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Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

CW is pleased to announce registration for the coming season will be activated this Friday.  Age Grade Divisions have changed once again by BCRU, so parents can view the following table to ensure they will be registering their child at the correct age level. One will only need to click on...


Game Day

Game Day

Clogher Valley Tour Party Valley at the controls!Finally, landed - phew! Gord musters the troops.  "Pyke assigned to interpret and/or sign language".  Nemeth; "Does anyone have an extra pair of socks I could wear today?" Anonymous; "Me, as well, I only have a single sock!"...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

To Be Envious Of It has always been an interesting issue to discuss, that being Seattle RFC’s inclusion in the BC Premier league!  Coming up is the Annual Can Am 7’s Tournament on July 8th.  This year’s host is Chuckanut Bay RFC on their amazing facility – the 17.5 acre, deWilde Fields, the...


Saturday's Bits & Pieces

Saturday's Bits & Pieces

It is with interest this writer has noted that the club’s, Caroline Crossley, is in the mix with the NSWT’s XV’s group of athletes, gathered for training and games.  Coach Rouet will select a final squad from these forty athletes to play in upcoming matches against New Zealand (#1), USA (#4),...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

A Web Hiatus The Ruggernut, party of two, has just returned from completing a three-week trip across our marvellous country by train – a true bucket-list epic.  During that time rugby, from a Canadian and local perspective has been far from dull!   Firstly, our Men’s VII’s have qualified for...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Jossiah 'Mercury' Morra in Tricolours. Jossiah lit it up in Toulouse last weekend when Canada's NSMT 7's had one of their better performances in some time. After defeating current Champions of the circuit, Australia, hopes were high, only for the air to be let out of the balloon on day...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

  A recent Sixty Minute story about 7’ American Aussie Rules star, Texan, Mason Cox brought to mind Canada and CW’s, Mike Pyke. Cox is not the first North American athlete to star in the AFL. Today we reflect on Mike’s rise to stardom in the strange game, often referred to by Aussies as...


Bits & Pieces

Bits & Pieces

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

We kick off with this tidbit from Past President, The Don Swainson. "Some readers may be aware that Paddy O'Gorman, a member of the Evergreen RFC is campaigning to get an MLR team to Vancouver. A landing page has gone live that allows the visitor to sign up to express interest in the venture...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Klahanie Park.   2011.   BC Final.   Identical weather! CW 20   MERALOMAS 3 2023   BC Quarter Final.   MERALOMAS 43   CW 13. (Aplogies for lack of a match photo.) Not Quite The Hoped For Results! It was a tough finish to the season for the Tricolours on Saturday. CW...


LATE BREAKING - Men's Prems

LATE BREAKING - Men's Prems

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

2:30 p.m., Kalhanie, North...


Hail The President!

Hail The President!

CWRFC is pleased to announce the appointment of Karl Klashinsky to the Presidency as a result of our recent AGM. As described in;  https://cwrugby.com/blogs/post/wednesdays-ruck-maul1675226275, Klash has been a man for all seasons and brings a wealth of Club and Provincial experience and...


SUPPORT THE CLUB

SUPPORT THE CLUB

There is room on both buses for supporters to come with the men on Saturday.   Both team’s travel on the 10 am ferry over and 7 pm return. If you come along, buy your own ferry tickets and bring $10 for the bus.   Please let Johno know via text 2502179472 if you are coming and with which...


PLAYOFF PICTURES

PLAYOFF PICTURES

TRY! CWRFC will be involved in FOUR Provincial Playoffs this Saturday. Our Senior Women’s Div.1 team will travel to Kamloops in a game where #6 (Ceedub) will play #3. The challenge, given the travel schedule will be monumental however, the experience will be invaluable.  We wish the ladies,...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

JUNIOR BOYS PREPARE FOR INTERNATIONAL ENCOUNTER Tomorrow afternoon, CW U14 & U15 Boys will play against Kenilworth School from England. First kickoff will be 3:30 for the U14 squad followed by the U15 game. Kenilworth is bringing a total of 48 players. They have just come off wins against...


Mission/s Accomplished - No April Foolin'

Mission/s Accomplished - No April Foolin'

  CW Premier Women were up bright and early to catch the 7:00 a.m. ferry for their playoff match against Capilanos on Saturday.  The early rise was to avoid any potential ferry cancellation! A rather good reason to ensure the values of home-field advantage. Some players remained at home to suit...


Playoffs Begin As Season Winds Down

Playoffs Begin As Season Winds Down

This Saturday, CW Women’s Prems find themselves back at Klahanie where they will need to reverse a decision of two week’s back when they lost 38 – 42 in a blistering finish, with the Hosts hanging on.  Despite a plethora of injuries, the women bolstered their confidence with a multi-try...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

(Photo credit - John Richardson) Tackle techniques or not, with sternum-high experimentation by RFU?   VITAL BONUS POINTS IN THE BANK Tricolour Men’s & Women’s teams achieved their goals last Saturday with a pair of bonus point victories. The Men opened their account in the fourth minute...


CRITICAL OUTCOMES

CRITICAL OUTCOMES

Tomorrow, The Tricolours take on Seattle in two matches where the outcome will be critical in terms of playoff positioning. The Women’s Premier team sits in fifth spot after last week’s two bonus points and Seattle are in sixth. Injuries and the absence of Schell with the Nats will sorely test...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

PACK IT TO THE RAFTERS - FINAL HOME GAME VS SEATTLE RFC Saturday will be a very special day and we appeal for all of our Faithful to get to the House for this one.  Alumni Touch will take place at 11:45 a.m., followed by Women Prems at 12:45 p.m. and Men at 2:30 p.m. There will be...


ALUMNI DAY - SATURDAY

ALUMNI DAY - SATURDAY

WOMEN'S & MEN'S PREMS Vs SEATTLE R.C....


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

DIVVIES RULE THE ROOST Last Saturday, CW’s Mens Prem Reserves led their Capilano hosts 22 – 8 at the half and went on win this one, 32 – 16 and open a space in fourth place on the points ladders, ahead of UVic Norsemen and only a single point behind Ravens in third spot. Although this pundit...


WEEKEND ROAD WARRIORS

WEEKEND ROAD WARRIORS

The CW women are back on the road this weekend, with the Premier Women taking on Capilano RFC, and the Div. 1 Women meeting Kamloops RFC halfway, at Abbotsford's Exhibition Park.  For the Div 1 women, this will be their first game against Kamloops. In the current standings, CW sits at 7th...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Today’s blog is a rewrite of an earlier post for which this writer offers an apology to any “early morning” readers for what could have been deemed to be demeaning innuendo. The intent was to purvey a sense of humour which unfortunately could have been taken in poor taste. Hopefully this site...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Divvies Get It Done BIG DAY, BIG SCORES @ UBC  Men’s Premier Reserves Fifteen minutes of ferry legs occurred before Stove hit a deep penalty for touch for Ceedub.  Further penalties ensued from set scrum dominance and CW’s Hickman was over for first blood, 7 – 0. CW came alive and...


BAD WEEK FOR BLOGS!

BAD WEEK FOR BLOGS!

One Club; Four Teams to Point Grey After composing and uploading a titillating blog about CW men taking on UBCOB Ravens, I received a text almost immediately informing "that was a great write up, only difference is we are playing UBC!" This is a hurried rewrite Vs arguably, an even...