Rain de Guzman’s rugby adventure

27/09/2012 § Leave a comment


Moscrop Secondary product Rainiel de Guzman might seem a bit settled at Burnaby Lake, but his career so far has been frenetic. From cold, winter’s-night bus rides to and from practice, jetting off to New York to try out for the Philippines national team to playing against Cal-Berkeley, the twentysomething scrum half has carried his smile everywhere.

Rain took time to speak with Wanderer Sports after his team’s season opening win over Castaway Wanderers last weekend, and here are the results…
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Youth and ferry delays no match for home-town experience – Game report: Burnaby Lake v Castaway-Wanderers, Sept 22nd, 2012

24/09/2012 § Leave a comment

Joe Dolesau on the burst (Photo: Patrick Johnston/Wanderer Sports)

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Tries Morris, Seale

A ferry delay and a lack of experience meant the Castaway-Wanderers were up against the wall even before they kicked off against Burnaby Lake on Saturday. To then run up against a well-organized and well-balanced home side only compounded the challenge for the island visitors.
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BC Rugby Premier League previews: Meraloma Rugby

22/09/2012 § 1 Comment

Meraloma Clubhouse - inscribed bricks
(photo: BlueAndWhiteArmy/flickr cc)

After a half-decade of success, last season was a great disappointment for the Meralomas. The team struggled all year and missed the playoffs. This year sees a new head coach and a batch of new players joining up with a group that has been playing on Vancouver’s Westside for many years. We caught up with new head coach Angel Cividanes last week. Here are his thoughts on the coming season. « Read the rest of this entry »

BC Rugby Premier League preview: UVic Vikes

11/09/2012 § 1 Comment

UVic coach Doug Tate says the squad will miss Struan Robertson. (Photo: The Martlet)

The first of our season preview series, Doug Tate took time to give a look ahead to UVic’s season.
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