BC Rugby Weekend of November 12th 2022

BC Premier Week 3 Results: Bays Edge Burnaby, Lomas Pummel Westshore, Pride Top Caps, Ravens Defeat CW, UBC Over Seattle, Vikes Sink Rowers

The average point differential continues to move upward as the top teams find their scoring touch. In Week 1 the average point differential was +8, Week 2 it went up to +15, this week it’s +27. The highest win was +55, the lowest +5.

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UBCOB Ravens – November 2022

Ravens Take Their Chances in Win Over Bays – Ravens 38 – Bays 23

by Peter MacDonald

On a windy day at MacDonald Park the Ravens prevailed in a close game between the two top teams from the mainland and Island pre-season competitions. The game hung in the balance till the last ten minutes and, but for a couple of early turnovers by the Bays, it could have been a different result.

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Hong Kong 7s – 2022

Canada Finish in 10th Place at Hong Kong with Day 3 Wins Over Hong Kong and Great Britain: MATCH VIDEOS

Canada finished in 10th place which is a good start for them on the series, they defeated Kenya, Hong Kong and Great Britain to get there. They lost to Argentina, Ireland and New Zealand. If they can keep that pace going through the season they’ll be happy.

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RWC 2022 – Canada v England – Semi Finals

England 26 – Canada 19 in Semi-Final Battle- Canada Face France in Bronze Medal Match: Video Highlights and Post-Match Comments from Sophie de Goede

It was an impressive effort by the Canadian women who pushed the #1 ranked team in the World to the final whistle. The effort garnered a lot of praise for Canadian women’s rugby from around the rugby world. It was Canadian heart and soul typified and how we would want all our rugby teams to perform. Canada will now face France in the Bronze medal match.

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BC Rugby Weekend of November 5th 2022

BC Premier Week 2 Results: Ravens Over Bays; UBC Blast Burnaby; Lomas Upset Vikes; Caps Top Westshore; CW Sink Rowers; Seattle Default to Pride

Last week the average point differential was +8 points, it opened up this week to almost +15, helped by UBC’s late scoring surge.

On another note, congratulations to the Canadian women’s XVs team who put in a superb effort against the #1 team in the world in their narrow semi-final loss to England at the World Cup, best wishes in the Bronze medal match versus France.

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Canadian University Women’s Rugby Championship 2022

Laval, Queen’s, Ottawa, Guelph Advance to Semis on Friday: Quarter-Final Match Summaries

The two BC teams, UBC and UVic, came close to advancing but weren’t clinical enough at key times. UBC lost by a point to Guelph, in a game they had plenty of opportunities to win. UBC scored 5 tries but couldn’t convert any of them while Guelph scored 4 tries and converted 3 of them. UVic almost created the upset of the tournament as #8 facing #1, they scored 2 tries but were unable to convert either, while Queen’s scored 1 try which they converted and added two penalties.

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