Line-ups

Former Vikes Skippers Relied on to Carry the Day

Former Vikes Skippers Relied on to Carry the Day

Captain Wooldridge drives for the line! With seven players who have suited up for The Tricolours this season, missing on duty with NSMT’s XV’s or VII’s, CW will rely heavily on the contribution of two former Vikes captains, Dustin Dobravsky ( #8 ) and Remi Ancil as they travel cross-town...


A Super Saturday at Windsor

A Super Saturday at Windsor

Rugby fans will be the guaranteed winners this coming Saturday at Windsor Park with three games of action on the pitch including the defending women’s Premiership Champions CW, taking on Cowichan R.F.C. and ending with one of the most storied rugby rivalries in Canada as James Bay travels...


NSMT Vs Russia

NSMT Vs Russia

Posted in Canada Rugby / Line-ups / NSMT / Senior Men

Changes to the team are minor for tomorrow's game Vs Russia.  Mozac Samson has earned a starting spot in the centers and Pierce, Wilson-Ross and Underwood have been added to the bench. It looks like Hubert 'Moose' Buydens is out with torn ACL - info cleverly searched out by BCRN from...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Fun Facts:                          Giving Back – CW in the Community Tip of the Ruggernut’s cap to; Women’s Prem, Marlene Nedved who organized Chloe, Maelle, Adrienne, Amelia and the Knaggs party of four, to volunteer at the Oak Bay Tea Party this past weekend.  This group worked with Ocean...


Big Day Upcoming

Big Day Upcoming

Tomorrow will be a big day for CW’s three senior teams as they pit themselves against quality opponents. CW’s women will be seeking to repeat their win of last weekend when Seattle visits the House of Windsor. After watching the video of last week’s game, a number of aspects were very...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Official Club Photographer It takes numerous volunteers to keep a rugby club on the go.  Ron Willems, our club photographer, was raised to the role of “official” when a local ref demanded his presence “outside the ropes”.  We thought we would give Ron “official” status with his...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

M.M’s kicks off with a “hats off” to Doug Woolridge.  This erstwhile member of the FRF has inked an interim agreement with Clermont Auvergne in the Top XIV League and the Euro Champions Cup.  Dougie was one of Canada’s forwards who had a sterling RWC performance in this writer’s eyes,...


BARNARD CUP PREVIEW

BARNARD CUP PREVIEW

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Line-ups / NSMT / NSWT / Prems / Sevens / Victoria BC

A familiar scene from past games - surrounded by Vikes! CW heads to UVic for the second time this season and the third encounter with the undefeated Vikes, on Saturday.  The Cup takes place at Wallace Field at 1:00 p.m.  The Tricolours have announced their probable best available selection for...


Triple Header for CW

Triple Header for CW

Posted in CW Rugby / Fifteens / Line-ups / Prems / Victoria BC

Saturday's a Rugby Day for Ceedub, kicking off with the Premier Women playing an exhibition against UBC @ Windsor @ 11:00 a.m.  Marlene Nedved @ #8 leads the side which features some very experienced players, a couple who have worn Canadian colors.  Guarantee you will not be disappointed if you...


Doing The Lite Fandango

Doing The Lite Fandango

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Line-ups / Prems / Victoria BC

CW will be introduced to Rugby By Lights tomorrow evening at UVic's Centennial Stadium, kicking off at 6:15 p.m.  The coaches have managed to assemble a fairly strong combination which should give the students their sternest test so far this season.  The Tricolours will see the return of...


CW Hosts Westshore, Port; Ladies Visit Comox

CW Hosts Westshore, Port; Ladies Visit Comox

Posted in CW Rugby / Line-ups / News / Prems

The CW men return to action tomorrow when they host Port Alberni Black Sheep (1st. Division) and Westshore in the Premier contest.  Both opposition represent a stern test, with the Port on top of the First Div table and Westshore on the improve with each outing.  CW women are on the road to face...


Discipline a Key Factor

Discipline a Key Factor

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fifteens / Line-ups

...........and so it will need to be as Tiedemann, Moonlight and Carpenter get starting nods for tomorrow night's contest against #12 ranked, Tonga at Swanguard Stadium at 7:00 p.m.  Tieds at the expense of Woolridge, Dougie perhaps for not getting a clear decision over his opposite man last...


Welcome to B.C. Rugby, Annabel Kehoe

Welcome to B.C. Rugby, Annabel Kehoe

Posted in B.C. Rugby / C.R.C's / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Juniors / Line-ups / News

The British Columbia Rugby Union Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Annabel Kehoe as the new Chief Executive Officer of BC Rugby. Prior to joining BC Rugby, Kehoe was the Director of Business Development at Rowing Canada Aviron, where she was tasked with...


Teams Announced for BCRU 'Match of the Day'

Teams Announced for BCRU 'Match of the Day'

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Line-ups / Prems

(This game will be televised “live” at http://www.bcrugby.com/live/ ) It appears that Burnaby are coming to Windsor, loaded for bear with a selection that probably represents as good as they can muster. Cejvanovic has joined in from the NSMT’s 7’s; both Gotegote and Dolesau added in the...


Battle for Barnard

Battle for Barnard

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / Game Reports / Line-ups / NSMT / Sevens

CW has produced a few new looks going into today’s third encounter of the season with the students for the 104th version of the silverware. After a Premier season that has gone winless to date, it would be sweet to put the cup in the cabinet for twelve months. With the return of the NSMT from...


UBC @ House of Windsor

UBC @ House of Windsor

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Line-ups / News / Prems

James Carson (last season U18 captain), returns "home" on Saturday. It is a resurgent UBC program that visits Windsor tomorrow, the first game here against these two clubs in many a moon.  UBC has been promoted to the CDI Premiership League and a good thing in the eyes of this pundit...


Saturday in Sacremento

Saturday in Sacremento

Posted in Canada Rugby / Game Reports / Line-ups / NSMT

Saturday promises to be a barn-burner when the Eagles play The Maple Leafs. Perhaps a form line can be taken from recent scores vs the same opposition.  Let's look at this.  The Eagles lost to the Scots, 6 - 24 but pulled up their socks last week, narrowly losing to Japan 29 - 37, an eight...


Vs Scotland

Vs Scotland

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fifteens / Line-ups / NSMT

Canada has announced its team for Saturday's match.  There are three changes in the starting fifteen.  Carpenter comes in for Barkwill (even - Stevan's sub as both battle for #1);  Sinclair on to the flank, arguably,  a tougher option than Kleeberger who is probably injured and Mack starts at...


Canada Selection Vs Japan

Canada Selection Vs Japan

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fifteens / Line-ups / News / NSMT

Pritch Takes Aim CANADA’S ROSTER TO FACE JAPAN: Hubert Buydens – (Manawatu Turbos/Prairie Wolf Pack) Saskatoon, SK Ray Barkwill – (Niagara Wasps RFC/Ontario Blues) Niagara Falls, ON Jason Marshall – (Atlantique Stade Rochelais) Vancouver, BC Tyler Hotson – (London Scottish RFC)...


Preview of Final Home Games

Preview of Final Home Games

      Tomorrow, the Lomas visit Windsor at the end of what must seem like a nightmare to current and former players of this long and storied sports club. Their demise this year has served notice to all clubs as to how fragile our existence at the Premier level might be. It would appear...


Squads Announced

Squads Announced

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Men's Reserve Div / Line-ups / Prems

Most unfortunately, we will not see all of our grads in action on Saturday at Windsor. The biggest disappointment will be in the FRF where Thornber is injured and Bos is being kept out for the upcoming U20 RWC. Further, UVic is reported to be sporting a number of injuries. Last time these two...


Horse - trading???

Horse - trading???

Posted in CW Rugby / Line-ups / Rugby Club

This Saturday welcomes back to the House Of Windsor last year’s CW Player-Of-The-Year, Clayton “Burger” Thornber, Fergus Hall, Beau Parker, Joey Erlic, Mac Bos, Jeff Nishima, Luke McClosky, Evan Cambridge, Rhys Prevost and Morgan Tate ( and their cohorts) when the Vikes visit. These boys kicked...


Ceedub Vs Caps - Match Preview

Ceedub Vs Caps - Match Preview

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Men's Reserve Div / Line-ups / Prems

Tomorrow's action promises to be fast and furious when the Capilanos visit Windsor Park. The First Div game is an "unknown" although the locals will field a couple of lads who suited up with Prems Vs Burnaby, certain to stiffen the side.  Caps are flying high, sitting in third place in the race...


Canada Mens Sevens On The Road Again

Canada Mens Sevens On The Road Again

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Line-ups / Sevens

Chauncey ("Waldo") O'Toole put in a brief cameo two weeks back with The Tricolor Vs Rowers and we assessed him being "short of a trot".  Turns out Chaunce had been under the gun with sprint training all week at Westhills! He's back in football after a layoff to focus on studies.  His last...


Barnburner At MacDonald?

Barnburner At MacDonald?

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Men's Reserve Div / Line-ups / Prems

A veritable Who's Who around Rugby Canada appears to be suiting up for what could be an epic contest tomorrow at MacDonald Park when CW comes up against James Bay for the third time this season, the previous two encounters, with the exception of one half, both being forgettable occasions...