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Grow and develop rugby by becoming a referee

March 21, 2018

Games of rugby do not happen without referees.  They are a vital part of any match, from grassroots rugby at Age-Grade level right up to top flight international matches. You might think that people only become referees when they are finished with their playing career, “how can I referee ..

2018 SENIOR MEN’S CANADIAN RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP DETAILS ANNOUNCED

March 21, 2018

Langford, BC – Rugby Canada is pleased to announce the plans for the 2018 Senior Men’s Canadian Rugby Championship (CRC).   “The CRC is an important part of the pathway to the senior men’s program,” said Canada’s senior men’s head coach Kingsley Jones. ..

Canadian Men's U18 team head to Hong-Kong for three match tour

March 21, 2018

The squad will be accompanied by head coach Mike Curran, assistant coaches Jack Hanratty and Sean McDonaugh, along with Shelby MacDonald (Manager) and Jailin Couper (Athletic Therapist) as support staff.Several players that came through the under-17 program have been selected, including Delta's ..

BC Players abound in National Men's U19 Squad for Ireland Tour

March 21, 2018

Canada’s Men’s Under-19 squad has touched down in Ireland as they prepare for a 17-day tour which includes fixtures against an Ireland Clubs & Schools Team as well as Leinster, Ulster and Munster Development squads.Head coach Dean Murten will be leading the tour along with Tony LaCar..

Chilliwack teen wins Aboriginal Youth Excellence in Sport Award

March 21, 2018

The 2017 Premier’s Awards for Aboriginal Youth Excellence in Sport were presented in Richmond on Tuesday, March 20th, to twelve outstanding Aboriginal youth athletes from British Columbia. Their athletic accomplishments are as extraordinary as their commitment to their community and future asp..

BC Rugby Weekend Preview: March 17th

March 16, 2018

Wow, what an amazing weekend of rugby at the HSBC Canada Sevens!  Fantastic to see so many clubs there, wonderfully decked out in fancy dress.  We hope everyone in the BC Rugby community managed to catch some of the action, whether you were there in person or cheering on from your sofas. &..

TAG Heuer announces donation to Indigenous youth rugby programs

March 14, 2018

Vancouver, BC - March 12, 2018: TAG Heuer and brand ambassador Chris Hemsworth have announced a significant donation towards supporting Indigenous youth rugby programs in BC. Hemsworth, most famous for his portrayals of Thor in the Marvel Comics films, was at BC place on Sunday for the climax o..

Elite Youth Sevens U18 National Championships - Tournament Recap

March 12, 2018

Elite Youth Sevens U18 National Championships - Tournament RecapVancouver, BC – March 12th, 2018: The BC Rugby Elite Youth Sevens Girls’ and Boys’ Teams both came away from last week’s Canadian U18 National Sevens competition with a mixture of pride and deflation.  ..

Elite Youth Sevens at U18 7s National Championship - Day 2 Recap

March 10, 2018

Elite youth Sevens at U18 7s National Championship - Day 2 RecapBURNABY, BC – March 9th, 2018: A drier, sunnier Burnaby Lake was the setting for Day 2 of the Under-18 Sevens National Championships.  Both of the BC Rugby Elite Youth Sevens Teams had put in solid performances on day on..

2018 Vancouver Rugby Festival - Day Two Recap

March 10, 2018

Vancouver, BC - March 9th, 2018: The 2018 Vancouver Rugby Festival has come to an end after a fantastic second day of rugby, this time under sun-drenched skies.  Despite playing in excess of 50 matches in the cold and wet just 24hrs earlier, there were no signs of fatigue in the teams as play g..