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...

Cowichan Top 20

Mar 21, '17

Last Sunday, five Brentwood student athletes were recognized at the Cowichan Valley Top 20 high school athletes awards. The athletes were William MP, Madison H, Siôn Griffiths, Griffin FR & Brendan S. Each athlete was given a commemorative personalized hoodie, a custom cheesecake, stress ball, $20 Sports Check gift card, fitness pass and cinch...

Girls Rugby Gets Started

Mar 10, '17

The Girl's Rugby program has its first match of the season on Tuesday against Frances Kelsey High School.The players "had a go" throughout the game, and the skills they have been working on in training, especially running straight to commit defenders and then passing the ball to a teammate with the space to continue the forward momentum, were on...

Colts Rugby Launches Season

Mar 08, '17

The Colts Rugby team had their first game of the season, playing in atrocious conditions on the back pitch of B field, against a small but courageous team from Southridge School, who braved a rough crossing, snow, and a Malahat closure to find their way to the game. The game provided an opportunity for our new players to learn the game by playing...

Brentwood Led Piggies Win Provincials

Jan 05, '17

The Cowichan Piggies and the Castaway Wanderers faced off under a cold December sun for the provincial championship. As this was our first meeting since an extremely close contest early in the season, neither team knew quite what to expect, but both were prepared for their toughest game yet. Frozen fingers and plenty of nerves made for a slow...

On the International Stage: Rowing and Rugby

Dec 04, '16

Rowers have long used ergometers for fitness testing. World records in various age and weight categories are maintained. Two weeks ago, Kate LW, Allard ‘17 pulled a 6 kilometer Rowing Canada erg test. Her time of 24 minutes, 33 seconds tied the world record in the youth lightweight division. This record has stood for eight years. Not to be...

Brentwood-Cowichan Rugby Fusion

Dec 03, '16

Rugby is a difficult game. Filled with counter-intuitive rules and opposite sides making physical contact with force and strength, it is surprising that anyone plays this sport at all. Yet Brentwood always sees many boys sign up to play three times a week, and for the second year there is a group of nine which has decided that three days just...

Fleet Footed Denise

Nov 11, '16

Denise Roy was born in Banff, Alberta and became an athlete at a very young age. She came from a family of runners: her grandparents and mother were also known for their speed in running in school. In Denise’s junior year she enjoyed sprinting so much she joined a track and field club. During one of her tournaments a family friend came out to...

Claremont’s Sevens Scrimmages

Oct 28, '16

Thursday of last week, at approximately 12:25 in the afternoon, an assortment of Brentwood boys, grades nine to twelve, dashed from their respective houses trailing socks and rugby equipment necessary for the round of scrimmages being held at Claremont Secondary School. By 12:30 everyone was organized, on the bus with a bagged lunch, and by...

Junior Colts Rugby

Oct 12, '16

The Grade 8/9 rugby team hosted a Shawnigan Lake School squad for a practice scrimmage on Tuesday, and showed how far they have come in a short time. Young Jack NG and David L proved most dangerous, scything through several times while newcomer Pio L tackled ferociously. Alex S and Dale F also showed real mettle both on attack and defense, and...

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