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Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

The year in review would have to have the performances of Canadian Women’s teams in both VII’s and XV’s as arguably, the top achievement. Further to this, Canada will be hosting a leg of the Women’s World Rugby VII’s Circuit in April. This tournament will take place at Westhills Stadium in...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

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

'twas the night before Christmas.  What a present for Ken and Lauren Goodland, baby boy, Cian!  Heard tell, a good-sized little bloke to add to the Tricolor Nursery. Thanks to those who stepped up to ring the chimes last Sunday.  A kettle amount of just shy of $600 was raised on The...


Swag Sale - One Day Only

Swag Sale - One Day Only

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Rugby Club

Stocking Stuffers???  CW hoodies, touques are IN and can be purchased today (only while supplies last) from 8:30 a.m. til 6:00 p.m. at Vital Health Pharmacy, 1825 Fort St. (Fort and...


'Twas the week before Christmas......

'Twas the week before Christmas......

Schnell & Riordan on the attack! Anna Schnell, coach of CW’s Girls program was an elite player on an elite Burnaby Lake Rugby Club squad in her playing days. In her six seasons (2004-2010), Schnell was a dominating force as Burnaby Lake won three provincial championships. She also led B.C. to...


A Decade of Dining With Guido

A Decade of Dining With Guido

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

From all those present, a reciprocal 'THANK YOU' to Guido and Knaggsy.  Guido always reminds us at this time of year to be thankful and in kind, he throws an opportunity for seasonal fellowship at The Temple. 'onya, Guido - another hit!...


Unsung Hero - On the Field

Unsung Hero - On the Field

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

Recently, one of Tye Haight’s team mates came to The Ruggernut and suggested he deserved recognition. We got to thinking about Tye and agreed with the suggestion. Tye is in his fourth season with CW but exemplifies those characteristics of a great club guy. Two seasons back he was voted Thurds...


Reminder - Club AGM - Nov. 27 @ 8:00pm

Reminder - Club AGM - Nov. 27 @ 8:00pm

Posted in CW Rugby / Giving Back / Rugby Club

Reminder to all players, coaches and club members.   Club AGM is Thursday, Nov. 27 at the Discovery Sports Club (aka "The Temple").  Proceedings will start at 8:00pm.  Come and support your club and learn about the past season's successes and the upcoming events at the club. In addition, the...


Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

LEST WE FORGET CW Vs ROWERS BOOK IT! THIS SATURDAY - SUPPORTERS' LUNCHEON - PAVILION EAST - 1:00 p.m. This event will be held for all SPONSORS, 20/20 MEMBERS & SOCIAL MEMBERS.  This serves as a reminder as you have previously been notified for purposes of menu and libations....


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Posted in Coaching / Community / CW Rugby / Rugby Club

CW’s Dylan ‘Diesel’ Jones could use all of our positive vibes as he undergoes a huge battle, having been recently diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Dylan, a highly respected player on and off the field by mates or foes has started treatments and will no doubt face this foe as aggressively as...


Rowers Enter The W Column @ CW's Expense

Rowers Enter The W Column @ CW's Expense

It was day of mixed results at Windsor. All in attendance hoped that the table had been laid with a highly motivational and inspirational victory by The Ones. The locals led early and it lasted for a long time, in fact until the last five minutes of the half when the dam burst and Rowers scored...


Students School CW

Students School CW

It didn’t take long on Saturday for UBC to make their mark at Windsor. Last year’s CW U18 captain, James Carson was the first to cross the line in the curtain-raiser. It then seemed like an open door policy had been adopted by the hosts as an endless parade of eight tallies proceeded, leaving...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

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

MEET THE PREZ PART II Last week we introduced readers to Don, we conclude that interview today....... CW: You were very involved with rugby in Ontario. How does CW compare with your club in Ontario, Highland RFC? In your brief experience how does the growth, structure and playing strength of...


Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / News / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

MEET THE NEW PREZ CW welcomes a new man to the helm, Don Swainson. We recently chatted with Don about the task. CW: Don, you have recently returned to Victoria, home of your H.S. Alma Mater, Oak Bay H.S. and their rugby Barbs. You have re-connected with former classmates and teammates from...


CW U18's @ Caps Inaugural Sevens

CW U18's @ Caps Inaugural Sevens

Posted in CW Rugby / Juniors / News / Rugby Club / Sevens

The U18's travelled over to North Vancouver to be a part of the inaugural North Shore 7s, hosted expertly by the Capilano Rugby Club. CW travelled with twenty-five athletes, with two teams competing in the 7s competition and one team in the innovative "5s", which was a competition exclusively...


CW Pinches a Pair in Opener

CW Pinches a Pair in Opener

Sony Bill Woolridge Offloads The table was set by The Ones against a “younger” Academy from the Valhallians when they wound up, led by a four-try performance from Sammy Rocher, defeating the VV, 37 – 10. Down 7 – 10 at the interval, The Tricolors cranked it up a notch, scoring thirty...


Castaway Wanderers Kickoff Weekend - Saturday, September 13

Castaway Wanderers Kickoff Weekend - Saturday, September 13

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

    Oak Bay – The BC Premiership Rugby season kicks off Saturday, September 13th including a hometown match-up between two teams with a lot to prove.  Premiership Division regulars, Castaway Wanderers are putting last season’s semi-final exit vs. James Bay Athletic Association behind them...


Mini Coaches Have a Run !

Mini Coaches Have a Run !

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Rugby Club

Former "greats" and now mini coaches Ed Knaggs, Aaron Cook, Matt Gordon and Lee Wakely helped CW go 3-0 at the Ebb tide season opening 10-a-side tourney.   Proving that you are never too old to put on the boots, CW mini coaches and other over 40s players (I am as good as I never was...


Registration Update

Registration Update

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

Bad news - Good news........schools are not in session, good news.........CW has decided to delay early bird registration specials for all ages until midnight, September 11th, owing to inconveniences of recruitment via schools not being open.  Youth players, if you have a friend who is...


EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

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

CWRFC is announcing registration for Fall programs - mini rugby, junior boys and girls and senior men, with discounts if you register before August 31st.  You can register by going HERE.    ...


Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul"

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul"

Posted in CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Juniors / Minis / NSMT / NSWT / Rugby Club / Sevens

All's quiet on the rugby front this week.  We remind everyone that Sunday, September 7th is a BIG day @ Windsor Park with Minis kicking off at 10:00 a.m. Registration for girls and junior boys will be available from 10:00 onwards and if you have not registered already (you may have...


Monday Musings - Profile, Pritch

Monday Musings - Profile, Pritch

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / News / NSMT / NSWT / Rugby Club

CW offers special congratulations to Canada’s, James Pritchard who is being feted by his club, the Bedford Blues with the honor of the upcoming season being a Testimonial one for him. The coming campaign will be Pritch's 11th at Goldington Road and the year ahead holds some very special events...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Another High Achievement for Women. Canada’s U20 Women won a second, high profile silver medal yesterday when they finished runner-up to Australia at the Youth Olympics at Nanjing, China. Perhaps the journey was more important than the destination. In Pool play, Canada lost to China, 24 –...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / Fifteens / News / Rugby Club / RWC / Sevens

RUGBY CANADA Vs HOST NATION IN RWC SEMI-FINAL. RC Women take on France in Paris this morning, with an expected crowd of 20,000 in attendance…….98% French Fanatics! Our Women went 1 - 1 on their Fall Tour to France, so expectations can be high, following their very successful campaign to date....


The Eagle Has Landed!

The Eagle Has Landed!

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

  A Club for all ages, eight to eighty-one!  Friday provides an opportunity to gather at The Temple to welcome back the Gay family, banter with some Bears and watch the video of their successful triumph over Uruguay on the big screen.  It's all happening at Happy Hour at Discovery...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Lucas Hammond - An Opportnity!  Lucas Hammond has hung his Eastern Canada hat on CW's peg for some three seasons however for the past two seasons this young man has moved from Windsor Park to U.Vic to Kiwiland, appearing on one or two occasions with the Sevens Krew, he has now been called upon...