January 21, 2013, (ISN) – The BC Rugby Cups Competitions are a series of representative rugby matches to be played over three weekends. The series gets underway this Saturday, January 26th with the Vancouver Island Rugby Union hosting the Vancouver Rugby Union.
The competition will provide BC athletes the opportunity to further profile their abilities for both provincial and national team selectors.
BC Rugby Weekend Schedule: January 26, 2013
BC Rugby Cups Competitions – Sat. January 26th at Westhills Stadium, Langford:
11:30am: Ruth Hellerud-Brown Cup (Sr Women) – Vancouver at Vancouver Island
1:15pm: Dunbar Keg (U20 Men) – Vancouver at Vancouver Island
3:00pm: McKechnie Cup (Sr Men) – Vancouver at Vancouver Island
Through reviving the McKechnie Cup, senior men’s representative players will contest for a trophy first lifted back in 1895. The Dunbar Keg will feature U20 men’s athletes eligible for Junior World Rugby Trophy selection, and the Ruth Hellerud-Brown Cup will be open to all British Columbia senior women’s players.
This Saturday’s schedule will be played in a triple-header format and admission for the full day is $10.
Weshills Stadium is located at 1089 Langford Parkway, Victoria, BC, V9B 0A5.