Velox: 2011 Island and 2012 Provincial champions
The 2012-13 Vancouver Island women's club rugby season kicks off this weekend north of the Malahat with games in Cowichan and the Comox Valley.
Island Senior Women's - Sat. September 8th
Velox Valkyries at Cowichan Rugby Club (Cowichan, Herd Rd) 11:30am
Nanaimo at Comox Kickers (Cumberland Village Park) 11:30am
POSTPONED: UVic Vikes at Port Alberni
NOTE: Cowichan's men's team will also be hosting Abbotsford in an exhibition match scheduled for 1:00pm on Saturday after the women's game.
Reigning champs Velox Valkyries are on the road to Cowichan and the Nanaimo Hornets will travel to Cumberland Village Park to scrum down against the Comox Kickers.
During the 2011-12 season the Velox Valkyries went a perfect 9-0, averaging 54 points per game and allowed just 5 ppg against. The Valkyries carried their form into the Adidas Premiership spring season where they again went 9-0 and defeated Burnaby Lake 20-14 in the Harris Memorial Cup provincial final.
Port Alberni and UVic will also compete in this year's Island division but have postponed their opening fixture until a later date TBC.
2011-12 VIRU Senior Women's final standings:
Port Alberni (3-5-0-3)
Comox Kickers (0-7-0-1)
Note: All senior schedules have now been posted online and can be accessed through our league scheduler.