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.  

 

2018-2019 Men's Rugby Schedule

Schedule

Interested in Men's Rugby? Contact mensrugby@stmarys-ca.edu and check out this link for prospective athletes

 

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  • $100 (Includes Gate Admission)
  • Season tickets are limited to 90 seat-backs which are located directly below the press box.

 

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Read about our 2017/2018 season!

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2018/2019 Season Updates: 

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(10/4/18): Captain Vili Helu plays in Manchester, England with the USA 7's Falcons

Vili Helu travels with the USA 7's Falcons squad to Manchester, England this coming weekend for the AF International Sevens preseason competition. The team will compete against England, France, Ireland, Spain and Germany. Helu, former 2014 Youth Olympian, had outstanding performances with the Falcons side during the pre-Rugby World Cup Sevens camp and RugbyTown 7's competition. Congratulations Vili! Go Gaels!

Read more here (with schedule). 

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(8/20/18): Sean Yacoubian named First Team All American and Aaron Matthews named Second Team All American

Scrumhalf Sean Yacoubian is named to the First Team All American list for College 15's for 2018. This decision was made after a stellar performance against the Glendale Raptors August 17th. Yacoubian is one of two Gaels to be an All American. Teammate Aaron Matthews is named as Second Team All American where he was also present at the Collegiate All American Camp in preparation for the Glendale test match. A huge honor for these two athletes and a great representation of Gael Rugby! Read more here

Watch the First Team selection video here

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(8/16/18): Vili Helu and Aaron Matthews named to USA Falcon's 7's squad and Men's Collegiate All American 7's squad respectfully, to compete at Rugbytown 7's Aug. 24-26

8-man, Vili Helu, is rostered to play on the USA Falcon's 7's squad at the upcoming Rugbytown 7's tournament in Glendale, Coloardo taking place Aug. 24th-26th. He's joined by teammate Aaron Matthews who will be playing for the Men's Collegiate All American 7's squad. They will both be represnting USA squads comprised of athletes across the country's colleges and universities, as well as from senior club teams acorss the nation. All matches will be livestreamed from this link here. Congratulations to our two Gaels as they represent Saint Mary's College! 

Read the full article here

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(8/15/18): Michael McCarthy placed on USA Rugby Collegiate Academic Honor Roll

Congratulations to Center/Fly-half Michael McCarthy for taking a spot on the USA Rugby Collegiate Academic Honro Roll for the 2017/2018 season! As a Business Adminstration Major, McCarthy had to maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher. Great job representing Gael student athletes! Read more here.

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(8/13/18): Sean Yacoubian is one among 30 athletes selected for the All American Game vs. Glendale Raptors

Scrumhalf Sean Yacoubian remains from an original group of 80 who were selected for the men's collegiate All-American Camp in Colorado. After two test games, Sean Yacoubian is part of a roster of 30 who will play against the Glendale Raptors on August 17th. Joining him is center, Aaron Matthews who just came back from Club 7's Nationals in New York this past weekend. Congratulations to Sean and Aaron as they prepare to take on the Raptors this Friday. After the Glendale match, the First Team Collegiate All Americans will be selected. Read more here

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(8/5/18): Three Gael Ruggers will be attending the Collegiate All American Selection Camp

Three Gael ruggers will be attending a Collegiate All American Selection Camp beginning Thursday, August 9th in Glendale, CO.

Congratulations to Aaron Matthews, Center/Fullback; Tommy Wallace, Wing; and Sean Yacoubian, Scrumhalf. After two trial matches, on August 12th, the group of 80 will be paired down to 30 and will play the powerful Glendale Raptors on August 17th.

Congratulations to Aaron, Tommy and Sean, we know they’ll proudly represent Gael Rugby, the Coaches and the program as three of our finest! Read more here!

Go Gaels!

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Saint Mary’s Stadium Policies

  • $10 per person ages 13 and over (CASH ONLY)

  • SERVICE ANIMALS ONLY

  • NO DOGS ALLOWED

  • NO ALCOHOL

  • NO COOLERS INSIDE STADIUM 

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Team Activities 

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Alumni in the News 

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Saint Mary's Mens team take home the D1A National Championship against Life University for the 2016-2017 Season!