Abbotsford Rugby Camp

For young athletes looking to improve their rugby skills, there is an Abbotsford Rugby Camp happening July 2-5 at Yale for players age 11-15. Former Canada players Scott Hunter and Ryan McWhinney will be involved with the camp and look foward to working with young rugby players through the games based camp.

What: Abbotsford Rugby Camp
Who: Students ages 11-15
When: July 2-5, 9am-2pm
Where: Yale Secondary
Cost: $140 ($125 if registered by Friday, June 21) - includes a t-shirt, ball and pizza lunch on Friday
Instructors: Scott Hunter, Ryan McWhinney
Registration: contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for registration pamphlet

Aaron Flagg Selected to Canada

FlaggAbbotsford Rugby Club product Aaron Flagg has been selected to the Canadian senior men's team who square off against Japan on Wednesday, June 19. The 6'4, 250lb lock/prop Chilliwack product made the move to Victoria in the early spring to train with the national group. Luckily for Abbotsford, he made the rare choice to stay loyal to his local club, making the weekend trips to train Thursday and play on Saturdays until the conclusion of season in May. His hard work has paid off, earning him his first potential cap in Japan as an impact sub.

ARFC Elects 2013-14 Executive

arfc logoThe Abbotsford Rugby Club had its annual general meeting on May 30 and voted in a new executive group for the 2013-14 season. After two successful years, Todd Di Guistini has stepped down from president due to work commitments. Chris Farley, Mouat teacher and rugby coach, as well as Abbotsford men's assistant coach, was elected as the new club president. Jerusha Dunsmore was elected into the role of Vice President. Youngster Bryce Hewko is a new member at large, who demonstrated his commitment to the club during recent renovations and as the first mini-rugby player to move through all of our youth programs and play men's. The executive is full of strong leaders and the group looks forward to another successful year for the club. Please read on to view the 2013-14 ARFC executive.

Fraser Valley Rep Trials

fvruFraser Valley representative trials are now underway in the Fraser Valley. This year there will be Valley teams competing for boys at the U-14, U-15, U-16 and U-18 levels. For girls there are U-16 and U-18 teams. Please read on for more information on trial dates and locations.


Justin Douglas, Ryan March and Jorden Best, all products of Robert Bateman Secondary, have been selected to play for Canada U-20 in the World Junior Trophy (WJT) competition in Chile. Of the 26 traveling players from across the country, 11 are from BC and three are Abbotsford products. We wish our local players the best of luck in their trip!

Jen Ross is Rugby Canada Female Coach of the Year

WEB-Jen-RossAbbotsford's Jen Ross was recognized as the 2012 Canadian Female Coach of the Year this past weekend at the inaugural Rugby Canada Awards Dinner.

A former national team player, Ross has volunteered hundreds of hours to help develop girls rugby in British Columbia and specifically, in the Fraser Valley. Several of her players have gone on to play for BC’s provincial programs, including those recently shortlisted on the Rugby Canada U20 roster announcement ahead of the junior women’s Nation’s Cup this summer.

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