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Rugby continues strong start, blows out competition

Rugby continues strong start, blows out competition

The Colby men’s rugby team (CRFC) dominated against Maine Maritime (MMA) this past Saturday, with a 59-10 victory. The team was looking to build on the winning momentum from last weekend’s win over Bates. As Aidan Cyr ’20 explained, “The team was hyperaware of weak points from last weekend that we needed to adjust.” This focus accompanied by the confidence […]

by Annabel McLaughlin· · 0 comments · Sports
Women’s rugby finishes strong season, takes second in Maine cup

Women’s rugby finishes strong season, takes second in Maine cup

It was an emotional day for the seniors on Colby women’s rugby team, as they played their last games in the blue and white jerseys they had come to wear with such pride. Traveling to Portland for the Maine Collegiate Rugby State Tournament, Colby had three scheduled games against other Maine schools. On Saturday morning, Colby took on the University […]

by Katie Kelley· · 0 comments · Sports
Men’s rugby advances to final eight, qualifies for first National Tournament in club history

Men’s rugby advances to final eight, qualifies for first National Tournament in club history

Any disappointment from the fall season quickly vanished this weekend, when the Colby Men’s Rugby (CRFC) won the Plattsburg Food Bank Seven’s tournament, which secured the team a spot in the national tournament in June. The national tournament will be hosted in Philadelphia on June 4, where CRFC will be one of eight teams to compete for the championship. For […]

by Katie Kelley· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
The Cheap Seats with Ella Maddi ’19

The Cheap Seats with Ella Maddi ’19

In this edition of the Cheap Seats, we sit down with rugby’s Ella Maddi ’19 to discuss pregame music, world domination, and long car rides. Echo: What’s your pregame music? Ella Maddi: Galway Girl and various covers of Galway Girl. Echo: What’s your spirit animal? EM: Octopus because they don’t have a brain but they’re still really good problem solvers […]

by Drew Ladner· · 0 comments · Sports
Rugby defeats Maine rival

Rugby defeats Maine rival

The Colby Men’s Rugby team started their season on September 20 at home under the lights against the University of Maine Farmington. A large crowd filled with parents, friends, and professors supported the Mules as they opened their season. Jonathan Cabour ’17 scored the first try of the 2015 fall season for the Mules as they fell 29-5 to a […]