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Cel-e-brate Good Times,.......Come On!

Cel-e-brate Good Times,.......Come On!

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Giving Back / Rugby Club

  CW Family offers its best wishes to Girls' Coach Marley Riordan (and husband, Pat), on the birth of their second child, a daughter!    Marls will actually have to take some time off from coaching-'onya, Marley! Also, over the holiday season, Captain Tieds announced his engagement...


Around Ceedub

Around Ceedub

Posted in Community / Girls Rugby / Juniors / Refereeing / Rugby Club

      Final weekend for tree shredding.  Thanks for your support to date.  Remind your neighbours!  Saturday, Sunday; 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.       Boys and girls, aged 14 - 17.  Reminder of Vikes Academy, starts tomorrow at 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. @ Wallace Field.  Bargain prive - ten...


Unsung Hero - On The Field

Unsung Hero - On The Field

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Giving Back / Prems / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

2014’s first Unsung Hero, on the field, needs little introduction – a warrior, respected by friend and foe, a leader and friend, Roger Robinson.  In a season when Roggie probably would have preferred to focus on coaching, he has answered the bell on a number of occasions to don the cleats and...


Shred Those Trees!

Shred Those Trees!

Posted in Community / Giving Back / Victoria BC

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, 10:00 - 4:00. WHERE?  Windsor Rose Garden.  Donation appreciated.    ...


Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Posted in Canada Rugby / Coaching / Fifteens / NSMT / Sevens

CW wishes everyone all the very best for the New Year - good health, good friends and good times.  We remind you to party responsibly!  On a rugby note, we include the following, directly quoted, courtesy of Rugby Canada website.  It is an article of extreme interest in our opinion. The...


Unsung Volunteers - Giving Back

Unsung Volunteers - Giving Back

Posted in Coaching / Community / CW Rugby / Giving Back / Minis

  It is appropriate at this time of year when giving is so important, that we end our final interview for this year in the series of "Heros", by introducing our two U8 Mini Rugby Coaches - Ed Knaggs and Tom Browne. We'll kick it off with Ed. CW: How long have you been associated with CW or...


B.C. R.U. Coach & Referee Clinics

B.C. R.U. Coach & Referee Clinics

Posted in Clinics / B.C. Rugby / Coaching / CW Rugby / Refereeing

2014 BC Rugby Coach and Referee Clinics Dates: Sat. Jan 18th – Sun. Jan 19th, 2014Location: St. George's School, 4175 West 29th Ave, Vancouver, BCOptions: Introduction to Competition Course: $200.00 plus taxInitiation to Rugby Course: $90.00 plus taxIRB Level 1 Sevens: $125.00 plus taxLevel...


Merry Christmas To All

Merry Christmas To All

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

With a sack the size of this, we hope that Santa has some goodies for CW!  Apart from the U16's Provincial Title, the Fall represented rather slim pickings for The Tricolor. We hope it also contains a good recovery for NSMT Sevens, off to Vegas on January, 24 - 26.  With some "home town"...


Las Vegas Sevens

Las Vegas Sevens

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / NSMT / Sevens

  Treat yourself to your own Christmas present!  Stay at the Hard Rock Hotel and join fellow fans at the first Annual Dog River Howlers' Hoser party, at the Hard Rock Cafe on January, 23rd.  BUY TICKETS...


You Bring 'em; We Chip 'em!

You Bring 'em; We Chip 'em!

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Giving Back

CW embarks, if you'll pardon the pun, on its annual tree chipping fundraiser on Sunday, December 29th.  In conjunction with Bartlett's Tree Service, the all-you-need-to-know-about-trees-business, we will be collecting trees at our home ground at Windsor Park on 29/12 (noon - 4:00 p.m.);...


Youth Aged 14 - 19, Grow Your Game @ Vikes Academy

Youth Aged 14 - 19, Grow Your Game @ Vikes Academy

Posted in Girls Rugby / Juniors

Starting Friday, 14th January, 4:00 - 5:30 at Wallace Field. Registration cost, $160 for ten weeks until Friday, March 14th. Head Coach - Doug Tate Includes; Individual skill development; Tactics; Decision making; Speed training; Mental preparation;  Fitness assessment; Weight...


A Banner Night At DSC

A Banner Night At DSC

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

We are at our strongest, based on Spence's "Pyramid Theory".  Co-captains, Jonah Hall, Brayden Tate and Brandon Schellenberger hold the banner. CW's B.C. Championship U16 team assembled at The Temple on Wednesday to celebrate their season and hoist their Championship Banner.  The players...


Meet Our Sponsors - Vital Health Pharmacy

Meet Our Sponsors - Vital Health Pharmacy

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

Vital Pharmacy is a recent CW sponsor, so it was with interest that we recently interviewed one of the owners, Don Swainson.   CW: What is Vital Health Pharmacy all about? "Vital Health Pharmacy is a new kind of pharmacy, specializing in health needs solely (versus being a "general...


On The Cards

On The Cards

Posted in Canada Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

CW's, Hearn, who had a good tournament....rapidly being recognised for his "Sonny Bill" offloads!   It seemed almost fated that SRA's Blitzbokkes would take the Nelson Mandela Sevens title, fittingly so, but it wasn't without a hard fought win over a much improved Kiwi, 17 - 14,...


Christmas Spirit

Christmas Spirit

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Giving Back / Victoria BC

Pictured, The Prez & long time CW stalwart, Dick Hales. A tip of the Ruggernut's cap to club dudes giving back to our community.  Firstly, to those who helped "fill the Salvation Army bell", undertaking their shift under chilly conditions - great stuff.  Then it was at dark in the Oak...


CW Congratulates B.C. Players Of The Year

CW Congratulates B.C. Players Of The Year

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Fifteens / Prems

CW offers congratulations to Burnaby's, Joe Dolesau and Julia Sugawara who have been selected by a ballot from coaches as the Male & Female BC Players Of The Year.  Both players have made a significant contribution to the game in B.C., Joe being runner up in the scoring table and Julia leading...


Day One @ Mandela...So Far

Day One @ Mandela...So Far

Posted in Canada Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

Well, we knew it would be no easy task.  The Blitzbokke came out firing and Cecil Afrika, flying, they kept possession from Canada who found themselves 17 points awry at the half.  Our boys played it tough in the second half with Mack crossing to get it to 7 - 17, leaving the second half "tied"...


R.I.P., Nelson Mandela

R.I.P., Nelson Mandela

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / NSMT / Sevens

He emerged into bright winter sunshine, stepped on to the lush field and pulled on a cap. His long-sleeve green rugby jersey was untucked and buttoned right up to the top, a style all his own. On the back, a gold No.6, big and bold. Within seconds, the chants went up from the fans packed...


C.W. U16's, B.C. Champs

C.W. U16's, B.C. Champs

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

What a day for the two top U.16 sides in the province to clash for the provincial title! The wind threatened to cancel the ferries and the rain threatened to soak the field but neither came between this  exchange  between Castaway-Wanderers from Victoria and Bayside Sharks of Surrey....


What A Difference A Week Makes

What A Difference A Week Makes

Posted in Canada Rugby / Game Reports / Sevens

Phil Mack featured here.  Phil was the tourney's #5 leading scorer.   Portugal took delight in avenging a heavy loss in XV's, this time last week to Canada, when they finally broke away in the last minute or so of play in the Dubai Sevens, Bowl semi final, last night.  The match was 14 - 12 @...


And The Winners Are....

And The Winners Are....

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / NSMT / Rugby Club / Sevens / Victoria BC

Australian Women's Sevens who came from behind, 7 - 27  to defeat N.Z. in the Dubai Finals by a score of 35 - 27.  Canadian women lost in an upset to a last minute try by Russia, 10 - 15. This gave the ladies a fourth place standing. Canada had their two top players unable to make the trip due...


Sevens Heaven - Close, But Not Quite

Sevens Heaven - Close, But Not Quite

Posted in News / NSMT / Sevens

For those readers who just need the recap fix - read it here!  NSMT opened the day rather flat, after getting it to 7 - 14 against England early, with a Ciaran Hearn tally, that was all she wrote as 'The Chooms' showed some pedigree, racing away to a 47 - 7 final.   Game #2 was the...


Day One - Canada Women In Dubai

Day One - Canada Women In Dubai

Posted in Canada Rugby / Girls Rugby / Sevens

Canada's NSWT moved into the quarter finals after day#1 action in Dubai.  The outcome is good however, the team would not have been happy as to how it occured, beeating France handsomely, thence tying Brazil and getting whitewashed against Australia.   What Head Coach John Tait said following...


Women's U18 Sevens Tryouts

Women's U18 Sevens Tryouts

Posted in News / Sevens

Provincial team trials for the Under-18 women's sevens program are just around the corner. The tryouts are scheduled for December 7th in Duncan for all Vancouver Island players and on December 8th in Vancouver for all Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and Interior-based players.   With the...