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The Lion's Roar

Rugby sets eyes on championship on Nov. 16

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.

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 II Goff Rugby Report Rankings. Donald Hart, head coach of rugby, is happy to have hard working...

Revitalized rugby team remains undefeated in second season

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

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, the Southeastern Rugby Club was brought back in the spring of 2019. Donald Hart, head coach...

Returning to rugby

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

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. Donald Hart, head coach, felt pleasantly surprised by the game's outcome. "It went much better...

Rugby recruiting

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

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. “Large tournaments were played here, which brought a lot of teams from all over the South and the...

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