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Battered Bears head to Texas for 7s tourney

When the Cal rugby team was invited to participate in the USA Rugby College 7s Championships, head coach Jack Clark was primarily concerned  with whether the tournament overlapped with the players’ academic calendars. Now that classes end this week, Clark gave his team the green light to travel to College
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Blaine Scully of the Cal Rugby team poses for a photo inside the High Performance Center.

Move Forward

Overcoming hardship is in Blaine Scully’s blood. The former Cal rugger turned an injury into an opportunity to advise the Bears.

In the face of adversity, the best response is to pull it together and focus on the next most important thing. That’s a lesson that the Cal rugby program aims to instill in all those who don the blue and gold. But for Blaine Scully, who capped off his college
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Cal Men's Rugby vs UBC

Cal waits amid major changes to college rugby

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part series explaining what postseason path lies ahead for the Cal rugby team. A month before the regular season even started, Cal knew it would not be able to defend its 2011 national championship. The team, unhappy with the postseason scheduling, had
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What’s next for Cal?

Bears will not defend their national championship but will still seek 7s title

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part series explaining what postseason path lies ahead for the Cal rugby team. Following Cal’s 20-18 loss to Saint Mary’s on Sunday, the Bears now have to wait a month and a half for the Collegiate Rugby Championship, a national 7s tournament,
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Bears come up short in final match against St. Mary’s

MORAGA, Calif. — The Saint Mary’s rugby team just wanted it more. Playing to maintain their top spot in the Pacific Conference of the College Premier Division, the Gaels managed to overcome two second-half deficits on Sunday to grind out a 20-18 win over Cal (15-2). It was the first
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The Cal rugby team will play its final 15-player match of the season against St. Mary's on Sunday.

Bears end season in litmus test against St. Mary’s

The Cal rugby team just has one more shot to notch a season-defining win. On Sunday, the Bears will head out to Moraga, Calif., for a 1 p.m. matchup with Saint Mary’s. As Cal will not be competing in a 15-player postseason tournament due to its withdrawal from the College
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The Cal rugby team tacked on its widest final margin this season versus Santa Cruz on Sunday.

Young bears tally largest win of season

The Cal rugby frosh/soph squad played what will likely be its final match of the 2012 season on Sunday, and the younger Bears made sure to go out with a bang. Cal (15-1) dominated UC Santa Cruz this weekend at Lower East Field in Santa Cruz, Calif., pouring salt on
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With the 46-20 win over UBC on Sunday, the Cal rugby team has now won its 13th World Cup in the past 16 years.

Cal routs Thunderbirds to claim sixth straight World Cup

The Cal rugby team finally lived up to its name. Following an up and down start to the 2012 campaign, the Bears tallied a signature win over British Columbia in Vancouver on Sunday, taking the match 46-20 to win their sixth consecutive World Cup. “This is the performance that we’re
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Bears head north looking for sixth straight World Cup

This is British Columbia’s chance. On Sunday, the Cal rugby team will head up north to square off with the Thunderbirds at noon in Vancouver for the second leg of the World Cup Series. The Bears will carry a one-point cushion into the match at Thunderbird Stadium from their 13-12
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