VANIER TOWHEES' DECLAN Garrood is tackled by Oak Bay's Graeme Battigelli during the Island high school rugby 7s tournament at Centennial Stadium at the University of Victoria.

Towhees fourth at Island 7s

Vanier senior boys rugby squad loses to Oak Bay in bronze medal game

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.





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