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Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

MAGNIFIQUE!! CW Rugby is so proud of the achievement of our NSWT, defeating the NZ Black Ferns on the weekend.  The victory places the women as #2 ranked team in the world and also wins the Pacific Four Competition.  Trailing, 3 -14 after thirty minutes, the ladies slowly ground their way...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

 A GRAND CELEBRATION Friday last saw an amazing celebration of rugby in Victoria.  It was the Golden Anniversary of Elementary School rugby.  A small beginning back in 1972 has seen the event grow to 34 teams playing 52 games on nine fields last Friday.  During this fifty years...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

WESTSHORE CAPITALIZE   Last Saturday, Westshore Valkyries defeated CW in Premier League, semi-final action.  CW women opened the scoring when Rookie-of-the-Year, Bronwyn Zodichi drove hard for the line after a good build-up.  Westshore was quick to respond to a CW error and later scored a...


ITEMS OF INTEREST

ITEMS OF INTEREST

In the Women's Premier League, one of the semi-finals will see #3 Castaway Wanderers take on #2 Westshore RFC at Juan De Fuca recreation center this Saturday, April 27th at 12:45pm.  CW won against Seattle last weekend and will be looking to carry that momentum against Westshore. Westshore and...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Jacob Bossi, running rampant! (Photo credit - John Richardson) Monday’s Musings are not exactly amusing for the writer however, in grasping for objectivity, it was a fair result to an intense and intriguing battle and if one has to end one’s campaign, it was honest effort and desire. A...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

                                                    Chips Down!UBC and CW men will replay this Saturday in a game which is for all the marbles.  The outcome will see a “go on, or golf!  Last week, UBC, led by Takoda McMullin, blasted out of the blocks and certainly appeared to...


Men Face a One-Man Wrecking Crew!

Men Face a One-Man Wrecking Crew!

How could it be any different when you kick your restarts directly, 5/7 times, giving time to spare for a player to be just that?  However, the writer will get to that.  I commence today’s match reports with, it being the Sabbath, “hallelujah” to the club’s Premier Women, defeating Caps, 20 –...


SATURDAY'S ARMIES ANNOUNCED

SATURDAY'S ARMIES ANNOUNCED

JOHNNY SHEPHERD AWARD WINNERS - Frankie & Mike ROAD WARRIORS CW Premier Women have not announced their starters but the squad incudes some solid ammunition!  The likes of Zodichi (Rookie of the Year), Chanelle Challenger, Hill-Huse, Belchos, Samek, King, Fry, Beck, Beauchemin, Reed and...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

  PREMS PUSH FOR PLAYOFF POSITIONS Both teams are on the road this Saturday, the women facing Capilanos who have a five-point lead in the league over the visitors; however, CW has a game in hand.  Caps are an old nemesis for Ceedub.  CW has a superior defensive record going into this...


UNUSUAL FUNDRAISER

UNUSUAL FUNDRAISER

  Today we appeal for support for CW Girls & Boys Tour Fund.  The players have already commenced their efforts with a spring plant sale.  This Thursday an evening of Music Bingo will be hosted by the Fernwood Inn. 6:00 p.m. for a 7:00 beginning.  This event promises to be...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Final League Home Game   It was a pity for Burnaby Lake RFC that they had to play rugby against Castaway Wanderers RFC when they visited Oak Bay on Saturday. On what was a frigid afternoon the sparse gallery was treated to a very good match from the premier men. The start was scary! From an...


AGM - TONIGHT!

AGM - TONIGHT!

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

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Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Bring it on! Saturday’s games will see the Women’s Divvies at Nanaimo and the men at home Vs Burnaby Lake RFC. The Divvies play at 1:00 and the Prems at 2:30. It will be a critical contest for CW, with Burnaby at 8 – 3, with 40 points and CW at 5 – 6 with 29 points and Westshore (28), UBC...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Castaway Wanderers Youth Rugby Tour London, England, March 2025   CWRFC is excited to announce that the club’s Juniors will be touring London next March, targeting the U16 age group for both boys and girls teams.  While CW has completed tours in the past, this tour will forge the way for...


Victoria Mini Rugby - Golden Anniversary

Victoria Mini Rugby - Golden Anniversary

Posted in Victoria BC / News / Girls Rugby / Community / Mini Rugby U12 / Boys Rugby

Today is an opportunity to announce a landmark achievement! Upcoming, on May 10th is a celebration of fifty years of mini rugby in GVSD #61 schools, (1972 – 2024.) The program has catered for Victoria girls and boys, being a co-gender initiative for some thirty years! The program is primarily...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

                       More excellent photos, compliments, John Richardson and more can be viewed HERE REFLECTIONS Watched Saturday’s game with an old friend, former Athletic Director, and member of UVic’s, Walk of Fame (Rugby), and former Oak Bay Wanderer teammate, Mike Elcock....


Wednesday’s Ruck & Maul on Thursday!

Wednesday’s Ruck & Maul on Thursday!

                          CW Matches Upcoming, Saturday.                               Women Premier Vs UBC, Windsor Park, 12:45.                Men Premier Reserve Vs UVic Norsemen, Wallace Field, UVic, 1:00.                               Men Premier Vs UVic Vikes, Wallace Field,...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

First, the Good News - Happiness is; Kids At the Klub! Saturday was definitely a rugby day, starting with a Six Nations game and breakfast at The Temple, where a mix of players, parents and juniors took in the atmosphere that is DSC.  Brent gave a tour of the iconic jerseys, honor board...


UNSUNG HERO - ON THE FIELD

UNSUNG HERO - ON THE FIELD

GAVIN KRATZ Meet Gavin Kratz, the consummate ‘Hard Hat’. Gavin is a man who has spent 15+ years on the fields of Windsor Park. He is the epitome of “CW Family”. He also epitomizes the club’s commitment to players, facilitating a pathway for their rugby development and joy of the game. He...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

CARSON CLAN RETURN TO ROOTS A QUARTET OF GAMES This coming Saturday will be the highlight of the year for home games. Come early and enjoy the forecast of a sunny day. Our Premier women will be mine host as they continue to build their Tour Fund, serving both beer & burgers. The Women’s...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

A Good Day For the Most Part Today’s blog comes from the information from others as The Ruggernut was under the weather! To kick off the day, we had women’s Divvies at United RFC where they took one on the chin, 26 – 0. Despite the loss, the team felt this was a huge improvement compared to...


Wednesday’s Ruck & Maul on Thursday!

Wednesday’s Ruck & Maul on Thursday!

CW Vs WESTSHORE THIS SATURDAY The women’s teams will face off at Windsor Park at 12:45 this Saturday. Westshore, annually arise from the ashes of pre-Christmas sparse going, every February.  This year is no exception, noting their 73 – 12 win over Seattle at home last weekend. The Valkyries...


Premier Women Start Campaign Emphatically!

Premier Women Start Campaign Emphatically!

CW’s Premier women travelled to Vancouver last Saturday to play UBC “Thunder”. This is the UBC Div 1 team that played in the hybrid season and qualified for Premier play, - so not UBC's strongest team. 29 to 0 at half, 53 to 0 at full time for CW. CW scrummaged strongly, winning three tight...


CW Age Grade Shine at Sevens

CW Age Grade Shine at Sevens

Coach Denver & his U16 Boys - 1st Place ONE WEEK AGO Last weekend the Vancouver Sevens was preceded by Sevens competition for U15, U16 and U18 boys and girls on Thursday & Friday. Thirty teams from as far afield as Edmonton, Washington and Nova Scotia participated! South Island – VI Tide...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

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

SAVE  OR   $ELL? This night last week saw a midweek Think Tank take place, offering thoughts regarding the future of Discovery Sports Club, our rugby club’s adorned, never to be replicated and shared, ‘Spiritual Home’. The physical configuration centers around its iconic bar, compliments of...