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Oak Bay Croquet Festival

An open invitation

It is with great pleasure and excitement that we extend an opportunity for you to enter a four person team, become a sponsor, or attend as a supporter, in the Oak Bay Classic Croquet Festival. This event is being held as a fundraiser for the Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre, as well as part of the 100th anniversary celebration for the municipality of Oak Bay.
A wine and cheese mixer is scheduled on the Friday evening from 7:00 until 9:00 at the Windsor Park pavilion to introduce the rules of play as well as to pick up your team package. The tournament will begin at 9:30 on Saturday which promises to be a day filled with fun for all.
Plan to wear your croquet whites and celebrate this memorable event in support of your community.
For information on sponsorship or if you have any questions please click on the link or contact the event committee.
What is the Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre? IDHHC was a locally development non-profit agency created to support th…

Castaways

Week of May 26th, 2006
The Canadian leg of the NA4 is underway in British Columbia. Two rounds of matches
have produced some remarkable performances, from sublime attacking excellence –
using lateral space, speed, support, handling and kicking - to the grit and determination
of extended goal-line stands defence, and the use of forward strength in effective
scrummaging and driving mauls.
Those who have been lucky to be spectators have enjoyed watching the birth of a new
and exciting addition to the North American Rugby calendar. I know the IRB is pleased
that its large strategic investment of dollars is already having desired effects. Players,
coaches and referees are all benefiting from engaging in this professional-like
experience. One senior Canadian official told me this week that he thinks the NA4 will
be a turning point in the history of the Game in North America.
Reports can be read at:
http://www.irb.com/InTouch/Regions/060521+DR+NA4+r2.htm
The current NA4 standings are
P W D L PF PA PD BP PT…

Cowichan Cricket

Sat. 20 May Cowichan v Nanaimo

Cowichan won by 7 wickets

Nanaimo 55 all out Steve Jesperson 5 for 5 Luke Harden 3 for 19 Rodney Hender 2 for 7

Cowichan 59 for 3 Mike Martin 33.

Nanaimo folded quickly (they were 22 for 7 at one point). Excellent catches taken.
Tony Holland and Mike Martin opened with stand of 34. Game over before 3.00 p.m.

Next week: v Albion I at Shawnigan Lake.

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The Annual General Meeting

for Discovery Sports Club

will be held

Thursday, May 25th at 8:00pm

at the DSC

(714 Discovery Street)



All members are encouraged to attend.

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Friends, Players and Fans of CW;

Just a reminder about Saturday's BIG GAME at SMU. Canada XV vs. SMUS XV.....both teams featuring a number of CW players. Kick off is at 3:00 p.m. however, ther are a number of games that you can take in for the price of admission, featuring High School teams with CW U16 players suiting up. Proceeds will be going to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, in memory of the daughter of Victorian and Canadian rep player, Chuck Shergold.

Owing to the size of the crowd expected, it has been suggested that the following recommendations be taken with regards to parking .....or Gillie and Wilam Greig have offered their driveway, given their proximity to the locale! Thank you - the Greigs. More appropriately, Camosun, Landsowne, Hillside mall or nearby streets. Hope to see you there.
Macca

Cricket and the Meaning of Life

CBC Newsworld will be broadcasting a documentary film, entitled Cricket and the Meaning of Life. This documentary deals with the most common immigrant experience: balancing the culture and society one comes from and the culture and society one comes to. Some of you are aware of this film and many would find it interesting.

The main appeal of this film will be for those of the Canadian South Asian communities and the Canadian West Indian communities because it deals with Cricket, though most immigrants will see in this story issues they face daily.

Given the importance of this game in these contituencies, we thought we would let you know about the broadcast and ask you to inform the many members of your community from these communities and to whom this film would bring joy. Below is a short description of the film.

We would be delighted to hear from you and from others on what the film meant to you at http://www.cbc.ca/contact/.

CRICKET-ITS MORE THAN JUST A GAME, ITS A WAY OF LIFE…

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CYSTIC FIBROSIS THE MAJOR BENEFICIARY of ST. MICHAELS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL (SMUS) CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

In an extraordinary release by SMUS today , it was announced that all gate proceeds from their Centennial Weekend’s International rugby event would be donated to the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CCFF), Victoria Chapter, in the name of the Chuck Shergold family.

This magnanimous gesture will bring enormous added pleasure to the SMUS fraternity, and to the rugby public of Canada.

Chuck Shergold was a revered and most loved gentleman, who represented Canada on the rugby National Men’s team on many occasions. His recent passing was a huge loss to the community at large, as was the loss of his daughter, Stephanie, who eventually succumbed in her courageous battle with cystic fibrosis.

The May 13th event now takes on added dimensions as a hallmark calendar event, as Canada faces up to a challenge from a SMUS International Invitational XV made up of overseas players and North America…

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Sorry if this is a repeat request....I'm looking to make contact with a Veterinarian who would be willing to discuss setting up a 13 week coop term.
If we, CW, have any such connections would you email me or call to discuss.

Many thanks in advance.

Brent Johnston
370-2725

Victoria Cricket

The Cricket schedule for the VDCA 2006 season is a now up on site and can be found at the link below or click on Victoria Cricket

http://www.victoriacricket.ca/shed.html