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Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul"

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul"

Posted in CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Juniors / Minis / NSMT / NSWT / Rugby Club / Sevens

All's quiet on the rugby front this week.  We remind everyone that Sunday, September 7th is a BIG day @ Windsor Park with Minis kicking off at 10:00 a.m. Registration for girls and junior boys will be available from 10:00 onwards and if you have not registered already (you may have...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Another High Achievement for Women. Canada’s U20 Women won a second, high profile silver medal yesterday when they finished runner-up to Australia at the Youth Olympics at Nanjing, China. Perhaps the journey was more important than the destination. In Pool play, Canada lost to China, 24 –...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / Fifteens / News / Rugby Club / RWC / Sevens

RUGBY CANADA Vs HOST NATION IN RWC SEMI-FINAL. RC Women take on France in Paris this morning, with an expected crowd of 20,000 in attendance…….98% French Fanatics! Our Women went 1 - 1 on their Fall Tour to France, so expectations can be high, following their very successful campaign to date....


A Plethora Of Points

A Plethora Of Points

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fifteens / NSMT / NSWT / Sevens

Canada won the Bowl at the Commonwealth Games yesterday in Glasgow.  South Africa upset N.Z. for the gold and Geriant John's Aussies took the bronze.  There were nine "core" teams in this contest and unluckily for the boys, they finished ninth when they failed to qualify for championship play...


Things According To Hoyle, So Far In Glasgow

Things According To Hoyle, So Far In Glasgow

Posted in Canada Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

  Canada's Sevens entourage opened up with a lop-sided loss to the Kiwis, 0 - 39 in Glasgow this morning.  Game #2 saw them take revenge on the hapless Barbadians, 68 - 5 and pictured here, the lads rest up for their final match against Scotland which is shaping up to be epic.  The...


Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games

Posted in Canada Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

(We bring you this article, courtesy of Rugby Canada website, for those of you who go to cwrugby.com first - and we thank you.  It appears that the Scots have brought in some heavy artillery for the Sevens team.  Scotland is already flexing its muscle in the medal count, although this pundit...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in B.C. Rugby / C.R.C's / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Juniors / Sevens

A New Season Dawns IMPORTANT NOTE TO PLAYERS To all senior players age 19 and above, (Thirds, Firsts, Prems)!  Please complete this two minute survey to help us assess our numbers for the fall. If you know anyone THINKING of playing CW, please have them complete this survey also. Survey...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Lucas Hammond - An Opportnity!  Lucas Hammond has hung his Eastern Canada hat on CW's peg for some three seasons however for the past two seasons this young man has moved from Windsor Park to U.Vic to Kiwiland, appearing on one or two occasions with the Sevens Krew, he has now been called upon...


Youth Sevens At U.Vic

Youth Sevens At U.Vic

Posted in Canada Rugby / Fundraiser / Girls Rugby / Juniors / Sevens / Victoria BC

Girls U18 & Boys U14, U16 and U18 Sevens will be the rage at UVic today and tomorrow, with Finals going at 5:30 p.m., Saturday.  Teams from U.S.A., Ontario and Cardinal Vaughn (U.K.) will vie for the honors.  Heaps of CW kids on show and we congratulate the Aboriginal Thunder (Boys U16 and...


Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Posted in Canada Rugby / Community / CW Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

              CW congratulates the following players selected for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow; Moonlight (c.), Braid, White, Jones, Trainor, Hammond, Douglas, Hirayama, Duke, Hearn, Scholtz and Fuailefau. This is arguably, the best group available, given injuries to...


Goings On @ C.W.

Goings On @ C.W.

Posted in CW Rugby / Girls Rugby / Juniors / Minis / News / Rugby Club / Sevens

JUNIOR RUGBY     Wednesday (TOMORROW) at 7:00 p.m. @ DSC there will be a gathering for parents of players in the club's Mini and Junior Rugby programs, (girls and boys).  Specifically, the purpose of the gathering is to confirm (and add to) the coaching and management volunteers of our...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in B.C. Rugby / C.R.C's / Coaching / CW Rugby / Fifteens / Juniors / News / Prems / Sevens / Victoria BC

B.C. BEARS SUMMER LONG LIST & SOUTH AMERICA TOUR. C.W. offers special congratulations to Gord Kehoe and Jon Morris who will be travelling to Argentina this summer with the Bears. Keenan Horton was also selected but unfortunately, is in the middle of studies.  Tricolor's, Kenny Goodland...


There You Go!

There You Go!

Posted in Canada Rugby / Coaching / News / NSMT / Sevens

(Compliments of CW videographer Shaun Barry) So long, it's been good to know ya....it is inevitable in this age of professional rugby football that successes are rewarded financially and so it has come to pass for National Sevens Coach, Geraint John.  John has given Canadian Rugby good...


Buckley Pots Points In Cup Loss

Buckley Pots Points In Cup Loss

Posted in Community / Fifteens / Girls Rugby / Juniors / Prems / Sevens / VIRU Tide Rugby

Yesterday at Cowichan RFC's, Herd Rd Field, the table was set quite nicely in early matches between the Fraser Valley R.U. & the V.I.R.U.  The Spring Tide (U20) Men, coached by Winston Stanley opened with a lop-sided victory by a score of 78 to 12.  UVic's Fergus Hall led the way in the...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in CW Rugby / Fifteens / Game Reports / News / Rugby Club / Sevens / Victoria BC

Burger ramapaging towards the try line! 1200 fans, a sun-drenched evening and a good game of rugby…all that was missing was a cold brew! Bedlinog, a Welsh 1st Division team, took to Windsor Park against the locals in their third game of a whirlwind Tour of Canada and Washington State. After...


Sevens Try of the Year

Sevens Try of the Year

Posted in Canada Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

Well, we brought you the tries in the running in an earlier article and the votes are in and tallied.  Trainor Wins Try of the Year!  WOW!  Not much in the way of superlatives to add, the try tells...


A Saturday Without Rugby!

A Saturday Without Rugby!

Posted in Canada Rugby / NSWT / Sevens

After a close loss to England in Pool play, 5 - 10, Canada Women came back on Day #2 at Amsterdam to defeat U.S.A., 28 - 19 but lost out to Australia, 0 - 17 in the Cup Semi.  In a close battle for third place, Canada nipped "The Chooms", 10 - 0.  This result places Canada in third place overall...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Fifteens / News / Rugby Club / Sevens / Victoria BC

We kick off today's news with our best wishes to the NSWT Sevens, playing the IRB final leg tournament in Amsterdam this weekend.  The ladies, looking to retain their current third place standing, find themselves in with England, Brazil and hosts, The Netherlands. We will keep tuned for...


Glasgow Dream Team in Action.

Glasgow Dream Team in Action.

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / NSMT / Sevens

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Sevens - Series Wrap

Sevens - Series Wrap

Posted in Canada Rugby / Sevens

Hats off to well deserved selection to the "Dream Team" after the London Sevens Tourney, to Canadian Captain, John Moonlight and the irrepressible, Phil Mack.  This selection was thoroughly deserved in the eye of this pundit.   There is voting for the Sevens Try of the Year and Canada's,...


Blazing Answer to Cup Omission

Blazing Answer to Cup Omission

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / NSMT / Sevens

  Canada's NSMT Sevens team should be the toast of the town today after an excellent day of rugby in London town and commensurate results.  Although there may have been some doubts as to where the team that played in Glasgow went, they were stuffed down any critics throats today, with the...


What Happened to Canada?

What Happened to Canada?

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Minis / Sevens

Game one - Three tries to two, Samoa wins, 19-12.   Game Two - Come from behind  (0-19), with a brace from Braid, Canada d. U.S.A., 22-19.   Game Three - Must win to stay in Cup play.  Unforced errors and errant pass then missed tackle after good turnover ball, allow Kenya a second try at...


Mack Hits 50

Mack Hits 50

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / Sevens

CW congratulates Phil Mack on his 50th Sevens Tournament and his 856 points over an eight year span. The boys will want to put in a good one for him, starting "tonight" in London. Despite what might appear as an “easier” Pool, a closer analysis would give a very guarded opinion. First up,...


A Final Word on Glasgow

A Final Word on Glasgow

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / NSMT / Sevens

Firstly to the Cup game. N.Z. would have rolled any team the way they played in this game. The extra six minutes was something that had not been experienced before by Canada. Jones’ try will remain cast in memory for a long time. They had the gas but it was not the Perfect Storm it needed...


Sevens Heaven

Sevens Heaven

Posted in Canada Rugby / News / NSMT / Sevens

A fitting semi with hosts, Scotland taking on this increasingly impressive Maple Leaf mob and the prize is - first ever visit to a Cup Final. Tackles were sure from both teams and a plethora of penalties was called in this "tight as a trapeze wire" contest.  Finally Braid broke clear only to...