April 27, 2016: BC Rugby Club Finals take place this Saturday, with large crowds anticipated at MacDonald Park in Victoria and Klahanie Park in West Vancouver.
On the line is the opportunity for teams to be named 2016 BC Rugby Club Champions in one of nine Men’s and Women’s divisions, spanning from Third Division to Premier.
This distinguished group have emerged after four months of thrilling regular season and playoff rugby to stand on the precipice of their ultimate goals. Finalist include eighteen Teams from thirteen different Rugby Clubs located on Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Interior.
Clubs with Teams in the Finals:
Abbotsford RFC (Abbotsford)
Burnaby Lake RC (Burnaby)
Capilano RFC (West Vancouver)
Castaway Wanderers RC (Oak Bay)
James Bay AA (Victoria)
Kelowna Crows (Kelowna)
Meraloma RC (Vancouver)
Ridge Meadows Bruins (Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows)
Seattle Saracens (Seattle)
Surrey Beavers AA (Surrey)
United RC (New Westminster and Tri-cities)
UBC Thunderbirds (Vancouver)
Westshore RFC (Colwood)
Two venues will play host to club finals: Victoria’s MacDonald Park and West Vancouver’s Klahanie Park. The full fixture list is below.
Matches taking place at MacDonald Park, Victoria [map]
Men – Division 3A – Kelowna vs Westshore – 11:30am
Women – Premier Division – Westshore vs Castaway Wanderers – 1:15pm
Men – Library Square Cup – Capilano vs James Bay – 3:00pm
Matches taking place at Klahanie Park, West Vancouver [map]
Women – Division 2 – Ridge Meadows vs Seattle – 11:00am
Men – Division 3B – Abbotsford vs Meraloma – 11:00am
Women – Division 1 – United vs Abbotsford – 12:15pm
Men – Division 2 – Abbotsford vs Meraloma – 12:45pm
Men – Division 1 – Abbotsford vs Surrey – 2:15pm
Men – Canadian Direct Insurance Premier League
(Rounsefell Cup Final) – UBC vs Burnaby Lake – 4:15pm
Admission is free for children aged 12 and under.
Admission is free for Middle and High School students aged 18 and under when presenting school ID.
Admission for adults is only $10.
Tickets will be available for purchase at the gate. Cash only.
Rosters will be published by 2:00pm on Friday, April 29th at bcrugby.com/finals.
The Rounsefell Cup Final match between UBC and Burnaby Lake is scheduled to be streamed live via bcrugby.com/live at 4:15pm on Saturday, April 30th.
Highlights will then be posted to bcrugby.com/finals.
Other games may be added to the broadcast schedule, but this is not guaranteed.