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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,...


A Full Dance Card

A Full Dance Card

This Saturday CW will have four senior teams involved in action.  Games will start at either Windsor or Carnarvon, (weather dependant) with Women’s Div.1 action against Cowichan RFC.  This match will kick off at 11:00 a.m. Last week, the Div 1 team lost to a talented Bayside side but...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

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

(Free image, credit to deposititphotos ) Happy Birthday To Us February is the occasion of cwrugby.com's tenth birthday, and it is most fitting to recognize Charlie ("Duck") MacLachlan. 'Duck' is a former Wanderer and National team player and for the first five years, hosted this site, as...


Put Yourself In This Picture

Put Yourself In This Picture

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

Fun(d)raiser Auction Item - all inclusive, 4-day trip for two to Langara Lodge (Haida Gwai) Heading out for the early bite. For 35 years, Langara Fishing Adventures has built its reputation on providing the greatest fishing and wildlife adventures in the world. At Langara Fishing...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Ceedub Takes a Double Photo credit - John Richardsom Images A good crowd assembled at the House to view the always entertaining action between these two clubs on Saturday. Predicted inclement weather did not eventuate and temperatures were balmy. CW Divvies opened on the front foot....


The Roots of the Present Lie Deep in the Past

The Roots of the Present Lie Deep in the Past

Brennig “faces” an allowable tackle – back in the day! Saturday, Men's Prems @ the House of Windsor. UVic 3 – 1, CW 1 – 3. Today’s pre-game missive will take some long-time followers back to 2014 when a CW U18 team, featuring this Saturday’s Premier players; Gavin Kratz, Nick Carson,...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

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

UNSUNG HERO - OFF THE FIELD Karl Klashinsky - aka, Klash Karl. If you will, in this interview we will address you as Klash, rather than KK, another long-serving, Victoria rugby type! CW: Klash it has been some time since our website has run this feature.  Watching you, filming every...


Monday's Musings

Monday's Musings

Riley snags one at The Mac MEN BREAK BAGEL It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day………… The “second half” of the season opened last Saturday with three CW teams in action. The men’s 3rd Div. Islanders visited the Brit Lions in Vancouver.  A club that merged from Ex Brits and Red Lions, some...


BCRU STANDINGS AT THE HALF

BCRU STANDINGS AT THE HALF

CW embarks on their "second half" campaign this Saturday when Meralomas visit Windsor to compete against our Women's Div. 1 team.  Kickoff will be at 11:15 a.m. The women finished the fall season on a strong note, with a convincing win over Nanaimo to secure the Island Women’s Fall...


And You Dance Card Is.......

And You Dance Card Is.......

Mark your calendars. Fans will note the absence of home games for senior men, and this season the club will have to cross the Rubicon a couple of times to face Caps and UBC, already having travelled to play Ravens, somewhat a repeat of last season's scheduling. Scheduling seems to this pundit to...