Tag Archives: Calgary Canucks

Hornets swarm back over Canucks to clinch Calgary championship

  With the first half just about done and trailing by a score of 31-8, it looked like game over for the Hornets at Calgary Rugby Park. But the tide can turn in rugby. The momentum can swing. And it … Continue reading

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Beavers chew up Saints with thirteen tries

As the regular Alberta Rugby season got down to its last couple of games, the Calgary Saints were in need of a win to keep their playoff hopes alive. But with Canadian international Mozak Samson out with an upper body … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Photo Day with rugby

Saturday was World Photo Day and I celebrated by shooting three games of rugby in Alberta. As well as the four hours of match time, the driving plus the collation and editing of about 1,600 photos made it a long, … Continue reading

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Jake Bentley joins the Prairie Wolf Pack scorers club

Calgary Canucks to Prairie Wolf Pack Jake Bentley is one of three brothers (Josh and Joe are on either side of him, age-wise) who have all played rugby at some time or other, with the Calgary Canucks. They follow in … Continue reading

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Druids tongue-tried for 50 by Canucks

  A hat trick of tries by Canucks winger Hosam Mobarak tied up the Strathcona Druids in their Division 1 game at Calgary Rugby Park on Saturday. The scoreline began in favour of the Sherwood Park visitors after 18 minutes … Continue reading

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Canucks run in seven tries on Canucks Rugby Day

It was a day to celebrate the foundation of the Calgary Canucks, established in 1968 and now one of the best rugby clubs in Alberta. As the temperature soared up to 30 (Celsius, American friends, this is our Canadian summer), … Continue reading

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Rams butt Canucks

The┬áCalgary Rugby Union was busy last night with schools rugby finals plus a local Division 2 encounter between the Rams and Canucks. The Rams opened up things in the first half when they broke from a scrum to score under … Continue reading

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