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Men’s rugby team falls in round of eight at nationals

May 9, 2012

There will be no repeat for the men’s club rugby team. The Warhawks’ road to last season’s 7-3 win over Middlebury in the national championship began in Cottage Grove, but that was where the journey ended this season. The team defeated Central Missouri 42-7 Saturday April 28, but failed to advan...

Men’s rugby 3-2 in exhibition play

April 18, 2012

The defending national champion men’s rugby team has completed its spring season and will head to nationals April 28. The team will face Texas Tech in the National Sweet Sixteen in Cottage Grove and will face the winner of Lindenwood vs. UW-Milwaukee if they win. UW-Whitewater goes into the matchup...

Champs remain undefeated

November 16, 2011

The men’s club rugby team might have forgotten what losing feels like. On Sunday, the Warhawks won the Midwest Sectional for the third consecutive year, increasing their win streak to 30 matches in a row. The 31-18 victory over Northern Illinois University in the Midwest final also clinched a spot...

Men’s club rugby team wins national title

May 1, 2011

First it was the UW-Whitewater football team in December that won a national championship. Then it was the men’s wheelchair basketball team’s turn to snatch a national title of its own in March. Now, it’s the men’s club rugby team that is bringing home the hardware. Behind an impressive defensive fro...

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