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Tide Topples Tourists

Tide Topples Tourists

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

Pictured, firing one from the base of the ruck is CW U15 player, Braydon Tate.   In splendid sunshine yesterday Victoria's Spring Tide teams at the U15 and U17 levels gave visiting West Monmouth School from Pontypool, Wales a rugby clinic, winning both games by a wide margin.  The matches...


Canadian Women All The Rage !!

Canadian Women All The Rage !!

Canadian Womens Rugby has hit the headlines again in the rugby world!  WoooWeee!  The Women finished in third place at the recently completed World Student Games in Kazan.  They overcame Great Britain, 36 - 0 for the bronze medal.    Meanwhile, the Womens U20 team has posted an undefeated 3 -...


CW Wants You!!

CW Wants You!!

Posted in CW Rugby / Giving Back / News / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

VICTORIA CLASSIC CAR SHOW   CW will once again, be performing a civic volunteer effort at the Annual Classic Car Show.  The club volunteers from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and we will be operating in four shifts of about 2.5 hours duration.  This will require approximately thirty volunteers...


Youth International Sevens - Huge Success

Youth International Sevens - Huge Success

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Juniors / News / Sevens

Canada's NSMT has lit up the Sevens world with a very successful winter campaign and if the action on show at UVic yesterday is any indication, the torch has been successfully passed down to our youth. Pictured is the B.C. Mens U18 team, winners in the Final over Ontario and featuring CW's...


Day #1 International Sevens

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Game Reports / Girls Rugby / Juniors / News / Sevens

A classic day of high quality youth sevens under the best skies Victoria could offer, augering well for some epic playoffs tomorrow.  Highlight of the day was the BC Gold Vs. Utah match, where B.C. had to come from behind to nut out the visitors 26 -19, in a less than stellar match but it had...


Future Olympians On Show

Future Olympians On Show

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

Today and Saturday a number of potential Olympians will take to the pitch at UVic for the Annual International Youth Sevens Tournament, featuring teams from; Ontario, Southern California, Washington State, Utah and England!   Action begins at Wallace Field @ 10:00 a.m. when Sth Cal takes...


PRC's RESULTS

PRC's RESULTS

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

A weekend of rugby wound up at UBC yesterday.  Champs were determined in Boys and Girls U18 and Boys U16 catgories as teams from around B.C. battled for the titles.  In the Girls U18 Div, Fraser Valley nipped the Vancouver Island Tsunami, 12 - 7.  These teams have had some classic contests...


CW Appeal For Welsh Billets

CW Appeal For Welsh Billets

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

Two touring teams from Monmouth School, Wales (visitors are U15, U16 and U17 boys) are visiting Victoria soon and we are still looking for billet homes. CW teams have been hosted by this school previously. The dates are July 17th (6:30 pm pickup downtown), July 18th (games at Windsor starting...


CW Men Go 5 - 1 @ RWC

CW Men Go 5 - 1 @ RWC

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / News / Sevens

Are these boys happy or are they wot?!??  Canada's Men knew they were in tough being in a Pool with the Kiwis and unfortunately, the campaign  did not start as well as the group had hoped, with Coach John, stating the opening stanza being about as poorly as the group had performed on the...


Canada Performs To The Max

Canada Performs To The Max

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / Sevens

This news is not straight off the pitch as we had hoped to bring it to readers but we have been off the airwaves today, so it may be stale but let's revel in the successes of Canada's Men's & Women's teams at the RWC in Moscow.  What a way for the rugby fans of Canada to celebrate Canada Day. ...


SEVENS WORLD CUPS KICK OFF

SEVENS WORLD CUPS KICK OFF

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

Canada's Men's & Women's teams take to the pitch today in Moscow in RWC action.  For the men, UVic's  Nate Hirayama has been handed the captaincy for the campaign, always a chance as often Yak comes off the bench as an impact sub,  'onya, Nate - all the best to you and the boys from Ceedub. ...


The Spirit Of Rugby

The Spirit Of Rugby

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Juniors / News / Victoria BC

Heard the esprit de corps between Island Girls & Boys @ UBC on the weekend was FIRST CLASS. Shown here, the girls cheering on the boys on their way to do battle in the Final.   Full video is here:...


CW Kids Shine!

CW Kids Shine!

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

  It's a huge doff of the Ruggernut's cap to the 19 CW youth players who participated in the PRC tournaments held at UBC on the weekend.  Firstly, the CW Girl's Sextet played a big part in a rather surprising upset win when the Island Tsunami defeated Fraser Valley, 10 - 7 in the final. ...


PNC #1 Goes To Fiji

PNC #1 Goes To Fiji

Posted in Canada Rugby / News

Hats off to the inaugural winner of the Pacific Nations Cup, Fiji.  Fiji routed Tonga in Japan on the weekend, 31 - 21, the differential being reduced by a last minute Tongan try.  Throughout the game Fiji brought greater poise and structure and an edge in pace.  Bula!   Japan toppled U.S.A. by...


Rugby Canada Womens Sevens

Rugby Canada Womens Sevens

Posted in Canada Rugby / Girls Rugby / News / Sevens

CW would like all of our followers to take time to give a vote to NSWT member and Canadian Women's Player of the Year, Jen Kish.  Jen is one of five nominees for IRB's Women's Sevens P-O-Y.  Nominate players are; Kelly Brazier, New Zealand (213) Jennifer Kish, Canada (412) Kayla McAlister,...


Rugby Canada Golfing Extravaganza

Rugby Canada Golfing Extravaganza

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fundraiser / Victoria BC

Rugby Canada and the members of the Victoria Golf Committee invite you to join them for the Rugby Canada Players Championship Golf Tournament, a fundraising golf tournament at Olympic View Golf Club on July 11, 2013. Olympic View Golf Club boasts a variety of golf holes; each an...


BCRU's CEO Jeff Sauve Leaves

BCRU's CEO Jeff Sauve Leaves

Posted in CW Rugby / News

VANCOUVER, BC - After eight years as Chief Executive Officer of our Provincial Sport Organization, BC Rugby today announces the departure of Jeff Sauvé.  Sauvé is pursuing a new challenge at the NSO level and has been appointed the CEO of Field Hockey Canada. Sauvé is moving into his new role...


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...


NSMT Plays Cherry Blossoms Tough

NSMT Plays Cherry Blossoms Tough

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Game Reports

In what could only be described as a chaotic and brutal schedule, Canada’s Men’s Team was nipped 16 – 13 in Japan yesterday.  With a bare three day recuperation period, including a cross-Pacific flight Canada faced an up beat Japanese side that had just drubbed Wales 28 – 3.  The players must...


Ireland Came To Play!

Ireland Came To Play!

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Game Reports / Rugby Club

Ireland laid a 40 – 14 licking on Canada at Toronto’s BMO field, not to mention CW’s Temple, in front of a record Canadian rugby crowd of 20,400 yesterday.  The six try to one final tally was probably representative of events, although as my wife said; “Our Canadian boys always seem to play...


GAME DAY

GAME DAY

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Game Reports / Rugby Club

Barkwill & Woolridge pack down in another uni.  Both men will be on the pitch today at some stage against Ireland and we wish them well.  News of note overnight saw the U.S. put in a pretty lethargic display in losing to the Kingdom of Tonga ("all glory to God") by a scoreline of 18 - 9. ...


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...


CW Junior Rugby

CW Junior Rugby

Posted in CW Rugby / Juniors / News / Rugby Club

CWRFC, under the leadership of newly appointed Director of Junior Rugby, Don Swainson, recently hosted a luncheon Think Tank on the topic of Junior Rugby, attended by twenty coaches and managers of boys and girls U14 - U18 rugby.  The occasion was also the "launching" of the club's Handbook...


CW's Jack Nyren Makes The Grade

CW's Jack Nyren Makes The Grade

Posted in CW Rugby / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

Pictured in last year's BC winning U16 team at the CRC's, CW's Jack Nyren has continued with his representative career, recently being announced as selected to the B.C. U17 team for the upcoming PRC's.  Some players could very well be selected for the B.C. U18 Championships from this...


Sour Grapes From Tongan Coach

Sour Grapes From Tongan Coach

Posted in Canada Rugby / News

The following article has been copied from MSN News, a story line, post Tongan loss to Canada.  For those who viewed the game and the infractions, it is hard NOT to agree with suspensions meted by an independant Board.   TORONTO - Canadian rugby coach Kieran Crowley has dismissed...