Shaye Tudor – Courtenay Taafe Scholarship 2017

Shaye Tudor is the recipient of the 2017 Courtenay Taafe Scholarship. She captained BC at the age-grade level and the Canada U18 team in 2016 and 2017. Her goal is to one day play in the World Cup.


Birthplace: Victoria, BC

Favourite memory growing up: annual family vacation to Sprout Lake. We rented a cabin on the lake for a week in August every summer.

Position played: back row, hooker

First year playing: 2012, grade 9

Most influential person: My mom, she works so hard for my brother and I everyday and I look up to her in every aspect of my life.

Favourite rugby memory: captaining the inaugural U18 team Canada on a tour vs England in 2016.

Worst rugby memory: dislocating my shoulder in the warm up before the first game at U16 Nationals

Favourite movie: The Imitation Game

Favourite musician: Garth Brooks

Favourite book: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Career plan: To become a Marine Biologist focusing on coral conservation

Rugby goals in next two years: make U20 National XV’s team

Favourite other hobbies: scuba diving, rock climbing, BMXing

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