McGill men’s rugby (2–0) is looking strong heading into the regular season after a resounding 47–15 win against Harvard (0–1). In the 38th annual Covo Cup, McGill’s final preseason game before RSEQ competition begins, McGill came out with a tenacious defensive showing and exciting play. “We played hard defence, we […]
Spectators at Molson Stadium on Oct. 20 saw the McGill Redmen (3-4) get off to a slow start against the Université de Montréal (UdeM) Carabins (3-4) in the first half of the season’s closing game. But, refusing to end on a low note, McGill’s near-impenetrable defence prevailed in the second half, and they took the game 31-21.
On Sept. 30, a sunny fall day, the McGill Martlets women's rugby team (0-5) took on the visiting Carleton Ravens (3-1). Carleton took an early lead, but the Martlets rallied in a losing cause to finish the game with a 33-21 scoreline. Carleton pulled ahead with a dominant first half: […]
Canadian Rugby Hall of Famer and McGill alumna Gillian Florence spent 17 years playing internationally and retired as one of the most decorated athletes in her sport.
The McGill Redmen (6-1) rugby squad battled through the opposing crowds’ banter, overcame a case of dropped catches, and made a heroic goal line stand to defeat the Bishop’s Gaiters (3-3-1) 27-20 and advance to the RSEQ finals. Bishop’s scored the first try of the game in the tenth minute […]
The expectations are high for McGill Redmen Rugby this year. After last season’s dramatic RSEQ championship victory over the Montreal Carabins, McGill is gunning for another conference title. On Sunday, the McGill Redmen were dominant in their season opener against the Concordia Stingers at McGill’s Percival Molson Stadium. Fourth-year centre […]
“I could tell everyone was exhausted,” captain Mitchell Cuillerier said. “But when I looked in their eyes, I could see nobody was going to quit.” With the RSEQ Championship on the line, the Montréal Carabins (5-2-0) held the McGill Redmen (6-0-1) in check for 80 minutes. But as the clock […]
McGill Redmen 50 ETS Piranhas 0 The McGill Redmen (7-0-1) routed the ETS Piranhas (2-6-0) 50-0 in the RSEQ semifinals at Molson Stadium on Friday, despite having three Redmen leave the field injured and entering plays one man down due to yellow cards. The victory marks the […]
McGill Redmen 26 Bishop's Gaiters 14 There are three interpretations of McGill’s (5-0-0) 26-14 victory over Bishop’s (3-2-0) last Friday at Molson Stadium: One, McGill’s 26 first-half points ran Bishop’s out of the game. Two, centre Augustus Hill’s 12 penalty kick points were the difference between the two sides; Bishop’s […]
At kickoff against the Carleton Ravens in Molson stadium on Saturday, the McGill Martlets (2-3) were as good as out of the postseason. By Sunday, Concordia's 81-5 victory over Bishop’s saw them formally knocked out. “After [the loss to Montreal] we realized we would have to rely on [Concordia’s] results,” Head […]