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RUGBY: 15s season begins Sept. 6

RUGBY: 15s season begins Sept. 6

Calgary Dinos seeking fourth straight Canada West banner

EDMONTON – Canada West's rugby 15s schedule was released Tuesday, as the conference prepares for the start of the third decade of women's rugby action.

The three-time defending CW champion Dinos will kick off the new season on Friday, September 6 on the road, when they take on the UBC Thunderbirds in Vancouver.

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Sunday, September 8 will mark the start of the new season for three more teams, as Calgary takes on the Victoria Vikes on Vancouver Island, while the Alberta Pandas host the Lethbridge Pronghorns in Edmonton.

The conference regular season wraps up Friday, October 11th, with the four-team Canada West Championship set for Oct. 18-20 in Lethbridge.

The 2019 season concludes Oct. 31 to November 3 in the nation's capital, as the Ottawa Gee-Gees host the U SPORTS Championship.


  • Monday, June 10: Volleyball (men’s and women’s)
  • Tuesday, June 11: Basketball (men’s and women’s)
  • Wednesday, June 12: Hockey (men’s and women’s)
  • Thursday, June 13: Soccer (men’s and women’s)
  • Monday, June 17: Field hockey
  • Tuesday, June 18: Rugby 15s
  • Wednesday, June 19: Championship sports (golf, swimming, curling, track & field, wrestling)


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Since 1972, Canada West (CW) has been a leader in Canadian university sport, working to provide our student-athletes the opportunities to excel in sport, the classroom, and their communities. CW and our 17 members from across British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba collectively carry on a legacy of competitive excellence, as our champions proudly go on to represent the conference at U SPORTS national championships.

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