Rugby

Dalhousie men’s rugby club suspended over alleged hazing

September 30, 2014

University to conduct investigation into activities at off-campus party The Dalhousie men’s rugby club has temporarily been suspended pending an investigation by the university into hazing allegations. A statement released by the university said they received a formal complaint from… Continue Reading

Dal wins rugby rematches

November 07, 2013

On Nov. 3 Dalhousie and King’s College went head-to-head for the second year in a row in the Nova Scotia Rugby Union University Division 2 final. King’s opened the scoring as scrumhalf Tristan Keyes took the penalty restart quickly, racing… Continue Reading

Dalhousie Tigers: Fall 2012 Semester in Review

November 23, 2012

By: Ian Froese, Sports Editor, Graeme Benjamin, Assistant Sports Editor, Henry Whitfield, Katelynn Gough, Alex Hallink, Arfa Ayub, Paula Sanderson, Sports Contributors This was a semester of predictability. Our teams that we expected to dominate did so. Our teams that… Continue Reading

Dal rugby’s title dynasty ends

November 02, 2012

On a chilly Sunday afternoon at Merv Sullivan Park, Acadia sent Dalhousie rugby home empty-handed for the first time since 2006. The defending champions lost 43-38 in the Division I championship. The five-time titleholders came up short Oct. 28 against… Continue Reading

King’s tops Dal in title contest

November 02, 2012

The Dalhousie men’s Division II rugby team ended their stellar season with an overtime loss to King’s on championship weekend. The Tigers lost 20-15 at Merv Sullivan Park in Halifax. Scorers for Dal were Nick Rotta-Loria and Jake Exton, each… Continue Reading

Women’s rugby wins championship

October 26, 2012

Dalhousie women’s rugby team won the Maritime University Rugby Championships on Oct. 20, beating the UNB Varsity Reds 33-12. Leading the way for the Tigers were Christine Belisle and Alyssa Young with two tries each. Belisle, who is only a… Continue Reading

Dalhousie Tigers: Semester in Review

November 25, 2011

By Ian Froese (Sports Editor), Henry Whitfield, Arfa Ayub, Tim Vanderweide and Armaan Ahluwalia (Sports Contributors) Each week the Gazette sports section has arguably the least productive meeting of any section in this paper. Why, you ask? Well, it may say something about… Continue Reading

Chilly championship weekend

November 04, 2011

Dal wins fifth straight championship, King’s falters This past weekend Dalhousie’s Division I rugby team added 2011 to their growing list of consecutive undefeated seasons. In a torrential downpour and icy temperatures which still brought an impressive 100 hearty souls… Continue Reading

Dal and King’s scorch competition

September 30, 2011

Dalhousie’s rugby dominance showed no signs of slowing down last Sunday with both outfits winning their respective home matches. The Division I crew, shown above, outclassed Acadia 80 – 3 and the Division II team won 66 – 0 opposite… Continue Reading

Dal rugby blanks SMU

September 10, 2011

67-0 season opening win for four-time Div I champions Despite Dalhousie’s dominating 67-0 score, the Tigers Division I rugby team began its 2011 regular season Saturday with a competitive match against Saint Mary’s at Wanderer’s Field. Momentum was slow to… Continue Reading

Dal rugby squeaks past King’s

September 10, 2011

Combatants battle in regular season for first time in four years   The Dalhouise Tigers rugby team won their Division II season opener Saturday afternoon against the King’s Blue Devils in a tightly-matched 12 – 10 game. The Tigers came out… Continue Reading

Big weekend ahead

October 15, 2010

By Dylan Matthias, Sports Editor   This weekend, there’s a choice involved. With the Thanksgiving break giving most teams a week off last weekend, this week sees a boatload of AUS and ACAA action as fall sports try to cram… Continue Reading

Jock Talk

Dal rugby's Liz Lumsden

October 30, 2009

Q: Who would you rather: Zach Morris or Zac Efron? A: I love Zach Morris, but I think Zac Efron is hotter, so Efron. Q: Could you take Miley Cyrus in a steel cage match? A: For sure. She’s young… Continue Reading