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.

 

 NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS 

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.

Read more here

June 18, 2016

SMC Rugby sending Five All-Americans Down Under as members of the USA All-American Travel Squad

Viliami Helu

Alec Barton

Dylan Audsley

Kevin O'Connor

Dino Waldren

USA Men's Collegiate All-American Coach Gavin Hickie has announced the squad that will tour Queensland July 31 to August 15. Read more here

 

July 12, 2016

Fourty Four Players from D1A Rugby Recognized as All Americans | Alex Solomon

“It’s a thrill to see so many hardworking student-athletes receive the recognition they deserve,” said D1A Rugby Commissioner Kevin Battle.  Read more here.

The USA Rugby Men's Collegiate All-Americans have been selected for the 2015-2016 season.

July 8, 2016

USA RUGBY NAMES MORE THAN 130 PLAYERS TO 2015-16 MEN'S COLLEGIATE ALL-AMERICANS | USA Rugby

The USA Rugby Men's Collegiate All-Americans have been selected for the 2015-2016 season. The list of over 130 standout student-athletes represent 44 universities. Read more here.

Men's College Awards 2015-16 | Goff Report

Player of the year: Dylan Audsley, Saint Mary's.

Audlsey won the inaugural Rudy Scholz Award and we're not going to make any changes. Audsley us a multi-skilled player with ability that translates to higher levels. He's smart, exciting to watch, and a central figure for a top team - The Gaels made the D1A final and won the USA Rugby Collegiate 7's National Champtionship, and Audsley was excellent for them in both runs.  Read more here.

June 13, 2016

Sorensen, Scholz Awards Given in Gala Event | Goff Report

Rudy Scholz passed away in 1981, but three of his sons, along with ten other family members, were in attendance. Rudy’s son David presented the Scholz Award to Dylan Audsley’s mother, Michelle Audsley Myers. Dylan Audsley was unable to attend because he is in New Zealand, but he did speak with Gastineau via Face Time. “I am just here to continue working and trying to get better,” he said. Getting the first-ever Scholz Award was, he said, a phenomenal honor, but he hoped that as the game grows players who are “better than me” will receive future awards.  Read more here.

May 30, 2016

The Gaels crowned USA Rugby D1A 7’s 2016 National Champions

 

Men's Rugby 7's National Champions

 

 

GAME SCHEDULE RESULTS

Friday | May 27, 2016  - SMC 36 - West Virginia 5

Friday | May 27, 2016 - SMC 50  - Alabama 0

Saturday |  May 28, 2016 - SMC 22 - Arkansas 12

Saturday |  May 28, 2016 - SMC 21 - Notre Dame 17 (Quarterfinal Match)

Sunday | May 29, 2016 SMC 19 - Arizona State 10 (Semi-final Match)

Sunday | May 29, 2016 SMC 7 - American International 5 (Championship Match)

 

Men’s Rugby Archives 2015-2016

 

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