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CRFC news and notes March 23

March 23, 2017
Posted by Jan-Christian Sorensen

Carson Graham girls story from NZ
The Carson Graham Girls rugby team is currently on tour in New Zealand and Australia. There was recently a story in a local newspaper about the trip. The full story can be found by clicking here.

Steven Ng looking for accommodation
Capilano RFC member Steven Ng is looking for accommodation for April and May. Steven is the young front row player at our club who has been playing for the last two season since coming from Ottawa. If anyone can help Steve out please contact him at stevenng9771@outlook.com

Caps jerseys for sale
The club will be selling old jerseys tomorrow night inside the clubhouse after practice. The jerseys will be $10/each with the money going directly into club programs. This will be first come first serve and you must be at the club to get a jersey. In the interest of giving as many people as possible a chance, everyone will only be able to purchase one jersey to start.

Weekend schedule – Saturday March 25
Six Capilano RFC senior teams are in action this Saturday. Three of the teams will be playing on Vancouver Island with the other three playing across the Lower Mainland. The full schedule is listed below. The bus for the Premier Women to the ferry will be departing Klahanie at 5:30am (7:00am ferry) and the bus for the 1st Division and Premier Men will be departing Klahanie at 7:15am (9:00am ferry).Match reports from John Langley from last weekend can be found by clicking here. Get out this weekend and support the club. Go Caps!!

11:15am Capilano Academy at SFU (SFU)
11:30am Capilano 3rd Division B at Meralomas (Connaught)
11:30am Capilano 2nd Division Women at Ridge Meadows (Thomas Haney)
11:30am Capilano Premier Women at Castaways (Windsor Park)
1:00pm Capilano 1st Division at James Bay (Macdonald Park)
2:45pm Capilano Premier Men at James Bay (Macdonald Park)

Night of the Bear
The annual Capilano RFC “Night of the Bear” Awards night will take place on Saturday May 13, 2017 at 6:00pm. Please keep this night free as this is a great night to celebrate another great year at the Capilano Rugby Club. Tickets will be on sale soon.

Aboriginal Youth in Sports Awards
Five rugby athletes in BC were recently awarded 2016 Premier’s Awards for Aboriginal Youth Excellence in Sport. Connor Weyell is a Handsworth Seconrday graduate currently playing at UBC. Carson Graham Secondary’s Lyric Atchison also received an award for excellence in Rugby and Wrestling.  Please click here to read the full story. Well done to all the award recipients.

Cole Keffer cuts hair for Childhood Cancer Canada
This Sunday evening will see Cole Keffer cut his long hair as a fundraiser for Childhood Cancer Canada. Cole is a Sutherland Secondary graduate currently playing at UBC. Cole played many years in the Capilano RFC youth program and we hope to see him back at the club after his time at UBC. To read a story on the event please click here and to donate to support the fundraising please click here. Well done Cole!!

Employment opportunity
Anyone in the club looking for work, a steel fabrication company is hiring. Duties include lifting, grinding, general cleaning, forklift operating. Hours of operations are 7:00 – 3:30. Anyone interested can contact Kara Day at 778-835-9135 orkara.canadaloyal@gmail.com. Alternatively they can contact the company directly atjfcsteeloffice@gmail.com.