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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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 Bears – April 2023

BC Bears Men’s XVs Announce Leadership Team and ID Sessions in Preparation for Coast-to-Coast Cup Competition in Halifax this June

from BC Rugby

BC Rugby is delighted to announce the return of the BC Bears Senior Men’s XVs Program, with the team set to compete at the 2023 Coast-to-Coast Cup Competition in Halifax this June.

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BC Rugby Playoffs – 2023

BC Rugby Playoffs Begin This Weekend in Men’s Div 1 and Women’s Premier: Last Weekend of Regular Season for Men’s Premier

[ed. note that times and locations based on BCRU fixtures page at time of writing.]

Our normal prediction article with rosters and predictions for the men’s Premier will come out tomorrow as usual but we thought we’d take a look at the playoff picture for the men’s Div 1 and women’s Premier today.

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BC Rugby Women’s XVs

BC Rugby Hosts Two Match Series to Identify Top BC Talent for Rugby Canada

It’s good to see the Provincial and National bodies co-operating to ID talent for the national teams. It should be standard practice but as no surprise it’s part of the women’s national team pathway but not so much in the men’s pathway.

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BC Rugby Hall of Fame – February 2023

BCRU Announces 2022 Hall of Fame Inductees: Ed Fairhurst, Bruce Kuklinski and Julia Sugawara

The BCRU announced the 2022 Inductees for the BC Rugby Hall of Fame, Ed Fairhurst, Bruce Kuklinski and Julia Sugawara. The BCRU are planning the event for June 2023, no specific date has been announced yet. They’ll be joined by the 2023 Inductees, that nomination process has been extended to March 31, 2023.

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BC Bears Update – January 2023

BC Rugby Name Coaches for BC Senior and Age Grade Teams

The BCRU seem to have their act together this year with a top notch slate of coaches. Leading the senior men’s team is Curry Hitchborn. It’s a no-brainer to have him in charge of the Provincial men’s team as he leads the most successful university program in the country and his UBC team are perennial contenders for the BC Premier title. Phil Mack and Jake Ilnicki are assistant coaches.

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BCRU Updates _ January 2023

BC Rugby U19 Talent ID Camps Announced for Mainland, Island, Interior

from BCRU

BC Rugby is pleased to announce three BC Bears Talent Identification and Development Sessions for U19 male athletes (birth year 2004-2005) taking place in February and March.

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