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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 »

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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 »

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 »