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Canada Defeated by Uruguay in RWC Qualifier 1st Leg

January 29, 2018

Vancouver, BC - Canada's Men's Rugby Team dropped the first leg of the 2019 Rugby World Cup qualifying series 38-29 to Uruguay on Saturday afternoon at BC Place. The away team was too good on the day as they ran in five tries from all over the park. A combination of physical play u..

BC RUGBY WEEKEND PREVIEW: January 27th

January 26, 2018

It’s the second week back in the new year and we’ve got a busy weekend of action, along with some earlier Kick Off times to accommodate the Rugby World Cup Qualifier against Uruguay at BC Place.  Did you know that there are just 14 weekends until Club Finals on May 5th?  Get re..

Phil Mack to Captain Canada against Uruguay in RWC Qualifier

January 26, 2018

VANCOUVER, BC – Canada’s Men’s Rugby Team head coach Kingsley Jones has announced the starting line-up to take on Uruguay at BC Place in Vancouver on Saturday.The game not only serves as the first leg of the crucial Rugby World Cup qualifying round but also as the first fixtur..

2018 Rugby Canada HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES ANNOUNCED

January 25, 2018

Rugby Canada is pleased to announce the 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees who have asserted a great degree of influence, both on and off the pitch, to grow the sport over the last few decades.This year’s class, who continue to be a who’s who of the Canadian rugby community, include Dr. Ian Bir..

Canadian Men's XV at the Rugby World Cup: A Quick History

January 24, 2018

With the Canadian Men’s XV preparing for their Rugby World Cup Qualifier against Uruguay, set to take place this weekend, it seems a fitting time to take a quick look back at the country’s performance in the tournament over the years. Canada has appeared in every men’s Rugby W..

Abbotsford's Thiel to Follow in Family's Footsteps

January 24, 2018

Langford, B.C. - Abbotsford, B.C.’s under-20 star Jake Thiel is set to earn his first appearance for Canada’s Men’s Sevens Team when he makes his debut at the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Sydney, Australia on Friday.His call-up comes as no surprise to those who have been follo..

Canada Announce Long List to Face Uruguay

January 22, 2018

LANGFORD, BC – Canada Head Coach Kingsley Jones has announced his 30-man long list departing for Vancouver on Sunday.With exactly one week until rugby takes over BC Place for the first leg of the aggregate two-match all-important 2019 Rugby World Cup (RWC) qualifying series against Uruguay, Ca..

Elite Youth Sevens Program holds Selection and Development Camp

January 19, 2018

Burnaby, BC January 15th, 2018: A misty and atmospheric Burnaby Lake was the setting for the BC Rugby Elite Youth Sevens Selection and Development Camp over the weekend.  Both the girls and boys side of the program gathered players from across the province, identified through a thorough ID proc..

NextGen Sevens squads announced for 2018

January 19, 2018

Image: The Women's NextGen Sevens team proudly display their trophy after winning the Aces division at the 2017 Las Vegas Invitational.Vancouver, BC , January 18th, 2018 – BC Rugby is proud to announce this year’s NextGen Sevens squads, sponsored by Marcon, who are set to compete at ..

New Ideas: BC Rugby Conference 2018 concludes at Burnaby

January 16, 2018

This weekend saw the BC Rugby Conference take place at Fortius Sport & Health in Burnaby.  A packed three-day schedule included indoor and field-based sessions, aimed at helping coaches and referees improve their knowledge, understanding and skill set for building the game of rugby.  S..