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

McMaster Women’s Soccer Builds Chemistry and Momentum in Draws Against Windsor 

Hamilton, ON- As has been the case in previous games this season, the McMaster Marauders women’s soccer team turned up their attack in the second half.  Facing the Windsor Lancers at Ron Joyce Stadium in the first game of a home-and-home on Sept. 16, the Marauders found themselves tied 1-1 as they pushed for the go-ahead goal.  They had started the game well, carrying forward their … Continue reading McMaster Women’s Soccer Builds Chemistry and Momentum in Draws Against Windsor 

Finishing Strong: Miles Green and the Marauders Seek that Final Touch

Hamilton, ON- As Miles Green lined up for a free kick, he knew he was going to hit it. The fifth-year McMaster Marauders forward had a shot in a then-scoreless game against the Windsor Lancers on Sept. 16 on a cool Friday night under the lights. The Marauders had created chances before then – and would continue to afterwards – but they couldn’t finish. Until … Continue reading Finishing Strong: Miles Green and the Marauders Seek that Final Touch