CWRFC runs two Senior Mens teams in the Vancouver Island and B.C.R.U. Championships. The Premier Reserves play for the Ceili’s Cup and The Premiers play for the CDI Cup, which was last won by CW in 2011. CW is nearly always near the top of this hotly contested competition, debatably, the best domestic league in the country. At the “turn of the century”, CW held the prize for a hat trick of wins, 2000 – 2003.
Reserve Division serves as an important source of player growth and improvement and hopefully, a pathway to the Premier team. As long as the club is playing in the B.C. Premier League both teams travel to away games together. All players in the club spend some time training together, so there is opportunity for younger or less experienced players to learn from some very good and experienced players. The club also fields a First Division team, a place where young players or those who cannot commit to the requirements of the higher grades can have fun playing rugby.
At the 2011 Rugby World Cup in the U.K., CW had eleven players on the National team who currently or in the past, had played with the club. We have had a host of players represent Canada in XV’s dating back to 1905. We have sixty five players on our club Internationals Board. In recent years we have had a number of players represent Canada in VII’s as well. Most recently, long time club man, Mike Fuliafelau, along with Lucas Hammond and Pat Kay represented Canada at the Tokyo Olympics. We have a coaching team, second to none, most of whom have National certification or PhD.'s from The School of Hard Knocks!, headed by Ken Goodland supported by former Internationals, Ciaran Hearn. Doug Wooldridge and Doug Hepp who is a long-time former player and has played Rep rugby with the Prairie Fire and VIRU Crimson Tide. Doug will be the lead coach for the First Division side. Our Islanders Second Division side will train with the two higher grades this year with much greater attention being given to this aspect of our rugby. Our club pays attention to all aspects of life for its players – fitness and skill development, jobs and housing. Not always can we provide the answer but the support is invaluable. Playing rugby at CW is a positive experience.
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B.C. Premier Champs, 2011.
Reserve Division, Ceili's Cup Winners.
Teamsnap Link and Practice/Game Schedule
|Tuesday/Thursdays||Windsor Park||6:30pm - 8:00pm|
|Strength and Conditioning||Crossfit Gym||7:15pm|
|Games - Saturday||Windsor Park or Opposing team field||
Prems: 2:45pm 4:15pm
Team Snap calendar