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Duncan Ryan is a reliable member of the Prince Rupert community, whether he’s using his driving skills to haul freight, or the Rainmakers rugby team. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: Once a Rainmaker, always a Rainmaker

Duncan Ryan was one of the founding members of the rugby squad — now he’s securing the team’s future

 

Aaron Chetwynd takes a pass from Celtic Barbarians teammate and fellow Rupertite Atyah Maher during action in the Kamloops Sevens Tournament. (Submitted photo)

Rainmakers rugby makes the trip to Kamloops for Sevens tournament

Competition is the largest of its kind in the country

 

Kaden and Dennay Yaroshuk with coach Robin MacDowell at the MacDowell Rugby Academy on Vancouver Island. (Jason Scherr submitted photo)

No stopping these siblings

Kaden and Dennay Yaroshuk leaving their mark on the rugby field, and around the province

 

MVP of the Week: Engineering a successful career on and off the field

MVP of the Week: Engineering a successful career on and off the field

Jon Phelan may be retired from national play, but is still plenty involved with the sport he loves

MVP of the Week: Engineering a successful career on and off the field
The Prince Rupert Seamen and Rainmakers gathered at the Wheelhouse on Thursday night excited to watch a pre-recorded game of Canada and Italy facing off in the World Cup as part of their fundraising initiative. The goal is to raise money for the Rainmakers upcoming season and bond with the community over the big league rugby. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

WATCH: Canada’s national rugby team surprise Rainmakers with a special message from Japan

Prince Rupert Seamen and Charles Hays Rainmakers are fundraising throughout the Rugby World Cup

The Prince Rupert Seamen and Rainmakers gathered at the Wheelhouse on Thursday night excited to watch a pre-recorded game of Canada and Italy facing off in the World Cup as part of their fundraising initiative. The goal is to raise money for the Rainmakers upcoming season and bond with the community over the big league rugby. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
The forest wall bordering the Prince Rupert Golf Course is beginning to change colour with the season. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Sports Briefs: Season ending tournaments at the golf course signal in fall

Also: Rainmakers rugby squad using Rugby World Cup to fundraise for their team

The forest wall bordering the Prince Rupert Golf Course is beginning to change colour with the season. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
The Prince Rupert Seamen rugby squad gets ready to take off on their trip to Chilliwack to play in the Sasquatch rugby tournament. (Cody Curry photo)

Season finale for Seamen at Sasquatch tournament

Focus shifts to start of Rainmakers rugby season

The Prince Rupert Seamen rugby squad gets ready to take off on their trip to Chilliwack to play in the Sasquatch rugby tournament. (Cody Curry photo)
Sean Duke shows off the skills that earned him a spot on the national team from 2009-16. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

VIDEO: Rugby summer scrimmages get a professional touch

Former national team members hit the field with local players during weekly games

Sean Duke shows off the skills that earned him a spot on the national team from 2009-16. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Ryan Vick (#3) prepares to receive the ball while playing with the Celtic Barbarians in the Tropical 7s in Orlando. (Jason Scherr photo)

Rupert rugby athletes in Orlando

Three rookies get their first test with touring rugby squad at Tropic 7s

Ryan Vick (#3) prepares to receive the ball while playing with the Celtic Barbarians in the Tropical 7s in Orlando. (Jason Scherr photo)
Rugby Rainmakers coaches and award winners, from left, Aaron Chetwynd, Jake Morse, Owen Vick, Ryan Vick, Gryphon King, Sammy Kafka, Hunter King, Ronin Lomba, Nash De la Nuez, Atyah Maher, Cody Curry and Dennay Yaroshuk. (Indira Smith photo)

Awards night at Charles Hays for Rainmakers rugby squad

Team and individual sucesses on display after a statement season

Rugby Rainmakers coaches and award winners, from left, Aaron Chetwynd, Jake Morse, Owen Vick, Ryan Vick, Gryphon King, Sammy Kafka, Hunter King, Ronin Lomba, Nash De la Nuez, Atyah Maher, Cody Curry and Dennay Yaroshuk. (Indira Smith photo)
Charles Hays Secondary School Rugby team. (Submitted Photo)

Playing with the big boys: CHSS’ junior rugby team too good for their league

Coach says this is one of the best high school rugby teams he has seen in Prince Rupert

Charles Hays Secondary School Rugby team. (Submitted Photo)