UPDATE: TrueBlue Mini Rugby to resume this weekend with Rowers Jamboree
Published Sunday, February 16, 2014
by Andrew Smith, BC Rugby Communications

NOTE: Due to field conditions, Sunday February 16, TrueBlue Mini Jamboree has been cancelled. More details to follow.

VANCOUVER - The 2013-14 TrueBlue Mini Rugby season will resume this weekend with a Jamboree hosted by Vancouver Rowing Club at Brockton Oval in Stanley Park. The event is set for a 10:00am kickoff and will feature teams from across the Lower Mainland.

Mini Rugby programs are run by BC Rugby member clubs, who provide a safe and fun environment for our youngest players to learn about rugby. Mini Rugby for the current 2013-14 season is for both boys and girls born in 2002 (Under-12s) and later.

The program is designed to introduce minis to the game, learn fundamental skills and provides opportunities to make new friends at a club.

Clubs across the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island are currently looking to add players to their Mini Rugby programs for the 2014 Spring season. Please note that all participating members must be registered with BC Rugby through their club.

For more information on a mini rugby program near you, please contact:

Dave Brown, BC Rugby
Provincial Coach & Development Manager
dbrown@bcrugby.com / 604-737-3067

Kenton McNutt
Vancouver Island Junior Rugby

2014 TrueBlue Lower Mainland Mini Rugby Jamboree Schedule
Sun. February 16 - Rowers Jamboree at Brockton Oval, Vancouver 
Sun. March 2 - Capilano Jamboree at Klahanie Park, North Vancouver
Sun. April 6 - Burnaby Lake Jamboree at Burnaby Lake Sports Complex, Burnaby
Sun. April 13 - BC Rugby Year End Jamboree at UBC Wolfson Fields, Vancouver
Sun. April 27 - Bayside Jamboree at South Surrey Athletic Park, Surrey

2014 TrueBlue Island Mini Rugby Jamboree Schedule
Sun. April 6 - Shawnigan Jamboree at Shawnigan Lake School
Sun. April 27 - Nanaimo Hornets Jamboree at May Bennett Park, Nanaimo

TrueBlue® and BC Rugby partner to 'Tackle the World'
In December of 2011, BC Rugby announced a partnership with TrueBlue® Blueberry Juice, Canada’s only national blueberry brand that has seen TrueBlue® sponsor three specific, age-level programs through BC Rugby.  Each TrueBlue® titled program is positioned at a pivotal period in a rugby player’s career; from the introduction to the sport all the way up to international tours.  The motto for the innovative partnership is TrueBlue® Tackle the World™.  TrueBlue® is owned and distributed by Leading Brands, Inc. [NASDAQ: LBIX]. TrueBlue® is built upon a commitment to quality.  TrueBlue® is "all natural" and formulated to comply with the most strict health food requirements and with 30 percent fewer calories per serving than most other juices.


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