Men's Rugby

 Saint Mary’s College has an outstanding college rugby program that has performed at consistently high levels throughout its years in USA Division 1. Each year, Dozens of young men venture onto the grounds of Pat Vincent Field with aspirations of championship play. Participants are well aware of the responsibility to uphold the long standing traditions of Gael Rugby.

Students interested in playing rugby are invited to the team meeting on Sept 6th 7:30pm in Dante Hall room 204.

 

News and Highlights

August 15, 2016

AIG MCAAs leave Australia with 1-2 record, invaluable experience

Dylan Audsley scored 15 points for the All-Americans in their final match vs Queensland Barbarians.  Dylan, Dino Waldren, and Vili Helu started the match. Kevin O'Connor sub'd in late in the game at flanker.

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August 6, 2016

AIG MCAAs open Tour with win against Darling Downs

“TOOWOOMBA, Queensland - The AIG Men's Collegiate All-Americans secured their first victory of the Tour to Queensland sponsored by WellDog Saturday, a 31-17 defeat of a Darling Downs representative side at Gold Park.”

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August 2, 2016

Eagles Elite Training Squad, Development Training Group updated for fall

Dylan Audsley and Dino Waldren have been named to the USA Eagles Development Training Group!

LAFAYETTE, Colo. - Men's Eagles Head Coach John Mitchell and the High Performance staff, led by USA Rugby Director of Performance Alex Magleby, have announced the second Eagles Elite Training Squad (EETS) and Eagles Development Training Group (EDTG) of the year. Read more here

July 29, 2016

Down Memory Lane - St. Mary's Men 2008

By: Allyn Freeman (Rugby Today)

"In the three-years between 2005 and 2007, St. Mary’s went 45-12, often defeating fifteens from D-I large enrollment schools." Read more here

July 25, 2016

Academic Honor Roll Announced for 2015-16 Season

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Three SMC Gaels named to the 2015-16 USA Rugby National Collegiate Academic Honor Roll!

  • Nicholas Schlobohm
  • Bradley Roberts
  • Michael McCarthy
  • Michael Tillson

LAFAYETTE, Colo. - More than 250 student-athletes have been recognized for their on- and off-field performances during the 2015-16 competitive season as part of the 2015-16 USA Rugby National Collegiate Academic Honor Roll. 

In the five years USA Rugby has made the national distinction of student-athletes that have been consistent starters on intercollegiate rugby teams with cumulative grade point averages of 3.50 or higher (on a 4.0 scale), more than 1,250 have been named to the Honor Roll. The honor roll this year includes athletes from more than 80 colleges across all divisions.

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