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BC Rugby announces Player Subsidy Program

June 30, 2017

Ahead of a busy summer with Provincial Representative Teams, BC Rugby is delighted to announce its Player Subsidy Program. The program is open to both 15s and 7s team players, with the aim to minimize the cost constraints for trips to domestic championships or international tours.CEO of BC Rugby, An..

Canada Finish 2016-17 Season Third In Series Standings

June 26, 2017

Canada’s women’s sevens team finished in third place at the Clermont Sevens after beating hosts France 36-7 in the Bronze Final Sunday evening at Stade Gabriel Montpied in Clermont-Ferrand, France.It was Canada’s fifth straight top-three finish on the series.Canada was playing for ..

Canada Ties With USA In Game 1 Of 2019 Rugby World Cup Qualifier

June 26, 2017

HAMILTON — Canada and the USA tied 28-28 in Game 1 of their Rugby World Cup qualifier from Tim Hortons Field Saturday afternoon.Canada got two tries from DTH van der Merwe while Aaron Carpenter also went over for his 17th test try. Shane O'Leary kicked 13 points."If we're going to..

BC Senior Women's Team take on Wolfpack at Kamloops

June 24, 2017

Sunday 25th June will see a preseason warm up match at Exhibition Park in Kamloops between the BC Senior Women's XV and Prairie Wolfpack.  The game is being used as a warm up match going in to the women’s Canadian Rugby Championship (CRC) tournament this summer.  BC Senior Women&..

Upcoming Referee Courses Scheduled

June 22, 2017

What: Level 1 Match Official Course - VancouverWhen:  August 13, 2017 9am-5pm Where: Vancouver, BC210 West Broadway, Vancouver BCCost: $70 + GST  (Total is $73.50)Facilitator: TBCClick here to register.---What: Level 1 Match Official Course - VictoriaWhen:  August 20, 2..

Canada Men's U20s heading to Junior World Rugby Trophy

June 20, 2017

Despite a 27-25 defeat in Game 2, Canada U20 advanced to the Junior World Rugby Trophy after a 71-39 win over USA.After winning Game 1 46-12, Canada had one foot into the Junior World Trophy, knowing the USA had to beat them by 35 points to advance.Canada got tries from Aidan McMullan, Dewald Kotze,..

Canada succumb to Romania in Edmonton

June 20, 2017

Canada were beaten 25-9 by Romania Saturday in Edmonton in their final game before their 2019 Rugby World Cup qualifying series.Canada got three penalties from Gordon McRorie but also had two tries disallowed in a fierce contest that saw a red card and two yellows.“I thought it was a very poor..

Canada Finish IWRS 2017 with comprehensive win over Australia

June 20, 2017

Canada ran in seven tries as they beat Australia 45-5 in its final game of the International Women’s Rugby Series.Canada got tries from Julianne Zussman (2), Jane Kirby, Frederique Rajotte, Emily Belchos, Brianna Miller and Kelly Russell.“We wanted to play with a bit more tempo than we&r..

Dominant Canada U20s beat USA in Edmonton

June 14, 2017

A strong performance from Canada’s men’s U20 team saw them score seven tries on their way to a 46-12 victory over the USA.  The first leg of their Junior World Rugby Trophy qualifier was held in Edmonton in front of a very vocal crowd.In a squad that boasted 12 BC players, represent..

Thrills and Spills at BC High School Boys' Provincial Sevens

June 13, 2017

A thoroughly successful BC High School Boys’ Provincial Sevens Championships concluded this weekend after two days of thrilling rugby action.  Over the 9th and 10th of June, 24 teams representing 22 schools competed across the Tier 1 and Tier 2 groups.  It was magnificent to see rugb..