The 2023 Canada West Rugby XVs season returns this September with UBC Thunderbirds and University of Victoria Vikes beginning their respective campaigns on September 9.
The skill, strength and intensity of Canada West Rugby will be on show throughout September and October, with all roads leading to the U SPORTS Nationals in Laval, Quebec City in November.
Canada West has unveiled its 2023 Rugby XVs regular season schedule, featuring five teams and 14 total matches.
Keep an eye on the UBC Thunderbirds as they push towards extending their recent dynasty, having already claimed the last three Canada West titles.
The action gets underway on September 1 with a pair of Alberta rivals going head-to-head, as the Calgary Dinos take on the Alberta Pandas in Edmonton.
West coast foes UBC and UVic open their campaigns on September 9 in a rematch of last year’s Canada West championship game. The Lethbridge Pronghorns also open their season that day, trekking to Calgary to face the Dinos.
Regular season action rolls on through October 14 before the spotlight turns to southern Alberta for the Canada West Playoffs, hosted by the University of Lethbridge. Semi-final action takes place October 19, with bronze and gold medal games following on October 22.
The U SPORTS Nationals, hosted by Laval in Quebec City, QC., will cap off the season from November 1-5.