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Rugby Canada bids for 4 more years of World Sevens in Vancouver

February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018, VANCOUVER, BC – Rugby Canada announced today that they will be bidding once again for the rights to host the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, from 2020 through to 2023. As the 2018 HSBC Canada Sevens tournament enters into its third of 4 years in Canada, work is well underway..

OBITUARY: Rugby Legend Don Burgees Passes Away

February 15, 2018

There wasn’t a pair of uprights Don Burgess couldn’t clinically slice right through the heart.Burgess, one of Canada’s greatest rugby kickers, influenced hundreds of young players as a coach and invented the Burge kicking tee. He died Tuesday at age 85.He competed at the club, Isla..

BC RUGBY WEEKEND PREVIEW: February 10th

February 09, 2018

Happy Family Day weekend everyone!  We hope you're all making the most of the extra day off and have some great plans, whether they are indoor or outdoor.  There are still a handful of rugby matches set for Saturday, so as always here is your weekend preview.As always, you can see full..

BC Rugby Weekend Preview: February 3rd

February 02, 2018

While there are no international matches causing disruption to this weekend's senior rugby schedule, the weather looks like it's doing it's best to throw a spanner in the works.  We will still do a full preview of all fixtures, but please keep in touch with your local club for infor..

CANADA'S MEN SET TO FACE URUGUAY IN RWC QUALIFYING SERIES FINALE

February 02, 2018

Montevideo, Uruguay – Canada Head Coach Kingsley Jones has named his starting 23-man roster for Saturday’s Rugby World Cup qualifying series finale against Uruguay.Canada head into the match trailing by nine points after a 38-29 loss to the South Americans at BC Place in downtown Va..

Raise Your Game: New Coaching Opportunities in 2018

February 01, 2018

Vancouver, BC – Following on from the success of the BC Rugby Conference in January, a number of coaching development opportunities are being announced.  Whether you are looking to boost your coaching qualification, attend a seminar or take on a new coaching role, we’ve got plenty o..

Elite Youth Sevens Girls' U16 Team Announced

February 01, 2018

Vancouver, BC – BC Rugby is delighted to announce the Elite Youth Sevens Girls’ U16 Team, sponsored by Onni,  set to compete at the Las Vegas Invitational on March 1-3, 2018.  The team was selected from the dozens of players who took part in the Elite Youth Sevens Program, star..

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..