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Captain Tieds Leads Canada Against Uruguay

Captain Tieds Leads Canada Against Uruguay

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

    CW's Club Captain, Andrew Tiedemann has been selected to lead the NSMT for their contests in the upcoming ARC's. Andrew will have Gorvorchin (BLRFC) and Jake Illnicki (Williams Lake) starting as FRF, Flagg (CW), Morrison (UBCOB), Kleeberger (CW), Coughlin (JBAA) McQueen (Balmy Beach)...


U16's Play Opener On The Road

U16's Play Opener On The Road

Posted in CW Rugby / Game Reports / Juniors / News

After what can only be described as a bizarre start to the season with a combination of schedule changes, cancellations and inhospitable weather, CW's U16 men hit the pitch last Sunday for their first game action.  In an effort to seek competition, a friendly was arranged with Bayside and...


Gathering Of The Establishment

Gathering Of The Establishment

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / Victoria BC

This week sees a FIRST for Canadian Rugby as the International Rugby Board (IRB) aka Gods of Rugby, gather in Vancouver for a week of meetings; a general meeting of the Board and its sub-committees.  As pictured, it is a propitious time to announce the ground-breaking for additional facilities...


Canada At The Gold Coast

Canada At The Gold Coast

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / News / Sevens

The Maple Leafs landed in Brisbane yesterday in temperatures hovering around 30 deg., to play in the opening round of the Sevens Circuit.  The squad  includes a number of CW "connections" and will be captained by UVic's, Nate Hirayama. Senior members are; Ciaran Hearn, John Moonlight (nb....


Top Coaching Comes To Victoria

Top Coaching Comes To Victoria

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Coaching / Juniors / Minis / News

CW is pleased to announce to club coaches that the $20 fee for attendance at this clinic will be covered by the club, as we constantly seek ways of enhancing our product. Phone 250 721 1527 for...


CW U14 Shows HEART in Match with Velox

CW U14 Shows HEART in Match with Velox

Posted in CW Rugby / Juniors / Victoria BC

On a beautiful autumn day the spirit of rugby was alive and well as CW U14 hosted the Velox Valhalians at Windsor Park. With Velox experiencing a shortage of players for the match each half saw four CW volunteers battling hard on behalf of the Velox team.  Prior to the match, our boys...


Visitors "Pinch" CDI Opener

Visitors "Pinch" CDI Opener

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Game Reports / Prems

Rhys (The Caboose) Jones on the rampage Vs Caps.   CW arrived at Klahanie Cauldron rather late on Saturday last, after dodging downtown Vancouver traffic.  Following a brief warm up it was “game on”.  Conditions and the weather were favorable after a week of rain.  A good mix of forward and...


Los Pumas Vover A Windsor Park

Los Pumas Vover A Windsor Park

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

CW Minis & U14's will take advantage of watching an International team train when Argentina takes to Windsor Park this coming Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. and next Sunday at 10:30 a.m.  On Wednesday, the U14's will train after Los Pumas at 4:30 and Coach Shane has asked as many as possible to take in...


Around The League

Around The League

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / News / Prems / Rugby Club

The BCRU Premiership League gets underway this afternoon.  Let's start with CW.  The Tricolors travel to Klahanie to take on the Caps, always tough at home.  Caps had a tough game last week last week with a narrow two point loss to Burnaby.  CW is slowly mustering the troops.  There is a hint...


Unsung Hero - Off The Field

Unsung Hero - Off The Field

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Rugby Club

Who lines our field rain, hail or shine, midweek, weekends?  Who completes the program layout and ensures weekly roster inserts get to the printers on time?  Who assists with the website and its associated graphics? Who designs posters and brochures for Mini and Girls Rugby promotion? ...


Unsung Hero - On The Field

Unsung Hero - On The Field

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Prems / Rugby Club

Cometh the hour, cometh the man.  In what has been a particularly rocky start to the season, certain individuals have stood out.  Over the next couple of weeks, we will recognize some of these "Unsung Heroes".    The first is Gord Kehoe. Gord's hometown is Alliston, Ontario, where he entered...


Numbers Belie Tale Of The Tape

Numbers Belie Tale Of The Tape

Excitement is in the rugby air as another CDI season kicks off.  The state of the CW Nation appears hale with 58 senior men registered.  These numbers are every bit as healthy as the past three seasons, yet it is a problem that the club is having to field two senior teams.  CW is struggling to...


Fruitless Trek Crosstown

Fruitless Trek Crosstown

In horrendous weather conditions, CW dropped a pair of results to James Bay yesterday.  The Ones found themselves down 10 - 18 at the interval and failed to make any inroads in the second stanza, losing 17 - 33.   The Prems had a plot that could have and some might say, should have, succeeded...


Inclement Weather Cancels A Great Day

Inclement Weather Cancels A Great Day

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

The day that might have been......GREAT!  Most unfortunately, Windsor Park has significant standing water late this afternoon and all rugby fixtures that had been planned for tomorrow - minis, girls and age grade boys and youth are cancelled.  The forecast for tomorrow is .....much of the...


Old School Values Come To The Fore

Old School Values Come To The Fore

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / News / Prems / Rugby Club

At practise last night an oleo of talent worked hard, ranging The Park.  Players will need to exhibit the value of selflessness before the starting XV is jig-sawed to take the pitch on Saturday.  Loyalty to the Tricolor and pride of performance will be much needed values as players will...


Age Grade Action All Day!

Age Grade Action All Day!

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

Sunday - Games On!!   Windsor Park will be bursting at the seams this coming Sunday with age grade action.  Minis kick off at 10:00 a.m. followed by U14's taking on Cowichan at 11:30.  At 1:00 p.m. the U16 boys host Cowichan and the U18's open their season against Cowichan at 2:30 p.m.  ...


Rugby Canada Announces ARC Squad

Rugby Canada Announces ARC Squad

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / News / Victoria BC

Coach Crowley has announced his 25 man roster for the upcoming ARC's to be held again at Westhills Arena in Langford, starting October 11th when Canada takes on Argentina at 6:00 p.m.  It is a very interesting mix of players, predominantly coming from the recent CRC  Competition, an...


That Other Code

That Other Code

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

This time last year, our site was all agog with the news that CW and NSMT's player, Mike Pyke was playing in the Australian Rules Football Grand Final.  Not only was Mike playing, he featured predominantly and was feted widely in The Land Downunder when his Sydney Swans won the title.  One...


Ro 'Bud' Hindson Added To Hall Of Fame

Ro 'Bud' Hindson Added To Hall Of Fame

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

CW is very happy to announce that Ro Hindson, of the former unamalgamated Castaway RFC was inducted to the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame last week.  Hindson who played his rugby with UVic, UBC, UBCOB and a lengthy stint with Castaways, still has a strong affinity with CW RFC.    His blond flowing...


Off To Oz

Off To Oz

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Sevens

  Despite the unavailability of players such as; Mack, Trainor, Ardron, Duke, Hassler, O'Toole, De Goede, Kleeberger and Scholt, Geraint John has selected a solid squad for the trek to Oz.   Nate Hirayama from the Vikes will skipper the side which will include vets, Moonlight, Dala, Hearn...


CW U14's At Comox Kickers Jamboree

CW U14's At Comox Kickers Jamboree

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

CW U14s set their alarm clocks Saturday night for an early Sunday morning drive up to Cumberland as the Comox Valley Kicker’s Rugby club hosted a Jamboree to commemorate the club’s 125th year.  Upon arrival in Cumberland, we were greeted with bucketting rains. After huddling under a roof near...


Students School Hosts

Students School Hosts

A case of "all tied up and nowhere to go"   UVic visited Windsor Park yesterday and gave a clinic to the Hosts, winning the curtain-raiser 53 - 0 and taking the main game 45 - 10.   "Scores perhaps did not accurately reflect the extended periods of possession by CW.  Unfortunately, The...


Blue Collar Bunch Take Over

Blue Collar Bunch Take Over

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

This Saturday, Doug Tate brings a solid group of Vikes to Windsor Park.  The Vikes appear to be a stronger combination on paper than that XV that took JBA apart last week.  It is a group that could include as many five or six "grads" from CW's Junior and Mini ranks however, it is just a duet,...


B.C. Youth Sevens Program

B.C. Youth Sevens Program

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Juniors

The picture tells a story....a big time crowd welcomes the teams in Las Vegas. Head coach of the BC Elite Youth Sevens Shane Thompson has announced a series of ID Sessions as the program begins to build towards the 2014 Las Vegas International Youth Invitational in January. A program...


CW's Kleeberger and Fuailefau Join Bears For Final Fling

CW's Kleeberger and Fuailefau Join Bears For Final Fling

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / Rugby Club

Looks like Fuli and Zac could be on opposite sides of the ball on Saturday!   Adam Kleeberger and Mike Fuailefau have been selected for the Bears as they take to the road for a hoped for, measure of respectability, this weekend.  The Bears ( 1 & 3) play the Prairie Wolf Pack (2 & 2) in...