The Vanier Towhees senior boys placed fourth at the Vancouver Island 7-aside Rugby Championships, played April 14 at UVic’s Centennial Stadium.
The Towhees dropped a 19-15 decision to the Oak Bay Barbarians in the bronze medal match. The Shawnigan Lake Stags won the Radu Shield in the final, defeating SMUS Blue Jaguars 31-7.
The top four teams – Shawnigan, St. Mikes, Oak Bay and Vanier – all qualify for the high school boys’ rugby sevens provincials April 27-28 at UBC.
Brentwood finished fifth at the Island 7s, Cowichan was sixth, Shawnigan Lake’s B squad was seventh and Ladysmith was eighty. The Glenlyon Norfolk School Gryphons took down the Pacific Christian School Pacers 24-12 for ninth place.