Sevens Challenger Series – 2023

Tonga Men Win World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series and Advance to Repechage Tournament in London; South Africa Women Win and Advance to World Rugby 7s Series Next Season

from World Rugby

After six days of exciting competition in Stellenbosch, South Africa, the World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series 2023 came to a climax at Markötter Stadium on Sunday afternoon with South Africa women and Tonga men being crowned overall tournament champions.

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BC Rugby Weekend of April 29th 2023

BC Finals Weekend: UBC Win Men’s & Women’s Premier Championship – Nanaimo, Kats, Ravens, Meraloma, Comox Win Division Titles

UBC 32 v Meraloma 25
Referee: Shanda Assmus AR1: David Smortchevsky AR2: Malcolm Klaver No.4: Alan Hudson
Venue: Bayside (South Surrey Athletic Park)

The Lomas opened the scoring a few minutes into the match when they found a ruck undefended by UBC and the big #8 Jalan Farris picked the ball up and ran straight ahead. He found #13 off his shoulder for the try, 7-0. At 11 minutes UBC #13 Takoda McMullin slotted a penalty to make the score 7-3. 15 minutes into the match UBC took its first lead. The Lomas were attacking at the UBC 22 when the #10 tried a skip pass to the outside backs that was alertly picked off by his counterpart, James Biss, who legged it in from 80 metres out, 8-7 for UBC.

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James Bay AA – April 2023

James Bay Hosting Oshawa Vikings Also Pacific Pride vs Oshawa Vikings on Friday: Matches at 4:30pm and 6pm: Rosters & Results

The Pride defeated the Oshawa Vikings 1st team 45-12. Pride winger JV Vinette played well and the Pride front row had some dominance. For Oshawa their second row James Stockwood stood out. In the other match the James Bay Reserves defeated the Oshawa Vikings 2nd team 60-12.

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UBCOB Ravens – April 2023

Meralomas Full Value For the Win: Lomas 27 – Ravens 14

by Peter MacDonald

On another cool, wet April day a big crowd was out surrounding the Jericho pitch for the biggest west side rivalry game since the 2011 BC semi-final between the Joey Alexis/Ed Fairhurst led Ravens and the Danny Fumano/Sean Mercier led Lomas (also won by the Lomas). In the curtain raiser at Jericho the Kats punched their ticket to the BC Div 2 final and a number of their supporters swelled the crowd making it a an old time west side meet up.

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MLR 2023 – Week 10

MLR Week 10 Wrapup: 35 Canadians in Action, 22 Starters, 13 Reserves; San Diego Leads West, New England Tops East

San Diego (40) lead the West with Houston (36), Seattle (34), and Utah (28) still in the race. In the East, New England (34) lead the pack with DC (25), New York (23), NOLA (21), Atlanta (20) still in the race.

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BC Finals Weekend 2023

BC Finals Schedule Set for Saturday at South Surrey Athletic Park: Seven Matches, Four Live Streamed

from BCRU

Come and join us for a day of action-packed championship Rugby in South Surrey!

We’re delighted to confirm the line-up for the 2023 BC Rugby Senior Club Finals taking place on Saturday, April 29 at South Surrey Athletic Park – come and join us for a day of epic Rugby!

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BC Rugby Weekend of April 22nd 2023

BC Rugby Semi-Final Weekend: BC Premier UBC Dominate Vikes; Lomas Ground Ravens; Exhibition Pride Pummelled by Seattle; Other Division Semi-Final Results

It’s semi-final time in the BC leagues. In the BC Premier there are two outstanding matches on tap. The universities battle it out UVic at UBC, while 10 minutes down the road the Ravens and Lomas clash at Jericho Beach.

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MLR 2023 – Week 9

MLR Week 9 Wrapup: 35 Canadians in Action, 23 Starters, 12 Reserves; San Diego Leads West, New England Tops East

San Diego have gone top of the standings in the West with Houston, Seattle and Utah giving chase. In the East, New England continues to lead with NY, Atlanta and DC in the chasing pack.

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