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Saturday's Bits & Pieces

Saturday's Bits & Pieces

It is with interest this writer has noted that the club’s, Caroline Crossley, is in the mix with the NSWT’s XV’s group of athletes, gathered for training and games.  Coach Rouet will select a final squad from these forty athletes to play in upcoming matches against New Zealand (#1), USA (#4),...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

A Web Hiatus The Ruggernut, party of two, has just returned from completing a three-week trip across our marvellous country by train – a true bucket-list epic.  During that time rugby, from a Canadian and local perspective has been far from dull!   Firstly, our Men’s VII’s have qualified for...



Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Jossiah 'Mercury' Morra in Tricolours. Jossiah lit it up in Toulouse last weekend when Canada's NSMT 7's had one of their better performances in some time. After defeating current Champions of the circuit, Australia, hopes were high, only for the air to be let out of the balloon on day...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

  A recent Sixty Minute story about 7’ American Aussie Rules star, Texan, Mason Cox brought to mind Canada and CW’s, Mike Pyke. Cox is not the first North American athlete to star in the AFL. Today we reflect on Mike’s rise to stardom in the strange game, often referred to by Aussies as...


Bits & Pieces

Bits & Pieces

Posted in CW Rugby / Rugby Club / Victoria BC / News / Juniors / B.C. Rugby / Community

We kick off with this tidbit from Past President, The Don Swainson. "Some readers may be aware that Paddy O'Gorman, a member of the Evergreen RFC is campaigning to get an MLR team to Vancouver. A landing page has gone live that allows the visitor to sign up to express interest in the venture...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Old Foes Renew U14 Rivalry It was one year ago as U13’s that Caps took CW to two overtime periods at Klahanie before the Tricolours scored the winning points. Today’s game picked up where that action left off.  CW opened the scoring early when Thomas Gould broke for a bruising fifty-metre run...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

ANNUAL CLUB AWARDS At the recent Dinner, several men and women were recognised for their efforts this season. The club’s most prestigious award – the Johnny Shepherd Award, representative of that player who “best serves the club in sportsmanship, duty and honour”, and voted on by solely...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul on Thursday!

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul on Thursday!

James Bay Minis protect the ball. Today we are full of Juniors news. CW Minis hosted the Island Spring Jamboree last Sunday. It was a great turnout and there were many smiles all around. Thank you to the volunteers who stepped up to make this morning a success. These club events can’t...


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...