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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...


Around CW & Upcoming

Around CW & Upcoming

Posted in CW Rugby / News / Prems / Rugby Club

FOR YOUR CALENDARS: Saturday, June 15th, U14 B.C. Trial @ UVic's Wallace Field at 11:00 til 2:00. Saturday, June 15th, 4:30......The Temple is open for 5:00 k.o., CANADA Vs IRELAND, join your mates in a Guinness and cheer on the Maple Leaf as they go for four on the trot. NB. Premier...


U20's Drop Final To Azurri

U20's Drop Final To Azurri

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

Canada trailed Italy at the interval by a mere four points, 6 - 10 in the JWRC Final.  However, not unlike the Senior Mens game, a massive 52 points were scored in the second stanza, with Canada being on the receiving end of a 23 -45 loss.  From reports a couple of "yellows" against Canada did...


CANADA HANGS ON FOR WIN

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Game Reports

  HERE'S THE MATCH VIDEO IF YOU MISSED IT - ENJOY!   Team Canada managed to hang on for 36 to 27 point win over visiting Tonga in their third Pacific Cup match.  This was the second win over Tonga in the past year, probably vaulting Canada over Tonga in world rugby standings.  It was a...


CW CONGRATULATES CAPTAIN CARPS

CW CONGRATULATES CAPTAIN CARPS

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Minis / Victoria BC

NSMT's Captain, Aaaron Carpenter reaches the FIFYT CAP plateau today when he leads the boys against Tonga.  This is an outstanding effort and he joins an ellite club.  CW wishes to offer sincere congratulations on this service and also wish him the best of luck in today's outing.  He will be...


Senior Men Vs. Tonga

Senior Men Vs. Tonga

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / News

Coach Crowley has announced his squad of 23 players to go up against Tonga this Saturday at Queens University.  A delayed telecast of the match will be aired on Rogers Sportsnet World @ 6:00 p.m. (PST). Canada’s Roster for Tonga – Name, (Club/CRC Team) Hometown   #1 - Hubert Buydens,...


Giving Back

Giving Back

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

Last weekend a bunch of CW Minis and Womens players assembled at Windsor to partake in the 51st Oak Bay Tea Party.  These young people did a great job, organizing the "float" and wooing the crowds with their candy tossing abilities. CW seeks to be imnvolved with community whenever possible and...


Some Days Are Diamonds.....

Some Days Are Diamonds.....

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

Some days are stones but yesterday was a four diamond day for Rugby Canada’s Men’s Program.  The Men’s U20 team scored a solid; four try victory over Uruguay, 36 – 15.  This put them at the head of Pool A and they now play Italy on Sunday to see who gets promoted back to the World Tier One...


Rugby Canada Selects Squad Vs. Fiji - Wednesday.

Rugby Canada Selects Squad Vs. Fiji - Wednesday.

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

Coach Crowley has named his squad to take on the Fijians this Wednesday at BMO Field, Toronto, KO., @ 3:00 p.m. PST.  The Fijians defeated Japan handily last week and pose a problem for the Canadians.  If you watch French, English and Super XV rugby, you would be constantly amazed by the size...


I Wanna Be Like Mike (Pyke)!

"I Wanna Be Like Mike (Pyke)!"

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

Sydney Swans, winners of the Australian Footbal League (aka Aussie Rules), last season, currently sit in third place after ten games so far this season.  This is due in no small way to the league-leading "mark" taker, Canadian NSMT, Victorian and former CW-er, Mike Pyke.  Pyker was the talk...


SOME RECENT SCORES

SOME RECENT SCORES

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / News

CANADIAN U20:  Let's start with the most exciting!  Canada's U20's wailed on Japan with a six try performance, 39 to 15. Jake Webster from Ontario scored a hat trick, O'Leary added more points from the boot and Hammond played competently @ # 9 whilst Peter Van Buren was amongst the reserves. ...


BC BEARS ANNOUNCE COACHING STAFF

BC BEARS ANNOUNCE COACHING STAFF

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Rugby Club

A strong triad of coach-management has been named for the upcoming summer season of CRC's.  Head Coach is Burnaby's, Jim Dixon, a man of eclectic rugby background and experience, who along with Kris De Scossa has been the mastermind of Burnaby's resurgence over the past three seasons.  He will...


He came, He saw, this time, he failed to Conquer!

He came, He saw, this time, he failed to Conquer!

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

  Rugby Hall of Famer, Ireland captain and British Lions flanker, Fergus Slattery, a man very used to conquering, failed to do all of that on his recent visit to Victoria.  Slattery, a rugby legend to many CW and Victoria "old timers" was present for the grand opening of a picture wall at...


CW's Spencer Robinson Announced BC Boys U15 Coach

CW's Spencer Robinson Announced BC Boys U15 Coach

Posted in CW Rugby / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

Victoria's Spencer Robinson has been appointed Head Coach of the TrueBlue BC Rugby Under-15 boys provincial team for the upcoming summer season. A Level Three NCCP certified coach with experience at the high school, club, provincial and national levels, Robinson will be working alongside...


MIKEYS TO PLAY IN BERMUDA

MIKEYS TO PLAY IN BERMUDA

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

  Fuailefau and Scholz have been chosen to play, along with a couple of other Canucks including Pat Parfrey, for a Barbarian-style team against top English club, Saracens, this Friday Night as a  Fundraiser for Bermudan Youth Rugby.  The encounter will be filmed by UK's Total Rugby.  In the...


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...