Canada U18 Men – 2023

Canada Defeat Belgium 22-17 to Finish 3rd at Corendon U18 Tournament

Canada defeated Belgium 22-17 but they didn’t make it easy on themselves. Canada gave up three first half tries on the outside plus earned themselves a yellow card for some chippy play off the ball, they were down 17-0 with 10 minutes left in the first half. They were almost down four tries as Belgium ran another one in on the outside but it was called back and a red card given the Belgian player, that was the turning point in the match.

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Provincial Regional Championships 2023

Vancouver Island Tide Sweep U16 and U18 Brackets at Regional Championships – Fraser Valley East Win U14

from BCRU

Vancouver, BC: BC Rugby’s 2023 Provincial Regional Championships (PRCs) concluded on Sunday following three days of action-packed youth Rugby at UBC’s Gerald McGavin Centre, with the Vancouver Island Junior Tide taking four gold medals back to the Island.

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Summer Rugby Camps 2023

Van City Rugby Academy Running Summer Camps in July & August for 5-13 Age Group

Van City Rugby Academy are running two rugby camps this summer.

The coaching staff includes Christiaan Esterhuizen, Mike Hall and Aaron Takel.

The age group is 5-13 years.

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Commonwealth Youth Games 2023

Canada Announce Teams for Commonwealth Youth Games in August: A Look Back at the 2017 Teams

The Commonwealth Youth Games were last held in 2017 in the Bahamas. The 2021 games were postponed due to COVID and are taking place this year in Tobago.

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BC High School Rugby – June 2023

St. George’s Wins Boys AAA Title, Collingwood AA; Yale Wins Girls AAA Title, Shawnigan AA

The BC Provincial XVs wrapped up today with St. George’s winning the AAA, Collingwood the AA in the boys tournament, and Yale winning the AAA, Shawnigan the AA in the girls tournament.

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BC High School Rugby – May 2023

High School Provincials May 31-June 3rd: Island Semi-Final Results; Island Finals May 25th @ UVic

Since BC School Sports took over rugby from the independent BCSSRU results have been difficult to find. Thanks to the organizers of the Island Boys competition we have some results to provide and a schedule for the Island Boys HS final.

The Provincials will be held May 31st to June 2nd in Abbotsford.

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Middle School Rugby – May 2023

Lower Island Middle School Girls Rugby Official Sport for First Year: Year End Tournament Results

by Lisa Cooper

2023 is the first year that girls rugby is an official LIMSSA (Lower Island Middle School Sports Association) sport and the season ending tournament played Monday May 15th, was very successful.

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Elementary School Rugby – May 2023

The 49th Annual Victoria Mini Rugby Tournament – Article and Photo Gallery by Lisa Cooper

[ed. photo gallery can be viewed here.]
by Lisa Cooper

On Friday, May 12th, thirty-two teams from sixteen elementary schools descended onto the dandelion covered fields of Gordon Head Middle School, for the 49th annual Victoria Mini Rugby Tournament.

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BC High School Updates – April 2023

Byrne Creek Hosting Invitational High School 7s Tournament Friday to Sunday at South Surrey Athletic Park: Pools & Live Stream Links

Byrne Creek are hosting an Invitational High School 7s tournament this coming weekend at South Surrey Athletic Park. The Junior tournament is Friday April 21, the Senior tournament is Saturday April 22 and Sunday April 23. Matches run from 10am to 5:30pm on Friday, 11:30am to 5:30pm on Saturday and 10am to 5pm on Sunday. There are two fields in action each day.

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Westshore RFC – March 2023

Claremont Wins Boys & Girls Senior Titles: Photos and Results

from Westshore 7s

Thanks all for the day! Referees, RCMP, St John’s, volunteers, parents, trainers, coaches and players!

All were winners, but we recognized:

Junior girls: Vanier & Claremont (Gold – Silver)
Junior boys: Oak Bay, Claremont & Abbotsford ( Gold – Silver – Bronze)
Senior Girls: Claremont, Shawnigan, Mark Isfeld ( Gold – Silver – Bronze)
Senior Boys: Claremont, Oak Bay, Belmont (Gold – Silver – Bronze)

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