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

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