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Jim Donaldson

2016 |


Jim was an accomplished rugby player at all levels – from locally to the international stage. He represented Canada 30 times, only 13 were full international matches. Jim was an integral part in the BC provincial team winning ten Canadian championships.

Richmond Roots Jim played for the Richmond Rugby Club for 21 years.

Did You Know Jim amassed 13 International Caps for Team Canada.


Recognition Jim was the MVP for the Richmond Rugby Club each season he played (from 1971-1986). He was selected for the BC Provincial Rugby team and a member of the Canadian National Rugby team.

All Awards

1971-1986 MVP each season Richmond Rugby Club  
1974-1986 BC Representative Player BC Provincial Ruby Team  
1978-1986 Canadian Representative Player Canadian National Ruby Team  
1982-1984 MVP Fraser Valley Rugby Union  

Championship Jim was a member of the BC Provincial Rugby team from 1974-1986, during which time the team won ten Canadian championships.


1974-1986 Canadian Championship BC Rugby Team  
1978-1986 13 International Appearances Canadian National Rugby Team  


Career Stats

YearTeam / OrganizationHighlight
1969-1988 Richmond Rugby Club MVP- 1971-1986  
1974-1986 BC Provincial Rugby Team Won 10 Canadian Championships  
1978-1986 Canadian National Rugby Team 13 games played; Captain in the Hong Kong Sevens  

Contribution to Richmond Sport Jim coached rugby at the Richmond Rugby Club for 12 years as well as coaching senior boys basketball at Hugh Boyd and rugby and girls basketball at Cambie Secondary School for 20 years.

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