Thunder Rugby Jersey Auction – UVic Vikes vs Pacific Pride

UPDATE: Thanks to those who bid on the jerseys, the Pacific Pride jerseys raised $3,682 and the UVic Vikes jerseys raised $2,962/

The curtain raiser match for Canada vs Chile on Saturday, October 2nd will be the UVic Vikes vs the Pacific Pride (Rugby Canada Academy). The match is at 1:30 pm at Starlight Stadium (formerly Westhills Stadium). The Canada vs Chile match is at 5pm.

The jerseys worn by the UVic and Pride teams have been specially designed by west coast First Nation artists, Trey Hunt and Tommy Hunt. They will be used exclusively for this match and then auctioned off with profits going to the Thunder Indigenous Rugby program. Bid amounts in excess of $100 will be eligible for a tax receipt.

You can bid on the jerseys, 1 through 15, at the following links. The starting lineups will be listed when they are available.

Pacific Pride Jersey auction

UVic Vikes Jersey auction

UVic Vikes jersey desiged by Trey Hunt

Pacific Pride jersey designed by Tommy Hunt

UVic Vikes captain Jonas Robinson and Pacific Pride captain James O’Neill wearing jerseys in front of Mungo Martin House

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