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.


Tuesday Training

Tuesday practices under the coaching of Andy Dunstan will begin on September 29 at 5:30 at Bullen Park.

Training for 2015-2016

Starting on September 3, practices will be at Bullen Park (30B on the map) in Esquimalt at 5:30. Changing rooms are available in the Archie Browning Arena. Entrance is on the East side of the arena. We have been assigned change-room #4, which is at the far end of the hallway.

2015-2016 Dues and Registration

Club dues for the 2015-2016 season remain unchanged at $200 for playing and practicing members and $50 for social members. Dues must be payed by September 1st. Please pay your dues to JP. Make cheques payable to Ebb Tide RFC. Interac transfers are also accepted.

National registration with Rugby Canada is now set up. Click on the following link: Since this is a new registration system, everyone will have to sign up first. This year, the optional insurance has been incorporated into the registration fees, making the amount $52 plus processing fees. We are in the Masters category.

Please remember that if club members participate in senior games outside the PNWO-40 Fixtures (such as 3rd Division players, Junior coaches or Managers, etc.), then they must be full Senior Members.


2015 Awards night

The 2015 Awards Night took place on June 11th at Windsor Pavillionl. Approximately 50 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): Murk Toorenburgh
Bind tight Award (Forward of the year): Rob Klatt
Big Shot Award (Back of the Year): Rob Phillips
Most Popular Player: Vahid Bossi
Most Inspirational: Sean Renshaw
Old Geezer Award: Jim Turner
Road Runner: Darren Kovacs
Fastest Ebb Tide: Mike Penner
Paddle of the Year (shit disturber): Ken Exton


2015 Golf Tournament

The annual Ebb Tide Golf Tournament will take place at the Metchosin Golf Course on July 18 at 1 pm. It will be a shotgun start, but we need a minimum of 60 golfers for the shotgun start. Price is $32.50 & includes golf and a burger

(Choice of: Sirloin Cheeseburger, Teriyaki Chicken Burger, or Veggie Burger served with Classic Caesar Salad and Southwestern Potato & Yam Salad).

Bring along something to contribute to the prize table. For information or to register, contact Mark Edgington at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 250-213-3962.

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

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

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