MLR Updates, USA Searching for CEO, Canadians in Europe, BCRN Archive Highlights
A few items to cover Monday morning of interest to BC and Canadian rugby fans. MLR, when is the schedule coming out? The USA searching for a new CEO. Canadians playing in the top European league. The BCRN archives slowly come back online and we’ve featured some stories from Zaruba, Moylett, Bain and Marshall, plus the 2022-23 BC Premier articles are back online
Dog River Howlers U17 Team Win Torneo Colombo – Canadiense 2023 Tournament
The boys U17 team that travelled to Colombia won the Torneo Colombo – Canadiense tournament against U18 teams including the Colombian national U18 team.
Spain Build 35-6 Half Time Lead and Cruise to 42-20 Final Score
It was game over for Canada at half time as Spain ran in 5 tries, all converted, to lead 35-6 at the break. Canada kicked two penalties during the first 40.
Canadian Classics Finish 4th in Bermuda Tournament with Loss to Classic Springboks – Argentina 1st, France 2nd
Classic Springboks won the Plate courtesy of a 17-8 triumph over Rugby Canada. Former Springboks flyhalf Morne Steyn was the star of the show for the South Africans, scoring a try, two conversions and a penalty to finish with a points haul of 12.
Curry Hitchborn and Ralph McRae Start New Vancouver Rugby Team: Vancouver Highlanders
The new team, Vancouver Highlanders, will not play in the BC Leagues but will play outside the traditional BC rugby season from May 1st to August 31st. They’ll play in a competition called the RPC, Rugby Players Challenge.
ISPARC, the Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council, has put out its annual invitation for hosting sports camps or clinics aimed at Indigenous youth. Rugby is on the list of approved sports. Usually ISPARC will cover the costs of the hosting if approved.
Ravens Hang on for Win Ravens 36 – Burnaby 29: Match Report by Peter MacDonald
On a very sunny and warm, (18 degrees), November afternoon at Jericho two evenly matched teams went at it hard with the result in the balance until the final whistle. While Burnaby picked up two bonus points, the Ravens escaped with the win after two last minute saving tackles denied Burnaby a shot at a tied game.