and their rugby Barbs. You have re-connected with former classmates and teammates from...


CW U18's @ Caps Inaugural Sevens

CW U18's @ Caps Inaugural Sevens

Posted in CW Rugby / Juniors / News / Rugby Club / Sevens

The U18's travelled over to North Vancouver to be a part of the inaugural North Shore 7s, hosted expertly by the Capilano Rugby Club. CW travelled with twenty-five athletes, with two teams competing in the 7s competition and one team in the innovative "5s", which was a competition exclusively...


CW Pinches a Pair in Opener

CW Pinches a Pair in Opener

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Game Reports / Minis / News / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

Sony Bill Woolridge Offloads The table was set by The Ones against a “younger” Academy from the Valhallians when they wound up, led by a four-try performance from Sammy Rocher, defeating the VV, 37 – 10. Down 7 – 10 at the interval, The Tricolors cranked it up a notch, scoring thirty...


Registration Update

Registration Update

Posted in CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Juniors / Minis / News / Rugby Club

Bad news - Good news........schools are not in session, good news.........CW has decided to delay early bird registration specials for all ages until midnight, September 11th, owing to inconveniences of recruitment via schools not being open.  Youth players, if you have a friend who is...


Monday Musings - Profile, Pritch

Monday Musings - Profile, Pritch

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / News / NSMT / NSWT / Rugby Club

CW offers special congratulations to Canada’s, James Pritchard who is being feted by his club, the Bedford Blues with the honor of the upcoming season being a Testimonial one for him. The coming campaign will be Pritch's 11th at Goldington Road and the year ahead holds some very special events...


Oh, Canada!

Oh, Canada!

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fifteens / News / NSWT / RWC

  By now, any readers of this site would have seen/ heard about the Women's monumental, semi-final victory yesterday over France, 18 - 16. One cannot offer enough superlatives for this monumental milestone for Canadian Rugby, specifically, for Canadian Women’s Rugby. Their self-belief,...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / Fifteens / News / Rugby Club / RWC / Sevens

RUGBY CANADA Vs HOST NATION IN RWC SEMI-FINAL. RC Women take on France in Paris this morning, with an expected crowd of 20,000 in attendance…….98% French Fanatics! Our Women went 1 - 1 on their Fall Tour to France, so expectations can be high, following their very successful campaign to date....


Weekend Results

Weekend Results

Posted in B.C. Rugby / C.R.C's / Fifteens / Girls Rugby / Juniors / News

Gavin Kratz & Brennig Prevost (CW), proudly display their gold medals, winning Boy's U16. AGE GRADE NATIONALS U18 Men d. Ontario; U18 Women – come back after loss to Ontario in Round Robin for 10 – 7 Championship victory.  U17 Men d. Quebec.  U16 Men #1 d. Alberta, 26 – 0 for 1st Place;...


Woe is Us - Women Play Tomorrow!

Woe is Us - Women Play Tomorrow!

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / Fifteens / Girls Rugby / Juniors / News / NSWT

  We bring you this video clip as an apology for getting our date wrong!  Tricolor fans were up early this morning to watch the key game and as you no doubt discovered - our bad, wrong day!  That's the way it goes sometimes although word from Coach Duke's mouth - "We are ready"!  So it will...


NSWT Announce Major Changes For Samoa

NSWT Announce Major Changes For Samoa

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / Fifteens / Juniors / News / NSWT / RWC

  This review of the women's opener against Spain shows some classic stuff!  Just loved Harvey's convert of her own first tally from the side line - skills some local "kickers" would envy.  The game report you read here asked some questions of the performance and speculated that the...


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...


Mucho Cerveca Esta Noche!

Mucho Cerveca Esta Noche!

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Girls Rugby / Juniors / News

Huge win today for B.C. with a late, come from behind try from UBC's, Brock Staller, no pressure, Pat Kay 3/3 converts and a three try to two victory. Other tallies from Steve Battie (BLRC), who had two very good games on tour and Sean Ferguson notched the other. This makes a perfect record for...


Bears Bushwhacked By Buenos Aires

Bears Bushwhacked By Buenos Aires

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Fifteens / Game Reports / News

From Another Of Our Boys In Buenos Aires.....A big thank you to all CW fans who support us through the season and continue to show their support for myself and the other CW players as we continue to develop our rugby at the next level.  Day 3 - As the wet weather continued, thunderstorms...


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...