About BC Rugby's Junior Leagues

Club Rugby is the lifeblood of the sport in BC.  With 40+ registered clubs in the Province, there is an abundance of competitive XVs and Sevens action taking place on any given weekend throughout the year.

If you're looking to get a quick introduction to the Junior Leagues in BC and the teams that compete in them, you've come to the right place.  Use the tabs on this page to get a first taste of the different divisions that the clubs compete in, boys' and girls', as well as links to fixtures, tables and the all-important BC Rugby Club Finals where champions are crowned at the climax of each season.

About Boys' Junior Leagues

Boys Club Rugby Leagues take place in Fall each year and are split into Island and Mainland Divisions, both playing XVs.  There are competitions for teams in U19, U16 and U14 Age-Grades, creating a solid pathway progressive rugby development for players. A total of 15 teams across the Province have Junior Programs that compete in these leagues, building towards the Junior Club Finals in December each year.

Click on the buttons below to go straight to a specific division, or visit the competitions hub using the button on the right-hand side of this page.  Don't forget to check out the Useful Links section for information on Age-Grade Rule Variations, Player Exemptions and other documents.

Clubs competing in the 2018-19 Junior Club Leagues:

 

  

About Girls' Club Leagues

Girls Club Rugby Leagues take place in Fall each year and play both Sevens and XVs variations of Rugby.

September-October - Rugby Sevens
All clubs begin the Fall season by having their teams play Rugby Sevens, which helps to build and develop fundamental rugby skills.  Rugby Sevens is one of the fastest growing sports worldwide and a fabulous place for all players to start their rugby journey, regardless of previous experience.  Each of the play days on the Sevens Calendar consists for 2-4 games per team, ensuring plenty of variety for all involved.  This Sevens Calendar builds to the Kamloops Sevens Tournament on October 20-21.

October-December - Rugby XVs
Thereafter, the teams expand to play the XVs variation of rugby, building towards the Junior Club Finals in December each year.  XVs is the traditional format of the game and increases team sizes and complexity, still underpinned by the same fundamental skills learned from Rugby Sevens.

Throughout the whole of the Fall, there are competitions for teams in U19, U16 and U14 Age-Grades, creating a solid pathway progressive rugby development for players.  A total of 17 clubs across the Province have Junior Programs that compete in these leagues:

Age Grade Girls' Schedules



Regional Groups:



Sevens Schedule:



XVs Schedule:

TBC - Anticipated Release: Thanksgiving Weekend

Roster Submission Form

Please complete the form below to submit your team rosters each week.  If you have any questions about this process, please contact Darcy Patterson - dpatterson@bcrugby.com

Useful Links

BC Rugby has a number of useful documents for clubs, parents and players in Junior Rugby, ranging from rule variations, to application forms for playing up or down an age-grade.  You can find all of these in the Player Resources and Club Resources pages of our website.

Alternatively, you can always contact the Rugby Development Officer for your region:

Boys’ Club Rugby – Vancouver Island
Tony LaCarte – tony@bcrugby.com

Boys’ Club Rugby – Vancouver & Fraser Valley
Thomas Viljoen – tviljoen@bcrugby.com

Girls’ Club Rugby
Darcy Patterson – dpatterson@bcrugby.com

Acknowledgement of Traditional Territory

BC Rugby acknowledges that the land on which we gather for rugby matches is the unceded territory of many First Nations communities across the Province including:

  • The Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
  • TheXwsepsum (Esquimalt), Lkwungen (Songhees), Malahat, Pacheedaht, Scia’new, T’Sou-ke and W̱SÁNEĆ (Pauquachin, Tsartlip, Tsawout, Tseycum) peoples
  • The Kwantlen, Katzie, Semiahmoo, and Tsawwassen First Nations