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August 16, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen

The Capilano Rugby Football Clubhouse will open on Sunday, Aug. 17 at 9 a.m. for a LIVE viewing of the Women’s World Cup of Rugby Final from France, where Team Canada takes on Team England for bragging rights as the best women’s rugby program in the world.

Three Capilano RFC members — Hilary Leith, Andrea Burk and Mandy Marchak — will be in the mix as the Canadian women take on a British team that it tied 13-13 in the qualification stage. Continue »

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Capilano women help lift Canada into semifinal round at Rugby World Cup

August 10, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen
by Bryan Kelly, Rugbycanada.ca

MARCOUSSIS, FRANCE – Canada’s Women’s Team — including Capilano Rugby Football Club links Hilary Leith, Mandy Marchak and Andrea Burk — finished the Women’s Rugby World Cup pool stages with an exciting 13-13 draw against England on Aug. 9 and have advanced to the semi-finals against France on Wednesday, Aug. Continue »

Canadian women set their sights on Samoa at IRB Rugby World Cup

August 4, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen
Photo by Ron LeBlanc

MARCOUSSIS, FRANCE – Canada’s Women’s Head Coach Francois Ratier has announced five changes to his starting roster to face Samoa on August 5 in the second game of the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup in Marcoussis, France. The game will be broadcast live from France on TSN at 7:45 a.m. Continue »

Sendoff for Canadian women July 19

July 14, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen

Capilano RFC members Hilary Leith, Andrea Burk and Mandy Marchak have all been named to represent Canada at the upcoming World Cup in France. The Capilano Club would like to congratulate all three for receiving this honour. Best of luck to these three women and the entire Canadian team in France! Continue »

Capilano RFC news and notes

June 26, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen

Capilano RFC News – Hatch video, Vancouver 7s bid video, Touch Schedule

Hatch Video
Collingwood released a video tribute for Roger Hatch documenting his final months at school. Click here to watch the video of the former Capilano RFC coach

Vancouver 7′s Bid
Rugby Canada recently announced a bid to host a 7′s event in Vancouver. Click here to watch the bid video

Touch Schedule
Here is a list of the touch schedule for tonight (Thursday June 26)

6:30pm (West) Blood Bath vs Black Tahrs (Ref: Gator’s)
6:30pm (East) Manthers vs Dream Team (Ref: Rehabbers)
7:00pm (West) Rehabbers vs Team X (Ref: Manthers)
7:00pm (East) Barbarians vs Gator and his B’s (Ref: Dream Team)
7:30pm (West) Black Tahrs vs Rehabbers (Ref: Team X)
7:30pm (East) Blood Bath vs Gator and his B’s (Ref: Barbarians)
8:00pm (West) Team X vs Dream Team (Ref: Black Tahrs)
8:00pm (East) Manthers vs Barbarians (Ref: Blood Bath) Continue »

MacKay celebration of life Friday

June 12, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen

Snowcaps stalwart Craig MacKay will have his celebration-of-life sendoff at the Capilano Rugby Club at Klahanie Park this Friday, June 13 beginning at 6 p.m. Snacks will be provided and the bar will be open.

Following is Craig’s obituary from the Vancouver Sun:

Professional Camel Washer, Adventurer, Sportsman and Occasional Environmental Scientist Craig, Eden’s Dad, Cheryl’s life partner, Rae’s younger brother, uncle to Lee, Brent, and Carl, Rugby brother of the Capilanos, man of the world, passed away with dignity and peace May 15, 2014. Continue »

Cap 3rds in BC finals at home Saturday

May 9, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen

The Capilano 3rd division men’s “A” and “B” teams both look to defend their provincial championship titles this Saturday, May 10 at Klahanie Park.

All club members and supporters are encouraged to come down and cheer on both men’s teams as they battle for B.C. glory on the top field at the Capilano home park. Continue »

Four Cap teams in Saturday semis

April 30, 2014
posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen
By Chris Robinson

This coming Saturday will be a very big day for the Capilano Rugby Club.

Four Caps teams are playing in Provincial Semifinals including a home-field tripleheader at Klahanie Park. The club hopes to fill the stands to support our three teams at home as they push for spots in the finals. Continue »

Morris/Gjerdalen scholarship open

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 »

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 »