Kyle Watson

Spring rugby gets rolling

Young players from Campbell River get their taste of real action; touch league starting for teens and adults

Local rugby players from the Campbell River Athletic Association had their first taste of Spring competition last Sunday in Nanaimo.

The players were competing in the Under-9, U11, and U13 age groups . New players ages 7-13 are always welcome.

The youth schedule and info is available at or call club president George Cossenas at 250-202-0088.

The youngsters in Campbell River aren’t the only ones with a rugby ball in hand these days. The club invites older teens and all adults to play Touch Rugby on Tuesdays, 6 p.m., at Carihi Secondary (lower fields).

Former players and new players are welcome.