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What A Difference A Day Makes!

What A Difference A Day Makes!

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Game Reports / Girls Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

It's a tip of The Ruggernut's cap to B.C. U 18 Women.  The U18 Girl's (CW's Caroline Crossley and Sophie De Goede), came back in the Final of the Cup to defeat Atlantis 32 - 12, revenging yesterday's loss.  The Banshees (CW's Camille Irvine and Imogen White), also had a banner day, winning...


Vegas Sevens-Vets Called Upon For Results

Vegas Sevens-Vets Called Upon For Results

Posted in Canada Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

Canada's NSMT has announced selections for next weekend's Vegas Sevens. The core group, led by James Bay's, John Moonlight includes vets, CW's, Nanyak Dala, Phil Mack, Harry Jones, Conor Trainor, Justin Douglas and Moonlight.  Much will be expected from this crew as Canada seeks to retain or...


Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho.........It's Off To Vegas We Go!

Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho.........It's Off To Vegas We Go!

Posted in CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Juniors / NSMT / Sevens

  Congratulations to CW's Caroline Crossley, Sophie De Goede and Jack Nyren who have been selected to represent B.C.'s U 18 "A" squads for the Las Vegas Sevens next week.            We can also add the names of Camille Irivine and Imogen White who will be playing for the Banshees, an...


Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Posted in Canada Rugby / Coaching / Fifteens / NSMT / Sevens

CW wishes everyone all the very best for the New Year - good health, good friends and good times.  We remind you to party responsibly!  On a rugby note, we include the following, directly quoted, courtesy of Rugby Canada website.  It is an article of extreme interest in our opinion. The...


Las Vegas Sevens

Las Vegas Sevens

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / NSMT / Sevens

  Treat yourself to your own Christmas present!  Stay at the Hard Rock Hotel and join fellow fans at the first Annual Dog River Howlers' Hoser party, at the Hard Rock Cafe on January, 23rd.  BUY TICKETS...


On The Cards

On The Cards

Posted in Canada Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

CW's, Hearn, who had a good tournament....rapidly being recognised for his "Sonny Bill" offloads!   It seemed almost fated that SRA's Blitzbokkes would take the Nelson Mandela Sevens title, fittingly so, but it wasn't without a hard fought win over a much improved Kiwi, 17 - 14,...


Day One @ Mandela...So Far

Day One @ Mandela...So Far

Posted in Canada Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

Well, we knew it would be no easy task.  The Blitzbokke came out firing and Cecil Afrika, flying, they kept possession from Canada who found themselves 17 points awry at the half.  Our boys played it tough in the second half with Mack crossing to get it to 7 - 17, leaving the second half "tied"...


R.I.P., Nelson Mandela

R.I.P., Nelson Mandela

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / NSMT / Sevens

He emerged into bright winter sunshine, stepped on to the lush field and pulled on a cap. His long-sleeve green rugby jersey was untucked and buttoned right up to the top, a style all his own. On the back, a gold No.6, big and bold. Within seconds, the chants went up from the fans packed...


And The Winners Are....

And The Winners Are....

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / NSMT / Rugby Club / Sevens / Victoria BC

Australian Women's Sevens who came from behind, 7 - 27  to defeat N.Z. in the Dubai Finals by a score of 35 - 27.  Canadian women lost in an upset to a last minute try by Russia, 10 - 15. This gave the ladies a fourth place standing. Canada had their two top players unable to make the trip due...


Sevens Heaven - Close, But Not Quite

Sevens Heaven - Close, But Not Quite

Posted in News / NSMT / Sevens

For those readers who just need the recap fix - read it here!  NSMT opened the day rather flat, after getting it to 7 - 14 against England early, with a Ciaran Hearn tally, that was all she wrote as 'The Chooms' showed some pedigree, racing away to a 47 - 7 final.   Game #2 was the...


A Goal Setter

A Goal Setter

Posted in CW Rugby / News / NSMT

CW congratulates NSMT and London Irish's, Jebb Sinclair on recognition for his hard work in the Irish's tough loss to Leicester last weekend.  Jebb toiled at Ceedub, coming from the east, for a couple of seasons as a "youngster" and always was confident that he would "make it".  He backed...


Focus On Sevens

Focus On Sevens

Posted in Canada Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

    Canada's NSMT puts their "International Season" behind them and now switches their focus to the Sevens Circuit.  Nine players who have been on the XV's squad will be fronting up at Dubai this coming weekend.  Although it is difficult to think in one's mind about the switch in style of the...


Hubie (Une Beardo) Takes The Reins

Hubie (Une Beardo) Takes The Reins

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

CW, Home Away From Home for Hubert Buydens, is proud to offer congratulations to him on the announcement of his appointment as Captain Canada against Protugal tomorrow. Hubert still calls the Wild Oats his Home club, even tho he hangs his hat at Windsor whenever he is not on the road or...


Developmental Squads Go Undefeated in NACRA 7's

Developmental Squads Go Undefeated in NACRA 7's

Posted in Canada Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

Canada's Women and Men went undefeated in Sevens action this past weekend in the North American and Carribean Championships. The Women walloped Mexico 51 - 0 in the Final and the guys, headed by a brace from CW's Mike Scholz, defeated U.S.A., 27 - 5.  There are Utube clips floating around...


Georgia Upsets Canadian Visitors

Georgia Upsets Canadian Visitors

Posted in NSMT / Canada Rugby / Fifteens

Phil McKenzie grits against the Lelos.   The game report on this one can be read on Rugby Canada or BC Rugby News websites, where reporters viewed the contest.  One always knew this would be tough for Canada despite a stronger Canadian forward selection.  Georgia has six of its starting...