“The Bubble” #2: StFX strong across the board, football and XC underway, and more from AUS

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Two-year break could set 2021 AUS rugby season to be the most competitive in years

HALIFAX, NS – Historically in AUS rugby, it’s been the St. FX X-Women, then everyone else. Since 1998, StFX has won the conference every year except for 2015, which demanded the Acadia Axewomen squeeze by StFX in the final. But, every so slightly over the past few COVID and non-COVID years, the balance of power has been changing. As powerful as the X-Women remain, Acadia … Continue reading Two-year break could set 2021 AUS rugby season to be the most competitive in years

AUS, U SPORTS implement further health and safety measures for 2020-21

HALIFAX, NS – The AUS will become the fourth and final U SPORTS conference to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for its players, staff, officials and other personnel. U SPORTS is also mandating full COVID-19 vaccination by Nov. 8, 2021 for everyone involved with the U SPORTS National Championships. With one day to go until AUS soccer’s season openers at UPEI, the conference revealed its health and … Continue reading AUS, U SPORTS implement further health and safety measures for 2020-21

The “new” Wanderers: Ahead of home opener, longtime teammates and roommates praise HFX youth and reflect on U SPORTS tenures

HALIFAX, NS – Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Peter Schaale and Cory Bent of the HFX Wanderers had already lived and played together for years.  They were roommates through their time playing for the CBU Capers from 2016 to 2019. After the Wanderers took Bent first overall in the 2019 CPL-U SPORTS Draft, he moved in with Schaale in Halifax. The latter had just finished his … Continue reading The “new” Wanderers: Ahead of home opener, longtime teammates and roommates praise HFX youth and reflect on U SPORTS tenures