The Bubble: Lots of soccer scoring, a pair of NHL training camp invitees and rugby dominance in the AUS

Halifax, NS – We’re only two weeks into the AUS soccer season. Yet, the best are already distancing themselves from the rest. And fast. As expected, neither Cape Breton Capers team has missed a beat as they roll through their respective competitions. Same for the StFX X-Men and X-Women. The men’s Saint Mary’s Huskies and UNB Reds are shaping out to be contenders, putting up … Continue reading The Bubble: Lots of soccer scoring, a pair of NHL training camp invitees and rugby dominance in the AUS

A preview of the 2022 AUS women’s rugby season

2021, the first season back from the COVID-19 off-year, was a departure from past years when the StFX X-Women would steamroll through teams uncontested. Mind you, StFX did end up winning yet again, their 22nd title in 23 seasons dating back to the division’s inauguration. In the past 10 years, StFX made it routine to roll through the regular season with a 6-0 record and … Continue reading A preview of the 2022 AUS women’s rugby season

Previewing the 2022 AUS men’s soccer season

It’s a special season in the making in the AUS men’s soccer circuit. A few highlights stand out, including a conference all-star team of sorts being organized with the Halifax Wanderers this summer. While conference stars suited up for the Wanderers’ U23 program, dominated by players from Nova Scotia schools, none played with the Cape Breton Capers team that won a national bronze medal last … Continue reading Previewing the 2022 AUS men’s soccer season

Previewing the 2022 AUS women’s soccer season

The AUS women’s soccer competition will be wide open in 2022. A hard-fought AUS championship by the Acadia Axewomen, featuring two extra-time wins, won them the conference last season. But the StFX X-Women, Dalhousie Tigers and Cape Breton Capers, the teams the Axewomen beat on the path to the banner, were right there in each of those one-goal games.  Not to mention the Memorial Sea-Hawks, … Continue reading Previewing the 2022 AUS women’s soccer season