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Victoria teenager Quinn Ngawati, who became the first Canadian-born player to appear for the Toronto Wolfpack, interacts with fans after their game against the Gloucestershire All Golds in Kingstone Press League 1 rugby action in Toronto on Saturday, July 8, 2017. Ngawati now wears the colours of Rugby United New York. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Neil Davidson

Young Canadian back Quinn Ngawati enjoying life in Major League Rugby

Former Wolfpack coach Paul Rowley called Ngawati a ‘rough diamond’

 

Rupert rugby benefits from top instructors

Rupert rugby benefits from top instructors

Rugby week in Prince Rupert with international coaches

 

A pair of Abbotsford RFC defenders resort to holding a Black Sheep player’s jersey to stop him from advancing toward the end zone, midway through a B.C. Rugby Union game in December 2018 at the Port Alberni rugby club. Abbotsford won 45-32. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

BC Rugby suspends weekend games, any out-of-province travel over COVID-19

League taking cautious approach in wake of pandemic status

 

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

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)
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

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

Kaden and Dennay Yaroshuk with coach Robin MacDowell at the MacDowell Rugby Academy on Vancouver Island. (Jason Scherr submitted photo)
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)
Prince Rupert Golf Course. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Sports Briefs: Busy weekend ahead on the trails and the links

Summer winds down with a pair of competitions

Prince Rupert Golf Course. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
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)
Cody Schaeffer lays a huge open field hit against his UBC Thunderbirds opponent while playing for the Meraloma Rugby Club in Vancouver last year. (Jason Scherr photo)

Prince Rupert rugby player at Utah tournament

Cody Schaeffer has strong showing at North American Invitational

Cody Schaeffer lays a huge open field hit against his UBC Thunderbirds opponent while playing for the Meraloma Rugby Club in Vancouver last year. (Jason Scherr photo)
UVic Vikes back Crosby Stewart throws the ball to winger Kapi Vataiki during the B.C. Rugby Premier mens league playoff quarterfinal in 2019. (John Richardson Images)

Prince Rupert’s Crosby Stewart representing Canada abroad

National team competes at the FISU Rugby Sevens

UVic Vikes back Crosby Stewart throws the ball to winger Kapi Vataiki during the B.C. Rugby Premier mens league playoff quarterfinal in 2019. (John Richardson Images)
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)
The Prince Rupert Seamen made the trip to Terrace for a doubleheader against Williams Lake and Prince George on June 15. (Jason Scherr photo)

Prince Rupert’s Seamen shine in year end rugby victory

Weekend doubleheader featured a historic win over Williams Lake

The Prince Rupert Seamen made the trip to Terrace for a doubleheader against Williams Lake and Prince George on June 15. (Jason Scherr 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)
Left to Right: Jason Rioux, Hannah Scherr, Dionte Stephens (Submitted by/ Jason Scherr)

North Coast rugby highlighted by First Nations athletes

Prince Rupert found its diamonds in the rough in Jason Rioux and Dionte Stephens

Left to Right: Jason Rioux, Hannah Scherr, Dionte Stephens (Submitted by/ Jason Scherr)
Cody Schaeffer is surrounded by opposing players on a run down the field. (Submitted by / Jason Scherr)

Prince Rupert rugby star to play in Dubai tournament

Emirates Airlines Rugby seven’s tournament draws some of the best players in the world

Cody Schaeffer is surrounded by opposing players on a run down the field. (Submitted by / Jason Scherr)