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BC Rugby Hall of Fame Nominations Now Open

October 20, 2017

Vancouver, BC – Thursday 19, 2017: BC Rugby is delighted to announce that nominations are now open for the Hall of Fame. Those selected will be officially inducted at a gala dinner on Saturday 13th January during the BC Rugby Conference 2018.Rugby in the province of British Columbia can be tra..

CANADA 'A' MAKE 11 CHANGES TO FACE TONGA '

October 10, 2017

MONTEVIDEO, URUGAY – Canada’s Men’s ‘A’ Team head coach Mike Shelley has made 11 changes to his starting roster to face Tonga ‘A’ on Wednesday in the second game of the 2017 Americas Pacific Challenge.Conor Keys, Captain Kyle Gilmour, Travis Larsen and ..

CANADA 'A' SIDE SET TO OPEN AMERICAS PACIFIC CHALLENGE

October 06, 2017

MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY – Canada ‘A’ head coach Mike Shelley has announced his starting team to open the 2017 Americas Pacific Challenge against Argentina XV on Saturday at Estadio Charrua.“We arrived Tuesday at two in the morning after leaving Canada on Sunday and have managed t..

13 BC Players announced in Canada Men's Sevens Squad for 2017/18

October 06, 2017

LANGFORD, BC – Rugby Canada is pleased to announce the 21 Men’s Sevens players that have centralized in Langford, B.C., ahead of the 2017-18 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series and upcoming international season.The squad features 16 returnees from last year’s carded squad, which finishe..

BC Rugby Elite Youth Sevens - Boys ID Sessions Announced

October 03, 2017

Vancouver, BC – October 2nd 2017: BC Rugby is excited to announce the dates of the talent identification sessions for the Elite Youth Sevens program.  The goal is to pinpoint the most promising young male athletes to compete in a series of Rugby Sevens tournaments in Spring 2018.The talen..

New Staff Positions Announced at BC Rugby

October 02, 2017

Vancouver, BC – October 2nd 2017: BC Rugby is pleased to announce new staff appointments.  Chris Assmus has taken up the role of Officials Development Officer while Tony LaCarte has been selected to head up the BC Rugby Boys' Elite Youth Rugby program.Image: Tony LaCarte & Chris A..

New Thunder Rookie Rugby Programs Launch

September 28, 2017

Vancouver, BC – Wednesday, September 27, 2017: BC Rugby is delighted to announce the return and expansion of the Thunder Rookie Rugby program this Fall. The program was successfully piloted earlier this year in several locations on Vancouver Island and will now expand to include three location..

Women's and U23 Divisions all kick off this weekend

September 15, 2017

Vancouver, BC - September 15, 2017 – BC Rugby's 2017/18 Senior Club Rugby season gets into full swing this Saturday, with all Men’s and Women’s leagues in action.  This will be the opening weekend for the Women’s Premier League, sponsored by belairdirect, Women&rsquo..

BC Rugby 2017/18 Season Kicks Off This Weekend

September 08, 2017

Vancouver, BC - September 7, 2017 – The start of BC Rugby's 2017/18 Senior Club Rugby season kicks off this Saturday, marking the first of 22 weekends of rugby action in the province. Clubs competing in the Men's Premier League, Men's Premier Reserve League, Men's Division 1 an..

CANADA TO PLAY FOR 7TH PLACE AFTER LOSS TO CHILE

September 07, 2017

PUNTA DEL ESTE, URUGUAY – Canada’s men’s U20 team will play for seventh place at the World Rugby U20 Trophy after losing 45-28 to Chile in their final match of pool play Wednesday at Estadio Domingo Burgueño.The seventh place match is on Sunday (9am ET/6am PT). Canada’..