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April 16, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen

The Jimmy Morris/Ozzie Gjerdalen Scholarship Fund is proud to oversee a $1,000.00 educational bursary for which any Capilano Rugby Football Club member currently enrolled in post-secondary education may apply.

Applicants must possess the qualities that both Jimmy and Ozzie admired and displayed during their lifetimes, including:

- Strength of Character
- Honesty
- A Positive Attitude
- Strong Physical and Mental Balance
- Dedication to his or her community

Interested club members are invited to submit resumes of 500 words or less along with a teacher’s supporting letter via e-mail by April 30, 2014 to Mr. Continue »

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Three Caps start for Canada today

April 15, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen

The Canadian Women’s 15′s team takes on the USA today at 3:30 p.m. and Capilano RFC members Hilary Leith, Andrea Burk, and Mandy Marchak are all in the starting lineup. The match will be streamed live at this link www.rugbycanada.tv . The club would like to wish all the best to our three Capilano members and the rest of the Canadian Team. Continue »

Cap RFC Premiers on to semifinals

April 13, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen

Capilano, Castaway Wanderers lock down playoff seeds in final round of Premier League season 

Burnaby Lake, James Bay, Castaway Wanderers and Capilano through to semifinals 

VANCOUVER, BC – The final round of qualifying for the 2013-14 Canadian Direct Insurance Premier League playoffs came down to the wire on Saturday afternoon with crucial points at stake in two matches played in Vancouver. Continue »

Capilanos gearing up for final stretch of CDI Premier League regular season

April 3, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen

Canadian Direct Insurance Premier League week 13 preview

by Andrew Smith

VANCOUVER, BC – Just two weeks remain in the 2013-14 Canadian Direct Insurance Premier League regular season and with Burnaby Lake having already tied up the top seed, teams are currently jockeying for playoff positioning and home field advantage in the semifinals. Continue »

Match reports from March 29

April 2, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen
 
Contributed by John Langley

Ravens at Klahanie plus two 3 Div games with Brit-Lions

It was a full slate of Men’s Rugby at Klahanie today.

It is good to see the Brit-Lions fielding two sides. Hopefully they will advance and get back into the higher divisions in the future.

The 3A game: The Capilanos are leading the league with a powerful 3A side that is working very hard.  Today Caps played a Brit/Lion side with some size and potential.  The pitch was in decent shape considering the recent rains and the rain stopped just prior to the kickoff and the sun even peaked through occasionally.  The weather was far better than the predictions and it made for a fairly open game.  Caps opened the scoring with a try by Matt Plant after others made several previous attempts to cross the line.  The convert was missed and in fact only one try was converted today.  Caps also missed on their PK attempts.  Brad Whiteman made it 10 to 0 with a nice finish.  Brad scores a lot but today he lost several balls in contact while trying his Rudolf Nureyer, Russian Dance moves!  Austin Karius scored a couple of nice tries for Caps and shows much potential.  He makes some mistakes as all young players do but I like the way he gets into the game.  To me he shows lots of promise for the future.  I like the spirit shown by this Capilano side and their veteran leadership.  Brit/Lions are not pushovers and showed some promise also.  They did score a try and had several other opportunities.  The final score was 37-5. Continue »

Match report from March 22

March 26, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen
 
submitted by John Langley

Cap First Division wins 15-0/Cap Premiers streamrolled 52-12

The First Division Game: Caps have a competitive second 15 but today they were up against a side anchored by Canada hooker Ray Barkwill and a couple of bruising Props.  Caps were blown off nearly every set scrum and will need to work on that aspect of their game. Continue »

Caps help UBC claim Rugby Cup Series

March 24, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen

The Capilano Rugby Football Club would like to congratulate UBC on defeating Cal Berkeley on Sunday, March 23 at Thunderbird Stadium, beating the Californian visitors 40-3 to give them a two-game series score of 64-36.

Capilano coaches Rameses Langston and Curry Hitchborn were a bit part of the success this year at the Point Grey campus as well as local links Connor Weyell, Charlie Thorpe, Nate Rees and Erik Hunter-James, all of whom saw action in the game on Sunday. Continue »

Women’s match report from Mar. 15

March 17, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen
 
by John Langley

The Premier Women asked for and received great club support in their battle with Burnaby. There was a big turnout of Capilano supporters and Burnaby always brings a lot of their supporters.  Both sides have been rebuilding and are both showing signs of returning to their glory days.  The Premier game was preceded by a development exhibition game between the two clubs.  The game was close but Burnaby managed a late try victory. Continue »

Klahanie hosts two games Mar. 15; recap of March 8 BCRU action

March 14, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen

This Saturday, the Capilano Premier Women’s team takes on Burnaby in a league game at 11:30 a.m. at Klahanie Park. At 1:45 p.m. on the top field, the Capilano Third-Division men’s team will host UBC for an exhibition game.

PLEASE NOTE: The clubhouse bar will be open from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. Continue »

3As game moved to Klahanie

March 8, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen

GAME CHANGE NOTICE:

The men’s third-division “A” game that was scheduled to be played at Brockton against the Rowers has been MOVED TO KLAHANIE PARK on Saturday, March 8. The kickoff is now set for 11 a.m. on the Bob Spray Stadium Field.

All other games will be played at their scheduled away venues. Continue »