Cal rugby battles Arizona, ASU

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Phillip Downey/Senior Staff

Last Saturday, the Cal rugby team twice stood on the doorstep of their opponent’s try-line, two meters away from victory. The first time, they came away empty-handed, succumbing to the much stronger interior presence of the University of British Columbia. Body after body plunged into the teeth of UBC, each
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Cal rugby falls just short to UBC at home, 20-15

In a rivalry matchup between two undefeated powerhouses of North American rugby, a good match is expected, but Saturday’s meeting between Cal and the University of British Columbia went above and beyond to produce an absolutely unforgettable one. In the last drama-soaked minutes of the match, Cal had opportunity after
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Cal rugby prepares to face Cal Poly

Cal head coach Jack Clark huffed and puffed as he walked off the practice field early Thursday morning. Talking to him, it was impossible to tell that his team had just enjoyed a weekend of four games with scores that totaled 201-0, and was about to face a Cal Poly
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Cal rugby wins 11th straight Dennis Storer Classic

Through four matches on a cool southern California weekend, the Cal men’s rugby team racked up 201 points and let up zero on its way to its 11th straight Dennis Storer Classic title. Despite fighting a nasty flu bug that was making its way though the team, the Bears were
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Cal rugby prepares for another go at Championships

For a proud Cal rugby program that pushes on toward a school-high 134th consecutive intercollegiate season, its 17-2 campaign last spring can now be defined by only one word: bittersweet. The past season did indeed conclude with another national title for the Bears — their third consecutive in Olympic 7s
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Cal rugby wins PAC Rugby 7s Championship

On Sunday, the morning drizzle that had coated the first two matches of the second day of the PAC Rugby 7s Championship finally began to desist just before noon, as the Cal band began its rendition of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers’ “Can’t Stop.” The rain cleared as if in
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