Marauders End Season With Pride In Playoff Role Reversal to Brock

Hamilton, ON- It was a rematch of their previous week’s game and a role reversal as well. In their regular season finale and seniors’ night game, the McMaster Marauders women’s rugby team rallied from being behind all game long to earn a last-second victory over the Brock Badgers.  Osa Olaye scored the winning try just as time expired to complete the comeback. The victory gave the … Continue reading Marauders End Season With Pride In Playoff Role Reversal to Brock

“We Never Gave Up”: Marauders Execute and Rally For Seniors Night Victory 

Hamilton, ON- The McMaster Marauders women’s rugby has a word of the week. Entering their regular season finale and senior’s night game against the Brock Badgers, the word was execution. That execution was crucial as the Badgers took the lead numerous times in a game with playoff seeding on the line. Brock scored a penalty and a try to go up eight points. Taylor Wood responded … Continue reading “We Never Gave Up”: Marauders Execute and Rally For Seniors Night Victory 

Queen’s Women’s Rugby Continues Building off National Title with Win over “Proud” McMaster Squad

Hamilton, ON- The Queen’s Gaels women’s rugby team had reached the summit. Led by U Sports Coach of the Year Dan Valley, U Sports Player of the Year Sophie de Goede and a stellar team, the Gaels had avenged their OUA finals loss to the Guelph Gryphons to win the 2021 U Sports national championship. They did it at home at Nixon Field in the heart … Continue reading Queen’s Women’s Rugby Continues Building off National Title with Win over “Proud” McMaster Squad

A New Era: McMaster Women’s Rugby Shutouts Laurier and Develops their Identity

Hamilton, ON- The sun was shining on a warm September afternoon at Ron Joyce Stadium as the McMaster Marauders women’s rugby team embarked upon their home opener against the Laurier Golden Hawks.  It was their third game of the season and while there were some familiar faces back from last season, there were some new ones as well.  The team has 12 first-year players on their … Continue reading A New Era: McMaster Women’s Rugby Shutouts Laurier and Develops their Identity

UBC Men’s Rugby Complete Undefeated BC Premiership Season

Vancouver, BC – The first BC Rugby Premier Division season since the pandemic saw the UBC Thunderbirds claim yet another accolade in an impressive season. Toppling the Castaway Wanderers RFC in the finals 48-34, it comes as the program continues to gain momentum. On the backdrop of a sunny but breezy afternoon, the teams took to the South Surrey Athletic Park pitch, where the finals for … Continue reading UBC Men’s Rugby Complete Undefeated BC Premiership Season

GOLDEN GAELS: Queen’s outlasts Ottawa on wet home turf to win U SPORTS title

KINGSTON, ON – The Queen’s Gaels women’s rugby team clinched their first-ever U SPORTS championship in the comfort (or discomfort due to the weather) of their own home Sunday afternoon. They defeated the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees 26-18 to capture the Molinex Trophy. U SPORTS MVP Sophie de Goede put up a masterful performance, leading the way for Queen’s with a try, a conversion and … Continue reading GOLDEN GAELS: Queen’s outlasts Ottawa on wet home turf to win U SPORTS title

Thunderbirds triumph against Vikes under rainy skies

VANCOUVER, BC – Torrid conditions could not halt the Thunderbirds men’s rugby team as they took a 22-7 victory over the University of Victoria Vikes. With a multitude of postponements in the Coastal Cup calendar, a packed Gerald McGavin Rugby Pavilion was once again present to witness the first Wightman Boot action this year.  The rain held off just for a moment as the game … Continue reading Thunderbirds triumph against Vikes under rainy skies

UBC Men’s Rugby Fall Against the Vancouver Wave

VANCOUVER, BC – The second game of the Coastal Cup was not the result that the UBC Thunderbirds were looking for, falling to the Vancouver Wave Rugby Union 34-22 in a hard-fought battle.  While skies were grey above Gerald McGavin, the crowd certainly didn’t mind one bit. With both teams based in Vancouver, there were many supporters for both sides in the stands, making sure … Continue reading UBC Men’s Rugby Fall Against the Vancouver Wave