After narrow defeat in semifinals, Bears rebound to beat Life in 7s tourney

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Anthony Lombardo scored a try in Cal's loss to Dartmouth in Sunday's semifinal. The Bears came up just two points short of advancing to the finals.

The Cal rugby team has always prided itself on winning the last game of the season, which it usually counted as the 15s national championship. With no 15s postseason for the Bears this year and losing their last match to St. Mary’s, this weekend’s Collegiate Rugby 7s Championship took 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 look to shore up play against UCLA

The Cal rugby team needs to get back on track. After three highly contested matches with mostly subpar play, the squad will head down to Los Angeles on Saturday to square off with UCLA at 1 p.m. The Bears faced the Bruins earlier this year at the Pac-12 tournament hosted
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Younger Bears get chance to prove worth in weekend matches

With many of the starters sitting out in preparation for their match with Stanford in two weeks, players on the Cal rugby frosh/soph squad will get a chance this weekend to prove that they belong on the field with their varsity teammates. The younger Bears will play in a pair
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