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Senior Boys rugby: two wins over local rivals Shawnigan Lake School.

May 04, '08

After defeating 'AA' rivals Ladysmith 48-12 earlier in the week, the Senior Boys rugby program finished the premier season with two big wins over local rivals Shawnigan Lake School last Saturday.
In the curtain raiser match, the Brentwood 2nd XV took on their Shawnigan counterparts and won a hard-fought contest, squeaking out a 6-5 win....

Girls Rugby: a near run thing with Ladysmith

Apr 30, '08

The girls had a challenging 27-26 win over Ladysmith this week in preparation for the Island championships next week.
 The starting XV played very well, moving the ball quickly and running first-rate support. The half-time score was 22-5 with tries from Dylan, Rona, Alison and Mie. We substituted liberally in the second half while...

Girls rugby success continues.

Apr 23, '08

Tuesday afternoon, on a chilly blustery day in Saanich, the girls rugby team recorded a 43-15 win over Parklands. The starting XV played crisp open rugby, moving the ball about the field quickly while supporting one another very well. In the second half, after liberal substitution, the team still scored three good tries. This was proof positive of...

Senior Girls Rugby: resilient win over Ladysmith

Apr 15, '08

On Tuesday, the Senior Girls rugby team hosted Ladysmith in a return league game. Brentwood began the game rucking strongly and moving the ball wide. After scoring twice early in the game, the girls let up somewhat and Ladysmith stormed back scoring two fine tries. Having been challenged, the team responded well, tackling strongly and supporting...

Girls Rugby: winning form continues

Apr 07, '08

This past Sunday, the girls rugby team hosted Moscrop SS, an 'AAA' side from Vancouver and it was encouraging to see so many parents there to support the girls. The team began the game with a great deal of intensity, rucking hard and tackling aggressively. As ever, the game plan was to move the ball wide and use our speed to advantage. Thanks to...

2nd XV Rugby: first win of the season

Apr 04, '08

The 2nd XV enjoyed a convincing win (55-5) in their home opener against a big and aggressive Ballenas Secondary squad. The game began with a humbling try by Ballenas and the boys soon realised that they were in a rugby game and not on holidays anymore. The momentum shifted after Russell Miller took the ball up the short side off a ruck and scored...

Senior Girls Rugby: a win against Parkland

Apr 03, '08

On Tuesday, the girls rugby team scored their second league win in beating Parkland 51-7.  Given that Parkland arrived short of players, a number of our girls volunteered to play for the opposition to enable both teams to field a full side. Brentwood's early play was somewhat erratic as it was the team's first day back after spring break, but...

Full action week for Senior Girls Rugby

Apr 01, '08

The senior girls rugby team plays two games this week: Parklands High School on Tuesday (3:30 p.m. start at Brentwood) and face touring Moscrop High School from Vancouver this Sunday (12:30 p.m. kick off at Brentwood).  Parklands will pose a significant challenge, as the Brentwood players have just returned from two weeks of holidays and will...

Rugby girls score first league win

Mar 14, '08

Last Tuesday, the girls rugby team opened their 2008 season with a game against a determined, physical side in Ladysmith. From the start the forwards rucked with enthusiasm led by Alison and Natasha while Nellie kicked very well using the slope to advantage. Playing down the hill we scored three times in the first half. Alison crashed over from...

Senior Girls Rugby: success at the local McGeachie tournament.

Mar 10, '08

This past weekend, the girls rugby team played in the McGeachie tournament run by Cowichan RFC. On Friday, they played 3 short games, beating Ladysmith 10-5, tying Vanier 0-0 (despite Rona's superb run in the dying seconds), and losing to Semiahmoo 0-10. The latter team placed second in the AAA provincial championships last year and had three BC...

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