The LVR Bombers celebrate after a stunning win in the provincial rugby final. Photo submitted

L.V. Rogers captures rugby gold medal at provincials

The boys team won for the second time in three years

The Bombers are B.C. champions for the second time in three years.

L.V. Rogers’ boys rugby team rallied from a 12-point deficit to stun R.A. McMath 26-24 in the championship final at the AA Tier 2 high school provincials last weekend in Abbotsford.

Cian Wilson-Valdez was named to the Commissioners XV lineup, while his brother Relmu, Jake Doss, Sebastian Bodine, and Emerald Lockheart were also difference makers.

The title is LVR’s second in the last three years.

The Bombers entered play as the top seed and competed like one. They edged fifth-ranked Sutherland 25-21 and crushed fourth-seeded Brookswood 48-5 to book a spot in the final before overcoming R.A. McMath.

Related:

Local rugby player returns home from Irish tour

BC Rugby looks to app for better concussion tests

Just Posted

Glacier Gymnastics big winner in annual grant funding

Columbia Basin Trust doled out $1.4 million in grants to the regional organizations

Procter working to reopen community bakery

The Procter Community Society is fundraising upwards of $100,000 for the project

Kaslo bus fueled by vegetable oil to begin service next month

Mountain Man Mike’s will run routes to Vancouver and eventually Edmonton

KAST receives $15,000 for inclusive programs at Nelson Tech Club

‘These programs will be a perfect introduction to using technology’

Nelson to send two musicians to provincial Festival of The Arts

Lucas Alexander and Nico Bucher will compete in Chilliwack later this month

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of Victoria Day

How much do you know about the monarch whose day we celebrate each May?

Top women’s hockey player Natalie Spooner coming to B.C.

Natalie Spooner special guest at annual Grindstone charity weekend in Kelowna

Take-home drug testing kits latest pilot to help curb B.C.’s overdose crisis

Researchers look to see if fentanyl testing could be a useful tool for those who use drugs alone

Facebook takes down anti-vaxxer page that used image of late Canadian girl

Facebook said that the social media company has disabled the anti-vaccination page

Search crews rescue kids, 6 and 7, stranded overnight on Coquitlam mountain

Father and two youngsters fall down a steep, treacherous cliff while hiking Burke Mountain

Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2OT thriller

Leonard has 36 points as Toronto cuts Milwaukee’s series lead to 2-1

‘Teams that win are tight’: B.C. Lions search for chemistry at training camp

The Lions added more than 50 new faces over the off-season, from coaching staff to key players

Rescue crews suspend search for Okanagan kayaker missing for three days

71-year-old Zygmunt Janiewicz was reported missing Friday

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

Most Read