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Record anticipates launching first women’s rugby season

Record anticipates launching first women’s rugby season

Mary Pyles, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The new women’s rugby team is paving the way here at Guilford for up and coming women's sports. Guilford College Director of Athletics Sue Bower announced the addition of women's rugby to the school's varsity athletics program on May 24, 2019. The announcement raises the college's number of varsity teams...

Women’s rugby team works through rain, shine

Women’s rugby team works through rain, shine

Carson Risser, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

“I did musical theater in high school, and then when I got to college I was like, I am 500 miles from home, and I don’t know what I’m doing,” said junior Taryn McFadden, president of the Guilford College women’s rugby team. “Let me do something that’s really out of my bubble and play the...

Guilford rugby clubs: more than meets the black eye

Guilford rugby clubs: more than meets the black eye

Quincy Malesovas, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

Do you have any friends who are hookers? What about flankers? If your answer is no, then you probably are unfamiliar with the Guilford College rugby teams. For those who do not play the sport, rugby may seem like an enigma. The most common assumptions are that it is rough and something like football...