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Barnburner At MacDonald?

Barnburner At MacDonald?

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Men's Reserve Div / Line-ups / Prems

A veritable Who's Who around Rugby Canada appears to be suiting up for what could be an epic contest tomorrow at MacDonald Park when CW comes up against James Bay for the third time this season, the previous two encounters, with the exception of one half, both being forgettable occasions...


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...


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"...


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...



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 –...


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...


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...


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...


Decisions, Decisions...Mistakes, Mistakes!

Decisions, Decisions...Mistakes, Mistakes!

Posted in CW Rugby / Fifteens / Men's Reserve Div / Juniors / News / Prems

  Saturday at Windsor saw no joy in Mudville, with the season’s best home crowd leaving the park somewhat frustrated after watching the boys leave competition points on the plate, dropping a 5 – 7 decision to The Ravens.   The Raven opened with pressure and posted first points after an...


Young Guns Lead The Way

Young Guns Lead The Way

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

A feast of rugby takes place tomorrow.  It all starts at 10:00 a.m. PST when Canada plays NZ Maori in Toronto.  Unfortunately, at this late stage, we are still unable to procure a starting XV for the Maple Leafs but we know for sure there will be some Tricolor connections involved.  We wish...


Ravens Review

Ravens Review

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

The Ravens kicked it up a notch last Saturday when they pasted their cross-town rivals, the Lomas 49 - 0, serving notice to all and sundry that they are a squad to be reckoned with this season.  The Ravens and Ceedub have had many a good battle over the years, often with results going against...


Clubhouse Commentary

Clubhouse Commentary

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

It was great to host Burnaby back at the true heart of CW Rugby, The Temple at Discovery Street. Burnaby is a spirited group that enjoys maintaining the camaraderie of the game and they were genuinely happy to be back at the club. Good to see some of the local diehards in attendance also as we...


They Came - They Conquered.

They Came - They Conquered.

Posted in CW Rugby / Game Reports / Prems / Rugby Club

Visiting Burnaby Lake had lots to prove to themselves, rather than the locally assembled sparse crowd, including a large visiting contingent. There was a time when the House of Windsor was an afeared venue.  This certainly has not been the case the past two weekends.  In the curtain raiser...


Best In League Come To Town

Best In League Come To Town

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

League leading, Burnaby Lakers will be at Windsor tomorrow when they take on the locals in First Div action at 1:00 p.m. and Premier at 2:45. Burnaby will be gunning for a Tricolor scalp as Windsor has been a nemesis for some time for The Lakers.  Burnaby sport a very accomplished group in...


Unsung Hero - On The Field

Unsung Hero - On The Field

Posted in CW Rugby / News / Prems

The second of our "Unsung Heros" is Riley Ilnicki.  Riley is a 23 year old Accountant Articling student and he has been playing rugby for ten years.  He started playing in Grade 8 and continued at Williams Lake High School under the watchful eye of Paul ("Father/Pablo") Carnes.  Williams Lake is...


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...


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...


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...


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 - 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...


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...


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...