Fiji miss out on the Cup quarter-finals for the first time in the history of Dubai event

Fiji have missed out on the Cup quarter-finals for the first time in the 21-year history of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series round in Dubai, the series champions finishing third in Pool A behind France and Argentina on points difference.The three teams all...

Squads Named for BC Rep XVs Selection Camps

BC Rugby is delighted to announce the players that will be taking part in Selection Camps for the 2019 BC Rugby Age Grade Representative (Rep) XVs Teams.  Squads of 30 players have been invited to attend week-long camps at Shawnigan Lake and UBC that...

150 coaches and match officials participated in a weekend of rugby learning at St. George’s School

Last weekend saw this year’s BC Rugby Conference take place at St. George’s School in Vancouver.  Despite the wintery conditions, over 120 coaches and referees from across the Province and beyond gathered for two days of knowledge sharing and networking.The aim of the BC...

BC Bears 2019 Coaching Staff

BC Rugby is pleased to announce the appointment of James Thompson as the Head Coach of the BC Rugby Senior Men's XVs team, better known as the BC Bears. Simon Fitzgerald has been appointed as Assistant Coach as they look to usher in some up and coming...

2019 Vancouver Sevens Invitational: It’s Back, Bigger and Better Than Ever

The Vancouver Sevens Invitational (VSI) is set to host almost 50 teams from across Canada and the USA on March 7-8 at UBC’s Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre.  The two-day tournament, run by BC Rugby, will take place for the fourth year in a row...

Japan complete Napoli 2019 Summer Universiade sevens double

The 70th anniversary of the FISU (International University Sports Federation) Games was marked with double gold for Japan in rugby sevens.After three days of compelling action, Japan claimed the gold medal in both the men’s and women’s rugby sevens competition at the FISU Games...

Nigel Owens will make his 98th test appearance as a Referee at Six Nations 2020

World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for the men’s Six Nations 2020 as the road to Rugby World Cup 2023 begins in earnest for the world’s top referees.The selection, the first since Rugby World Cup 2019, includes a strong blend of experience...

New Zealand win Women’s Rugby Super Series 2019

Renee Wickliffe's hat-trick inspired the Black Ferns to victory over England that secured not only the Women's Rugby Super Series 2019 title but also kept them top of the World Rugby Women's Rankings.New Zealand were crowned Women’s Rugby Super Series 2019 champions following an...

Brazil home in on record ranking-World Rugby Rankings

Brazil close in on their best-ever position in the World Rugby Rankings after a superb comeback win against Canada in the Americas Rugby Championship, while Georgia, Spain and Belgium are all on the up, too.Brazilian rugby came within a fraction of achieving another landmark...

Stage set for spectacular Rugby World Cup 2019 opening ceremony

Fans at Tokyo Stadium, along with a worldwide television audience, are set to be captivated by a truly spectacular and unique opening ceremony as Rugby World Cup 2019 kicks off on Friday in Tokyo.Combining the ancient with the modern, the opening ceremony will draw...

National Rugby Stars to Attend HSBC Rookie Rugby Jamborees This Weekend

On Sunday, March 3rd, two HSBC Rookie Rugby Jamborees will take place at Vancouver's Trillium Park and Delta’s John Oliver Park, offering children aged 5-12 the opportunity to try Rugby for free.  The events will take place in parallel, running from 10:00am-12:00pm and incorporate...

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