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BC's Harry Jones to lead Canada in Dubai and Cape Town Sevens

November 23, 2017

LANGFORD, B.C. — Canada’s men’s sevens head coach Damian McGrath has named 8 BC athletes in his team for the opening two tournaments of the 2017-18 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series season in Dubai, UAE and Cape Town, SA.McGrath’s roster, which is to be lead by North Vancouver&r..

Hunter Grant Receives 2017 Phil Mack Trophy

November 20, 2017

Hunter Grant has become the 2017 recipient of the Phil Mack Trophy for Outstanding Indigenous Youth Player.  The presentation took place at James Bay Clubhouse during the Thunder Rugby Esquimalt Academy Fundraiser this weekend, with 2016 recipient Crosby Stewart handing the trophy to a proud Gr..

Hundreds of Kids Attend Amazing Jamboree at Burnaby

November 07, 2017

A bright, crisp morning at Burnaby Lake Rugby Club was the setting for a wonderful day of youth rugby.  Over 350 children from 10 clubs across the lower mainland, flanked by an army of coaches, parents and other family members turned out for the largest Minis Jamboree of the fall season.Minis r..

Thunder Rookie Rugby Players Own the Half Time Show

November 06, 2017

Friday was a big night for Canadian Rugby.  The first game against a visiting Maori All Black team on Canadian soil and a record attendance for an international rugby fixture in this country.  But for a group of children and teenagers, Friday was about something even more special.The Thund..

BC's MACK TO CAPTAIN CANADA IN HISTORIC SHOWDOWN AT BC PLACE

November 02, 2017

VANCOUVER, BC – Canada head coach Kingsley Jones has selected his 23-man roster for Friday’s highly anticipated sold-out showdown against the Maori All Blacks at BC Place.  BC's Phil Mack will captain the team which includes fellow BC Bears players Guiseppe du Toit & Br..

Eight BC Players Selected for Canada at Silicon Valley 7s

November 02, 2017

 & SILICON VALLEY, CALIFORNIA – Canada’s Men’s Sevens head coach Damian McGrath has selected his 12-man roster for the upcoming Silicon Valley 7s in California.  BC players occupy eight of the coveted spots, including youngsters Jake Thiel, Luke Bradley & Jared Do..

BC's MACK TO CAPTAIN CANADA FOR NOVEMBER INTERNATIONALS

November 01, 2017

Today, Men’s Head Coach Kingsley Jones announced that veteran scrum-half and BC Bear, Phil Mack, will lead Canada as Captain for the entire November tour.“Phil Mack will lead the side (Canada) for the November series. Doesn’t mean he will play every game but certainly this coming F..

11 Premier Players on Long List for MAORI ALL BLACKS FIXTURE

October 27, 2017

LANGFORD, BC – Newly appointed men’s head coach Kingsley Jones has announced his long list for the upcoming highly anticipated fixture against the Maori All Blacks on November 3rd at BC Place.  The list includes a total of 11 players, from eight teams, currently playing in the BC Ru..

Kamloops Rugby Sevens 2017 - Report & Results

October 25, 2017

This weekend the 2017 Kamloops Rugby Sevens tournament showcased some of the best young rugby talent from across the province.  Taking place across three venues, Exhibition Park, South Kamloops Secondary School and Valleyview Secondary School, 136 games were contested by over 300 athletes in th..

CANADA TO FACE URUGUAY IN RWC 2019 QUALIFIER AT BC PLACE JANUARY

October 24, 2017

Vancouver, BC – Rugby Canada is delighted to announce that Canada’s Men’s Rugby Team will face Uruguay in an upcoming Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifying match at BC Place in Vancouver, on Saturday, January 27th, 2018. Kick off time will be 5:00 PM PST.The match will be the first leg o..