The Ebb Tide Rugby Football Club is the oldest continuously operating Over-40 rugby club in British Columbia, Canada. We have active players between the ages of 38 and 70's and active social members well into their 80's.  Social members and visitors are welcome to join us at our regular Thursday evening run-around.  Ebb Tide is a member of the Pacific Northwest Over 40's Rugby Union.

Players are eligible to play at 38 years.


Game in Kelowna

Ebb Tide will be travelling to Kelowna for a league game on September 20. However, if you happen to be on vacation in Kelowna in August, you may want to take your kit. The BC Bears are playing the Wolf Pack in Kelowna at 7pm on Saturday August 16. The Vicars would like to host an old boys’ game earlier in the afternoon. Scott Mayer of the SOB’s is coordinating the recruitment of players to play in Kelowna.

If you are interested, contact Scott at 604-968-4241 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Transportation and accommodation are to be arranged by each player on their own.


2014 Softball game

The annual softball game against the Gorge Soccer Club will take place on August 23rd at Centennial Park, on Wallace Drive in Saanichton. The game will begin at 11:00 am and will be followed by a barbecue at Sonny Vickery's place, 1890 Halden Road in Saanichton.



2014 Golf Tournament

The annual golf tournament will be held on August 9th, 2014 at the Metchosin Golf Club.

  • Get your 2 or 4 somes ready for the Annual ET Golf Tournament
  • Dig out some stuff for prizes as well
  • Bring all your friends and neighbours
  • Family as well if you want to....

Saturday, August 9
Metchosin Golf Club
4100 Metchosin Rd, Victoria, BC
1:00 shotgun start
$50 for golf and dinner

To register, contact Joe at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 250-391-1545


10-a-side over 40's tournament

Victoria, BC, on September 6, 2014
Entry fee: $200 per team

Please signal your intent to send a team by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Teams must be registered by Friday August 1st by sending a cheque to:
Ebb Tide RFC c/o 4566 William Head Road, Victoria, BC V9C 3Y6


2014 Awards Night

The 2014 Awards Night took place on June 19th at The Podium Sports Grill. Approximately 40 people were on hand for the occasion. A good time was had by all.

The award winners were:

Captain’s Award (Player of the year): Mike Penner
Bind tight Award (Forward of the year): Russ Lazaruk
Big Shot Award (Back of the Year): Rob Phillips
Most Popular Player: Aaron Cook
Most Inspirational: Murk Toorenburgh
Old Geezer Award: Ian Cameron
Road Runner: Sean Renshaw
Fastest Ebb Tide: Marc Hunter
Paddle of the Year (shit disturber): Hugh Jervis

Training Facility

Thursdays @ 5:15 PM
Bullen Park
next to Esquimalt Recreation Centre
Changeroom #4 in Arena
527 Fraser Street, Esquimalt, BC
Tel: (250) 412-8500

527 Fraser Street, Esquimalt, BC V9A (250) 412-8500

Home Field

McDonald Park
James Bay Athletic Association
205 Simcoe Street,
Victoria, BC
Tel: (250) 388-7441

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