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Scribes Rugby Football Club - Vancouver, BC

The Scribes are a rugby club located in East Vancouver. We are currently fielding one 3rd division side. 

The 2014/15 Vancouver rugby season is here...training takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:30pm @ the all weather field at Trout Lake Community Centre...all welcome--both guys and girls (Scribes Women's Rugby Team is recruiting).

There are mandatory beers after training on Wednesdays at the Scribes Lounge (above the Legion on Commercial & 6th).

Keep up with all the news and events--get on the email list or join us on Facebook.

Join the Scribes. New Players always welcome...just come to a training or a game of touch/flag and introduce yourself.

Brit Lions Home Game for Men and Womens Teams

The women’s team are hosting Comox kickers for their first game on Saturday. Kick off is at 11.30am at Rupert Park. Meet at the field ready for warm up 10.30am or meet at the clubhouse by 10am. The format is a 10′s league with three 20 minute periods. Players bring $10 to cover the cost of hosting at the field. We are going to have BBQ and have cold beverages for sale. The changing rooms at Rupert are located on the East side of the field and will be open on Saturday.

The Men’s team are hosting Brit Lions this Saturday at Rupert Park. Kick off is at 1pm at Rupert Park. All players to meet at the field by noon or at the clubhouse by 11.30am. Hosting will be at the clubhouse after the game. Please ensure you get back to the clubhouse in a timely manner. All players to pay $10 to cover the costs of hosting Brit Lions. The changing rooms at Rupert are located on the East side of the field and will be open on Saturday.
Map of Rupert Park: http://www.scribesrfc.com/about/

Mini’s
Hi parents, it’s our first match this Sunday and we are all excited as we may be able to field our own full team.

Kick off is 10:00 but please try to arrive around 09:40 as we must hand out jerseys and have a warm up. Please remember mouth-guards and the refundable cheque for jerseys if you missed it earlier. It only gets cashed if the jersey isn’t returned.

The Mini’s Jamboree is at Brit Lions home ground at John Oliver Park in Delta.

Location of Brit Lions: John Oliver Park, Delta

All players must be registered to play, sign up online more details: http://www.scribesrfc.com/dues/

Events:

Poker Tournament & Fundraiser

We have an important fundraiser next Saturday February 28th at the clubhouse. There will be a poker tournament & some other games to help get as much funds together for the Paccagnan Family. Rick’s surgery went well and he has started the recovery process.

Hope to see you at all the games this weekend.

This Week at Ridge Meadows RFC.

Good win against Kelowna RFC last week…This week both the men’s and women’s teams are playing:

Men’s Team
Game vs. Ridge Meadows RFC. Kick off at 1pm in Maple Ridge. Meet at the clubhouse at 9.45 tomorrow morning.

Scribes Women’s Rugby
The women’s game against capilano has been postponed as the fields are closed. However, an exhibition game has been arranged. SFU are playing Ridge Meadows in maple ridge at 11.30 tomorrow and we are going to help out both teams. All of the players are new aswell.
Meet at the clubhouse at 9.45 tomorrow morning.

The field is located at Thomas Haney Secondary School: 23000 116 Avenue, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 0T8
Map link: http://goo.gl/cxswHb

Spring Season Starts and More News

Men’s Rugby
The Spring season kicks off this Saturday when we host Kelowna. Kick off is at 1pm at Gordon Park. All players are to be at the park by 11.45am. Anyone that needs a lift, meet at the clubhouse at 11am.
We will be hosting at the clubhouse after the game, so could everyone get back to the clubhouse in a timely manner.
There were a number of fines issued last weekend for those that did not turn up the court session. Those who have been fined (and you know who you are) must bring a 6 pack to the game.
Trianing continues every Monday and Wednesday at 6.30pm at Trout Lake all weather field.
If you havent paid your dues, please do so now: http://www.scribesrfc.com/dues/ read the page and click on the link on the bottom of the page.

Women’s Rugby
The first game is scheduled for February 7th with an away game in Capilano. We are going to have a training session on Saturday morning at 11am at Gordon Park. Please bring your mouth guards. After training we are going to enjoy some beverages and watch the men take on Kelowna.
Trianing continues every Monday and Wednesday at 6.30pm at Trout Lake all weather field.
You must pay your dues in order to play on Feb 7th. Please pay ASAP to ensure you are covered by the Rugby Canada insurance and the additional insurance we have. http://www.scribesrfc.com/dues/ read the page and click on the link on the bottom of the page.
We are looking to recruit more players, If you know of anyone interested in playing, please bring them along to training.

Mini Rugby
MIni’s Rugby starts up this Sunday Feb 1st at 10am at Trout Lake rugby field. We are still looking more players, if you know of any that is intersted in particpating, please bring thiem along on Sunday. Registration is now open: http://www.scribesrfc.com/dues/

If anyone is having trouble with registration, please let Marcus know and he may be able to help you out.

Alumni
We generally only get to see the alumni at Christmas or special events. We understand that ye have moved out to the Valley… So we would like to encourge the alumni to come down to the clubhouse on the first Wednesday of the month. Meet up with the newer players, we want to hear all the stories of how good you used to be. And maybe get some songs going…

Social Events
The clubhouse is open after training every Wednesday after training, immediately after every home game and in the evening of most away games.

Superbowl Sunday is February 1st. This is going to be an action packed day. Start the day off helping out the minis at 10am. Then back to the clubhouse for the Canucks game at 12.30pm and then see if the Seahawks can pull another one out of the bag.
All welcome.

There is a poker tournament planned for February 28th. Save the date as this is an important fundraiser.

Scribes 50th Anniversary New Zealand Tour. It’s on. March 8th to 20th 2016. Check out the Facebook event for more details

Sponsors
We would like to thank all our sponsor for their continued support.
Slow Jam Sundays
Harris Co – Workplace Law
Grandview Legion Branch 179
Apex
The Pint

Christmas Party and Other News

Well, we lost the playoffs semi final to Brit Lions 17-8. Brit Lions were the fitter team. They topped pool B and are now in the Final against the Kats RFC.

We had a good season of rugby and played some great games. Training continues through the off season until February, when the Spring season starts.

The Scribes Christmas Party is on Wednesday December 17 at the Lounge. Otherwise stay up to date on Facebook: www.facebook.com/scribesrfc. Happy Christmas and see yas in the New Year!

Playoffs Game Away Vs. Delta RFC

Good win last week against Burnaby RFC. The official score was 32-0 but we figured it was 35-0 after we watched the video on Wednesday. We’re now in the playoffs.

This week it’s an away game at Brit Lions/Delta RFC. Kick off at 1pm.
Meet at lounge at 10.45, leaving at 11am sharp or be at the field for 12pm. It’s a fair bit out.
Map link: http://goo.gl/t8CQ4J
If we win this game we’ll likely meet the Kats in the Final.

Seattle Tour:
Has been cancelled due to lack of interest…