FISU: MacDougall and Bowles to lead Team Canada in Lake Placid

Both coaches return after cancelled Lucerne 2021 Games. Continue reading FISU: MacDougall and Bowles to lead Team Canada in Lake Placid

49 partners with OUA for hockey spotlight

Media Release: Burlington, Ont. – 49 Sports is pleased to announce a partnership agreement with Ontario University Athletics (OUA) for the 2022-23 season. 49 Sports, who also partnered with the OUA for the 2021-22 season, is the passion project of managing editor Ben Steiner, David Ciss, Richard Coffey, and Michael Pagani current students and alumni of the Toronto Metropolitan University sport media program.  Launched in … Continue reading 49 partners with OUA for hockey spotlight

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

Gee-Gees execute with smart football to sink winless Marauders

Hamilton, ON- Entering their game against the Ottawa Gee-Gees this Saturday, the McMaster Marauders received some news that would make winning the game even more important. It stemmed from a player who was deemed not eligible to play. “The ineligibility is due to an administrative oversight in the paperwork involved in a student transfer between institutions,” the Marauders wrote in a statement. As a penalty, … Continue reading Gee-Gees execute with smart football to sink winless Marauders

Carleton offence comes alive in injury-shortened win over York

Ottawa, ON – Every so often, there are matchups in sports that feel like the result is inevitable. With the York Lions in town to face the Carleton Ravens, it almost felt like (barring a surprise) you could predict the result upfront. Despite their 1-1 record, the Lions entered the afternoon with just nine total points on the season, having picked up their win thanks to … Continue reading Carleton offence comes alive in injury-shortened win over York

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