Rowers to host Castaway Wanderers at Brockton Oval–

Alex Ackerley unleashes a towering punt against the visiting Oak Bay Castaway Wanderers in
this Ruck Muck file photo from Feb. 6, 2010, while Duncan James looks on. Oak Bay downed
the Rowing Club in the premiership match 27-13.

STANLEY PARK–Rugby returns to Brockton Oval Feb. 15 when the Vancouver Rowing Club hosts Oak Bay’s Castaway Wanderers RFC. It’s been four years since the squads last met in the B.C. premiership. That match, played at the Oval Feb. 6 2010, resulted in a 27-13 victory for Oak Bay.

The Rowers (3-3) are 5th in the ladder with 12 points, while the Castaway Wanderers (2-4) are sitting in 7th place with 10 points.

The squads look close on paper and all signs point to the game being hotly contested. Both teams have similar points-for, Rowers: 97, Oak Bay: 95, and similar points–against: Rowers: 161, Oak Bay: 174.

Kick off times

12:45 p.m. 1sts vs. Castaway Wanderers RFC (Brockton Oval)
2:30 p.m. Premiers vs. Castaway Wanderers RFC (Brockton Oval)
Bye: 3rds

George Richmond steals an Oak Bay throw-in in this Ruck Muck file photo from Feb. 6, 2010.

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