Victoria BC

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...


A Game Of Two Halves

A Game Of Two Halves

Posted in News / Victoria BC

Stick to reporting, not prognosticating, a SMUS old boy told me on the phone this morning!  6.5 points and I would have lost my dough!  Hats off to SMUS who had it in the bag by the half with a 23 - 0 lead.  The Barbs came back with two converted late tallies - too little, too late.  Final 23...


Classic Confrontation

Classic Confrontation

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / News / Victoria BC

It's all about an old boot that belonged to this man - some might say, a "Golden Boot" for that was exactly what it was on many an occasion.  Gareth Rees, grad of SMUS, donated a "trophy" that has become emblamatic of arguably, the power of Victoria High Schools rugby, some years ago. ...


Welsh Rugby Demi-God Visits Victoria

Welsh Rugby Demi-God Visits Victoria

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / Victoria BC

      Welsh Rugby Union's Board member and more famed Welsh National team and British Lions player, Gerald Davies, is visiting Victoria as key note speaker to the Rugby Canada AGM at Bear Mountain Westin Hotel over the next three days.  Davies will also have the company of the CEO of...


Wanted!

Wanted!

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Coaching / Juniors / Victoria BC

South Vancouver Island Rugby requires a Cooordinator, Coaches and Managers for the upcoming Representative season.  If you have any interest in any of these positions with S.I. Junior Boys teams, U15 - U18 this summer, you can obtain all of the...


University Sevens

University Sevens

Posted in Sevens / Victoria BC

    Kicked off @ 9:00 a.m. this morning.  For schedule, go...


Saturday, Saturday Night's Allright

Saturday, Saturday Night's Allright

Posted in Community / Fundraiser / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

      We bring to our reader's attention the above story of a young man who suffered a catastrophic rugby injury.  Judah has shown his tremendous tenacity by coming a long way with his road to recovery.  His injury was such that his rugby insurance did not cover him for partial...


An Opportunity....

An Opportunity....

Posted in CW Rugby / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

.........to go from a negative to a positive!  CW First Divvies open their "second half" this coming Saturday at Windsor Park at 12:30 p.m., when they take on UBCOB Ravens in a make up game.  CW's "first half" campaign in Ceili's Cup action can only be described as disastrous, currently...


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.    ...


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...


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...


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...


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 –...


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"...


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...


Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign

Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign

Posted in Community / Fundraiser / Giving Back / News / Victoria BC

Dear CW Family, Friends and Supporters, For those who don’t know me, My name is Sipili Molia and my father is Noa Molia. We are both long time club members and players. We both work for and support The Salvation Army! Please take two minutes and...


The Ones Break Their Goose Egg

The Ones Break Their Goose Egg

Posted in CW Rugby / Men's Reserve Div / Game Reports / Victoria BC

A moment to Remember was taken prior to kick off when Nanaimo Hornets visit to Windsor provided a small salve for Ceedub Ones on Saturday.  In a very well played, enjoyable to watch and close match, the Tricolors eked out a 24 - 17 win.  The teams traded tries in the early going and it was right...