Trust, Adversity and Late Game Heroics Rally Marauders to Victory 

Hamilton, ON- The victory looked like it had eluded them. For much of Sunday afternoon on Sept. 25, the McMaster Marauders and the Waterloo Warriors men’s soccer teams went at it. The teams traded chances. The Warriors had more shots in the first half (9-5) while the Marauders had more in the second (8-5).  For much of the second half, the Marauders held a 1-0 lead … Continue reading Trust, Adversity and Late Game Heroics Rally Marauders to Victory 

“We Need to Capitalize”: Mia Paiement Gets her Moment as Marauders Tie Warriors

Hamilton, ON- The pass came in and Mia Paiement knew she had to finish it. The McMaster Marauders women’s soccer team was already up 1-0 on the Waterloo Warriors when Paiement capitalized on her chance.  Defender Madison Goertz had whipped in a pass from the side. Paiement connected on it and slide it into the back of the net. Celebration ensued.  Paiement credited the Marauders’ build-up … Continue reading “We Need to Capitalize”: Mia Paiement Gets her Moment as Marauders Tie Warriors

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

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