PHOTOS: Chilliwack women’s rugby team plays first ever home game

Nadine Heath of the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team rips through a Langley player at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. That day marked the first ever home game for the new Chilliwack women’s team. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)Nadine Heath of the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team rips through a Langley player at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. That day marked the first ever home game for the new Chilliwack women’s team. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Landry Winkles (with ball) of the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team gets hit by a Langley player at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. That day marked the first ever home game for the new Chilliwack women’s team. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)Landry Winkles (with ball) of the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team gets hit by a Langley player at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. That day marked the first ever home game for the new Chilliwack women’s team. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The Chilliwack Crusaders women’s team play their first ever home game against Langley at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)The Chilliwack Crusaders women’s team play their first ever home game against Langley at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Stephanie Veal hugs Angela Montgomery during the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team’s first ever home game against Langley at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)Stephanie Veal hugs Angela Montgomery during the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team’s first ever home game against Langley at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The Chilliwack Crusaders women’s team play their first ever home game against Langley at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)The Chilliwack Crusaders women’s team play their first ever home game against Langley at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Julianna Celua with the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team runs through a pack of Langley players at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. That day marked the first ever home game for the new Chilliwack women’s team. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)Julianna Celua with the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team runs through a pack of Langley players at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. That day marked the first ever home game for the new Chilliwack women’s team. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Coach Aidan Taylor chats with the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022 while playing their first ever home game against Langley at Yarrow Sportsfield. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)Coach Aidan Taylor chats with the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022 while playing their first ever home game against Langley at Yarrow Sportsfield. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Paris Mastin of the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team play keeps the ball away from a Langley player at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. That day marked the first ever home game for the new Chilliwack women’s team. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)Paris Mastin of the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team play keeps the ball away from a Langley player at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. That day marked the first ever home game for the new Chilliwack women’s team. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Erin Ingrim (red mouthguard) with the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team hauls down a Langley player at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. That day marked the first ever home game for the new Chilliwack women’s team. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)Erin Ingrim (red mouthguard) with the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team hauls down a Langley player at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. That day marked the first ever home game for the new Chilliwack women’s team. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Nadine Heath of the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team smiles after her team scored against Langley at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)Nadine Heath of the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team smiles after her team scored against Langley at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

A brand-new Chilliwack women’s rugby team played their first ever home game on Saturday.

The newly formed women’s team with the Chilliwack Crusaders Rugby Football Club (RFC) took on the Langley Rugby Club on Feb. 26 at Yarrow Sportsfield.

Although the game was their first home game, the team had two away games under their belt having played their inaugural game against Capilano RFC on Feb. 5, and a match against the Nanaimo Hornets on Feb. 12.

The team is looking for more women aged 18 and up to join them. For more info, email Landrywinkles1998@gmail.com.


 

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