Kassidy Bryant, Rebecca Sampson, Makayla McCulloch, Danielle Sampson and Dannica Budskin all took part in the Charles Hays Secondary School girl’s rugby team’s final practice on Oct. 18. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Rainmakers close out rugby season

VIDEO: Girls rugby team ended their season with a final practice on Oct. 18

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.”



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