Girls Rugby

Vikes Best Ceedub

Vikes Best Ceedub

Posted in CW Rugby / Fifteens / Game Reports / Girls Rugby / Juniors / Minis / Prems

(This week’s game blog is brought to readers, courtesy of Sage on the sideline.) For this scribe the day had a measure of the unknown to it.  Not much was known about the opposition and the Tricolors have only had a couple of hit outs so there was concern about “Ground Hog Day’’ where we might...


Game Report - CW women vs Cowichan

Game Report - CW women vs Cowichan

Posted in CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / NSWT / Prems / Victoria BC

    Senior Womens - vs Cowichan - 48 - 5It was another solid performance by our new Women's team and we are starting to see some great synergies in the team. Cowichan is a strong team with solid runners in the forwards and back line that offered both direct and strong attacking lines and...


CW 1sts and Women's teams to Nanaimo this weekend

CW 1sts and Women's teams to Nanaimo this weekend

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Girls Rugby

The season is upon us with Castaway Wanderers vs Nanaimo Saturday September 12th.The 2015/2016 CW Women’s team will play their first game with Kicko Off 11:30 followed by CW Div 1 Men’sn team with a 1pm kick off. It is great to see a Women’s team again in CW colours. Their training sessions...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

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

We start this week's article on the positive note especially on the verge of the start of the RWC (which will see high viewership from youth) and the kickoff for many club youth programs around the province.   As professional sport is always front and centre in our news in North America, we...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

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

TRAINING COMMENCES  SEPTEMBER, 1ST. REMINDERS – Women practise 5:45 p.m., Men practise 6:15 p.m. at Windsor.  SEASON OPENERS – Women @ Nanaimo, Saturday, Sept., 12th;                               Men Div 1 @ Nanaimo, Saturday, Sept., 12th.   RUGBY 101 An introduction to the game of...


"It Just Wasn't Good Enough"

"It Just Wasn't Good Enough"

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fifteens / Girls Rugby / News / NSMT / Under 20

Blevins Sniffs the Line Wished it was as good as R.C’s Twitter feed made it out BUT the above quote from the coach after another Canadian, error-filled performance against a better drilled and skilled and sized, opposition on Saturday at Twin Elms in Ontario, sums it up.  This match could...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Giving Back / Juniors

OFF TO ENGLAND – PLAYER PROFILE BRANDON SCHELLENBERGER With CW’s U18 Boys preparing to travel to the U.K. later this summer, we thought it would be appropriate to profile a few of the lads and we start with Brandon. Brandon first started playing rugby at Middle School at Colquitz, he...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Growing the Game Photo, CW’s, 'Yak' (Nanyak Dala) and 'Puck' (Derek Daypuck) pictured, “giving back”. Rugby Canada recently posted the fact that the game of rugby is growing in leaps and bounds, although this may be hard to fathom when clubs are having trouble (CW included) finding numbers...


Game on! Castaway Wanderers launch Senior Women’s program for 2015-16 season

Game on! Castaway Wanderers launch Senior Women’s program for 2015-16 season

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Coaching / Girls Rugby

Oak Bay – Today, Castaway Wanderers Rugby Union Football Club (CW) President Don Swainson announced the storied club will field a senior women’s team for the upcoming 2015/2016 season. Interest in girl’s and women’s rugby has never been stronger. With last year’s unbelievable accomplishment...


Bits & Pieces

Bits & Pieces

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / VIRU Tide Rugby

Best wishes to the VIRU Crimson Tide who take on a predominantly Burnaby Lake side, representing the Fraser Valley today @ 2:30 @ Windsor Park.  There will be a strong smattering of Tricolors in the side – Braddock, Evans, Ilnicki, Allen, and both Hortons – a meteoric rise for young Teagan –...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Posted in Club Dinner / CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Giving Back / Juniors / News / Rugby Club

  Hats off today to recipients recognised for their efforts and performances this season. The Annual Players Dinner was a night of some considerable success, with the ability to have a chuckle at ourselves, foremost, on the table. Again, recognition of junior boys and girls was a...



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

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

Just a windup on the Women’s IRB Tourney. It was alluded to that there was a heavy CW volunteer involvement in an earlier blog on this site. Today, we would like to name names, starting with Dave Crossley, Chair of Local Organization – logistics, team liaison, volunteer management,...


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

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

Castaway Wanderers – Women’s Program Positions Castaway Wanderers is seeking key positions as it moves forward with the creation of a Senior Women’s program for the upcoming 2015/2016 season. CW currently has a well-established Girls Youth program that has seen growth year over year since...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Today's kickoff congratulates Rugby Canada on its successful bid to host a leg of the IRB Sevens Circuit next year at B.C. Place Stadium.  The news has been all over the Canadian and rugby world scene since the announcement, so not much to add here. We leave it with this question; Can we fill...


CW Ladies in the News

CW Ladies in the News

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Giving Back / NSWT / Sevens

CW girls program had a strong presence in both the Youth and Elite Women's divisions at Las Vegas, this past weekend.   In the U19 High School Elite division, Sophie DeGoede, represented BC for the third time on the BC U18 elite team which finished 2nd to a very well drilled US All Americans...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Happy Birthday to OUR FLAG! In summary, a weekend of results. Let’s go global to local. IRB’s NSMT’s Round #5 @ Las Vegas. Pool play was good value for Canada, highlighted by wins over England and Argentina (#6) which was a ‘cracker’, to top the pool and a minimum ten competition points...


Plaudits

Plaudits

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / Girls Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

Captain Canada, Tyler Ardron has been given the honor with his club, the Ospreys for today's European Championship contest. Reports speak highly of his play in recent weeks and this is quite the honor for the young, 23 year old. In typical fashion, Ardron humbly commented; “It’s a huge honour for...


'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...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Game Reports / Girls Rugby / Juniors / News / NSMT / Sevens

Tip o’ the Tricolor Cap TO VELOX U16 BOYS, ISLAND CHAMPS. This was a tale of two halves yesterday at Windsor. Velox came out very committed and were worthy leaders, 21 – 0 at the half, only allowing the hosts out of their own territory on three occasions! Done and dusted? Far from it. The...


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

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

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

https://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...


Late Breaking

Late Breaking

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / News

An outcome of an adjudication announced today of last week's Island semi final between Cowichan and CW/VV U18 Girls, has ruled in favor of the South Island team.  The girls now go on to play Abbotsford in the BC Final this coming Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at Klahanie Park.  WOW!  The game will...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Community / CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Juniors / NSMT / Prems

CDI Crunches At the Top After last weekend, the CDI Premiership delineated clearly between the top five and the bottom three with The Birds leading the way. Most unfortunately, for the Tricolours after their visit to Jericho on Saturday and subsequent 17 – 18 loss, they find themselves ten...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fifteens / Girls Rugby / Minis / NSMT / RWC

Hubert Hugs Coach After Victory What could have taken place at Windsor, a battle between loose and tight head props from CW and Caps – Buydens and Marshall, actually took place in the Land of the Long White Cloud when Byden’s Manawatu Turbos edged Hawkes Bay for the ITM title, 32 – 24 this...