Tag Archives: D1A Rugby

SMC rugby falls in D1A national title game

By Christian Portillo Life University came out strong right after halftime and scored two converted tries to come back and take a 17-15 lead over Saint Mary’s. The momentum belonged to the Running Eagles from here on out. However, Vili … Continue reading

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Rugby host local rivalry game Saturday

The 2-time defending national champion Saint Mary’s rugby team hosts longtime local rival Cal Saturday at 1 p.m. in Saint Mary’s Stadium.  SMC is ranked No. 1 in the latest Canterbury D1A Top 20. Tickets will be available at the … Continue reading

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Rising From The Ruck: SMC Earns No. 1 Spot In Poll

By claiming a 21-6 victory in last weekend’s USA Rugby Division I-A championship, the Saint Mary’s rugby team showed exactly what it takes to win at Life. Bad pun alert. We apologize. Now, back to the news of the day. Having beaten Life University … Continue reading

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Rugby championship game information

With Saturday’s resounding 72-7 semifinal win over Lindenwood, the Saint Mary’s rugby team is headed to its 2nd-straight D1A National Championship appearance.  The Gaels will face defending national champion Life University at 7 p.m. Saturday at Steuber Rugby Stadium at Stanford … Continue reading

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SMC rugby hosts Cal Poly in D1A semifinals

After knocking off Colorado 65-25 last weekend, the nationally-prominent Saint Mary’s rugby team has advanced to the USA Rugby D1A national semifinals.  The Gaels will host Cal Poly at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pat Vincent Memorial Field. Cal Poly advanced … Continue reading

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No. 3 Saint Mary’s Rugby hosts playoff game Saturday

The third-ranked Saint Mary’s rugby program hosts Colorado in the quarterfinals of the USA Rugby D1A national championships Saturday at 1 p.m. Pat Vincent Field (click here for directions) on the SMC campus. The winner of Saturday’s game will face … Continue reading

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