Tag Archives: Calgary Rugby Union

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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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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Georgia tough out a shut-out win against Canada in the wind and rain @CalgaryRugby Park @GeorgianRugby @RugbyCanada

A tough, heavy-duty, forwards-dominated game went in favour of Georgia in their international men’s rugby XV against Canada at Calgary Rugby Park today. Ferocious rain and gusting winds coming in from the Rockie Mountains made handling difficult and both sides reverted to … Continue reading

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Rams butt Canucks

The Calgary 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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Canucks win by a point against St Albert @CanucksRugby @CalgaryRugby @StAlbertRugby

In a close contest at the Calgary Rugby Union today, the Calgary Canucks got a try with ten minutes to go and edged the 2016 provincial champions St Albert by a single point to win the game 13-12. The Canucks opened the … Continue reading

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Rugby season kicks off @CalgaryRugby and the referee gets tackled out of the game

If you left your sun cream in the dark recesses of a kitchen cupboard since last summer, like I did, it was an arm and leg burning day. The first outing of the rugby season in Calgary and, oh what … Continue reading

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Canada Rugby XV win international against Russia in Calgary

To Canadian sports fans of a certain age, the mention of Canada vs Russia brings out memories of that hockey game played in 1972 when Team Canada pulled off a magnificent series win over the USSR in Moscow. Canada and … Continue reading

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