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.


Incoming Tour 2015

The Gentleman Club of Osaka are coming to Canada to participate in the Twit’s 40th Anniversary Celebrations on Sunday May 3, 2015.

The Gentlemen will be traveling to Victoria and playing a game against the Ebb Tide on Thursday May 7, 2015.

By May, we will be practicing at Windsor Park. Plans are that the game will be at Windsor Park with a 5:00 PM kick-off followed by a reception/dinner at White Eagle Hall in James Bay. Cost will be $55 or $60 (still to be finalized) with open bar.


Please prepare your family and put May 7th in your calendars for this game followed by the dinner reception.


Here is the itinerary:

4:30 PM           Arrive at Windsor Park

5:00 PM           Over 60's Kick Off       2 x 20 min       Photos

5:40 PM           Over 40/50 kick off     2 x 20 min       Photos

6:20 PM           Games End                  Change and Brief social (beers)

7:15 PM           Leave for to James Bay

7:30 PM           Arrive White Eagle Hall – drinks & appys     

8:30 PM           Buffet Dinner

9:30 PM           Speeches and gift exchange

10:00 PM         Close



Training at Bullen

Practices are back at Bullen Park starting in February.


Tuesday trainings are back


Training at Bullen Park

August 11th was our last training session at Wallace Field. From now on, practices will be at Bullen Park (30B on the map) in Esquimalt. 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.


2014-2015 Club Dues and Registration

Club dues for the 2014-2045 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:

This year, the Rugby Canada dues for Masters are lower: $45 plus processing for a total of $48.49.
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.

Just a reminder that individual members can purchase additional Accidental Medical insurance for $7. See attachment.

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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