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5 BC Rugby Players Receive Aboriginal Youth in Sport Awards

March 22, 2017

The 2016 Premier’s Awards for Aboriginal Youth Excellence in Sport were presented on March 21st to twelve outstanding Aboriginal youth athletes from British Columbia. The awards were presented by Gordon Hogg, Parliamentary Secretary for Youth Sport, during a formal celebration held during the ..

Jen Ross and John Lecky Receive Sport BC Awards

March 22, 2017

The annual Presidents’ Awards, presented by Sports with Balls, now in its 23rd year, are presented to volunteers from Sport BC member and partner organizations who represent the spirit of volunteerism, and whose dedication, energy and commitment contribute to the development of their sport or ..

Dates Confirmed for BC Rugby Townhall Meetings

March 20, 2017

BC Rugby will be coming out to the community to seek your feedback on two critical agenda items: governance and our senior men’s and women’s 15s competitions. The following dates and locations are confirmed as community townhalls to seek your feedback on the proposed changes.The communit..

BC Rugby Members Honoured at Annual Rugby Canada Awards Night

March 17, 2017

Image courtesy of Rugby CanadaOn March 9th, members of the Rugby community gathered at Rugby Canada’s 2016 Awards Dinner in Downtown Vancouver. The annual event recognizes individuals, clubs, teams and Provincial Unions that have positively impacted rugby in Canada. Additio..

Open Invitation to BC Rugby Senior Women's Camp

March 16, 2017

The Coaching Staff and Management of the BC Senior Women's Rugby Team are inviting all Senior women players to two training Camps: In Victoria on March 26th at the Westshore FieldsAt Burnaby Lake on April 2ndCamps will include a two-hour training, 45 minutes of game prep and a 60-minute int..

BC Rugby Names Head Coaches for Representative XVs Teams

March 16, 2017

BC Rugby is pleased to announce the selection of 13 Head Coaches for its Representative XVs teams. These coaches all come with years of experience in coaching at all different levels.This year BC Rugby has added 6 new head coaches who offer insight and unique perspectives to their respective teams. ..

Maple Leafs Win Big in 2017 Vancouver Rugby Festival

March 15, 2017

Image courtesy of Hunter Will PhotographyWith 50 teams across 9 different divisions, the Vancouver Rugby Festival drew in large crowds of spectators and fans at both UBC and Connaught Park.  The 2-day tournament brought high energy and fierce competition with Day 2 ending in a re..

BC Rugby Elite Girls' 7s Win National U18 Sevens Championship!

March 15, 2017

On Saturday March 11th, the BC Rugby Elite 7s Girls faced the Ontario Junior Blues 7s in the final match in BC Place. With amazing efforts from both teams, BC Rugby won the Gold Medal with a final score of 12-5. During the first 2 days of competition at Connaught Park and Burnaby Lake, BC Elite..

Upcoming Referee Courses in April

March 14, 2017

For All Courses:Online payment: Click herePrerequisites:Complete 3 on-line tests (before the course is best):World Rugby LawsWorld Rugby - Rugby ReadyWorld Rugby Concussion Management for the General PublicAfter completing the tests the participants will be able to download a certificate o..

Teams Announced for 2017 Vancouver Rugby Festival!

March 09, 2017

After much anticipation, the 2017 Vancouver Rugby Festival (VRF) is finally here. The Festival welcomes a total of 50 teams competing across 9 different divisions, with teams coming to Vancouver from as far as New Zealand and South Africa. The Open, Elite and Age-Grade competitions will be at UBC wh..