Posts Tagged ‘women’s rugby’

To lose with grace

There is little about the game of rugby that is graceful. It is physical, fast and confusing. People are yelling things and throwing things and hitting things and everything looks painful. From the outside, it looks like chaos. From the inside, it’s still chaos. But it’s a chaos that is owned, experienced, and learned from.…

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Women’s rugby wins championship

Hauling down Dal was a challenge for the opposition this year. (Torey Ellis photo)

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 first-year athlete, credits the team’s success to their teamwork. “There wasn’t one specific person who…

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