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CRFC news and notes March 2

March 2, 2017
Posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen

Capilano RFC Jackets
Capilano “Rains” Brand Jackets For Sale

You may have seen our Coaches and Trainers sporting sharp new rain jackets. Theses waterproof jackets will now be available to purchase starting this Thursday. Cost is $100, payment in full must be made to secure your order. Samples will be available to try on. The deadline to order will be Thursday March 16.

Email transfers will be accepted by sending $100 to Craig atcraigwmclaren@gmail.com

Descriptions of the jacket and regular retail price can be found by clicking here. These jackets are a great deal so make sure to not miss out on this order!


Schedule this weekend
All 6 Capilano RFC teams are in action this coming Saturday. The Capilano Premier Women will be the only team playing at home this week as they take on Cowichan. The 2nd Division Women travel to Vancouver Island to take on Comox. The 3rd Division Men travel for this first time this season looking to keep the winning streak going in Ridge Meadows. Three Capilano RFC men’s teams will travel across the Lions Gate Bridge to take on the Vancouver Rowing Club. Please see all the game times listed below.

Capilano 2nd Division Women @ Comox (11:30am at Comox)
Cowichan @ Capilano Premier Women (11:30am at Klahanie Park)
Capilano 3rd Division Men @ Ridge Meadows (1:00pm at Thomas Haney)
Capilano U23 Academy Men @ Rowing Club (11:15am at Brockton Oval)
Capilano 1st Division Men @ Rowing Club (12:45pm at Brockton Oval)
Capilano Premier Men @ Rowing Club (2:30pm at Brockton Oval)

Caps on BC Rugby Teams in Vegas
The Vegas 7′s are taking place this weekend. BC Rugby has sent down 8 rep teams to take part in the action. Multiple Capilano RFC players have been named to the teams. A full roster for each team can be found by clicking here. Well done to all the Capilano players who were selected and best of luck this weekend!

Rugby on Friday March 10 before Vancouver 7′s
The Friday before the Vancouver 7′s will see Capilano RFC teams in 7′s and 15′s action. There is a men’s team entered in the Open Division of the Vancouver Rugby Festival. Game times will be announced next week once the full schedule has been released. This will be an all day event. Any players who are interested and are not already on the team list, please contact Ryan Scott at 604-889-8240.

There will also be an exhibition game taking place at the Capilano Rugby Club. At 4:30pm on Friday the Capilano men will be hosting Terrace. Last season, Terrace won the BC Rugby Saratoga Cup as the top 3rd Division team. They will be in town for the rugby 7′s weekend and the Caps look forward to hosting Terrace for a hard exhibition game. Any Caps players interested in playing, please contact Rich Merinsky at 778-984-0027.

UBC hosts Cal this Sunday
UBC will be hosting Cal this Sunday in the 2nd leg of the series between the two University programs. The first leg of the series was won 28-17 by UBC last weekend. This will be great rugby and is a chance to support the Capilano members who are currently playing at UBC. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00pm Sunday March 5th at Thunderbird Stadium at UBC.