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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...


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...


Sevens Summary

Sevens Summary

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / Minis / News / NSMT / Sevens

It's All Ever so Close! This was a gut-wrenching day for a Canadian side that played good sevens, gave of their best but were not rewarded. It started with a close, one try to loss to an English side that went on to finish in third place. England were edged, 5 – 0 by N.Z. in their semi and went...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Another Kiwi has flown the coop! RC’s Mike Chu has been rewarded with his service “in the field”, returning to N.Z. with the title of National Coach Development Manager, Mike was a dedicated hard working bloke who was true blue Canuck with his work and decisions. He has been replaced at RC...


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”...


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...


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 - Ups & Downs of a Rugby Weekdend

Monday's Musings - Ups & Downs of a Rugby Weekdend

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Game Reports / Juniors / Minis / Prems

A rainy Sunday saw a full slate of junior games at Windsor. Minis were on deck in full flight, despite being “clocks back”, followed by U14’s playing an inter-club match against Velox. An interesting observation regarding numbers is the fact that attrition seems to occur, mostly between minis...


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...


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...


Let's Get This Guy In A Canadian Jersey!

Let's Get This Guy In A Canadian Jersey!

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fifteens / Game Reports / Girls Rugby / Minis / NSMT

  A pretty good crowd for a mid-weeker went home disappointed from Westhills Stadium last night when Canada lost to the U.S. by a score of 16 – 3. The contest was only ten minutes old when quick hands saw winger, Stanfill on the overlap, in for an easy tally. In the early exchanges,...


CW Pinches a Pair in Opener

CW Pinches a Pair in Opener

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Game Reports / Minis / News / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

Sony Bill Woolridge Offloads The table was set by The Ones against a “younger” Academy from the Valhallians when they wound up, led by a four-try performance from Sammy Rocher, defeating the VV, 37 – 10. Down 7 – 10 at the interval, The Tricolors cranked it up a notch, scoring thirty...


Registration Update

Registration Update

Posted in CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Juniors / Minis / News / Rugby Club

Bad news - Good news........schools are not in session, good news.........CW has decided to delay early bird registration specials for all ages until midnight, September 11th, owing to inconveniences of recruitment via schools not being open.  Youth players, if you have a friend who is...


EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

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

CWRFC is announcing registration for Fall programs - mini rugby, junior boys and girls and senior men, with discounts if you register before August 31st.  You can register by going HERE.    ...


Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul"

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul"

Posted in CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Juniors / Minis / NSMT / NSWT / Rugby Club / Sevens

All's quiet on the rugby front this week.  We remind everyone that Sunday, September 7th is a BIG day @ Windsor Park with Minis kicking off at 10:00 a.m. Registration for girls and junior boys will be available from 10:00 onwards and if you have not registered already (you may have...


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

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

FALL JUNIOR RUGBY CWRFC started preliminary planning for Fall age grade and mini programs for girls and boys for the coming season when twenty two interested folk met at The Temple to offer services for coaching and management of teams for the upcoming season.  The meeting was led by...


Goings On @ C.W.

Goings On @ C.W.

Posted in CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Juniors / Minis / News / Rugby Club / Sevens

JUNIOR RUGBY     Wednesday (TOMORROW) at 7:00 p.m. @ DSC there will be a gathering for parents of players in the club's Mini and Junior Rugby programs, (girls and boys).  Specifically, the purpose of the gathering is to confirm (and add to) the coaching and management volunteers of our...


What Happened to Canada?

What Happened to Canada?

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Minis / Sevens

Game one - Three tries to two, Samoa wins, 19-12.   Game Two - Come from behind  (0-19), with a brace from Braid, Canada d. U.S.A., 22-19.   Game Three - Must win to stay in Cup play.  Unforced errors and errant pass then missed tackle after good turnover ball, allow Kenya a second try at...


CW Minis Wind Up Another Successful Season

CW Minis Wind Up Another Successful Season

Posted in Community / CW Rugby / Minis / Victoria BC

UNDER 12's ON THE ATTACK!   Ceedub wound up its fourteenth season of Mini Rugby this past Sunday.  Under sunny skies at Windsor, parents and kids "got it on"!  Special thanks this season to Coordinator, Matt Gordon, all of his coaches and parents (Jen Lancaster & Anne Jones....who also served...


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...


The Month Ahead For Minis

The Month Ahead For Minis

Posted in CW Rugby / Minis / News

Yahoo - SPRING BREAK!  Minis resume this Sunday, (23RD) with Nanaimo visiting Windsor Park. MARCH 30TH - CW @ Velox, Gordon Head Fields. APRIL 6TH - Shawnigan Jamboree. APRIL 13TH - Windup, FUN DAY & team...


Minis Cancelled - Ground Closure

Minis Cancelled - Ground Closure

Posted in CW Rugby / Minis

Another blip as the mini season is interrupted yet again, due to weather! Despite the morn being sunny, Windsor Park was closed today owing to severe, inclement weather yesterday. The club season is winding down but it won't be long before the Elementary & Middle Schools will opening...


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...