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Rugby Season Proceeding at 200 miles/hour

Apr 30, '09

The beginning of the Brentwood rugby season has been incredibly hectic. The boys toured France over Spring Break and impressed French rugby aficionados with their flamboyant and daring style of play. They were victorious over club teams that boasted professional infrastructures and drew talent from entire regions, not simply a school. Since...

France Rugby Tour 2009 – Update

Mar 20, '09

Bonjour from the South of France…
DAY 5: Friday, March 20
th, 2009 – Bergerac, sunny and 28°C.
The senior boys rugby team is off to a flying start with a convincing win against Union Bordeaux Begles (39-26) on Tuesday last. Led by captain Nick Philippson, the team played very well, demonstrating...

Old Brentonians Selected to Canada Under-20 Rugby Team

Jan 21, '09

Former Brentwood students Evan Mallory (University of Victoria) and Will Phillippson (UBC) have both been selected on the Canada u20 rugby team to tour New Zealand in February/March. This tour is part of the team's preparation for the World Championships that will be held in Japan this summer.

Mighty Mice are Mid-Island Champions!

Nov 14, '08

On a perfect November afternoon, the Grade 8 rugby team played their last (ever) game as Mice against George Bonner School for the title of Mid-Island champions. Brentwood scored two excellent trys in the first half through passing and support play that saw the whole team involved.
With the score tied 10-10 at half time, the stage was set for...

Rugby: Mice win to make Mid-Island Final

Nov 13, '08

The Grade 8 rugby team notched up their biggest win of the season on Tuesday against rivals Shawnigan Lake School by a score of 53-12. Inspired by playing on the 1st XV field in front of many cheering senior rugby players, the team put on an impressive display of open, running rugby, scoring no fewer than 9 trys. Leading the charge was captain...

Colts Victory over Welsh touring team

Oct 23, '08

Last Tuesday, Brentwood's Colts rugby team squared off against Welsh touring side Cyfarthfa. The match proved to be a spirited, wide open affair with both teams willing to throw the ball around in their attempts to play wide open and entertaining rugby. The Welsh benefitted from several talented players, especially in the centres, and these...

Junior Boys Rugby: great results over the weekend.

Oct 21, '08

Grade 10 "A" Squad. This past Saturday, Brentwood were victorious over St. Michaels University School (SMUS) 10-5.
Grade 9 Squad. A hard-fought battle this past Saturday against SMUS. After dominating the first half, Brentwood were unable to sustain their momentum allowing SMUS back into the game. Final score:...

Rugby: Mice squeak out win over Mid-Island power-house

Oct 15, '08

On Tuesday (14th October), the Grade 8 (Mice) returned from their Thanksgiving feasting to take on traditional mid-island power-house George Bonner School. The boys in Cowichan black and green arrived at Brentwood's "B" fields with nearly two full teams and many much larger boys than Brentwood could field with a...

Mice Rugby: a win over local rivals.

Oct 09, '08

The Grade 8 rugby team posted a 17-7 win over their Shawnigan Lake School counterparts this afternoon in wet and chilly conditions. Captain Randall Barton opened the scoring with a fine try from a quickly taken free kick. Full back Alejandro Alvarez clinched the win with a fine run from his own half-way line, beating several tackles to...

Junior Boys Rugby: today's games

Oct 09, '08

After difficult games against St. George's School in Vancouver last weekend, where our Junior Boys Rugby programme proved to be outmatched by the more experienced St. George's teams, the Brentwood crews play Shawnigan Lake School today for the second time this season. In our first encounter, Brentwood proved to be superior with the Grades 8, 9...

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