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BC Rugby – It’s finally here!

The 2019 Rugby World Cup has arrived and we hope you’re as excited as we are for 6 weeks of big hits, silky skills, shredded nerves and awe-inspiring performances from some of the world’s top rugby nations.

You can catch all the games on TSN and TSN Go, just remember to set your alarms for those early kick-offs!

Official RWC Site | Watch on TSN

 
Canada are busy preparing for their opening match against Italy on September 26 at the Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium.

The last time these sides met at the 2015 RWC it was a close game, with Italy edging a five-point victory.

Will team Canada get their revenge this time around?

Match Centre | Team Canada Page
2015 RWC Highlights | 2019 Schedule

 
Why not inject a bit of fun in your office/club/household by setting up a 2019 RWC sweepstake?

Create a free Rugby World Cup Japan 2019 Sweepstake Kit for your friends, family & colleagues via the link below in just a few short clicks.  

Want to make it extra spicy?  Add in bonus rewards/forfeits for things like red cards, hat-tricks, top try scorer, most tackles etc…

Free Sweepstake Generator | Poster

BC Rugby Hall of Fame – Nominations Now Open
Nominations for inductees to the BC Rugby Hall of Fame are now open.  Check out the Hall of Fame webpage for more information about categories and what is required in order to nominate someone from the BC Rugby community.

Visit Page | Deadline October 18, 2019

Canada Sevens – 2020 Ticketing Announcement

Tickets for the HSBC Canada Sevens taking place at BC Place Stadium March 7-8, 2020 will go on sale in October.  Pre-sale for their new Subscription Service opens October 22 with all ticket types being made available on October 29.

Read more 

Kamloops Sevens – Last Few Spots Remain

The 2019 Kamloops Sevens Tournament, one of the country’s biggest youth Sevens competitions, is set to take place on October 12-13 at McArthur Island Park. 

U14-U19 Divisions for both boys and girls filling up fast, it’s time to get your entry in before registration closes on October 1.

Register Now

National Coaches Week – September 21-29

Tomorrow marks the start of National Coaches Week, a time to celebrate the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. This week is an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral role they play by simply saying #ThanksCoach

NCW WebsiteWin $1000 

LeadForward is a grant available through viaSport and aims to close the gender gap in sports.

The grant supports grassroots programs that promote gender equity to level the field for female-identifying coaches, officials or organizational staff throughout B.C.

Read More | Apply

Westshore Founders Day – September 21

Westshore will celebrate their Founders Day this weekend.  The day will be packed full of rugby past and present, honouring their original 1969 team as well as hosting their first homes games of the 2019/20 season.  Stay tuned to their website and social media channels for more details.

Westshore website | Twitter | Facebook

BCSSRU Pro-D Coaching Invitation – October 25

The BCSSRU has extended an open invitation to all rugby coaches in the province for their upcoming Pro-D sessions on October 25 in Langley and Vernon (Kootenays venue TBC)

Find out MoreRegistration

Senior Men’s & Women’s Fixtures This Weekend

Week two of the Men’s and Women’s Senior Leagues is almost upon us and it looks like it will be a wet one!  Keep up to date with all the fixtures this weekend via the links below.

Fixtures | Results | Registration

Upcoming Events

For more upcoming events, check out the BC Rugby Calendar.

Photo of the Week
Team Canada at the 2019 Rugby World Cup capping ceremony in Nagato, a proud moment for each and every one of the players.  BC is cheering you all the way!

If you have great rugby moments you would like us to share with the community, contact Euan McGhee (emcghee@bcrugby.com) and your snaps could be featured right here!

Thank You to Our Partners and Sponsors!
BC Rugby would like to acknowledge and thank our Partners and Sponsors for their continued support of Rugby in British Columbia.