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A Feast of Finals

A Feast of Finals

TOMORROW AT WINDSOR U14 boys are playing the VIRU Final against the Comox Rapids 12:15 at Windsor on the Rose Garden pitch. U16 girls will face Langley RFC @ 12:30 on the main pitch in the BC Final. U16 boys Provincial gold medal match will be against Bayside RFC @ 1:30 main pitch. U18 boys...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Exciting news! CW’s Annual Fun(d)raiser Dinner & Auction is back, face-to-face, with a special twist to the evening, at the Union Club on Feb 25th, 2023 – be sure to mark this date on your calendars! Many thanks to all our donors and bidders for your fabulous support with our online auction!...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

VIRU FINALS – A SATURDAY RECAP   THIRD & FOURTH PLACE The opening game at Windsor on Saturday saw CW I play JBAA for third and fourth spots in the pre-Christmas League. CW opened with early pressure and James Bay pushed back with action fast and furious. An early break from CW’s #9,...


VIRU FINALS

VIRU FINALS

CW II will face off against Nanaimo in the Island Women’s Premier Division Final on Saturday at the House of Windsor. After a close semifinal game last week when Nanaimo came out on top, CW will be eager to challenge the Hornets in what is sure to be a tough game.  Teams will field 12-aside....


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,...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

SEMI-FINAL SATURDAY & SUNDAY Plenty of action at Windsor this weekend. On Saturday CW Women wrap up their regular fall season with both teams going into the playoffs high in the standings. CW II is ranked in first place in the Island Women’s League, with 4 wins and 1 loss, and will take on...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Two perennially strong sides struggling in the Premiership to date, CWRFC (1 – 2) and Burnaby Lake (0 – 3), will lock horns at Windsor Park this Saturday. Last Saturday, Joshua failed to help the CW Visitors at Jericho Park when UBCOB Ravens racked up a host of points whilst the Lakers dropped...


BATTLE OF JERICHO

BATTLE OF JERICHO

Today’s BCRU action pales in comparison to the memories of last night’s Women’s RWC Final!  Super enthralling action, it will go into the vault of Great Games in my books.  The contrast between the two game plans was so obvious from the start and both styles would have their proponents –...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

William Webb Ellis Would Turn In His Grave (Photo - Credit, Julian Paine) If he was to be informed of the advent of professionalism, the game’s global growth, the evolution of women’s rugby, he would well roll over!  As it has spread, so too has the sophistication of its Laws.  All matches...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

CW's 16TH Man, cheers the action. MEN’S BONUS POINT WIN BUSTS BAGEL The rains ceased however, cold winds from the Strait on a sunny afternoon made conditions challenging and resultant attendance rather poor at Windsor Park on Saturday.  All three games got out of the gate.  Opening...


FULL DAY OF ACTION AT WINDSOR

FULL DAY OF ACTION AT WINDSOR

( Photo credit - John Richardson Images ) CW Women are preparing to end their fall regular season with an intersquad face-off this Saturday. Most of the Women’s fall season has consisted of games of 10’s and 12-aside, due to other clubs lacking available players. CW has only played two...


NSMT

NSMT

Canada's National Senior Men's Team Sevens goes into action tomorrow against Argentina, Ireland and Kenya at the Hong Kong Sevens.  Hong Kong is a bucket list for Sevens enthusiasts.  Canada will feature three players who have a strong CW connection.  Josiah ('Mercury') Morra, who could almost...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

AT THE HALF, 12 - 8 Canada Secures Spot in Semis This site’s pre-game credit to Karen Paquin, foreshadowed yet another fantastic game from this lady. Sophie de Goede led, once again by example, and was an inspiration to her teammates who all played very well.  Paquin was Player-of-the-Match...


NSMT in the Win Column

NSMT in the Win Column

Robbie 'The Ice Man' Povie led the Nats with eleven points in their victory over Brazil, 31 - 14, mid-week. Former CW Junior and Saskatchewan lad, Matt Klimchuk had good minutes starting at #6 and Jo Jo 'Mercury' Morrah notched a tally.  Good contribution from former Tricolours.  Where the heck...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

                                               A Dose of Deja Vu?   Almost three years to the day…                                      Will see CW Premier Men face another 0 – 4 situation!  It was on this day in 2019 that Lomas visited Windsor and left, tail between legs, after a 40 – 15...


CWRFC AGM TONIGHT!

CWRFC AGM TONIGHT!

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

When: Tuesday, October 25th, 2022, at 8:00PM  Who: All registered members of the CWRFC community are invited to participate in the AGM. Where/How: This meeting will be held in-person at the Discovery Sports Club (must be 19 years of age or older to attend in person due to liquor...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

The Beginning of the End!(Photo credit BCRN Twitter feed.)Westshore’s Otieno beats the last defender as he makes his way to the line for the winning try. “Oh – for” a win!  CW Men’s Prems went “oh-for” four at Juan de Fuca on Saturday.  The Prem Reserves also went down heavily for a second...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

CANADA WOMEN COME UP TRUMPS Led by Captain, Sophie de Goede in every aspect of play, Canada defeated Italy with a bonus point 22 – 12 victory on the weekend in RWC action. Tuttosi led the way again with her brace to top the Try Scorers list with five.  Sophie’s hands displayed her...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

KAMLOOPS SEVENS This tournament started in 2016 and CW sent a small group of Junior Girls to play. This year we registered 9 teams with approximately 90 players, had 20 volunteer parents, coaches and managers, and filled two 50+ seat coaches. This is an incredible achievement! Thank you...


HAPPY THANKSGIVING

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Let's commence today by THANKING all of those parents and coaches who have given up their weekend, thankful for their kids - playing CW rugby. The crew will take nine teams of age grade Sevens to Kamloops to play in an event that is slowly earning iconic status.  The locals put on a fantastic...


CW AGM

CW AGM

The Castaway-Wanderers RFC Annual General Meeting is Scheduled for Tuesday, October 25th, 2022, at 8PM.   All Registered Members of the CWRFC community are invited to participate in the AGM. The meeting will be held in person and online.  All CWRFC Members in good standing are invited to...


WEEKEND SCOREBOARD

WEEKEND SCOREBOARD

(PHOTO CREDIT - Net World Sports) COMOX WOMEN 26 d. CW 22 CW WOMEN 49 d. JBAA 22 JBAA MEN’S RESERVES 62 d. CW 12 JBAA MEN’s PREMIER 78 d. CW 7   The only observation of note for this fan was that the Prems looked like a M*A*S*H Unit!  There were far too many moving parts to hope for...


Three On The Docket At MacDonald

Three On The Docket At MacDonald

Late-breaking….. CW Women will field a team on the road to Comox tomorrow.  The Men’s Islanders, slated for the same venue has resulted in an embarrassing CW forfeiture.  For the first two home games, CW has managed three teams on the same day however, it appears that this weekend the...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Boys Age Grade Visit Bayside Last Sunday CW took their U14, U16 & U18 Boys teams to visit Bayside RFC.  CW opened the day with a good win in U14 action.    The U16’s lost a close one, 22 – 26 in an exciting match.  The U18 match saw a very tight first half.  CW managed to edge ahead in...