Sevens

They Do It Again!

They Do It Again!

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / News / NSMT / Sevens

What a joy to wake up to!  Canada's NSMT team on top of the table going into their Vs England, final Pool match.  Canada opened with a huge win over newcomers, Japan, 52 - 0 and ultimately, it was the differential that placed them in #1 and thei fifth tournament in a row to qualify for Cup...


Thursday's Ruck & Maul

Thursday's Ruck & Maul

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

Red sky over Glasgee Toon, thanks to Debbie Moonlight.......according to all reports the boys are ready and rearin' for tomorrow.  Best of luck to the whole Krew.   Canada vs Japan at 11:36 local (6:36am ET/3:36am PT)   Canada begin their Glasgow campaign against a team full of confidence...


Tuesday's Ruck & Maul

Tuesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Juniors / NSWT / Sevens

NSWT IN ACTION Canada's Women play U.S.A. today at 3:30 at John Leckie Field, Shawnigan Lake School.....FREE!!       CANADA U20 MEN Vs JAPAN   Canadian U20's play Japan this coming Thursday to save some face in what has been a disappointing Junior World Championship, with no hope...


CW's Ciaran Hearn Selected As NSMT XV's Player Of The Year

CW's Ciaran Hearn Selected As NSMT XV's Player Of The Year

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

CW congratulates all of Rugby Canada's Award Winners, announced on Thursday at the Annual Awards Dinner, held this year at the Royal B.C. Museum.  Without recognizing each individual, we give special mention to NSWT 7's P-O-Y, Jen Kish; NSWT 15's P-O-Y, Kelly Russell; NSMT 7's P-O-Y, John...


Another Elite Eight Finish

Another Elite Eight Finish

Posted in Canada Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

Vs Australia.  Only two minutes in when Mack stole ball and fed Trainor for the first score, (unconverted).  The first half was ALL Canada.  Early in the second stanza, a Canadian knock on provided the scoring reply for Oz, (converted).  The half continued with advantage Canada.  O'Toole came...


Canada 7's In Quarters Again

Canada 7's In Quarters Again

Posted in Canada Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

This reporter is certainly coming across as far from the sharpest tack in the box for Sevens news!  Apologies to Nate Hirayama...AFTER viewing our own utube clip, we note that not only is he playing, he is playing with his customary acumen and point-scoring importance.  Enough on this point!  ...


Men Kick Off H.K. With A Win

Men Kick Off H.K. With A Win

Posted in Canada Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

Yak over the line!   The men opened their Hong Kong campaign with a solid 35 - 7 victory over Portugal.  Other singles were added by Trainor and White, with Moonlight getting a brace. Mack is back on duty, although it appears that Hearn and Hiriyama may be on the injured list.  Next up...


Women Show The Way!

Women Show The Way!

Posted in Canada Rugby / Girls Rugby / NSWT / Sevens

They've done it again!  Kudos to Canada's Womens Sevens team on their victory in Hong Kong.  The ladies defeated the Hosts, 19 - 5; Kazakhstan, 33-0; Japan, 38 - 0; and France, in the Final, 24 -0.  Now that's an impressive record.  Bouquets all round.   (Ed. - We love Rick Bourne's...


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...


Tough Time In Tokyo

Tough Time In Tokyo

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Men's Reserve Div / NSMT / Sevens

Apologies to followers of this site for an International Time boner! Canada had some great highs at Tokyo and some frustrating lows, not the least being injuries to Dala, Hearn and Hiriyama, a yellow card to Harry Jones and a disallowed try to John Moonlight. This writer unfortunately, only...


Women's Sevens

Women's Sevens

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

We loved this article noted on RC's website and because we know you read CW FIRST, have reprinted it here. Not only does it profile a special player, Maria Samson, it gives a great update on the Womens program and status.  You go, Girls!  Playing rugby at the international level is not a...


A Feast of 'Footie'

A Feast of 'Footie'

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Men's Reserve Div / NSMT / Sevens

Saturday brings a feast of rugby to CW fans,  At 1:00 p.m. at The Park, The Ones k.o. Vs high-flying Caps I's.  At best, Ceedub can play a spoiler role as the chances of a final four berth are almost mathematically off the cards.  Prems should be a beaut as two fairly equal squads match up in...


Canada Mens Sevens On The Road Again

Canada Mens Sevens On The Road Again

Posted in Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Line-ups / Sevens

Chauncey ("Waldo") O'Toole put in a brief cameo two weeks back with The Tricolor Vs Rowers and we assessed him being "short of a trot".  Turns out Chaunce had been under the gun with sprint training all week at Westhills! He's back in football after a layoff to focus on studies.  His last...


Congratulations Due.

Congratulations Due.

Posted in Canada Rugby / Juniors / RWC / Sevens

Hosts, UVic Vikes avenged their loss to UBC at the Vegas Sevens when they nipped The Birds 24 - 19 in last Sunday's Finale of the National University Championship held at Westhills.  Team Captain, Pat Kay, was adjudged the Player of the Tournament and CW grad, Beau Parker played a big role in...


University Sevens

University Sevens

Posted in Sevens / Victoria BC

    Kicked off @ 9:00 a.m. this morning.  For schedule, go...


Womens Brazil Sevens

Womens Brazil Sevens

Posted in Canada Rugby / Girls Rugby / Sevens

Canadian Women finished in third place in the Tournament completed in Brazil yesterday.  They defeated England 26 - 0 and now lie in a clear third place overall.  The good news is that the Wallarettes defeated the Silver Ferns in the Final, a task considered nigh on impossible.  Good news,...


Tricolors Answer The Call - Rain & Reign

Posted in CW Rugby / Fundraiser / Game Reports / News / Rugby Club / Sevens

News of the Tricolors day at the picturesque Stanley Park has trickled all the way to the glorious Island of Kauai!!  Well, "picturesque" it was not but the chaps got the job done.  'onyas all!  Great to see The Ones finally get Comp points on the board and without knowing the Prems...


Wellington - Bring It On!

Wellington - Bring It On!

Posted in NSMT / Sevens

For sure it would have been difficult for Geraint John not to have sported the slightest of smiles when he announced the NSMT Sevens yesterday.  The team was fortunate in being able to get back home after Vegas, have some recovery time, fitness test Hiarayama, Duke and Hearn, all of whom...


Vegas Sevens Dream Team

Vegas Sevens Dream Team

Posted in CW Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

    CW's Michael Lindross, one of the many lucky Canadian fans to witness the NSMT's SUPERB performance in Vegas last weekend.  The Dream Team, aka Tourney All Stars, included Canadian Playmaker, Phil Mack and Hard Man Captain, John Moonlight.  Congratulations, gents!  And the show must go on...


Outstanding Result From Superhuman Effort!

Outstanding Result From Superhuman Effort!

Posted in Canada Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

This site will not pontificate at any length about today's two matches.  The UTube highlights tell the tale. Suffice to say, the effort was unreal and in the battle for third, when Canada looked gassed in the first half and had the very worst start imaginable, giving up a tally after the k.o...


MONUMENTAL Vs France! Off To The Semis.

MONUMENTAL Vs France! Off To The Semis.

Posted in News / NSMT / Sevens

This reporter missed the opening French score but at the midpoint of Stanza #1, Canada was harshly done by when a Phil Mack touchdown ( potentially tying score), was disallowed and deemed "subjectively" (and incorrectly), forward.  Canada, verbally disagreed - penalty - lineout - French tally, 14...


Setting The Day's Table

Posted in Girls Rugby / Sevens

The B.C. Boys U18 team won their match against North West Loggers this morning and play in the Final @ 11:00.  We bring the UTube footage below, to you, as an example of the calibre of play by B.C. U18 Women.  There is a tally in this clip that is worthy of any SM or SW's team.....enjoy....


South Africa - Too Much

South Africa - Too Much

Posted in Canada Rugby / NSMT / Sevens

Game #2 saw some good opposition from Canada but insufficient talent to dent a team which looks destined for the Final at this Tourney.  The score was kept to 0 - 12 at the half and two more tallies looked like that was all.  Unfortunately, again, in the last minute, with Canada seeking to score,...


CW's, Caroline Crossley, Shines On Day One

CW's, Caroline Crossley, Shines On Day One

Posted in Girls Rugby / Juniors / Sevens

    CW's Caroline Crossley burned the pitch on Day#1 at the Vegas Sevens.  Caroline was representing the B.C. Girls U18 "schools" team.  The team went 2 - 1 on day one.  Caroline notched three tallies in the first two games then scored a brace in a tough 14 - 24 loss to Atlantis ( we are not...


All Work And No Play.....

Posted in NSMT / Sevens

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