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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...


Goings On @ C.W.

Goings On @ C.W.

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

JUNIOR RUGBY     Wednesday (TOMORROW) at 7:00 p.m. @ DSC there will be a gathering for parents of players in the club's Mini and Junior Rugby programs, (girls and boys).  Specifically, the purpose of the gathering is to confirm (and add to) the coaching and management volunteers of our...


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...


Chrome, Rangers, Tide & NSMT

Chrome, Rangers, Tide & NSMT

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fifteens / News / NSMT

Kleebs on the hunt! ………………..ALL go down the gurgler! As a pundit and punter, I really need to get my head in a different space, backing an odds on (look on), favourite; an underdog on the road; a team of personal choice and supposedly, (according to the visiting coach), a...


How About This, Sportsfans?

How About This, Sportsfans?

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fifteens / News / NSWT

There has been plenty of ink for our NSMT this week but how about our ladies?  Canadian Women's soccer and rugby are all the rage as both groups catapault towards upcoming World Cups.  In preparation for same, Canada's NSWT is currently in N.Z. and overnight "bagelled"  Australia, 22 - 0.  Led by...


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)...


Wednesday's, Ruck & Maul.

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Juniors / News / NSMT / NSWT / VIRU Tide Rugby

Excitement abounds as we welcome the Cherry Blossoms and their record of seven wins on the trot. Coached by noted Aussie, Eddie Jones and assisted by Leigh Jones, the Japanese side features a much more confident group of players than ever before with players who can call New Zealand,...


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...


Who's Who In Canadian Men's Rugby?

Who's Who In Canadian Men's Rugby?

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fifteens / News / NSMT

National coaches have been putting fifty young men through their paces at Westhills over the past four days.  The players are in Camp from everywhere!  It looks like nearly all of the best available talent is present. Of interest, is the fact that fourteen of these players have either in the...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

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

Burger ramapaging towards the try line! 1200 fans, a sun-drenched evening and a good game of rugby…all that was missing was a cold brew! Bedlinog, a Welsh 1st Division team, took to Windsor Park against the locals in their third game of a whirlwind Tour of Canada and Washington State. After...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Fifteens / News / Rugby Club / Sevens / Victoria BC

We kick off today's news with our best wishes to the NSWT Sevens, playing the IRB final leg tournament in Amsterdam this weekend.  The ladies, looking to retain their current third place standing, find themselves in with England, Brazil and hosts, The Netherlands. We will keep tuned for...



Burnaby Miss Trifector

Burnaby Miss Trifector

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Fifteens / Men's Reserve Div / News / Prems / Refereeing

CW congratulates all winning teams from yesterday's Finals.  We have some measure of empathy for Burnaby Prems, losing a tight one to James Bay.  Burnaby has been in the Final for the past three years, only to be turned away, yet again.  It would have been their club's third big wn for the...


Blazing Answer to Cup Omission

Blazing Answer to Cup Omission

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / NSMT / Sevens

  Canada's NSMT Sevens team should be the toast of the town today after an excellent day of rugby in London town and commensurate results.  Although there may have been some doubts as to where the team that played in Glasgow went, they were stuffed down any critics throats today, with the...


B.C. Finals

B.C. Finals

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Men's Reserve Div / News / Prems

There will be a good crowd and considerable interest at Klahanie Park and Brockton Oval tomorrow afternoon. A huge day for Burnaby in the three ‘BIGS’ – Men’s (at both grade levels) and Women’s Finals and for UBC and Seattle in both the Springs League Divisions Finals. CW congratulates...


Mack Hits 50

Mack Hits 50

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / Sevens

CW congratulates Phil Mack on his 50th Sevens Tournament and his 856 points over an eight year span. The boys will want to put in a good one for him, starting "tonight" in London. Despite what might appear as an “easier” Pool, a closer analysis would give a very guarded opinion. First up,...


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...


Players Dinner & Awards Night

Players Dinner & Awards Night

  This event is one of our club’s special occasions. It was an evening of celebration as we had Yak Dala and Ciaran Hearn present and were all thrilled and proud for them and their Sevens team mates’ achievements on this day, qualifying for Cup play in Glasgow. These two, plus a capped...


A Final Word on Glasgow

A Final Word on Glasgow

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / NSMT / Sevens

Firstly to the Cup game. N.Z. would have rolled any team the way they played in this game. The extra six minutes was something that had not been experienced before by Canada. Jones’ try will remain cast in memory for a long time. They had the gas but it was not the Perfect Storm it needed...


Sevens Heaven

Sevens Heaven

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / NSMT / Sevens

A fitting semi with hosts, Scotland taking on this increasingly impressive Maple Leaf mob and the prize is - first ever visit to a Cup Final. Tackles were sure from both teams and a plethora of penalties was called in this "tight as a trapeze wire" contest.  Finally Braid broke clear only to...


They Do It Again!

They Do It Again!

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / News / NSMT / Sevens

What a joy to wake up to!  Canada's NSMT team on top of the table going into their Vs England, final Pool match.  Canada opened with a huge win over newcomers, Japan, 52 - 0 and ultimately, it was the differential that placed them in #1 and thei fifth tournament in a row to qualify for Cup...


Thursday's Ruck & Maul

Thursday's Ruck & Maul

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

Red sky over Glasgee Toon, thanks to Debbie Moonlight.......according to all reports the boys are ready and rearin' for tomorrow.  Best of luck to the whole Krew.   Canada vs Japan at 11:36 local (6:36am ET/3:36am PT)   Canada begin their Glasgow campaign against a team full of confidence...


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...