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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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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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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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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Bears have little trouble with Aggies

With a road trip up to British Colombia and a showdown with St. Mary’s looming in the near distance, the Cal rugby team needed a pair of convincing and solid wins to get its confidence back before its two most important matches of the year. After steamrolling UCLA last Saturday,
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Cal looks to avoid trap in Davis

This weekend against UC Davis, the Cal rugby team will be switching up the starting lineup a little bit in order to give some additional guys playing time and experience. The squad will also be leaving on a bus the morning of the match. The last time the team combined
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Cal gets back on track with lopsided win over UCLA

The world is back to making a little more sense. After three uncharacteristically close matches, including a loss to Cal Poly that snapped its 63-game win streak, the Cal rugby team returned to its dominating ways of the past, taking out UCLA 79-3 on Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles. The
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