Men’s rugby hoists hardware

By Douglas Long

The Dinos men’s rugby club prevailed as Canada West champions this past weekend in a two day tournament featuring the University of Lethbridge Trolls, Mount Royal University Cougars and University of Alberta Golden Bears. They beat the Trolls 103-0 on a snow covered field on Friday afternoon and the hibernating Bears 55-3 on Saturday. The… Continue reading Men’s rugby hoists hardware

Men’s Rugby: Joah Atkinson/Brian Collins Memorial Cup Contested

By Nick Meehan

Sat., Sept. 30th marked the fourth anniversary of the annual Joah Atkinson/Brian Collins Memorial Rugby Match, this year contested by the University of Calgary men’s rugby A-team and the Calgary Saracens. University of Calgary students, Atkinson and Collins were killed by a speeding mini-van on Sept., 30, 2003. Both were members of the Dinos Rugby… Continue reading Men’s Rugby: Joah Atkinson/Brian Collins Memorial Cup Contested

Seven is more than 15

By Gareth Williams

Laura Stoughton–affable, well-spoken and with a great job downtown–is the kind of U of C graduate our school would love you to meet. In August however, Stoughton is the last person Canada’s rugby foes will want to meet on the field. Stoughton has been selected to represent Canada at the second Federation International du Sport… Continue reading Seven is more than 15

Midterm Review: Rugby

By Gareth Williams

Talent The Dinos rugby club isn’t actually a varsity team, but they were still able to attract some new talent this year. On the women’s side, Nicky Kolskog was invited to try out for Canada’s national team. Unfortunately, the ladies weren’t able to organize many games to show their stuff. On the men’s side, Neil… Continue reading Midterm Review: Rugby

Rugby champs no longer

By Gareth Williams

The Dinos men’s rugby club failed in their quest to retain the Western Intercollegiate Rugby Championship crown despite a courageous fight in the second half of the trophy match against the University of Alberta Sat., Oct. 22. The boys from Edmonton took home the big trophy, holding on to win 57-24. To reach the trophy… Continue reading Rugby champs no longer

A warm lager after a match with the mates

By Gareth Williams

Unlike the rest of the Dinos, the men’s rugby team at the University of Calgary isn’t too concerned about winning any silverware in their upcoming season. Instead, they have their eyes set on a much bigger prize: a little brown jug that’s 45 years old. Since 1960, the ‘Little Brown Jug’ has been the trophy… Continue reading A warm lager after a match with the mates