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Tenuous Start To Tokyo

Posted in Canada Rugby / News

Canada found the going tough in their opener at the Tokyo Sevens.  Everyone wants a part of the "top ten" and hosts, Japan, containing names such as Loti Toquiri and one or two other of non-Japanese lineage, showed no respect in their 14 - 10 win over Canada in the tourney's opener.  Japan...


CW Annual Fun(d)raiser Dinner

CW Annual Fun(d)raiser Dinner

Posted in Club Dinner / CW Rugby / Fundraiser / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

CW wishes to give a HUGE THANK YOU to all patrons who attended or contributed to our recent Annual Dinner,  held at Uplands Golf Course.  The evening was another outstanding success, enabling the Board to breath a collective sigh of relief, as the club remains solvent for another season! ...


CW Minis Call It Quits For The Season

CW Minis Call It Quits For The Season

Posted in CW Rugby / Minis

Mitch picks the gap! Minis wound up another successful season last Sunday, although there are hopes for U11 and U13 to compete at Shawnigan Jamboree on 7th April.  It was a great morning at The Park, hosting cross-town, Velox.  What a windup - hot dogs and cup cakes - does it get any better? ...


The Weekend That Was!

The Weekend That Was!

The curtain draws on a very interesting weekend.  Firstly, congratulations to the NSMT Sevens, marginally being nutted by Samoa 7 -12 in the Plate Final at Hong Kong.  The boys earned 12 MAJOR points, moving up the ladder to ninth place, vaulting the more illustrious 'Poms'.  An excellent...


Sevens Saga Resumes

Sevens Saga Resumes

Posted in News / Victoria BC

Rugby Canada's Senior Mens Team opens pool play in Hong Kong this weekend. The men play, Hong Kong, Spain and Fiji.  The SMT are joined by BC Youth U17's in a minor version of The BIGS.  This will be another lead up to RWC Mens 7's to be hosted by Moscow in June.  CW offers the club's best...


CW Womens Rugby Hits The News

CW Womens Rugby Hits The News

Posted in CW Rugby / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

This news is a little stale but CW wishes to congratulate Sophie De Goede - a Minis to Magic success story on her recent selection to play with the BC Womens U18 team at the Las Vegas Sevens.  Sophie epitomizes the term "work ethic", plus being endowed with De Goede and White genes, being the...


Fergus Hall Recognized as BC High School, Male AOY

Fergus Hall Recognized as BC High School, Male AOY

Posted in News / Victoria BC

Castaway Wanderers product and Glenlyon Norfolk graduate Fergus Hall was recently recognized as the Sport BC High School Male Athlete of the Year at the 47th Annual Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards. A standout in soccer and rugby, Hall was named one of three top BC male athletes. Hall...


CW Salutes Volunteer

CW Salutes Volunteer

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

With the launching this new web site, it is most fitting to recognize Charlie ("Duck") MacLachlan.  'Duck' is a former Wanderer and national team player and for the past five years, has hosted this site, as his way of "giving back".  He has been a long time friend and supporter of CW since...


Video - Castaway Wanderers RFC over the years

Video - Castaway Wanderers RFC over the years

Posted in Rugby Club / Victoria BC

This is the video that was shown at the Castaway-Wanderers' 2009 Fundraiser at the Uplands Golf Club. It features "vintage" pictures, cameo/candid video footage of various club folks, and highlight clips from our senior, junior, and mini (youth)...