Monday, December 16, 2019

Rugby

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New BYU rugby coaches carry on...

A new staff of young, former players aims to bring energy and passion back to the men's rugby team after the resignation of David Smyth and his staff rocked the program this summer.

BYU rugby starts season off strong,...

The BYU rugby team is one of the winningest programs at the school and has won five national championships. This season, men's rugby plans to return to its spot as the top team in the country.

Women’s rugby alum excels on US...

Most people only dream of playing sports at a professional level, and most college athletes don't get to make the jump from collegiate to...

Women’s rugby team aims for championship...

The BYU women's rugby program has existed for 18 years after being founded by a student in the year 2000. In those 18 years, the team has grown from a group of 12 girls to a team of over 40 and is currently ranked No. 3 in the nation.

BYU men’s rugby coaches resign

When news first broke earlier this month that the entire BYU men’s rugby coaching staff was resigning, BYU spokesperson Natalie Ipson released a statement...

Jonny Linehan returns to rugby roots...

Former BYU football player Jonny Linehan had the chance to lace up his rugby cleats and return to his New Zealand roots with the...

6 extramural sports at BYU

BYU hosts 21 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) varsity athletic teams, but there are six extramural teams that have seen a lot of success over the years. Here's a list of six extramural teams sponsored by BYU and how long they have been around.

Provo local Maka Unufe helps USA...

Provo local Maka Unufe played a big role in helping the United States capture a third-place finish in the HSBC Sevens World Series.

Varsity Cup strips BYU rugby of...

The Varsity Cup announced today that it is stripping BYU rugby of its 2015 National Championship.

BYU rugby looking to rebound from...

The BYU men’s rugby team won all but one game last season. That loss came by way of California Golden Bears during the 2015 Rugby National Championship match, where the cougars attempted to take home their fifth-straight title. With that game clearly in the rearview, the cougars held walk-on tryouts last week with hopes to reload for another shot at the title.

BYU women’s rugby team remains proud...

The BYU women's rugby team finished the season with a 7-2 overall record between their friendly matches and the USA Women's Rugby College Elite D-I playoffs. They also appeared in the National Championship game in their first season as an officially sanctioned BYU sport.

BYU men’s rugby miss chance for...

The BYU men's rugby team fell just short of an undefeated season and their fifth-straight Varsity Cup with a 40-29 loss to Cal last weekend.
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