This young grinder has already started practising for Cully’s Cup. Lewis Drive rink is open. Maybe it’s time you get out there too. Ronan O’Doherty photo

First Cully Cup to be held at West Quesnel’s Lewis Drive

Road hockey tourney is being held in honour of former Correlieu VP Brian Cullinane

Do you like sports, the outdoors, supporting good causes and overly-elaborate goal celebrations?

This summer’s first annual Cully Cup, which will be held June 8-9, might just be what you have been waiting for.

Organized by Josh and Angele Nutley, the two-day road hockey tourney will take place at the outdoor rink on Lewis Drive.

So far, there are six teams registered to play, and the Nutleys are expecting anywhere from eight to 12 teams total.

Squads can be of any size, and all ages are welcome.

The entry fee is $250, and all the proceeds will go towards the Brian Cullinane Legacy Award, a prize handed out to a Quesnel students who best exemplifies the qualities former Correlieu vice-principal Brian Cullinane valued: trust, respect, humour, loyalty and friendship.

The Nutleys are holding the event in honour of Cullinane, who recently passed away.

“Josh worked really closely with Brian, and they did a lot of community work together,” says Angele. “I brought it up to Josh, saying [ a road hockey tournament] is something we should do because we both know Brian was an amazing man and he did everything for his students and everything for his community.”

The couple host many charity tournaments in sports such as basketball and flag football over the course of the year. Ordinarily, this would have been a floor hockey tournament, but with the Lewis Drive rink open and available, the Nutleys thought they would take advantage of it.

The rink was recently renovated last year with the help of Colin and Edythe Ketchum, as well as the City of Quesnel and many Quesnel organizations, so this will be an excellent kick-off for the new space, which has so far gone under-used.

Angele says there will be snacks and door prizes, and they are considering bringing a barbecue too.

To register, contact Josh or Angele at 250-255-2256 or

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