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Sizzling Start; Frizzle and Frazzle To Finish!

Sizzling Start; Frizzle and Frazzle To Finish!

Posted in CW Rugby / Game Reports / News / Prems

CW hosted JBAA in two matches, Saturday last.  The Ones trailed 3- 21 after a disappointing first half.  The teams tied each other, 17 - 17 in the second stanza for a final, CW 20 - JBAA 38, bonus point victory.  The Ones, so far this season, appear mirred on the runway.  Tabor and Crawford...


Quelle Journee

Quelle Journee

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

CWRFC was able to take great consolation after a hat trick of senior mens losses over the weekend with a fantastic day of mini, girls and junior boys rugby on Sunday last.  The Minis hosted an "interclub" day, with teams from Campbell River, Cowichan and Velox playing in U8, U10 and...


Pane Cracked But Not Shattered

Pane Cracked But Not Shattered

Posted in Canada Rugby / News

Led by the Captain, Kleeberger, Canada put up a far better showing in last night's final ARC encounter than their midweek performance against the U.S. The set scrum was much improved with tight head scrum wins "book-ending" the encounter, far better tackling at the defensive line and for the...


A Window Of Opportunity?

A Window Of Opportunity?

Posted in Canada Rugby / Line-ups / News

With what appears to be a stronger side on paper, Canada will hope to cause a monumental upset in tonight's final ARC encounter against Argentina.  The locks have been beefed up, with Morrison partnering Flagg who had a good game in the opener against Uruguay, the back row looks bigger and...


Rugby Extravaganza This Weekend

Rugby Extravaganza This Weekend

Posted in CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Juniors / Line-ups / Minis / News / Prems / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

CW will be fielding a record ten teams on the pitch this Saturday and Sunday, from Minis to Senior Men.  Saturday competition sees a change of time when the Ones play JBAA @ 11:30 a.m. and Premier action kicks off at 1:00 p.m.  The First Divies have some work to do to make up for what might...


Dryworld Is Everywhere

Dryworld Is Everywhere

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / News

  It is with great pride that CW can now announce its relationship with Dryworld Industries, joining other prominent rugby bodies, Rugby Canada and BCRN.  As published elsewhere on this site, Co-owner and CW faithful, Matt Weingart, yesterday presented a pair of Dry Feet to John...


Newcomer Sets Bar

Newcomer Sets Bar

Posted in CW Rugby / News / Victoria BC

Co-owner Dry Feet and Tricolor, Matt Weingart Presents John Braddock With His Pair.   The CW Executive is pleased to announce the pre-season and "opening days" award winner, John Braddock.  John is the happy recipient of his new pair of Dryfeet.  The coaches had been asked to select a player...


ARC's Continue

ARC's Continue

Posted in Canada Rugby / News

  Pretty much yesterday's news now but a few words from this fan.  U.S. were bigger and better.  This was a win the red, white and blue would relish, rubbing some salt in with their three tries. I missed it in the flesh but watched "downstream" and it was a disappointing Canadian...


Los Pumas Revisit The Park

Los Pumas Revisit The Park

Posted in CW Rugby / Minis

On a glorious sunny Thanksgiving morning, it was great to see the Argentinian National Mens team back at Windsor for a practise session.  Last year at the ARC, CW officially hosted this team.  This year the liaison officer is Gustavo Verna.  It was great to have some of our minis out, having a...


Pumas At Windsor

Pumas At Windsor

Posted in CW Rugby / Minis

Today's action at The Park features Minis at 9:30 and the Argentinian Nats training at 10:30.  We remind folk that access will be circuitous today owing to Royal Vic Marathon.  Enjoy the sun, lots to be thankful for on this Thanksgiving weekend.  Go,...


Worthy Effort Falls Short

Worthy Effort Falls Short

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / Sevens

CW's, Ciaran Hearn in full stride Vs Spain   Canada gave another Sevens memorable effort at the 'first-up', Gold Coast Tournament yesterday when they were nipped by France in overtime in the Bowl Final, 14 - 19. Points earned in this opener have the men placed tenth of the sixteen teams on...


Wraps Off At Westhills

Wraps Off At Westhills

Posted in Canada Rugby / Game Reports / News

CW's, Mike Scholz crosses for the winning points Vs Uruguay.   Victoria's second hosting of the Americas Rugby Championships opened with a pair of games at Langford's Westhills Stadium last night.  Overall impressions...the event has been heavily marketted and a good crowd was present,...


Permutations Drop Canucks to Bowl

Permutations Drop Canucks to Bowl

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / Sevens

Canada suffered two dismal spells of luck during the past 24 hours, losing both its Sevens Captain and XV's Captain to injury. At the Gold Coast in Oz, Canada opened against the always tough, Fiji.  Our boys respect but are no longer in awe of the opposition on the circuit and held the...


Referee News

Referee News

Posted in CW Rugby / News / Refereeing / Rugby Club

CW offers kudos to Chris Assmus who has just been appointed to two full Internationals; Uruguay Vs Spain and U.S.A. Vs N.Z. Maori, both games taking place next month.  This is a real coup for the young 24 year old B.C. ref.  Chris refereed in England and Wales in the early spring and...


CW U16's Win Season Opener

CW U16's Win Season Opener

Posted in Game Reports / Juniors / News / Victoria BC

CW's U16 men took on rival Velox last night in a rescheduled season opener.   From the starting whistle it was clear both teams were intent on making a statement, first with CW creating a turnover right from the kick-off setting the tone with a jarring hit and then Velox achieving...


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? ...