Category Archives: Alberta

Exhibition check-in for the Calgary Fire Red MAA pre-season

  Crossfield, Alberta It was the first time for me in Crossfield; a chance to find out what lies in this Alberta community beyond the stand-out gas plant, now run by TAQA, that you can see travelling on the QE … Continue reading

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Canucks in semi-final blues

The Canucks Thirsty Thirds travelled up to Banff National Park and came back without a pass to the final: they lost 24-17. The Seconds went down heavily to a strong and speedy Saracens team, 67-12. In the Division 1 game, … Continue reading

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Photography at FireStarter 2018

  Photography at the Calgary Firestarter Tournament, Sep 14-16, 2018 A very warm welcome to Calgary and the 3rd annual Calgary Firestarter Elite Female Hockey Tournament, organized by Girls Hockey Calgary which starts up Friday, Sep 14. I will be … Continue reading

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Two fifty wins for Canucks over Irish

It was a packed house at Calgary Rugby Park for the final Saturday of the regular season. Junior Boys XV were out playing as were the Boys and Girls in a big sevens tournament. Plus, the Saracens, Rams, Titans and … Continue reading

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Thirsty win on a Friday night for the Canucks

A beautifully calm, warm (28ºC), Friday night in September. The Thirsty Thirds (Calgary Canucks 3rd XV) were hosting the Calgary Irish for the final game of the regular season at Calgary Rugby Park. Just enough smoke in the air to … Continue reading

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Canucks pull a point out of the Grizzlies in Cochrane

Bow Valley Grizzlies took an early lead with a couple of tries in their Alberta Cup Round 11 game versus Calgary Canucks at Mitford Ponds, Cochrane on Saturday. Then, fifteen minutes into the game, Bow Valley took a penalty 12 … Continue reading

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Smoking Canadian Rugby Championship semis

  “Holy smoking Canadian Rugby Championship semis, Batman” Robin just might have said to his Dynamic Duo half-back partner about the conditions at Calgary Rugby Park yesterday. For the second time in less than a week, major sports and recreation … Continue reading

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