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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

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Game Reports / Minis / News / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

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...


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...