On Sept. 15, the McGill Redmen (1-2) faced the Concordia Stingers (2-1) for the 50th annual Shaughnessy Cup. The Redmen gave their crosstown rivals a run for their money, but ultimately lost 33-26. The first half saw limited offence from both sides. McGill struggled to move the ball across the[Read More…]
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McGill Redmen 10 Concordia Stingers 36 The fervorous crowds and cheerleaders at Molson Stadium for the Oct. 14 homecoming football game couldn’t help the McGill Redmen (1-5) overcome the Concordia Stingers (3-3). As the clouds eclipsed the only sunlight early in the second quarter,[Read More…]
Unpredictability has been a motif in Kansas City Chiefs guard—and former McGill Redman—Laurent Duvernay-Tardif’s career. Picked in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Duvernay-Tardif became the only McGill alumnus to earn a spot on an NFL roster. In his offseasons, he is working toward a medical degree at[Read More…]
To cap off the 2016-17 academic year, the McGill Tribune recognizes the top Redmen team, athlete, rookie, and coach.
Despite a 13-0 blanking by the league-leading Montreal Carabins (7-1) at Saturday’s homecoming game, the McGill Redmen (4-4) earned their first playoff berth since 2012.
Balancing a full course load and extracurricular activities is demanding for anybody, but McGill medical student Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is more than up for the challenge—especially given his “extracurricular activity” entails a full-time NFL job.
The McGill Redmen (3-3) beat back both the cold and the Bishop’s Gaiters (1-5) in Lennoxville on Oct. 14 on their way to a 37-14 victory. The Redmen closed the first half with a dominant 23-0 lead to canter home for a victory in front of a crowded Coulter field on a freezing October evening.
“[Football] is something my mom forced me to be a part of,” Spooner said. “So many benefits came after that—friendships, it helped me focus on school and do better in school; if you got bad marks you got kicked off the team [in high school….] It has just helped my life out so much. It keeps you from doing bad stuff [….] You meet so many great individuals and great peers.”
McGill Redmen football’s (2-2) offence stalled in a 20-11 defeat to the Sherbrooke Vert et Or (2-2), on a blustery Sept. 24 day at McGill’s Molson Stadium. It was a disappointing loss for the Redmen, who led the Vert et Or for the first three quarters of the game. Sherbrooke, however, capitalized on McGill’s inability to find the endzone after the first quarter, stringing together some impressive fourth-quarter drives to put the game out of reach for the home team.
McGill Redmen 10 Laval Rouge et Or 57 McGill (3-5-0) ran into the wrath of No. 3 ranked Laval (7-1-0) in the final regular season game of the RSEQ season on Saturday at Molson Stadium, losing 57-10. Laval outmatched and outmuscled McGill in all phases of the game. The Rouge[Read More…]