The Charles Hays Secondary School girl’s rugby team held their final practice of the season on Thursday Oct. 18 where the joined the boys team for a rugby version of capture the flag.
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Amanda Barney, the team’s head coach, said the Rainmakers had a good season even though it was a building year. The team did not have the minimum amount of players required to compete in zones this year, but Barney said they were able to participate in a training camp in Smithers.
The Rainmakers also combined with teams from Smithers and Burns Lake to play in friendly games. Barney said practices will resume in the spring.
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“As long as there is interest it’s something we want them to be exposed to,” Barney said. “It’s a game where if they move out of Rupert to university then they will have been exposed it before they arrive.”