Mini Rugby (U6-U12)

Officially founded in 2005, the junior program at Cowichan RFC has developed into one of the leading junior clubs in British Columbia. Fielding boys and girls teams, the juniors have seen great success playing in and winning BC Championships. Former notable junior piggies have gone on to play professional rugby and represent at the international level.


Mini rugby group

Registration Now Open for the 2023/24 Season!

Please note some changes to the ages and prices for the upcoming season:

U6 (born 2018) Flag rugby co-ed – $125

U8 (born 2015) Flag rugby co-ed $125

U10 (born 2014) Flag rugby co-ed $125

U12 (born 2012/2013) Intro to contact $150

REGISTER HERE » Step 1 – select – Province BC Rugby – Step 2 – Select Cowichan Youth


Cowichan Valley Junior Rugby Development Society 2023-24 Season Outline

Age Groups-Coaches-Schedule

Contact the Mini Coordinator, Kristy Martin-Hale via email to

  • U12 Boys – Coaches: Peter Kis-Toth
  • U10 Co-Ed: Coaches TBA
  • U8 Co-Ed: Coaches TBA
  • U6 Co-Ed: Coaches TBA


Sundays from September 10th to November 26th 2023 / February 2024 TBD to April 2024

  • U12 Boys: Sundays 11am-12.30 pm
    • From Sunday September 10th 2023 to May 2024*
  • U10 Co-Ed: 10 am – 11 am
  • U8 Co-Ed: 10 am – 11 am
  • U6 Co-Ed: 10 am – 11 am

*note there is NO rugby played in December and January*

What you need to play:

  • Moulded mouthguard
  • Cleats (soccer-style)
  • Sporty clothing – t-shirt, shorts, sports socks. As the weather changes, come with layers so you can add when cool, take off when warmed up!

Coach, Player and Parent Educational Material:

Beginners Guide to Rugby Union (opens to World Rugby)

Child Sport Funding Assistance:

Below are some links to organizations that assist in funding children in organized sports programs. Submissions to these organizations will need to be made at the very beginning of the season.

Athletics for

Contact Cowichan Rookie Rugby:

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