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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...



WEEKEND MAY DRAW A BLANK!

Posted in CW Rugby / Game Reports / Rugby Club / Victoria BC / News / B.C. Rugby / Fifteens

Watch this site for confirmation - OR NOT, of games on Saturday.  As we stand today, Westhore is out and Windsor very dubious. Stay...


WEEKEND WARRIORS

WEEKEND WARRIORS

This site apologizes for the incorrect match venue posted yesterday for Women’s Premier Vs Westshore on Saturday.  Both women’s games will be at Windsor Park. The Div 1 Women's team will be taking on Abbotsford RFC at 11:30 am, with the Premier Women facing off against Westshore at 12:45 pm. ...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Back On The Field Today, we have a teaser to the weekend’s games.  More details regarding the selections will follow.  Meanwhile, as conditions chill, CW’s teams prepare to meet crosstown rival, Westshore RFC on Saturday. It will be a BIG day!  The Div.1 Women will play Abbotsford at Windsor...


And Now For The Rest Of The Story!

And Now For The Rest Of The Story!

CW FUNDRAISER A few other aspects to the night to heighten the bang for your buck!     Late-breaking news. Sophie de Goede, Canada's Women World Cup team Captain, will be joining us for the dinner and will have a few comments about the World Cup and her Captaincy experiences. She will also...


BUCKET LIST GALORE

BUCKET LIST GALORE

CW's Annual Fun(d)raiser Dinner & Auction Tickets sales have been brisk! A big thank you to all who have committed to attending. If you still need a ticket or want to sponsor a CW player to attend, please do so ASAP. Seats are available but selling fast! The Live Auction portion of the night...


You're Only As Good As Your Last Game

You're Only As Good As Your Last Game

Posted in CW Rugby / Rugby Club / Victoria BC / News / B.C. Rugby / Fifteens / Senior Men

Today we offer a mid-season reflection of men's progress.  It is interesting watching this interview and hearing 'around the Park', "we can do better"!  There will be plenty of opportunity to prove this line starting with a game against Westshore next Saturday, thence across the pond Vs...


ADDENDUM - IN MEMORIAM - DERWEN PHILLIPS

ADDENDUM - IN MEMORIAM - DERWEN PHILLIPS

Posted in CW Rugby / Rugby Club / Victoria BC / News / Community / Fifteens / Senior Men

Further to yesterday's Vale, an old FRF team mate of Derwen's spotted the post and dropped the editor a further note and photos, capturing the man in full regale and top form, which is deemed well worthy of posting! "Derwen was passionate about rugby, a sport he considered a part of his...


VALE

VALE

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

DERWEN PHILLIPS The name Derwen is a Welsh one. If ever an individual was given an appropriate name it was Derwen since the name means OAK TREE. And as was his name, he was solid, dependable and rooted in the most worthy of family and community values on and off the field. His playing days...


WOMENS WEEKEND RESULTS

WOMENS WEEKEND RESULTS

Today, we bring readers this belated report with apologies to reporter, Francesca Fraser for technological hiccups! The Women’s Div.1 team faced a tough opponent this past weekend, losing to Cowichan Rugby Club. Cowichan brought their best (including 3 Nationally capped players), but despite...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

(photo - Craig Thornber) SPLIT RESULTS AT HOME CW Men’s rugby had a successful continuance in the win column last Saturday.  The men’s Premier Reserves bested Cowichan by a handy, 38 – 5 score.  Captain, Kyle Hohert, led the parade with a hat trick and singles were added by Gabe Smith,...