Saanich Velox ruggers join B.C. women’s team

Eight members of the defending provincial champion Velox Valkyries will represent B.C. at weekend matches in Kelowna

Eight members of the defending provincial champion Velox Valkyries premier women’s rugby union team will represent on the B.C. Senior Women’s squad set to face the Prairie Wolf Pack for two matches in the Western Championship Tournament, July 31 and Aug. 2 in Kelowna.

The two-game series against the Prairies will be used as a selection tool for Canada West versus Canada East matches, with dates to be confirmed.

From Velox (recently relocated from Saanich to Colwood) are Lynzi Anderson, Selina McGinnis, Katie McNally, Barbara (Don’t call me Barb) Mervin, Chelsea Minter, Courtney Sims, Amanda Thornborough and (Vikes coach) Brittany Waters. Three UVic Vikes have also been selected, Tiffany Picketts, Jess Neilson and Laura Crowe-Hutchon.

Game times are 7 p.m. today (July 31) and noon on Monday, Aug. 2.

 

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