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

UBC thunder past Victoria to win Men’s Rugby National Title

KINGSTON, ON – It was a long way from home, but after a tough fall season, the UBC Thunderbirds stood in triumph over their local rivals, topping the University of Victoria Vikes 39-7 in Kingston. Very un-British Columbian weather backdropped an all British Columbian final, the snow having blanketed the turf pitch in a layer of white. UBC defeated the Royal Military College 66-0 and … Continue reading UBC thunder past Victoria to win Men’s Rugby National Title

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

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

Rugby: Victoria Vikes prevail over UBC in rugby

Victoria was abuzz this past weekend as their hometown Victoria Vikes captured the men’s national rugby championship. It was their first championship since the national title returned two years ago, with their previous one coming all the way back in 1997. The Vikes defeated their BC and Legends Cup rivals the UBC Thunderbirds, in a match which pitted many familiar faces against one another. The … Continue reading Rugby: Victoria Vikes prevail over UBC in rugby