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Brentwood rugby girls star at university level

Feb 20, '09

At present a number of Brentwood Girls rugby team grads are playing with skill and distinction at various universities. Sydney Black and Jennalee Desjardins are playing leading roles in the Kings University rugby side in the Atlantic conference in Nova Scotia. Both have been chosen to the the conference All-star team for the past three years....

Rugby girls win medals this summer

Aug 27, '08

While the rest of us have been enjoying a warm restful summer, a number of our girls rugby team have been training hard with various rep rugby teams. All of them competed well and earned medals in their competitions. In early July, Lenutsa Reid and Denise Cheung won starting spots on the Island U-19 team (the Crimson Tide), coached by Brentonians...

Brentwood Girls Play Rep Rugby

Jul 01, '08

In the past two weeks, five of our players have attended try-outs for various representative teams. Meredyth Cole and Sarah Barber have both secured places on the Island Under-17 7-a-side team which will compete at the B.C. Summer Games in the Okanagan in July. Denise Cheung and Lenutsa Reid have been chosen to play on the Island...

Girls Rugby: 6th place finish at Provincial Championships

May 26, '08

This past weekend, the girls rugby team emerged from the B.C. Provincial Championships in 6th place, two spots higher than their seeding. It was a physically and mentally demanding experience for everyone, but exciting as the team pitted themselves against the best in the province. With losses to Bateman and Aldergrove and wins against Norkam and...

Senior Girls Rugby: 2nd XV debut!

May 14, '08

On Tuesday, the 2nd XV took the field in a match with Shawnigan Lake School, the first time the girls program has fielded a second team. The game was played with a great deal of energy and resolve and quite a bit of skill, too. Danielle Touche scored Brentwood's only try, converted by Crystal Lockhart. Geneva Gersten and Mie Maxwell-Smith led the...

Senior Girls Rugby: second on the Island by a whisker!

May 11, '08

The Senior Girls came through two challenging matches on Friday and Saturday with flying colours. As part of the Island AA championships we faced Ladysmith on Friday in a 36-minute game played with lots of vigour on both sides. Sarah Barber celebrated her return from injury with a superb support try converted by Nellie. Ladysmith stormed back with...

Girls Rugby: first setback of the season

May 05, '08

This past Saturday, the girls rugby team suffered their first loss of the season against Shawnigan Lake School. Although we were depleted somewhat by injuries and illness, the girls competed well against an older, well prepared side. The forwards scrummaged and rucked very well, providing a good supply of ball for the backs, but the line-out was...

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...

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