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by Paul Eby

April 1, 2014 (ISN) – This weekend, the undefeated women travel to the mainland to take on 2nd place United. The Valhallians head to Cowichan, and the Academy are up in Comox. Cowichan and Velox are sitting 1st and 2nd in the standings going into the final regular season weekend, so this match up is a critical one for our boys.

Sunday, the 3rds head up to Nanaimo to take on VIU.

Weekend Results

Women: Velox 73 – Bayside 7

3rds: Velox 52 – CW 10

3rd Div Report

– written by John Lyall

The Velox Thirds took to Windsor park Sunday looking flush and ready to go, the team averaging two caps per player. Pletchy’s 30 caps buoyed that average considerably. With Crotchy at 8, pugilist partners Anton and Cody Walker on the flanks, and Oli at 10, and the Thirds looked tough. Chad offered his usual pregame advice, that is hit to hurt, and off we went. A hat trick by Anton, two by inside centre Pletch and no yellow cards by Pickup, and the game ended 52-10 to the good guys.

Next up, Nanaimo away Sunday. Meet at club for 9:30 am, 10:00 am departure. We haven’t traditionally traveled well, so lets change that. Ray Ray is meeting us there, so if you want to run off the shoulder of a rampaging 260 lb Maori, join us.

Velox AGM

The Velox AGM will be on Thursday 10th Apr 14 from 8:30-9:30pm at the clubhouse after practice. Anyone wishing to run for an executive council position, please volunteer your name beforehand to the Director of Rugby-Toby Berg. The positions are President, Vice President, Director of Rugby, Director of Junior Rugby, Director of Fields, Director of Clubhouse, Director of social events, Secretary, Treasurer, Sgt-at-Arms. Director of Clubhouse is vacant and the Director of Social Events is stepping down, but all positions are open for nomination and voting. Check out this event on the Velox Facebook page.

Annual Banquet

The Velox annual banquet will be Saturday 3rd May 14 at the clubhouse at 7pm. Tickets available soon. Dress will be semi-formal. The director of Social events-Sarah Levson is requesting volunteers to assist with the setup, decoration and clean up. Anyone wishing to assist please contact her at slevson@hotmail.com. Check out this event on the Velox Facebook page.

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