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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 almost here...it resumes in September 2014.

Training resumes on Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:30pm @ Trout Lake (John Hendry) rugby field--NE corner of Trout Lake...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.

Tag Tournie, Training, New Season and Other News

Tag Rugby Tournie
Our season ending tag rugby blitz is on this Saturday the 23rd of August.
It will be starting at 1pm at McSpadden park on 5th and Victoria. It is currently forecasted for 27 degrees and clear skies so it should be a great day out. There will be a BBQ and beverages provided ($10 entry fee gets a burger & a beer). Teams will be randomly assigned or if you would like to make your own team just use a different font on the google doc below. There will be referees for each game and there will be a prize for the winning team. We had over 50 players in attendance last year and it was lots of fun. Please add your name to the google doc below, there is further info listed there aswell. Hope to see as many people as possible on Saturday!
Sign-up sheet: http://goo.gl/Lu0WjZ

Training
Mondays and Wednesdays at 6.30pm at the field. Numbers have been good but we need everyone out.
The season starts Sept 13th.

Mini’s Rugby
Doug is running the Srcibes mini rugby program this year. Kids aged 5-12. Sunday mornings 10am-12pm. Starting Sept. 14.
Spread the word.
The website will be updated soon: http://www.scribesrfc.com/minis

Women’s Rugby
The Scribes RFC Womens team will hopefully be gracing the field this year.
Spread the word.
See: http://www.scribesrfc.com/women/

Registration Dues
The 2014/15 rugby season starts Sept 13th. Everyone needs to be paid up to play.
Register here: http://www.scribesrfc.com/dues/

Pub Crawl
Sunday, August 31 at 1:00pm.
Details to follow.

Lounge Renos
We are still renovating the Lounge and if anyone can contribute some time and skills it would be appreciated.
Talk to Sean Lane.

Canada Vs. Japan, Hoodies and Events

Last call for Canada Vs. Japan rugby tickets at a group rate.
I’m going to buy tickets at a group rate (works out a few $$s cheaper than regular prices).
There are different levels of pricing available. Sign up here (Google Docs):
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AjmsRr1QH-cydDRkYmpvQXRWa1pBLTlMNF9LWnB6d2c&usp=sharing
If problems accessing the spreadsheet send Ed a request direct via email or FB.

The new Scribes Hoodies are in. Marcus will have them at the Loundge on Wednesday. There are spares if you didn’t order one.

Events coming up:
Sean organized a day at the races tomorrow (Saturday May 24th) at Hastings Racecourse around 12pm.
Penticton Harlequins Rugby are hosting the Sunfest tournament running June 13th to the 15th. Sign up here via Google Docs: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/tJ9jFZjLK7muLa_N-HU8Zwg/htmlview?pli=1
Teo has a couple of spots open for our Fathers Day Golf Tournament on June 13/14 in Bellingham. $400 gets you two rounds of golf, 2 nights accommodation, dinner one night, copious amounts of beer (cheap US stuff). Contact Teo directly if interested.
Our own Boundary Bash is on August 9-10th 2014 see http://www.scribesrfc.com/boundary-bash/
FYI The Heineken Cup Final is on tomorrow morning Toulon Vs. Saracens. It’ll be on Sportsnet World or streaming live around 9am.

Otherwise there will be a few more summer tournaments coming up. As wlways we play Tag Rugby every Wednesday during the summer at Trout Lake. 6.30pm to 8pm or so. Beers at the Lounge after.

Scribes Banquet, Tag Rugby and Other News

The season is now over. We had a good run at it and some good fun along the way. Thanks to everyone who helped out throughout the year.

The Scribes RFC end-of-year banquet takes place on Saturday May 10th at the Lounge at 7pm.
$15 for dinner, awards, drinks.
Please wear a shirt and tie. Bring your partners in crime.
Please RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/868688729813872/

Sean is organizing a day at the races on Saturday. Meet at Hastings Racecourse at around 12.30pm or give Sean a call.

Otherwise, the BC Rugby Finals are on at both Klahanie Park and Brocton Oval on Saturday. See:
http://www.bcrugby.com/news/2014/05/05/club-leagues-spring-men/klahanie-park-and-brockton-oval-to-host-bc-rugby-provincial-club-finals/

Tag Rugby
Tag rugby resumed at Trout Lake rugby field yesterday. We hope to see a good few out throughout the summer. Bring your friends along. If there is enough interest, we are looking at getting some teams going and having a mini-league during the summer months along with hosting some blitz type events.
As usual 6.30pm at Trout Lake rugby field every Wednesday evening. The Lounge will be open every Wednesday evening too.

Boundary Bash
The 2nd Annual: Boundary Bash Social 10′s Rugby Tournament – August 9-10th 2014
… and Beer Fest! – See more at: http://www.scribesrfc.com/boundary-bash/

Canada vs Japan Rugby
The Canada vs Japan rugby international is on June 7th at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby. Scribes are planning an event so don’t buy your tickets online–we will be sending details soon about our event.

Scribes RFC at Kelowna

The game against Kelowna is scheduled for 1:00PM.
According to the BC Rugby website it’s on at Parkinson Rec Centre.
Address is: 1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna, BC V1Y 4P9
Google Maps link: http://goo.gl/JbTQ9H

The rides and hotel sheet is here:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OTaBFwWmQIu4zYh_BmYX4GYtfDfPJkvx1AE7CzXiSLA/edit#gid=0

Go on the Facebook and communicate: https://www.facebook.com/ScribesRFC
or pick up the phone and call your buddy…

Game Vs. Brit Lions and Other News

After a tough win last weekend against the Rowers we are off to the Boonies to play the Brit Lions, scheduled for 11.30am out in Delta (see map http://goo.gl/WyqjR). Players meet at the Lounge by 9.45am or at the field by 10.30am.
We have lots of injuries this week so need everyone to gear up.
Next weekend we are away in Kelowna.
AGM
The AGM will take place on the last Wednesday in April. There will be lots of positions up for election, so think about if YOU will be a good candidate for President, Bar Manager, Social Manager, etc.
Canada Vs. Japan
We are organizing a Scribes outing to the Canada vs. Japan International rugby game on Saturday June 7 in Swangard Stadium.
There are different levels of pricing available. Sign up here: