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Cal rugby faces BYU in Varsity Cup National Championship

The ball sailed through the air as the final seconds of the 2013 Varsity Cup National Championship match ticked away. The kick split through the post and brought the Bears to their collective knees. BYU beat Cal in a 27-24 nailbiter in Provo, Utah. The 2014 stage is set for
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Despite losses, Cal rugby has potential for title

Cal men’s rugby is, and always has been, one of the most successful athletic programs at Cal. But with this success come great expectations. A win for this team is often not enough — the Bears have to demolish their opposition in order to truly succeed. A loss, on the
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Cal rugby hosts Central Washington in Varsity Cup semifinals

Just one week after muzzling the Bruins, 41-0, in Los Angeles, the No. 4 Cal rugby team (17-2) will return to Witter Rugby Field to take on an unfamiliar foe in No. 8 Central Washington (14-0) in the Varsity Cup semifinals Saturday. The Bears look like they have finally returned to
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Cal rugby faces UBC in World Cup as season winds down

Since it began in 1921, the “World Cup” rivalry between the Thunderbirds and the Bears has been arguably the most competitive and storied in college rugby. On Sunday, Cal (16-0, 5-0 PAC) will travel north to Vancouver to square off against the University of British Columbia (14-1) in the 2014
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After running through Santa Rosa, Cal rugby faces Cal Poly

The Cal rugby team’s return to Strawberry Canyon was marked with a huge victory over Santa Rosa Junior College. The Bears fielded their underclassmen, allowing them some playing time in the 65-19 blowout Wednesday. As rain poured onto the pitch, nine different players scored 11 tries in an impressive display
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