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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...


Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed

Posted in Canada Rugby / Giving Back / News / Sevens

From March 6th-7th, 2015, Rugby Canada will be hosting the National University Sevens Rugby Championship. Top teams from Universities across the nation, in both men’s and women’s divisions, will compete over two days to see who will come out on top! Rugby Canada requires the support of...


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...


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;...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Giving Back / News / Rugby Club

'twas the night before Christmas.  What a present for Ken and Lauren Goodland, baby boy, Cian!  Heard tell, a good-sized little bloke to add to the Tricolor Nursery. Thanks to those who stepped up to ring the chimes last Sunday.  A kettle amount of just shy of $600 was raised on The...


'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...


A Decade of Dining With Guido

A Decade of Dining With Guido

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Giving Back / Rugby Club

From all those present, a reciprocal 'THANK YOU' to Guido and Knaggsy.  Guido always reminds us at this time of year to be thankful and in kind, he throws an opportunity for seasonal fellowship at The Temple. 'onya, Guido - another hit!...


CWRFC Annual General Meeting

CWRFC Annual General Meeting

Posted in CW Rugby / Giving Back / News

A reminder that the AGM takes place tomorrow at 8:00 (pizza for players!!) @ The Temple. The meeting is open to all members of the club, including players and any parent who has a child registered with us. We are always on the lookout for new volunteers and this year we have the...


Reminder - Club AGM - Nov. 27 @ 8:00pm

Reminder - Club AGM - Nov. 27 @ 8:00pm

Posted in CW Rugby / Giving Back / Rugby Club

Reminder to all players, coaches and club members.   Club AGM is Thursday, Nov. 27 at the Discovery Sports Club (aka "The Temple").  Proceedings will start at 8:00pm.  Come and support your club and learn about the past season's successes and the upcoming events at the club. In addition, the...


Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

LEST WE FORGET CW Vs ROWERS BOOK IT! THIS SATURDAY - SUPPORTERS' LUNCHEON - PAVILION EAST - 1:00 p.m. This event will be held for all SPONSORS, 20/20 MEMBERS & SOCIAL MEMBERS.  This serves as a reminder as you have previously been notified for purposes of menu and libations....


Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / Coaching / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Giving Back

Unsung Hero - Off The Field It has been some time since we did an “in depth” of an on field/off field, CW personality. Lee Lindwall, a modest man, insisted we not use the term “Hero” but it is a fitting term for those we recognize as club heroes for so unflinchingly giving of their time...


Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Posted in Canada Rugby / Community / CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Giving Back / Minis / NSMT / NSWT

    We open this blog............................................. With our sincerest thoughts towards the family of Cpl Nathan Cirillo, victim of today’s terrorist act in Ottawa. He was on the side of good versus our opinions of evil, in today’s horrendous happenings in our nation’s...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Another High Achievement for Women. Canada’s U20 Women won a second, high profile silver medal yesterday when they finished runner-up to Australia at the Youth Olympics at Nanjing, China. Perhaps the journey was more important than the destination. In Pool play, Canada lost to China, 24 –...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Lucas Hammond - An Opportnity!  Lucas Hammond has hung his Eastern Canada hat on CW's peg for some three seasons however for the past two seasons this young man has moved from Windsor Park to U.Vic to Kiwiland, appearing on one or two occasions with the Sevens Krew, he has now been called upon...


Community Service

Community Service

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Giving Back / Juniors / News

Hats off to Ceedub's U16's who volunteered as Clean Up Krew at the T.C. 10K. Seventeen guys, working as a team.  Organizers report; "best crew ever".  That's givnig back, guys - great job!  ...


Local Rugby Stars

Local Rugby Stars

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / Coaching / Community / CW Rugby / Giving Back / News / NSMT

We start by recognizing the achievements of CW and Canada's, Gareth Rees and his selection to the National Sports Hall of Fame.  The photo displayed here is the jubilant Rees after his successful conversion to defeat Wales at Cardiff Arms Park.  Gareth's achievements for Canadian Rugby are many...


Deserved Recognition

Deserved Recognition

Posted in Canada Rugby / Community / CW Rugby / Giving Back

CW congratulates Dave Docherty and Bruce Howe who were recently recognised by U.Vic by being inducted into the Unviversity's Hall Of Fame. Apart from the long list of achievements and service to UVic and Canadian rugby as players, coaches, psychologists, exercise therapists etc., etc., the two...


We Are Fam-i-lee!

We Are Fam-i-lee!

Noticed recently, after a Mighty Thurds contest, the above father/son duo – Kyle and Greg Armstrong. It piqued our interest about this young man from Ontario, Kyle Armstrong. We nabbed Kyle for a brief interview. Kyle started playing back in Grade 9. He moved to Victoria as one of the...


Birthday, Numero Uno!

Birthday, Numero Uno!

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Giving Back / News / Rugby Club

March is the month of CW RUGBY.COM's first birthday.  Twelve months ago we reviewed our website's direction and future and made the move to use Squareflo as our provider.  Long time Wanderer and NSMT  player, Charlie MacLachlan, hosted our previous site for five or six years and it was...


Hearn, Human Wrecking Ball As CW Hits Trifector

Hearn, Human Wrecking Ball As CW Hits Trifector

Saturday 1ST March was a good day for the Tricolor.  The ones managed a bonus point win over current semi-finalists, Rowing Club, when they added a last minute try.  Rowers earned a bonus point in a well played First Div matchup. In the main game, CW let loose with an eight try barrage, headed...


The Raven Tests The Young Guns

The Raven Tests The Young Guns

Posted in Canada Rugby / Community / Giving Back

UBCOB's Premier team waited til later in the day to perform.  They took on Mike Shelley's U20 group at Westhills.  It was a well attended event with proceeds from funds raised, going to the Judah Campbell Foundation.  The Ravens came away, 29 - 24 winners.  It was pleasing to watch four...


Cel-e-brate Good Times,.......Come On!

Cel-e-brate Good Times,.......Come On!

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Giving Back / Rugby Club

  CW Family offers its best wishes to Girls' Coach Marley Riordan (and husband, Pat), on the birth of their second child, a daughter!    Marls will actually have to take some time off from coaching-'onya, Marley! Also, over the holiday season, Captain Tieds announced his engagement...


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.    ...


Unsung Volunteers - Giving Back

Unsung Volunteers - Giving Back

Posted in Coaching / Community / CW Rugby / Giving Back / Minis

  It is appropriate at this time of year when giving is so important, that we end our final interview for this year in the series of "Heros", by introducing our two U8 Mini Rugby Coaches - Ed Knaggs and Tom Browne. We'll kick it off with Ed. CW: How long have you been associated with CW or...