UBC Men’s Rugby take down TWU to kick off Coastal Cup

VANCOUVER, BC – Spectators packed the Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre on a sunny Saturday afternoon, taking in the UBC Thunderbirds’ return to their home ground. The T-Birds men’s rugby squad last played at home against Berkeley 573 days ago, the wait finally over.  The Trinity Western Spartans were the first test that awaited them in the new Coastal Cup, a newly established high-performance championship in … Continue reading UBC Men’s Rugby take down TWU to kick off Coastal Cup

UBC women’s rugby starts strong, defeat UVic in season opener

Vancouver, BC – It was a return to action worth remembering for the UBC women’s rugby squad in Victoria, the Thunderbirds taking on the Vikes in their season opener. With the team heavily favoured to take the Canada West crown yet again, UBC showed off exactly why.  It was Madison Gold that got the action kicked off for the Thunderbirds, scoring the first try of … Continue reading UBC women’s rugby starts strong, defeat UVic in season opener

UBC Women’s Hockey Preseason Preview

Vancouver, BC – UBC Women’s hockey returns to action on Saturday against the Pacific Steelers, the first of four preseason warmups before the Canada West season gets underway. It has been a long year of waiting, but soon enough, the women in blue and gold will hit the ice.  After a 2019-20 season that saw them bow out in the Canada West semi-finals, just what … Continue reading UBC Women’s Hockey Preseason Preview

UBC’s women don’t miss a beat while men drop points to TRU

VANCOUVER, BC – The 2021 Canada West soccer campaign kicked off in a big way, with teams in action from coast to coast. The UBC Thunderbirds took to the pitch, with the women’s and men’s teams in action for the first game of their seasons. Both teams traveled up to Kamloops to take on the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack, in the first of a doubleheader. … Continue reading UBC’s women don’t miss a beat while men drop points to TRU