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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...



Just Deserves

Just Deserves

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / News / Sevens

CW offers its congratulations to newly announced Rugby Canada VII's Captain for the Dubai Sevens starting tomorrow, John Moonlight. Moonlight, who has been a consistent performer on the circuit in recent seasons, is joined by Nanyak Dala, Adam Kleeberger, Harry Jones, Ciaran Hearn, Connor...


A Goal Setter

A Goal Setter

Posted in CW Rugby / News / NSMT

CW congratulates NSMT and London Irish's, Jebb Sinclair on recognition for his hard work in the Irish's tough loss to Leicester last weekend.  Jebb toiled at Ceedub, coming from the east, for a couple of seasons as a "youngster" and always was confident that he would "make it".  He backed...


U14 Road Warriors

U14 Road Warriors

Posted in CW Rugby / Game Reports / Juniors

CW U14s are at it again! The U14s made their first 'overseas trip' last Sunday and came back victorious! The team was re-organized into two sevens teams to compete in the U-14 and U-13 final seven-a-side tournament of the Fall season last Sunday in Abbotsford. The tournament included a mix...


Meet Our Parents Night

Meet Our Parents Night

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER, 28TH.     CW is hosting this event at DISCOVERY SPORTS CLUB - 714 DISCOVERY ST., with the hopes that many of our parents of mini, girls and junior rugby players can make the effort to drop in to the club, 7:30 - 10:00 p.m.    The purpose of the evening is purely social!...


Grey Cup Curtain Raisers

Grey Cup Curtain Raisers

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

Rugby fans who took time to watch the two matches at Windsor Park on Sunday, winding up the V.I.R.U. Juniors’ (U16 & U18) season were treated to some excellent rugby.  The action started with CW playing some champagne rugby for the assembled throng, taking on the Velox club in U16...


Second Stanza Demise

Second Stanza Demise

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Men's Reserve Div / Prems / Victoria BC

UVic came up with two, rather comprehensive victories over Ceedub, this past weekend.  The Norsemen shellacked The Ones, certainly the biggest hiding in distant memory.  Hopefully, in the New Year, the hackneyed; “it can only get better”, will actually apply.   The Premiers had the score at 7 –...


Focus On Sevens

Focus On Sevens

Posted in Canada Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

    Canada's NSMT puts their "International Season" behind them and now switches their focus to the Sevens Circuit.  Nine players who have been on the XV's squad will be fronting up at Dubai this coming weekend.  Although it is difficult to think in one's mind about the switch in style of the...


Giving Back

Giving Back

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Giving Back

CW club offers its thanks to all players - PARTICULARLY those U16 and U18 players who had played tough games earlier in the afternoon, for assisting with the Annual Oak Bay Village Crhistmas Lightup.  That's the stlye, guys.  (Community Events organizers - Lucy Barwin, Alexa Lindross)...


Huge Day At Windsor Tomorrow.

Huge Day At Windsor Tomorrow.

Posted in CW Rugby / Juniors / Victoria BC

Grey Cup Prelude CW encourages all fans to come to Windsor tomorrow to watch Vancouver Island Age Grade finals.  At 1:00 p.m. CW plays cross-town rivals, Velox in U 16 Boys action and at 2:30.......finishing just after  Grey Cup k.o., CW plays Comox in U 18 action. This should be a "beauty"...


Pritch Runs Riot

Pritch Runs Riot

Posted in Canada Rugby / Game Reports / News

'onya, Pritch, you old Parkes Boar!  James Pritchard led the scoring parade this morning in Lisbon with 27 points as Canada wailed on Portugal, 52 - 8. Pritch had a brace of tallies as well as Ciaran Hearn. Score at the interval favored Canada 25 - 3. Pritch also kicked 7/9 attempts at goal. ...


Hubie (Une Beardo) Takes The Reins

Hubie (Une Beardo) Takes The Reins

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Line-ups / NSMT

CW, Home Away From Home for Hubert Buydens, is proud to offer congratulations to him on the announcement of his appointment as Captain Canada against Protugal tomorrow. Hubert still calls the Wild Oats his Home club, even tho he hangs his hat at Windsor whenever he is not on the road or...


A Cost For Developing Players

A Cost For Developing Players

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

CWRFC has taken considerable pride in its development programs over the past decade.  Developing players does come with a price, that being in the case of The Tricolors; many of those players leave the club at a young age, their prime playing days, to go to Universities.  Contrary to a...


Unsung Hero - On The Field

Unsung Hero - On The Field

Posted in CW Rugby / Men's Reserve Div / News / Rugby Club

This week’s hero is the Captain of The Ones, Jacob “Chips” Lamb.  Jacob is a hard, uncompromising man who leads by his deeds. Jacob gave away his age to CW – 33. He and his dad run Engarde Trucking Co.  He is a hometown boy, becoming a rarity with the two Premier clubs in Victoria and he...


The Rugby Site

The Rugby Site

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

We bring you this article with the reminder that November the 21st is deadline for early bird, $125 registration fee for the Smith/Henry Clinic, including one year FREE REGISTRATION to this site.   "From my perspective the Rugby Site is one of the most current and up to date informational...


Island Mini Jamboree

Island Mini Jamboree

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

CW Mini organizers report on a successful V.I. Jamboree held yesterday at UVic's Wallace Field and Velox Field. Teams came from as far afield as Comox and Nanaimo.  South Island clubs, Cowichan, Velox and CW added to the mix.  A total of over one hundred and fifty players from U8's to U12's...


Scores From Elsewhere

Scores From Elsewhere

Posted in CW Rugby / Juniors / News

CW U18's moved on to the V.I.R.U. Final with Home Field advantage next Sunday, after defeating cross town rivals, Velox.  Although the final score was a little lop-sided, Coach Robinson reports it was a  good tussle and Velox showed to be a much more difficult hurdle than an earlier contest. ...


Buckley Boots Boys To Victory

Buckley Boots Boys To Victory

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

After trailing The Loma for most of the game and playing with fourteen men from midway through the first half, the Tricolor overcame a huge hurdle to come away from Connaught with a maximum, five competition points.  Captain, Matt Buckley who has "shared" the kicking duties this season, potted...


NSMT Nutted On Last Play

NSMT Nutted On Last Play

Posted in Canada Rugby / Game Reports / News

Rugby Canada faced the second of three similarly ranked opponents today in Bucharest, when they played Romania.  Unfortunately for the boys, the result turned out to be the same as it was, same place, same time, one week ago when Romania defeated Tonga 19 - 18.  Today it was 21 - 20. Romania...


Same Time (of year), Different Place, Different Faces

Same Time (of year), Different Place, Different Faces

Posted in CW Rugby / Prems / Rugby Club

M.I.A......Monro -retired; Thornber - UVic; Daumer - Unsung Hero; Dalsin - injured. The Meraloma will have much to prove tomorrow at Connaught against visiting CW.  Last week they played James Bay tough to get within two points for a bonus point.  Any team coached by Brian Erichson, featuring...


News From Around The Rugby World

News From Around The Rugby World

Posted in Canada Rugby / Coaching / Community / Giving Back / Rugby Club

VANCOUVER: Rugby Canada provides the opportunity for a fantastic learning experience for current and future coaches, when Graham Henry and Wayne Smith, RWC coaching team winners with N.Z. at 2011 RWC, visit Vancouver on December 2ND.  The clinic's duration will be four hours and registration...