Rugby World Cup 2019 – Prediction Contest

Welcome to the RWC 2019 Prediction Contest. Email editor@bcrugbynews.com and we’ll setup your login account – let us know what login handle you want for the contest. Contest details are here.

The winner will get a handsome plaque engraved with their name and “RWC Guru 2019” from Heritage House Trophies and a Hoodie from Lionheart Sports.

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  2. Make your match predictions (times are PT)

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Langford 7s 2019

 

Langford 7s on Saturday August 31st: 8th Year for Tournament Features Top Senior and U19 Talent – A Look at Canadian MisFits U19 from Ontario

The 8th version of the Langford 7s takes place Saturday August 31st with several games taking place under the lights on Friday evening, the 30th, after the BC vs Canada match. Continue reading

Photo Gallery – Canada U20 v USA U20 Game #2

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Photo Gallery – Canada U20 v USA U20 Game #1

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About Westshore Rugby Club

Westshore (formerly Velox) is a rugby club operating in the western communities (Colwood/Langford). They offer men’s, women’s and youth rugby programs. 

Westshore Rugby Football Club
Field/Clubhouse Location:

1767 Island Hwy
Victoria (Colwood) BC

http://westshorerfc.com

About UVic Vikes Rugby

The University of Victoria features men’s and women’s XVs and 7s teams. They have won national championships in the following years. 

Men’s Rugby (2)

  • 1997-98, 1998–99

Men’s Rugby 7s (5)

  • 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Women’s Rugby 7s (1)

  • 2017

https://govikesgo.com

About UBCOB Ravens Rugby

About
UBC Old Boys Ravens is a Canadian rugby union team based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Founded in 1974, and is the two-time defending Premier Champion.

Founding Date
1974

Awards
The UBC Old Boy Ravens have won the Rounsefell Cup seven times, in 1981, 1985, 1990, 1991, 1994, 2018, and 2019.

https://www.facebook.com/ubcobravensrugby/

About UBC Rugby

UBC Rugby has a 100-year tradition of rugby excellence at UBC, and strong alumni and University support. The UBC Rugby Program believes in continuing the tradition of developing balanced student athletes who demonstrate a range of dynamic abilities on and off the field; by doing so they advance their program goal of becoming the best rugby development program in North America.

UBC Rugby has the most comprehensive rugby facility in Canada, if not North America, and consists of:

  • The Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre, completed in January 2013 with field views, lounge, stadium seating & two Varsity changing rooms.
  • 4 additional changing rooms in original rugby clubhouse
  • Four (4) contiguous rugby fields plus Thunderbird Stadium for tournaments
  • Smith & Laycoe Varsity Weight Room – a 4,000 sq. ft., state of the art weight room with two sprinting alleys
  • Thunderbird Stadium – with capacity for 8,000, including 3,000+ covered seats with IRB approved turf for signature games

The quality of these facilities has made UBC the provincial Centre of Excellence for the BC Rugby Union and the location of summer programs.

https://gothunderbirds.ca

About Seattle Saracens Rugby Club

The Seattle Saracens are proud to have been an elite rugby club in Seattle since 1966 – over 50 years of providing opportunities, both on and off the field. In addition to our Men’s and Women’s rugby program, our community mission is to enrich the lives of young people through our inclusive rugby and community outreach programs.

https://www.seattlesaracensrugby.com/

About Nanaimo Hornets Rugby Club

The Nanaimo Hornets Rugby Football Club (N.H.R.F.C.) has a history of over 125 years. 
It has been operating at its current location at Pioneer Park on Dover Road since 1968.

NHFRC IS THE SECOND OLDEST RUGBY CLUB IN WESTERN CANADA SECOND ONLY TO
James Bay Athletic Association Established: 1886 IN: Victoria, BC

THE NHRFC IS A PART OF THE British Columbia Rugby Union (BCRU),  the provincial administrative body for rugby union in British Columbia. The BCRU consists of nine sub-unions (Hornets play in the Vancouver Island Rugby Union) and 65 clubs ACROSS BC. Each is responsible for the organization and operation of their club. Originally organized in New Westminster in 1889 where Alfred St. George Hamersley, the former England rugby union captain and recent immigrant to Vancouver, and member of Vancouver Football (Rugby) Club, became the first President.[1] The same man is credited with founding the first Amateur Athletic Club in British Columbia.
Nanaimo Hornets

  • Established: 1888 Originally the Nanaimo Rovers (1 year before the BCRU started)
  • City: Nanaimo, BC
  • Home: Pioneer Park
  • Divisions: First’s, Third’s, Senior women’s, Over 40’s, Junior’s (13-19), and mini’s (5-12)
  • Total membership is on average 250 each year
  • Colours: Black and Yellow

http://www.nanaimohornetsrugby.com