The Capilano family is mourning the recent loss of Bill Plant (above).
By John Langley
The Capilano Rugby Club family is mourning the loss of two longtime members of its organization with the recent passing of Bill Plant and Cece Stevenson.
Bill was a West Vancouver Barbarian — the club that merged with the North Shore All Blacks in 1969 to form the Capilano Rugby Football Club — as well as a North Shore Cougars football player. Continue »
On May 25 the Capilano Rugby Football Club played host to the 43rd edition of the annual Night of the Bear, which celebrates the club’s many achievements over the past year.
The night was again a sold-out affair, with the inimitable Nick Belmar manning the podium once again as emcee. Continue »
On Saturday May 11, both Capilano RFC third-division teams hosted and won the B.C. Rugby Provincial Finals at Klahanie Park, which was a huge accomplishment for the program.
The first game of the day was the Tier A final, which saw the Caps taking on the Brit Lions. This was a strong Caps 3A squad but they knew they would be in tough on this day. Continue »
Above photo: Capilano Jake Tapp was named BC Rugby’s Jr. MVP last week.
Two members of the Capilano Rugby Football Club’s men’s teams have been singled out for MVP honours for their on-field exploits.
Jordan Reid-Harvey, a member of the Canada U-20 men’s team, was named a recipient of the weekly BC Rugby News MVP award for his performance at No. Continue »
by Chris Robinson
Being injured and having to watch your teammates on the field instead of playing is a very tough thing to do. Injuries happen in this sport that we love but nobody wants to miss games. I decided to make myself somewhat useful at the games in Victoria this weekend and take down some game notes. Continue »
photo: Capilanos Cole Keffer, James Oswald and Oliver Smith (left to right) will represent Canada at the Hong Kong Standard Chartered Bank Youth International Sevens in March.
by Andrew Smith, BC Rugby Communications
Head Coach of the BC Elite Youth Sevens program Shane Thompson has announced his traveling roster of twelve players headed to the Hong Kong Standard Chartered Bank Youth International Sevens in March. Continue »
By Andrew Smith, BC Rugby
The second half of the 2012-13 Canadian Direct Insurance Premier League resumes this weekend and BC Rugby is excited to launch the rebranding of its top-level men’s club competition.
The new logo will feature the iconic Bear, a common national symbol for Canadians and habitants of the West Coast. Continue »
Photo: Capilano RFC’s Harry Jones (front row, left) helped Canada take home the Plate from the Las Vegas stop on the HSBC Sevens World Series Tour on the weekend.
For the second consecutive weekend, Capilano Rugby Football Club alum Harry Jones helped Canada take home hardware from the HSBC Sevens World Series as Canada overcame Scotland in a four try, 22-5 victory in the Las Vegas Plate Final on Sunday, Feb. Continue »