Winston Stanley inducted into RC Hall of Fame

Westshore RFC would like to congratulate Winston Stanley for being inducted into the Rugby Canada Hall of Fame for his amazing rugby career.  Winston Ulysses Stanley: He played wing for UBC, JBAA and Vancouver Kats in Canada before later moving to English club Leicester Tigers.  He earned 66 caps for Canada, making his debut on May 21, 1994 against the United States. He played in the 1995 and 2003 Rugby World Cup finals.  Stanley was part of the Leicester Tigers team that won the Heineken Cup, Zurich Premiership, and the Championship play-off in 2001.  He retired from international rugby following the 2003 Rugby World Cup, amassing 66 caps and 123 points in international play. In 2004 he was named as player/coach for the Velox Valhallians club, which he led to the BC Premier provincial championships.  Over the last 5 years, he has coached the Edmonton Gold in the Rugby Canada Super League and the Vancouver Island Crimson Tide Under-20 men’s squad. Last season he was Director of Rugby at Glenlyon Norfolk School in Victoria, Coached the UVIC Norsemen while volunteering coaching with the Velox junior and youth programs as a U18 coach.  Winston was the Head Coach again for the VELOX Valhallians RFC move and rebranding to Westshore RFC from 2014-2016.  Winston was inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame in 2018.

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