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Crows Men Lose Exciting Match to Burnaby

It was great day for local rugby spectators.  The sun was shining, the pitch was perfect, two fairly equal teams took to the field.  It could have been a perfect rugby day, had the locals given a few more timely passes and offered up a more Scroogian defense.  

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Vicars Lose Soggy Match to Touring Twits

This past weekend the Vicars hosted the Twits from Burnaby.  The weather turned quite wet after a great Saturday in Kelowna and the pitch was nice and soft for what turned out to be a hard-hitting contested affair.

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CORE Board Meeting Minutes - September 24, 2018

Highlights: An overview of the pending Center for Sport opportunity, police checks, and updates on local rugby.

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Grade 8 Rugby League Launches This Thursday

The grade 8 schedule kicks off this week, as 120+ middle school students play contact rugby for the first time.  XVs games begin this Thursday, with KLO visiting Springvalley and Constable Neil Bruce (CNB) travelling to Rutland Middle.  Salmon Arm will also play in the SD23 XVs league this season.  Two schools will also play sevens this Thursday, with Aberdeen visiting Dr. Knox.  All games start at 4 PM.

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Vicars in Tough with SOBs, Win Out Wide With Whizzbang Wingers

This past weekend was a busy one for the Vicars.  They hosted the SOBS (Surrey Old Boys) on Saturday and participated in the 80 Minutes to Ruck Cancer fund-raiser on Sunday.  The club raised $1800.00 to kick cancers ass. 

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Okanagan Rugby Community Raises $14K+ for Local Cancer Services

It was something you don't see every day. Elementary-aged rugby players, high school coaches, university players, adult touch and XVs players, O40 players, referees, and general rugby enthusiasts all coming together for a common cause.  The result?  More than $14,000 donated by rugby to the Sindi Hawkins House in support of local cancer services.  

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Vicars Short-Changed for Weekend Match vs Ebb Tide

The Priest Valley Vicars opened the season on the weekend at home against the Victoria Ebb Tide. The pitch was perfect from the recent rain but the weather held up nicely as the local O40's secured a 6 - 1 victory.

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CORE Launches New Website

Things have changed a lot since CORE launched its first website in 2011.  It was time for an upgrade.

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Rugby Community Works Together on Fund-Raiser

There are a lot of moving parts in our local rugby community. On Sunday, September 23rd, they will all come together to participate in the 80 Minutes fund-raiser in support of local cancer research and cancer patient care.

80 Minutes refers to the length of an adult rugby game. The 80 Minutes fund-raiser will involve 100+ local rugby enthusiasts circling the Apple Bowl track for 80 minutes. Some will run, some will jog, some will walk. All will raise funds in support of local cancer services.

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Touch & Go Untouchable, Win Dai Dobbs Trophy

If some wondered how competitive the Summer Touch Competitive League really was, they have no doubts anymore. Both semi-finals for the Dai Dobbs Trophy were tied at full time. The #4 Hammers nailed the undefeated Touch & Go team for most of the game before the eventual champs detooled them in sudden death overtime and won 4 - 3. #2 Riskey Wicks and #3 Killer Bunnies were also tied at 3 each at game's end, before the Wicksian ones burned their not-so-hoppy opponent in OT. In the final, the Touchies brought their A game, beating Riskey Wicks 3 - 1 to win the Competitive League Championships.

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