Tag Archives: Canucks

High flying action by the Calgary Canucks

    Place the turf a couple of hundred metres or so to the west and the pitch would lie right below the flight path of the Calgary International Airport (YYC). So with tongue completely in cheek, I can say, … Continue reading

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Nick Taylor scores on his senior debut with the Canucks

Calgary Rugby Union, like the rest of Calgary, was a pretty wet place on Saturday. By game time, the rain was still driving hard and the nicely functional wet weather gear made by ThinkTank was on my cameras to take … Continue reading

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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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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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Hornets sting Canucks 27-24

Three try come back Going into the half time break, the Calgary Canucks were looking to be in control. Up by 24-10, four tries in the bag and lots of control of the possession. That was the last of the … Continue reading

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