Return to Play update
Updates – COVID-19
As the global health situation continues to evolve, BC Rugby would like to keep our community up to date with the latest information regarding our response to COVID-19, and additional developments throughout the national and international rugby scene.
RugbyCanada confim cancellation of U19 Men’s CRCs
Rugby Canada and the Provincial Unions have confirmed the cancellation of the 2020 Men’s U19 Canadian Rugby Championship (CRC) due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The safety of athletes, staff, officials and fans remains the top priority for Rugby Canada and the Provincial Rugby Unions. Read more
Rugby Canada, provincial unions establish Return-to-Play working group
Rugby Canada and the Provincial Rugby Unions are pleased to announce the formation of a pan-Canadian working group with the objective of developing a nationwide ‘Return to Play’ strategy. The formation of this working group comes as various jurisdictions in Canada begin to loosen some COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. Read more
BC Rugby AGM will be held virtually on June 20, 10am
The Board unanimously approved the first ever virtually-held AGM to take place on Saturday, June 20 at 10am. We hope this will facilitate Province-wide representation and possibly set a new format for AGM meetings moving forward. Given this new setting, we will only conduct AGM business on this date and will look to schedule other key business meetings throughout the next few months. Read more
BC Rugby asks you all to follow the Federal and Provincial Governments directives to collectively contain the spread of this deadly virus. Please visit Healthlink BC to learn the latest advice and guidance on preparing, containing and breaking the chain of COVID-19 transmission.
COVID-19 – Frequently Asked Questions
BC Rugby will be continually updating its COVID-19 FAQ page to help with questions you may be having regarding the impact of COVID-19 on rugby activity in the province. This page also contains an extensive list of online rugby resources to help you stay engaged during self-isolation. Read Here
Return to Play update
Rugby Canada have provided an update from the Return to Play National Working Group. All members agreed that player welfare, at all levels, is the highest priority and therefore the objective is to bring rugby back safely in a phased approach. Read more
Ladies who Lead webinar series
BC Rugby is excited to announce an additional Ladies who Lead webinar following the positive reception and high attendance of the first three career sessions. “Up and Comers” features three members of the Canadian national women’s XVs side. Read more
Obituary – George Jones
BC Rugby are saddened to learn of the passing of George Jones, co-founder of the Canadian Rugby Foundation. Jones passed away Monday at the age of 86. Read more
Rugby Canada announces Macron as new apparel, uniform provider
Rugby Canada announced this week a new long-term multi-year partnership with global sportswear brand Macron, a market leader in the production of teamwear since 1971. Read more
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