Victoria BC

Game Day

Game Day

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Juniors / News / Prems / RWC / Victoria BC

REES BOOT Did a little delving after the fact and reckon this postscript blog is a credit to players who have learned how to play together as a club team but wear their loyalty to their schools in their hearts – the epitome that is the very essence of this great game of ours. SMUS fielded –...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Juniors / Minis / Victoria BC

Easter Saturday saw an amalgum of 37 local juniors - 18 X CW; 15 X VV; 2 X CWRFC and 2 unattached, boys and girls, take on an English side from Rokeby School at Windsor Park.  Our boots on the field reported that it was a tough day for the Island kids against an experienced and...


Vikes Visit Windsor

Vikes Visit Windsor

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Prems / Victoria BC

Unfortunately, the First Div game is on hold - either a "re-sched" or points forfeiture.....no news on this front, suspect player shortage on CW's part.  However the "Big Shoe" will go on with k.o. slated for 2:45. UVic come into this, cock-o-the-hoop, sitting tied for first with...


Minis Resume

Minis Resume

Posted in Canada Rugby / Coaching / CW Rugby / Giving Back / Minis / Victoria BC

Under 8's to Under 12's boys and girls resume the "second half" of their club mini rugby season at Windsor Park tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. Speaking of mini rugby, CW is making an appeal for assistance with schools' annual mini programs, running from late Februaury for about twelve weeks (and we...


Another Prescript To Saturday

Another Prescript To Saturday

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

A very special event which will be occurring at half-time tomorrow is the presentation to Anton Ngnon of the very first, “Step Ahead” scholarship. The scholarship has been sponsored by Roger Robinson of Touch Lounge. Roger, who, in conjunction with CW  has generously donated what we hope will...


Rugby Returns

Rugby Returns

This Saturday rugby will return to Windsor when the visiting Seattle Saracens take on the Tricolors in an exhibition game. Saturday’s contest is going to be a hard match…a mini International! Readers may well question the task of winning, based on pre-Christmas form but of course the Saracens...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Prems / Victoria BC

SEATTLE, A WHO’S WHO OF U.S. RUGBY. Today we will take a look at some of Seattle’s players. Seattle RFC has a long 49 year history, (1966 founding). In 1971 Old Puget Sound Beach RFC formed. Finally, in 2006 Jeff Lombard’s (well known in Victoria), OPSB merged with Seattle and the club became...


Monday's Musings - Seattle, A Saracens Satellite!

Monday's Musings - Seattle, A Saracens Satellite!

Posted in Coaching / CW Rugby / Giving Back / Refereeing / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

This week the site will bring readers a series of blogs that will provide some background about Seattle, this coming Saturday’s opposition in an exhibition match. Seattle is coached by Justin Fitzpatrick, in his second season with the club. Season #1 produced the following successes;...


Rugby Rejuvenation

Rugby Rejuvenation

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

The annual post-Christmas influx of rugby players is in full swing and it appears that 2015 will not disappoint. Saturday’s selection for The Tricolors sees Thornber return from Australia, Chippsy with the cleats back on and at #10, quite a surprise from the Double Vees, Aaron Frisby. Frizzer...


Wednesday's, Ruck & Maul on Thursday!

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul" on Thursday!

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Juniors / Victoria BC

http://cwrugby.com/photos?topic=16830 We invite you to view the on-field efforts of our boys and girls U18 teams in weekend performances.  The boys battled Capilanos for third place in the province whilst the girls travelled to Cowichan for the Island Championship.  The girls amalgamated with...


Wednesday's, Ruck & Maul.

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Barnard Cup. CW has qualified for the finals of this year’s Barnard Cup, to be played on November 29th against UVic. Three clubs, UVic, JBAA and CW were tied with 2 – 1 records. UVic had 12 points and JBAA and CW ten each. CW won the honors as a result of last Saturday’s win. Good...


Ones Set Table

Ones Set Table

Posted in CW Rugby / Fifteens / Game Reports / News / Victoria BC

Under sunny skies The Ones set the table on Saturday with a solid, 43 – 12 win over JBAA. The return of Mike Dalsin at #10 was welcomed with his combination with Conway, setting the backs on their way. The forwards were led by Haight, Horan and Middleton and their constant, front foot attack...


CW Chalk Up A Pair

CW Chalk Up A Pair

It was hats off to the boys for a pair of solid wins at Windsor today.  The Ones set the table with a significant seven try, 43 - 12 win over James Bay. The Prems led 17 - 7 at the half, due to a good defensive stand in the final minutes.  James Bay made it close at 17 - 14 but it was all CW...


Pyke Plays For Gold - Again!

Pyke Plays For Gold - Again!

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / News / NSMT / Victoria BC

Playing a different footie code in a faraway land, you'll find former CW-er, Mike Pyke suiting up in his #38 jersey for the Sydney Swans in tonight's AFL/Aussie Rules Grand Final. The match between the Swans and Hawthorn takes place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground with in excess of 100, 000 fans...


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 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...


Youth Sevens At U.Vic

Youth Sevens At U.Vic

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fundraiser / Girls Rugby / Juniors / Sevens / Victoria BC

Girls U18 & Boys U14, U16 and U18 Sevens will be the rage at UVic today and tomorrow, with Finals going at 5:30 p.m., Saturday.  Teams from U.S.A., Ontario and Cardinal Vaughn (U.K.) will vie for the honors.  Heaps of CW kids on show and we congratulate the Aboriginal Thunder (Boys U16 and...


Visitors Take the Spoils

Visitors Take the Spoils

Posted in Juniors / News / Victoria BC / VIRU Tide Rugby

South Island Junior Tide Faced a Tough Irish Team in Youth Rugby Exhibition Match   Victoria, BC – A great evening of intense and exciting Junior Tide rugby took place at Windsor Park Monday night.  The Irish schoolboys from Down High School in Northern Ireland were as tough as expected,...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in B.C. Rugby / C.R.C's / Coaching / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Juniors / News / Prems / Sevens / Victoria BC

B.C. BEARS SUMMER LONG LIST & SOUTH AMERICA TOUR. C.W. offers special congratulations to Gord Kehoe and Jon Morris who will be travelling to Argentina this summer with the Bears. Keenan Horton was also selected but unfortunately, is in the middle of studies.  Tricolor's, Kenny Goodland...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in CW Rugby / Fifteens / Game Reports / News / Rugby Club / Sevens / Victoria BC

Burger ramapaging towards the try line! 1200 fans, a sun-drenched evening and a good game of rugby…all that was missing was a cold brew! Bedlinog, a Welsh 1st Division team, took to Windsor Park against the locals in their third game of a whirlwind Tour of Canada and Washington State. After...


Wales' Brand, LG!

Wales' Brand, LG!

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

Life must be good in The Valleys.  We note that today's visitors to Windsor have not only made this overseas trek but have also recently, completed a new clubhouse!  WOW.  It will be with interest that we tap brains post-match at The Temple.  We welcome our Welsh visitors and to all, have a...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

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

We kick off today's news with our best wishes to the NSWT Sevens, playing the IRB final leg tournament in Amsterdam this weekend.  The ladies, looking to retain their current third place standing, find themselves in with England, Brazil and hosts, The Netherlands. We will keep tuned for...


CW U14's Raise The Banner

CW U14's Raise The Banner

Posted in CW Rugby / Juniors / News / Victoria BC

U14's "Sign In" with their club!   Not to be outdone by the BC Champs, U16 counterparts, the U14's gathered midweek at The Temple to raise their own, VIRU Island Champs banner. It was a first for many of the parents and most players (except those who had been at Christmas parties!!) to be at...


CW Minis Wind Up Another Successful Season

CW Minis Wind Up Another Successful Season

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Minis / Victoria BC

UNDER 12's ON THE ATTACK!   Ceedub wound up its fourteenth season of Mini Rugby this past Sunday.  Under sunny skies at Windsor, parents and kids "got it on"!  Special thanks this season to Coordinator, Matt Gordon, all of his coaches and parents (Jen Lancaster & Anne Jones....who also served...