Resilience is a Virtue

May 25, '17

Last Monday, the Junior Rugby boys left class early to ride down for our game against Oak Bay in Victoria. It would determine whether or not the team will be remembered forever or passed down as just another team in Brentwood history. It turns out we would be the first Junior rugby team in recent Brentwood history to go to provincials. The bus...

The Match that Never Burns Out

May 14, '17

On May 9th, the Brentwood Junior rugby team played Shawnigan. Even though we lost, we had a good game putting pressure on them and scoring tries. The final score was 38-24 for Shawinigan. This game had their coaches screaming at their team and on edge. Our MVP player was Ope R, Rogers ‘19 for making a lightning fast sprint scoring a try and...

Junior Boys Capture Bronze in BC

May 13, '17

On 21st of April, the province watched as the best junior rugby boys made their way to the BC Rugby 7’s tournament. The 12 best junior players from Brentwood had travelled to St. George’s in Vancouver to compete against some of most talented players in Canada. The boys worked hard and showed the province everything they had to give. After many...

May 9th

May 13, '17

Since the commencement of third term rugby, May 9th has been branded onto the hearts and minds of all junior rugby boys. May 9th is the date we clashed against our longtime rival, Shawnigan Lake School. The matchup of the two titans took place on our Gillespie Field on, you guessed it, May 9th. Everything we’d done so far into the term has been...

Dogwood Scholarships: Opportunities for the Future

May 06, '17

As the deadline for making the big university choice grows closer and closer, Brentwood students set out to showcase their talents and passions and strive for a provincial Dogwood Scholarship. Dogwoods are an award to recognize the dedication of Grade 12s in schools across BC. The Dogwood Scholarships are available to graduates who demonstrate...

Brentwood Takes on the Saints

Apr 25, '17

It is rugby season at Brentwood and the First XV has had a solid start to the season. After just three weeks together, the team is ranked fourth in the province, following impressive efforts against 2A powerhouses SMUS and Collingwood and an impressive rout over Earl Marriott. Coming back from Easter Break, the team is looking to kick things into...

Brentwood Beats EMS

Apr 18, '17

On Thursday afternoon Brentwood’s Senior Boys Rugby team was dismissed from class early, giving us early lunch and time to prepare for the upcoming game, our third of the season. The team soon assembled on Gillespie Field and began to get loose and practice skills in the indecisive grey weather. Rain began to fall as the coaches started our...

David Meets South Delta Goliath

Apr 08, '17

And it came to pass, when the Philistine arose, and came and drew nigh to meet David, that David hasted, and ran toward the army to meet the Philistine. - Samuel 17:48 On Thursday, our Junior Boys Rugby team took on a massive and athletic juggernaut from South Delta Secondary, and despite being outsized, prevailed in a close encounter, winning...

Junior Boys Rugby

Apr 07, '17

The Junior Boys Rugby team had our second game of the season yesterday as we visited Saint Michael's. Ours was a newly constructed Brentwood side with very little experience playing with each other (or, in some cases, on any rugby team). The boys, however, produced an excellent game. Not only did they display talent and effort, but considerable...

Second Term Rugby

Apr 03, '17

Every year, the population of the rugby team dips slightly in the winter training season. Some athletes go to the comforts of an inside sport like basketball or squash, but there is always a fierce core of dedicated rugby players who stick with the program through every season. Second term rugby is not for the faint of heart. The boys rugby...

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