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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...


LATE BREAKING - Men's Prems

LATE BREAKING - Men's Prems

Posted in CW Rugby / Prems / Rugby Club / News / B.C. Rugby / Senior Men

2:30 p.m., Kalhanie, North...


Hail The President!

Hail The President!

CWRFC is pleased to announce the appointment of Karl Klashinsky to the Presidency as a result of our recent AGM. As described in;  https://cwrugby.com/blogs/post/wednesdays-ruck-maul1675226275, Klash has been a man for all seasons and brings a wealth of Club and Provincial experience and...


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,...


A Precursor To Easter

A Precursor To Easter

Posted in Rugby Club / Victoria BC / News / Juniors / Fifteens / Boys U16 / Boys U14 / Boys Rugby

Yesterday, CW U14 & U15 lads were exposed to "International rugby" when they faced Kenilworth School from England. Although the scoreboard showed quite a disparity, the exercise was invaluable.                     CW's VP, Dave Hill, welcomed the guests and talked about the value of...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

JUNIOR BOYS PREPARE FOR INTERNATIONAL ENCOUNTER Tomorrow afternoon, CW U14 & U15 Boys will play against Kenilworth School from England. First kickoff will be 3:30 for the U14 squad followed by the U15 game. Kenilworth is bringing a total of 48 players. They have just come off wins against...


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...


CW AGM REMINDER

CW AGM REMINDER

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

When: Tuesday, April 4th, 2023, 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

(Photo credit - John Richardson) Tackle techniques or not, with sternum-high experimentation by RFU?   VITAL BONUS POINTS IN THE BANK Tricolour Men’s & Women’s teams achieved their goals last Saturday with a pair of bonus point victories. The Men opened their account in the fourth minute...


CRITICAL OUTCOMES

CRITICAL OUTCOMES

Tomorrow, The Tricolours take on Seattle in two matches where the outcome will be critical in terms of playoff positioning. The Women’s Premier team sits in fifth spot after last week’s two bonus points and Seattle are in sixth. Injuries and the absence of Schell with the Nats will sorely test...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

PACK IT TO THE RAFTERS - FINAL HOME GAME VS SEATTLE RFC Saturday will be a very special day and we appeal for all of our Faithful to get to the House for this one.  Alumni Touch will take place at 11:45 a.m., followed by Women Prems at 12:45 p.m. and Men at 2:30 p.m. There will be...


ALUMNI DAY - SATURDAY

ALUMNI DAY - SATURDAY

WOMEN'S & MEN'S PREMS Vs SEATTLE R.C....


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...


CW AGM

CW AGM

Today we announce the upcoming AGM.  The date has been changed from the Fall to a more practical, late-season time, thus enabling a far more efficient handing over of the reins to a new Board. Castaway-Wanderers RFC Annual General Meeting.Tuesday, April 4th, 2023, at 8PM PDT. All...


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...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in CW Rugby / News / Community / Senior Women

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY Nineteen year's ago, CW Women's Field Hockey ONE...


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...


OFF & ON AGAIN - MIDWEEK RUGBY

OFF & ON AGAIN - MIDWEEK RUGBY

TUESDAY, 7TH. 7:00p.m. KICKOFF.  Juan de Fuca Park.    WOMEN'S PREMIER RUGBY.  CW Vs WRFC CWRFC's selection remains similar to that mentioned in last week's blog with Eriksson and Samek leading the side.  It will be a rare "under the lites" for the ladies and no doubt both teams will...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Vancouver, Sevens – Vancouver Island, fun rugby. With the HSBC Sevens on show for men and women this weekend, there will be no competition rugby taking place in the BCRU Leagues. Not everyone can get there and The Don in his wisdom, has organised an exhibition game with the Hornets on...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

A FUN(D)RAISER KINDA NIGHT And so, another successful Fundraiser has been put to bed!  Attendance, fun, new relationships built, a few tall tales shared, and $ raised via the generosity of those in attendance. Several of our sponsors were in attendance. Today, we give a few shout-outs...