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A Plethora of Junior Rugby

A Plethora of Junior Rugby

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Fifteens / Girls Rugby / Juniors / VIRU Tide Rugby

 Support for a rampant Tide player....   So let's start with the Tide U15's video above, (and credit to Velox parent, Jim Hayhurst).  This group finished in third place two weeks ago at the PRC's however, a number of these boys were in Vancouver on the weekend trying out for selection to the...


Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Wednesday's Ruck & Maul

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Fifteens / Juniors / VIRU Tide Rugby

This fan was pretty impressed with the effort of the Junior Tide U16 squad Vs Down H.S. the other day.  Spence insisted "ball in hand", otherwise the 12 - 15 scoreline may well have been reversed. Slow to get going but at the quarter, Conor King made great headway and the locals led 7 - 0. ...


Visitors Take the Spoils

Visitors Take the Spoils

Posted in Juniors / News / Victoria BC / VIRU Tide Rugby

South Island Junior Tide Faced a Tough Irish Team in Youth Rugby Exhibition Match   Victoria, BC – A great evening of intense and exciting Junior Tide rugby took place at Windsor Park Monday night.  The Irish schoolboys from Down High School in Northern Ireland were as tough as expected,...


PRC's - Girls U16 Island Tsunami - Silver; Boys U15 Tide - Bronze

PRC's - Girls U16 Island Tsunami - Silver; Boys U15 Tide - Bronze

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Game Reports / Girls Rugby / Juniors / VIRU Tide Rugby

CW septet of lads that played on the team that defeated Vancouver North II for the third place today at the PRC's held at UBC.  The Island Tsunami U16 Girls finished in second place after dropping their final to a very good Fraser Valley East team.  Hats off to the Valley, as they also...


Down Comes To Town

Down Comes To Town

Down H.S. have hit the North American continent, playing N.W. Loggers.  The 2ND XV won their game although the 1ST XV lost a close one by a score of 15 - 12.  The Loggers fielded a team of U19's, so it is expected that tomorrow's game against the Tide U18's will be a dandy.  See you at the Park...


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

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

FALL JUNIOR RUGBY CWRFC started preliminary planning for Fall age grade and mini programs for girls and boys for the coming season when twenty two interested folk met at The Temple to offer services for coaching and management of teams for the upcoming season.  The meeting was led by...


Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Wednesday's, "Ruck & Maul".

Posted in B.C. Rugby / Canada Rugby / CW Rugby / Juniors / News / NSMT / NSWT / VIRU Tide Rugby

Excitement abounds as we welcome the Cherry Blossoms and their record of seven wins on the trot. Coached by noted Aussie, Eddie Jones and assisted by Leigh Jones, the Japanese side features a much more confident group of players than ever before with players who can call New Zealand,...


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...


McKecnie Cup Kicks Off

McKecnie Cup Kicks Off

Posted in B.C. Rugby / VIRU Tide Rugby

Fraser Valley Coach, De Scossa, as he likes to do, proclaims his McKechnie Cup holders as underdogs when they travel to the Island to take on The Tide on Sunday. He is a shrewd coach and the underdog card is merely a deflection for his very good team to fly under the radar. Action will begin...


Bonus For B.C. Bears - Argentina in June?

Bonus For B.C. Bears - Argentina in June?

Posted in B.C. Rugby / C.R.C's / Canada Rugby / NSMT / VIRU Tide Rugby

It seems that finally the emphasis placed on the CRC's by Rugby Canada as a pathway for elite senior mens players, is starting to stick on the west coast.  It is a rather unique year for B.C., as we celebrate the 125th year of rugby in the Province and a number of special events are in place. ...


TIDE SENIOR MEN & U20 PRACTISES BEGIN

TIDE SENIOR MEN & U20 PRACTISES BEGIN

Posted in VIRU Tide Rugby

Tide senior men and U20 training tonight at Brentwood B Fields, 6:30 - 8:00.  Tonight and Wednesday May 14th will be Open Sessions.    If you need a carpool ride, check FB to start some dialogue: https://www.facebook.com/2013BCRugbyCupsCompetitions?ref=hl John Lyall...