Cal rugby overcomes Army, 41-29

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The modern college rugby season can simply seem to be a prelude to the Penn Mutual Varsity Cup Rugby Championship finals that is always predicted: Cal vs. BYU. But for about 60 minutes on Saturday, it looked like an at-home Army squad was ready to rewrite the story everyone was
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Cal rugby defeats Saint Mary’s, 27-14

The Bears’ best defensive effort of the season, along with the passing and kicking of star senior Russell Webb, propelled the Cal rugby team to a road victory over Saint Mary’s, 27-14, to earn the Bears’ premier win of their season.  Webb, who hadn’t started in almost a month, was
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Cal rugby falls just short to UBC at home, 20-15

In a rivalry matchup between two undefeated powerhouses of North American rugby, a good match is expected, but Saturday’s meeting between Cal and the University of British Columbia went above and beyond to produce an absolutely unforgettable one. In the last drama-soaked minutes of the match, Cal had opportunity after
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Cal rugby travels to Oregon to play Beavers

After last week’s blowout victory over Utah — a game that was initially viewed as a potential upset for the Utes — the Cal men’s rugby team reaffirmed its dominance in the PAC and further proved that it is undoubtedly in the chase for the Varsity Cup. Before setting sights
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In homecoming match, Cal rugby rolls to 82-5 victory over Utah

“I think we’re going to win,” muttered a blue-and-gold-clad fan ironically from the Witter Rugby Field sidelines Saturday, as the Bears led the match 75-5 with six minutes remaining in the second half. As the clock ran out, the fan’s prediction was reaffirmed. Cal’s stellar offensive play and solid defense
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Cal rugby routs No. 9 Arizona, 76-0

On another sunny-skied, 70-degree Bay Area winter day, yet another team — a burgeoning No. 9 Arizona squad — was blown out of Witter Rugby Field at the hands of the No. 2 Cal men’s rugby team. The Bears exerted their physical dominance offensively and defensively throughout the match, coming
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Cal rugby routs Cal Poly, 76-3, in home opener

With no time left on the clock, fifth-year senior fullback Jake Anderson knelt and placed the rugby ball on the tee, preparing to make the last play of the game. He looked up toward the goal posts before slowly rising. Taking three steps backward, Anderson paused, took a breath —
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Cal rugby knocks off UCLA to reach Varsity Cup semifinals

As Seamus Kelly dived over the line to score a hat trick of tries, the Cal rugby team cemented its hat trick of wins against UCLA with a whitewash 41-0 victory that will take it to a home semifinal in the Varsity Cup National Championships Super Regionals. The Bears (17-2,
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Cal rugby demolishes Dartmouth, 99-7

The gap opened up, and Harry Adolphus was through and sliding under the posts to score the Cal rugby team’s 15th try just as the sharp noise of the whistle signaled the end of the match. A Dartmouth team coming out of a tough winter season were faced with a
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Cal rugby demolishes Cal Poly, 95-14

The No. 2 Cal rugby team (14-0, 5-0 PAC) continued its flawless run with another dominant performance and a high-scoring victory Sunday, bringing the team one step closer to that illustrious unbeaten season. The unfortunate recipients on the end of this week’s beating was No. 13 Cal Poly (3-4). The
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