Rugby closes season with win
The women's rugby team ended its season 7-2 after it defeated Wellesley 20-12, winning the second-tier playoffs last Saturday.
Rugby prepares for final regular season matchup
Women's rugby, which currently has a record of 6-2, will go up against Bates on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. The game will be the Polar Bears' final match of the season, ending the tier-two playoffs, which the team entered after failing to make the tier-one playoffs.
Men’s rugby finishes 2-4
The men's rugby team will finish up its season with a friendly "black versus white" scrimmage this Saturday at 12:30 p.m. The men will put aside all of the camaraderie that has built up over the season for 80 minutes of fratricide on the pitch.
Rugby misses tier-one cut
The women's rugby team will play at home against Amherst in the tier- two playoffs this Saturday, October 24 at 1 p.m. "We are kind of disappointed that we didn't make the [tier one] playoffs," said co-captain Hannah Larson '10. "We aren't used to being anything less than a really good team, so this is tough."
Rugby blanks Northeastern
In their last regular season home game, women's rugby will face off against University of New Hampshire at 11 a.m. on Saturday. The Polar Bears beat their Division II opponents 29-22 last year, and must be feeling good about their chances after bringing themselves up to 2-2 with their defeat of Northeastern University last week.
Rugby team rebounds with 20-0 victory against Bates
Rugby team led by strong defense, solid offense during a 20-0 thrashing of Bobcats
Women's rugby racked up another win with a solid 20-0 whipping of the Bates Bobcats in Lewiston, Maine. The Polar Bears may have had some anxieties about this game coming off of their previous loss against Radcliffe, which had the potential to set a bad tone for the season.
Rugby team struggles against strong Radcliffe team
Bowdoin women's rugby met its match in their first regular season game. Last Saturday, the Polar Bears fell to Radcliffe College 41-10. Riding two earlier victories and an undefeated season last year, Bowdoin played strong defense for the first half, with Flanker Uche Esonu '13 scoring the first Bowdoin try.
Rugby opens season with two strong victories
Bowdoin girls got game. That's the only way to sum up the twin victories for the women's rugby team last Saturday. Focusing on speed and skill, the Polar Bears drove to a 27-0 victory over Colby, reminiscent of their 34-0 victory over the Mules last year. Although their opponents stiffened up and offered stauncher resistance in the second half, the team continued to dominate throughout the match.