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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 Read More…

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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 Read More…

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No. 2 Cal rugby travels to face Arizona State and Arizona

For an unbeaten team that is rarely matched in skill, sometimes the greatest challenge is maintaining its superior level of play. During the regular season, there are few teams that can challenge the Bears; therefore their game plan is focused inward. They concentrate on how to showcase their best performance Read More…

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Cal rugby rallies in second half to beat UCLA, 32-10

It was a tale of two halves. Cal rugby (9-0, 2-0 PAC) played its homecoming game against UCLA (7-2, 1-1) this weekend. With a win against their California rivals earlier in the season, the stage looked set for another impressive match for the dominant Bears. Though Cal would win 32-10, Read More…