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The rugby team has made the Pacific Western Rugby Conference playoffs four years in a row. Photo credit: Jordan Olesen

Men’s rugby team is more than just another team

Carlos Islas // April 29, 2016
The Chico State men's rugby team continues to gather success but seek more support from the school.
Jeff McKinley, left, slips through two defenders in a game on Feb. 14 against San Jose State. The mens rugby team is 6-1 for the season and is ranked No. 2 in the Pacific West Conference. Photo courtesy of Jeff McKinley.

Men’s rugby breaks away from pack, secures playoff spot

Dylan Wakefield // March 28, 2015
As rugby gains in popularity in the United States, the Chico State team has a 6-1 record with one game remaining before playoffs next month.
The rugby team skirmishing during its preseason. Photo credit: Brandon Foster

Veteran squad primed for play

Ryan Grady // September 1, 2014
The Chico State men's rugby team has almost a full squad returning, and it's working to do some damage.
Chico State rugby captain Charlie Brennan competes in a match earlier this season. Photo credit: Salahadin Albutti

Rugby team suffers loss against Stanford University

Lee Masten // May 7, 2014
The Chico State rugby team ended the current season with a loss against Stanford University, but hopes for an NCAA tournament spot next season.

Chico State Athletes Tryout a New Style of Football: Rugby

January 31, 2014
Chico State athletes tryout a new style of football: Rugby. Three students discuss the differences.
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