The Coastal Cup league features a combination of historical regional teams, pioneering new sides and three university outfits – all with the intent on developing players and growing the game locally and nationally. The Coastal Cup will showcase three regionally-based sides, in the Vancouver Island Crimson Tide, the Vancouver Wave and Vancouver East Rugby, along […]
Another fun weekend at the PRCs for everyone involved. The Vancouver Rugby Union entered 15 teams this year and all were very competitive. Results: U14 Boys VRU East – 2nd VRU West – 3rd VRU North – 4th VRU South – 5th U16 Girls VRU South – 6th VRU N.E.W – 7th U16 Boys VRU […]
Finals Recap Vancouver retained the McKechnie Cup, awarded to the best senior men’s representative team in BC, on Saturday thanks to a spirited 60-33 victory over rivals Vancouver Island Crimson Tide. Vancouver held a narrow 30-26 lead at half time, but their depth proved a significant advantage as they poured in an additional 30 points […]
Dunbar Keg Final Recap: May 26, 2018 – Vancouver at VI Crimson Tide Vancouver claimed the Dunbar Keg, awarded to the best U23 Men’s Representative Team in BC, on Saturday thanks to a convincing 52-22 victory over the Vancouver Island Jr. Crimson Tide. Vancouver scored early and often, with the Tide narrowing the margin in […]
The Vancouver Wave Women earned a thrilling 38-31 victory over the Vancouver Island Crimson Tide on Saturday. Regrettably, the Wave missed out on capturing the Ruth Hellerud-Brown Cup, finding themselves 5 points adrift in the aggregate score over the two-game series. Congrats to the Island on a well earned title defense, and congrats to the […]
For nearly as long as there has been rugby played in British Columbia, the question of where the province’s best players hail from has captivated and polarized fans. The Vancouver Rugby Union (VRU) has been organizing Representative teams since 1906 to take on challengers ranging from Vancouver Island to the BC interior to international touring […]
The Vancouver Rugby Union was pleased to be have been represented by a group of talented young women from across the Lower Mainland at the Las Vegas Invitational 7s tournament in early March. The team won three of six matches in the very competitive Girls High School Open Division.
The Vancouver Rugby Union (VRU) is pleased to announce that Charles Brown has won the Langara Fishing Adventures Auction, thanks to his generous $6,000 bid. Funds raised through this auction will go directly to supporting rugby in our community. Many of you will no doubt recognize Charles from his time patrolling the sidelines at South […]