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CW Women Road Warriors

CW Women Road Warriors

At Windsor Park yesterday, fans’ eyes were directed with interest at the Twittersphere, bleeping out happenings at Herd Road with the club’s women’s team.  At the end of the day, the results read; CW 24 d. Cowichan 17.  With this win, their first on the road, the women have moved into second place...


You Be The Judge

You Be The Judge

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Juniors / News / NSMT / NSWT / Refereeing / RWC

Has rugby become “over-officiated”?  In days of yore it could be said that if a player “made as few errors as the ref”, he was doing okay.  Then came the AR, miked to the ref; then the TMO and now, the Citing Commissioners, to reduce officiating errors to virtually nil, so much so, that even the...


Tiedemann Performance Lauded "Outstanding"

Tiedemann Performance Lauded "Outstanding"

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / News / NSMT / Refereeing

Pictured here is Andrew Tiedemann scoring another try against his old club, UVic.  Tieds scored his first try for the Nats yesterday, after 33 caps.  His try was the lone Canadian tally in a 16 – 15 “upset” victory over higher ranked, Georgia.  Canada, ranked #18 got the better of Georgia,...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Another Kiwi has flown the coop! RC’s Mike Chu has been rewarded with his service “in the field”, returning to N.Z. with the title of National Coach Development Manager, Mike was a dedicated hard working bloke who was true blue Canuck with his work and decisions. He has been replaced at RC...


Where Will The Fates Fall?

Where Will The Fates Fall?

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Game Reports / Giving Back / News / NSMT / Refereeing

Burnaby Put The Throttle on Things! Yesterday, at Windsor, The Tricolors had their fate in their hands but did not get the job done. The day started out with a rambling Laker lead in The Ones, 27 – 7 at the half. The second stanza was nothing short of incredible as a bunch of hard workers,...


Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul" on Thursday!

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul" on Thursday!

Castaway Wanderers – Women’s Program Positions Castaway Wanderers is seeking key positions as it moves forward with the creation of a Senior Women’s program for the upcoming 2015/2016 season. CW currently has a well-established Girls Youth program that has seen growth year over year since...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Today's kickoff congratulates Rugby Canada on its successful bid to host a leg of the IRB Sevens Circuit next year at B.C. Place Stadium.  The news has been all over the Canadian and rugby world scene since the announcement, so not much to add here. We leave it with this question; Can we fill...


Monday's Musings - Seattle, A Saracens Satellite!

Monday's Musings - Seattle, A Saracens Satellite!

Posted in Coaching / CW Rugby / Giving Back / Refereeing / Rugby Club / Victoria BC

This week the site will bring readers a series of blogs that will provide some background about Seattle, this coming Saturday’s opposition in an exhibition match. Seattle is coached by Justin Fitzpatrick, in his second season with the club. Season #1 produced the following successes;...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

The year in review would have to have the performances of Canadian Women’s teams in both VII’s and XV’s as arguably, the top achievement. Further to this, Canada will be hosting a leg of the Women’s World Rugby VII’s Circuit in April. This tournament will take place at Westhills Stadium in...


Burnaby Miss Trifector

Burnaby Miss Trifector

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Fifteens / Men's Reserve Div / News / Prems / Refereeing

CW congratulates all winning teams from yesterday's Finals.  We have some measure of empathy for Burnaby Prems, losing a tight one to James Bay.  Burnaby has been in the Final for the past three years, only to be turned away, yet again.  It would have been their club's third big wn for the...


Ruck & Maul

Ruck & Maul

Posted in Canada Rugby / Juniors / Refereeing / Sevens

B.C. ELITE SEVENS The Thompson/Tate Troupe – BC Elite Youth Sevens (men), have arrived and shaken off the cobwebs in Hong Kong. This is a select U18 team and it will be their third visit to play concurrently, with the IRB Men’s Circuit Comp, in the Chartered Bank International Youth...


Around Ceedub

Around Ceedub

Posted in Community / Girls Rugby / Juniors / Refereeing / Rugby Club

      Final weekend for tree shredding.  Thanks for your support to date.  Remind your neighbours!  Saturday, Sunday; 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.       Boys and girls, aged 14 - 17.  Reminder of Vikes Academy, starts tomorrow at 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. @ Wallace Field.  Bargain prive - ten...


B.C. R.U. Coach & Referee Clinics

B.C. R.U. Coach & Referee Clinics

Posted in Clinics / B.C. Rugby / Coaching / CW Rugby / Refereeing

2014 BC Rugby Coach and Referee Clinics Dates: Sat. Jan 18th – Sun. Jan 19th, 2014Location: St. George's School, 4175 West 29th Ave, Vancouver, BCOptions: Introduction to Competition Course: $200.00 plus taxInitiation to Rugby Course: $90.00 plus taxIRB Level 1 Sevens: $125.00 plus taxLevel...


Clubhouse Commentary

Clubhouse Commentary

Posted in B.C. Rugby / CW Rugby / Game Reports / News / Prems / Refereeing / Victoria BC

It was great to host Burnaby back at the true heart of CW Rugby, The Temple at Discovery Street. Burnaby is a spirited group that enjoys maintaining the camaraderie of the game and they were genuinely happy to be back at the club. Good to see some of the local diehards in attendance also as we...


Referee News

Referee News

Posted in CW Rugby / News / Refereeing / Rugby Club

CW offers kudos to Chris Assmus who has just been appointed to two full Internationals; Uruguay Vs Spain and U.S.A. Vs N.Z. Maori, both games taking place next month.  This is a real coup for the young 24 year old B.C. ref.  Chris refereed in England and Wales in the early spring and...