Rugby season is starting and the Nanaimo Hornets are going to be busy bees.
The city’s B.C. Rugby Union Island First Division men’s team gets a new season underway today (Sept. 10) with a road game against the Cowichan Piggies.
The following weekend the Hornets will hold their home opener, hosting the Port Alberni Black Sheep in a 1 p.m. game Sept. 17 at May Richards Bennett Pioneer Park.
The Hornets women, who won the B.C. championship in spring rugby, start their fall season Sept. 24 with an 11:30 a.m. home game against Cowichan at Pioneer Park.