Rugby

Queen’s topples Concordia in first round of Men’s Rugby Nationals

The Men’s Rugby Team returned to play on Wednesday evening, coming away with a 38-22 win over the Concordia Stingers in the first round of the Canadian University Men’s Rugby Championship.Continue...

Canadian University Men’s Rugby Championship: Round one recap

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Queen’s Women’s Rugby wins 2021 U Sports Championship

Befitting its name, Queen’s now inhabits a monarchical position over Canada’s varsity women’s rugby.Continue...

2021 U Sports Women’s Rugby Championships: Round three recap

Consolation Final—Guelph Gryphons vs UBC Thunderbirds

The Thunderbirds and the Gryphons battled it out on the field Sunday morning in the consolation final to settle fifth and sixth place tournament finishes. The Thunderbirds went to work straight from the kick-off and gained a 33-0 lead by halftime. Guelph scored three tries and kicked two converts to get on the board in the second half, but it wasn’t enough to sustain a successful comeback. The Thunderbirds scored four more tries to seal the victory. With this win, UBC finished in fifth place, and the Gryphons settled for sixth.

Final score: 57-19 Thunderbirds.Continue...

2021 U Sports Women’s Rugby Championships: Round one recap

Game 1—uOttawa Gee-Gees vs St. FX X-Women

The first game of the tournament, Wednesday’s 11 a.m. matchup between the uOttawa Gee-Gees and St. FX X-women saw more than a clash of jersey colours. Laying on the pressure early, the Gee-Gees trotted up and down the pitch for the first half, establishing a 22-0 lead just 11 minutes into the game—something that would eventually prove insurmountable for the X-Women, as the Gee-Gees would close the door on the Nova Scotians shortly into the second half, despite them two hard-fought tries before the final whistle blow.Continue...

Queen’s Women’s Rugby falls short in OUA Championship finals

This past weekend, the Queen’s Women’s Rugby team competed in the 2021 OUA Championships finals, falling short to the Guelph Gryphons 32-23 in the match on Nov. 6.Continue...

Women’s Rugby fortified by sisters Chloe and Hannah Daniels

At Queen’s, being on a varsity team is often characterized as being part of a family.Continue...

Women’s Rugby spearheading Canada’s first Strong Girls United program

In the last year of her undergrad, Queen’s rugby player Jillian Lynott, ArtSci ’22, has decided to make a lasting impact on the surrounding Kingston community — organizing the first Strong Girls United (SGU) program run by a Canadian university.

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Women’s rugby caps season with big win over McMaster

The women’s rugby team capped off an undefeated regular season Saturday with a commanding 59-10 win over the McMaster Marauders.Continue...

Pat Lynott hired as new assistant coach for men’s rugby

Queen’s Men’s Rugby has welcomed back a former front-row player as their new assistant coach — Patrick Lynott, ArtSci ’19.Continue...

Season Preview: Men’s and Women’s Rugby

After missing an entire season of formal competition, the Queen’s Men’s and Women’s Rugby teams are eager to resume and repeat their dominant performances of the past.Continue...

Queen’s women’s rugby teammates cross the pond

When the OUA announced its season cancellations, student-athletes were understandably disappointed. Some, however, have found other means to keep playing the sports they love, with an aim to get to the next level.Continue...

Three Gaels set to compete for Canada in U20 tour

The Canada Men’s Under-20 15s program is set to compete against Portugal’s national side in Lisbon, Portugal on Feb. 17 and 20 in a pair of exhibition games.Continue...

Gaels return from nationals with bronze

Following a tough loss against the No. 3 University of Victoria Vikes in the semi-finals, the No. 2 Gaels played the host No. 4 Concordia Stingers in the bronze medal match.Continue...

Late try secures championship for Gaels

The men’s rugby team won a hard-fought battle against the Guelph Gryphons to cap off an undefeated season in OUA play, securing Queen’s third consecutive provincial championship.Continue...

Women's rugby loses heartbreaker

The Queen’s Gaels are national silver medalists after losing a hotly contested match to the Laval Rouge et Or, 22-14.Continue...

Queen’s runs away with OUA semis

The men’s rugby team came back from their first-round bye in full force, routing the Badgers in a 40-point victory.Continue...

Queen’s to host 2020 Men’s Rugby Championship

The Canadian University Men’s Rugby Championship (CUMRC) is coming to Queen’s.Continue...

Women's rugby wins OUA championship

The women’s rugby program delivered on the promise of their undefeated regular season with a dominant championship performance, besting the Guelph Gryphons 46-17.Continue...

Men's rugby secures top OUA seed

In the spirit of Homecoming, the men’s rugby team enjoyed a 62-7 romp over the Trent Excalibur on Saturday afternoon.Continue...

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