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British Columbia Secondary Schools Rugby Union

Welcome to the British Columbia Secondary Schools Rugby Union website.  Our organization is committed to promoting the game of rugby as well as improving the standard of play within its member schools throughout the province.  It is dedicated to fostering sportsmanship and fair play among its athletes.  It also assists in the organization of league competition, tournaments and tours as well as other related activities and programs. 

I hope that you will find this website both informative and useful.

Walter van Halst
Commissioner


Notice of BCSSRU Annual General Meeting: Wednesday, May 29th at 6 pm.

This notice is to remind and invite a representative from all member schools to attend the BC Secondary Schools Rugby Union Annual General Meeting (AGM) held during our BC High School Boys Rugby Provincial Championships. As always, this meeting will be held in the upstairs meeting room of the Legacy Centre building in Abbotsford Exhibition Park, across the field from Rotary Stadium.

The meeting will take place at 6 pm on Wednesday, May 29th, and should finish by approximately 7:30 pm. There is no charge to attend this meeting of any kind.

A reminder, this meeting is open to all member schools, not just those which have qualified for the Provincial Championships. If anyone has any questions or a discussion item which they would like to bring forward, please email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 3 pm on Friday, May 24th. An agenda will be sent out to all member schools on Monday, May 27th.

Download AGM Notice (pdf format)


Stadium Series Round 2: Vancouver Island, Okanagan, Lower Mainland & Fraser Valley

Scores will be added next to the school name as they come in.

  Date Teams and Zones Venues and Times
  Fri May 3 South Delta 33 (FV) vs. Claremont 22 (VI) Brentwood 1:00 pm Field 1
  Fri May 3 Sardis/GW Graham 39 (FV) vs. Belmont 17 (VI) Brentwood 2:30 Field 1
  Fri May 3 Lord Tweedsmuir 27 (FV) vs. GP Vanier 40 (VI) Brentwood 2:30 Field 2
  Fri May 3 RA McMath 5 (LM) vs. Nanaimo District 12 (VI) Brentwood 4:00 pm Field 2
  Fri May 3 Collingwood 35 (LM) vs. Brentwood 17 (VI) Brentwood 4:00 pm Field 1
  Fri May 3 Argyle 5 (LM) vs. Abbotsford Secondary 72 (FV) Rotary Stadium 5:30 pm
  Fri May 3 Handsworth 13 (LM) vs. Robert Bateman 16 (FV) Rotary Stadium 7:00 pm
  Fri May 3 Yale 22 (FV) vs. Kelowna 16 (OK) Kelowna Sec. 3:00 pm
  Fri May 3 LV Rogers 39 (Koot) vs. Clarence Fulton 7 (OK) Kelowna Sec. 4:20 pm
  Fri May 3 Carson Graham 7 (LM) vs. Shawnigan 29 (VI) *  Klahanie 4:00 pm
  Fri May 3 Lord Byng 54 (LM) vs. Penticton 7 (OK) McNicholl Park 4:00 pm
  Fri May 3 Rockridge 31 (LM) vs. DW Poppy 5 (FV) Langley RFC 2:30 pm
  Fri May 3 West Vancouver 20 (LM) vs. R.E. Mountain 34 (FV) Langley RFC 4:00 pm
  Fri May 3 Langley 24 (FV) vs. Sir Charles Tupper 26 (LM) Sir Charles Tupper 2:30 pm
  Fri May 3 Glenlyon Norfolk 25 (VI) vs. Byrne Creek 24 (LM) Burnaby Lake 4:00 pm
  Fri May 3 Earl Marriott 17 (FV) vs. St. George’s 64 (LM) * St. George’s
  Sat May 4 Oak Bay 53 (VI) vs. St. Michaels 22 (VI) ** St. Michaels 3:45 pm

Notes:

* Denotes Premier League match
** Denotes 25th Anniversary “Boot Game.”

Zones:

LM = Lower Mainland
VI = Vancouver Island
OK = Okanagan
FV = Fraser Valley
Koot = Kootenays
* Denotes Premier League Game

Final Notes

  1. Please report all game scores to Walter van Halst at (778) 855-9937 immediately after your game so that we can get the scores up on the website at www.bcssru.com promptly.

  2. Make sure that you email the report for your game on Friday, May 3rd that evening to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so that Howard Tsumura of Varsity Letters can include it in his weekly BC High School Rugby Report which will have a special Stadium Series edition, just as it did for Round 1. Each report should include the score, the point scorers and a brief description of the match. Our sport deserves proper coverage and every coach has a responsibility to make it happen.

  3. Stadium Series Fees are still unchanged after 4 years at $ 75 per game. A reminder, coaches do not need to bring this with them as we will invoice at the time of the Provincial Championships.

Stadium Series Round 1 2019: Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island

Scores will be added next to the school name as they come in.

  Date Teams and Zones Venues and Times
  Fri Apr 5 Carson Graham 25 (LM)  vs Oak Bay 22 (VI) * Centennial Stadium 2:30
  Fri Apr 5 Robert Bateman 25 (FV) vs. Claremont (VI) 22 Centennial Stadium 4:00
  Fri Apr 5 Sir Charles Tupper 23 (LM) vs. Glenlyon Norfolk 5 (VI) UVIC Wallace Field 4:00
  Fri Apr 5 Brentwood College 28 (VI) vs.St. Michael’s 45 (VI) UVIC Wallace Field 5:30
  Fri Apr 5 Shawnigan Lake 13 (VI) vs. St. George’s 15 (LM) * Swangard Stadium 4:00
  Fri Apr 5 Abbotsford Secondary 39 (FV) vs. Kitsilano 17 (LM) Swangard Stadium 5:30
  Fri Apr 5 Earl Marriott 45 (FV) vs. West Vancouver 10 (LM) Swangard Stadium 7:00
  Sat Apr 6 DW Poppy 39 (FV) vs. Byrne Creek 0 (LM) Swangard Stadium 1:00
  Sat Apr 6 Clarence Fulton 0 (OK) vs. Rockridge 39 (LM) Swangard Stadium 2:30
  Sat Apr 6 Sir Charles Tupper Jrs.36 vs. Byrne Creek Jrs. 0 Swangard Stadium 4:00
  Fri Apr 5 Kelowna 7 (OK) vs. South Delta 17 (FV) Rotary Stadium 4:00
  Fri Apr 5 Lord Byng 10 (LM) vs. Yale 15 (FV) Rotary Stadium 5:30
  Fri Apr 5 WJ Mouat 0 (FV) vs. Handsworth 47 (LM) Klahanie Park 4:00
  Fri Apr 5 Penticton 13 (OK) vs. Semiahmoo 27 (FV) S. Surrey Ath. #1  3:00
  Fri Apr 5 GP Vanier 41 (VI) vs. RA McMath 14 (LM) S. Surrey Ath. #2  3:00
  Fri Apr 5 Nanaimo District 17 (VI) vs. Elgin Park 7 (FV) S. Surrey Ath. #1  4:15
  Fri Apr 5 Belmont 0 (VI) vs. RE Mountain 63 (FV) S. Surrey Ath. #2  4:15
  Thu Apr 4 Argyle 10 (LM) vs. Lord Tweedsmuir 49 (FV) Lord Tweedsmuir 1:00
  TBA LV Rogers (Koot) vs. Langley Secondary Langley Sec. 4:00

Zones

LM = Lower Mainland
VI = Vancouver Island
OK = Okanagan
FV = Fraser Valley
Koot = Kootenays
* Denotes Premier League Game

Final Notes

  1. Please report all scores via text to Walter van Halst at (778) 855-9937 immediately after your game so that we can get the scores up on the website at www.bcssru.com promptly.

  2. Please email a brief description of your game by 10 pm Friday April 6th if your team plays that day to Howard Tsumura of Varsity Letters at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so that it can be included in his report. If your team plays on Saturday, April 7th, please email him your game summary ASAP afterwards. These summaries should include the score, the point scorers and a brief description of the match. Our sport deserves proper coverage and every coach has a role and responsibility to make it happen.

  3. Stadium Series Fees are still unchanged after 4 years at $ 75 per game. A reminder, coaches do not need to bring this with them as we will invoice at the time of the Provincials.

  4. To help cover our costs, teams are reminded that Admission at Swangard Stadium is $ 10 per adult and $ 5 per student. At Centennial Stadium Admission is $ 5 per adult and $ 2 per student. There is no charge at the other venues and please communicate with parents.

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