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The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Lion Rugby celebrates with the Magnolia Cup after defeating the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 31-12.

Outside breakaways lead to Lion Rugby win in Magnolia Cup

David Zieske, Staff Reporter April 5, 2022

Southeastern’s rugby team hosted the Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs for the Magnolia Cup, dominating and winning 31-12 (five tries).  In the April 2 matchup, the Lions used their trained endurance...

Sami Madonna stiff-arming a defenseman in order to score.

National Collegiate Rugby recognizes four Southeastern players

Haley Dupre', Staff Reporter February 16, 2022

After a battling season in the Deep South conference, Southeastern’s rugby team had four players that went above and beyond on the field and had their efforts recognized.  Senior fly-half Nick “Monty”...

Jock Tucker, scrum half, runs the ball down the field against Tulane University. The university defeated Tulane University 29-10 to earn their fourth victory of the season.

Rugby sets eyes on championship on Nov. 16

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter November 12, 2019

After being chartered in 2018, the university rugby team will look to secure their first-ever championship. Currently, the university sits at an undefeated record of 5-0 and is ranked 40th in the Division...

The rugby team defeated Tulane University 29-10 on Oct. 19. The team is now 2-0 into the Deep South Rugby Conference.

Revitalized rugby team remains undefeated in second season

Dylan Meche , Staff Reporter October 22, 2019

Within a year of being reintroduced on campus and two games into their Fall 2019 season, the rugby team is now 2-0 into the Deep South Rugby Conference. With over a decade of absence from the university,...

Alumni returned to the field of play for the rugby alumni game.

Returning to rugby

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor September 22, 2018

The Lions rugby team entered its first scrimmage in an alumni game and beat the alumni Red Lions 40-5. Instead of the usual 40 minute halves, the alumni game was sectioned into 15-minute quarters. Dr....

Alumni and former players of the university rugby club participated in a match for the clubs 50th anniversary. Now, the rugby team is recruiting for an upcoming season.

Rugby recruiting

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor August 7, 2018

The university rugby team invites recruits to join the team as it returns to competition. “Southeastern had quite the reputation as a very fine school for rugby,” said Head Coach Dr. Donald Hart....

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