Men's Reserve Div

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Last night’s Clogher, Castaways game started with much promise. In fact, the locals had a 14 – 12 lead when an early interval was called by referee Pedrick, after CW’s Steve Pyke went down with a neck injury and concussion.  Irish himself, Pyke had been quite a factor for the locals in the...


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...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

ANNUAL CLUB AWARDS At the recent Dinner, several men and women were recognised for their efforts this season. The club’s most prestigious award – the Johnny Shepherd Award, representative of that player who “best serves the club in sportsmanship, duty and honour”, and voted on by solely...


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...


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,...


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

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...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Fun Day at The House.  CW wishes to thank Nanaimo Hornets for coming down for an exhibition stint on Saturday last.  Our boys were able to give a group of Islanders a run and the Visitors managed a thirty something to twenty something win.  Players then retired to The Penny for post...


WEEKEND WARRIORS

WEEKEND WARRIORS

This site apologizes for the incorrect match venue posted yesterday for Women’s Premier Vs Westshore on Saturday.  Both women’s games will be at Windsor Park. The Div 1 Women's team will be taking on Abbotsford RFC at 11:30 am, with the Premier Women facing off against Westshore at 12:45 pm. ...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Back On The Field Today, we have a teaser to the weekend’s games.  More details regarding the selections will follow.  Meanwhile, as conditions chill, CW’s teams prepare to meet crosstown rival, Westshore RFC on Saturday. It will be a BIG day!  The Div.1 Women will play Abbotsford at Windsor...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

(photo - Craig Thornber) SPLIT RESULTS AT HOME CW Men’s rugby had a successful continuance in the win column last Saturday.  The men’s Premier Reserves bested Cowichan by a handy, 38 – 5 score.  Captain, Kyle Hohert, led the parade with a hat trick and singles were added by Gabe Smith,...


A Full Dance Card

A Full Dance Card

This Saturday CW will have four senior teams involved in action.  Games will start at either Windsor or Carnarvon, (weather dependant) with Women’s Div.1 action against Cowichan RFC.  This match will kick off at 11:00 a.m. Last week, the Div 1 team lost to a talented Bayside side but...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Ceedub Takes a Double Photo credit - John Richardsom Images A good crowd assembled at the House to view the always entertaining action between these two clubs on Saturday. Predicted inclement weather did not eventuate and temperatures were balmy. CW Divvies opened on the front foot....


The Roots of the Present Lie Deep in the Past

The Roots of the Present Lie Deep in the Past

Brennig “faces” an allowable tackle – back in the day! Saturday, Men's Prems @ the House of Windsor. UVic 3 – 1, CW 1 – 3. Today’s pre-game missive will take some long-time followers back to 2014 when a CW U18 team, featuring this Saturday’s Premier players; Gavin Kratz, Nick Carson,...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Riley snags one at The Mac MEN BREAK BAGEL It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day………… The “second half” of the season opened last Saturday with three CW teams in action. The men’s 3rd Div. Islanders visited the Brit Lions in Vancouver.  A club that merged from Ex Brits and Red Lions, some...


BCRU STANDINGS AT THE HALF

BCRU STANDINGS AT THE HALF

CW embarks on their "second half" campaign this Saturday when Meralomas visit Windsor to compete against our Women's Div. 1 team.  Kickoff will be at 11:15 a.m. The women finished the fall season on a strong note, with a convincing win over Nanaimo to secure the Island Women’s Fall...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

WOMEN SPLIT SEMIS - MEN DROP DUO It was a mixed bag of results for CW Women on Saturday. CW I faced a determined James Bay squad at Windsor. Led by captain Emily Samek, this CW squad had their work cut out for them. Applying early pressure, James Bay found gaps in the CW defense and notched...


TRIPLE HEADER AT THE HOUSE

TRIPLE HEADER AT THE HOUSE

The House of Windsor will see three games tomorrow as the “first-half” winds down.  V.I. Women’s League action will feature an 11:30 a.m. semi-final between CW I and JBAA.  The second contest will feature Visitors, Burnaby Lake Lakers and Ceedub in Men’s Premier Reserve action.  On paper,...