Juniors


RUGBY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP - PLAYERS, 15 - 19.

RUGBY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP - PLAYERS, 15 - 19.

Posted in Coaching / Juniors / Victoria BC

Gordon Kehoe will be running a two-day rugby development session at Windsor Park on Sunday, May 3rd and Saturday, 9th May. These sessions will prepare players for rep and provincial rugby and will be a great addition for players involved with their high school rugby programs. The camp will...


Game Day

Game Day

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Juniors / News / Prems / RWC / Victoria BC

REES BOOT Did a little delving after the fact and reckon this postscript blog is a credit to players who have learned how to play together as a club team but wear their loyalty to their schools in their hearts – the epitome that is the very essence of this great game of ours. SMUS fielded –...


Rugby Resumes

Rugby Resumes

The CDI Premiership and Library Square Cup pick up play this weekend after a lengthy layoff. CW travels to UBC and a stint at the new Thunderbird Stadium. On paper it would appear a “no-brainer” as UBC sit in second place and the visitors are in the basement however with a closer inspection,...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

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

Easter Saturday saw an amalgum of 37 local juniors - 18 X CW; 15 X VV; 2 X CWRFC and 2 unattached, boys and girls, take on an English side from Rokeby School at Windsor Park.  Our boots on the field reported that it was a tough day for the Island kids against an experienced and...


A Patchwork Quilt

A Patchwork Quilt

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Juniors / Minis / NSMT / Sevens

From a Sevens side that looked almost ‘Dead Cert’ for Olympic inclusion one year ago – injuries and a limited player pool have put Canada on the ‘outside fringe’ to do battle in Olympic qualifying tournaments in June thru September. Top four from IRB Comp are automatics, “regional winners”...


Good Friday Comes Early

Good Friday Comes Early

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fifteens / Juniors / News / NSMT / NSWT / Sevens

Although Belgium scored from the opening kick off (pictured, Tchanque on the fly), Canada's NSMT 7's went on to win 28 - 12 in the Hong Kong Opener. From Coach Middleton; "...we knew from film they would be hard work and they were..."  To paraphrase a Twitter comment from Captain Moonlight...


Headed For Hong Kong

Headed For Hong Kong

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Juniors / Sevens

Ed. apologises for being remiss last week when we gave a HK preview and did not include Branden and Anton, along with our praise for Braydon - my bad, boys!  Our three CW boys will be playng with B.C. U18 in an adjunct tournament.  What an experience!  We wish Branden Schellenberger, Anton...


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...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / Clinics / Juniors / News / NSWT / RWC / Sevens / VIRU Tide Rugby

NSWT SEVENS Heartiest congratulations from the Castaway Wanderers to our women on yet another stellar performance on the IRB World Circuit. The Atlanta Series saw Canada drop their final pool game to England as well as losing their equivalent of Philly Mack, Jen Kish, to injury. What an...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / Fifteens / Giving Back / Juniors / NSMT / NSWT / Sevens

  – Interview with Captain, “Moose” Bydens who proffers his ever articulate take on things. NSMT NEWS. The boys take a rest and spend time with former CW player, Mesa in Fiji – bula, all. Canada’s NSMT wailed on Junior Japan/Japan A in Suva on Monday. It is hard to know what the goals of...


B.C. Rugby Action

B.C. Rugby Action

The Tricolors head to Klahanie with two teams tomorrow to play a make-up, "rainout". The result at the Premier level will have a decided effect on the points table. Let’s start with The Ones. Capilanos are undefeated in this grade and with a match in hand could vault over Burnaby into first...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Fundraiser / Juniors / Sevens

Canada West Vs Canada East U17 Men, (pictured, CW’s Braydon Tate, opposing the put in) Canada West defeated Canada East at Shawnigan on Sunday by a score of 30 – 12. After opening a 20 – 0 lead, Canada West eased, giving up penalties and letting the Easterners back in the game. The return...


Correction & Apologies

Correction & Apologies

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Juniors / Sevens

Brought to attention by a reader from yesterday's blog regarding U17 player, Gavin Kratz, that the camp in fact begins on Friday and in fact there is no outcome. I apologise to the other players who will be in attendance at the camp, mentioned in a blog on January, 18.  All of these players...


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...


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...


Ones/Thurds Hit the Road

Ones/Thurds Hit the Road

Larsen's Back! The Ones and Thurds travel to Piggieville tomorrow to play Cowichan in a T.C. Div. 'make-up' and 3RD Div. game.  This competition is already finished with the Norsemen as winners, so this match will be somewhat of an "exhibition".  It is never a 'friendly' on the field at...


They're Off to Vegas

They're Off to Vegas

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Juniors / Sevens

  CW's best wishes go with the following junior boys and girls who have left with B.C. teams for this weekend's Vegas Sevens Tournaments. U16 Boys - Lachlan Kratz, Michael Lindroos U17 Boys - Jonah Hall, Gavin Kratz, Brennig Prevost, Brandon Schellenberger, Brayden Tate U18 Boys -...


Canada's Campaign

Canada's Campaign

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Juniors / NSMT / Prems / Sevens

Just about sevens'ed out after watching some great stuff downstreamed.......much improved, almost high def.  Main observation, men-in-the-middle still give higher ranked teams the benefit of the doubt at the breakdown.  Canada faced tough opposition and lost both their openers, to N.Z....


Another Prescript To Saturday

Another Prescript To Saturday

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Juniors / News / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

A very special event which will be occurring at half-time tomorrow is the presentation to Anton Ngnon of the very first, “Step Ahead” scholarship. The scholarship has been sponsored by Roger Robinson of Touch Lounge. Roger, who, in conjunction with CW  has generously donated what we hope will...


"You're Off To Vegas!"

"You're Off To Vegas!"

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Juniors / Sevens

There has been so much doffing of the cap lately, the elbow's seizing up!  Announced this past weekend, B.C. Boys teams for Vegas Sevens.  U18's have Anton Ngongo & the U17's have Jonah Hall, Brennig Prevost, Brendon Schellenberger and Gavin Kratz with Brayden Tate as non-travelling spare.  What...


Canada West U17 Selects

Canada West U17 Selects

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Juniors

“Canada West” has announced a squad of 28 players who will assemble at SLS on February 27th, with “Canada East” to select a National U17 team. We are thrilled to announce eight Tricolors and a CW manager of this group and wish them all well at the final trials.  Pictured are Brayden Tate,...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in Canada Rugby / Juniors / NSMT / NSWT / Sevens

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'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...


Chalking 'Em Up!

Chalking 'Em Up!

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Men's Reserve Div / Juniors / NSMT / Prems / Sevens

A tip of The Ruggernut's cap to Sean Duke.  Dukey surpassed his team mate, John Moonlight's try tally in Dubai last week. Duke, at 26 promises to be around for a while yet to add to that total.  109 tries is a formidable total and ranks highly amongst the list of all-time try scorers on the...