Men’s rugby team set to tackle fall season

By Kari Condel Staff Writer It is that time of year again for the intramural fields to serve as home to the DeSales men’s rugby team until the early November. The men’s team began competitive play in the Lehigh Valley Rugby Tournament to assess their strengths and weaknesses before the season begins. Founded in 2011 as a 7s program, with seven players per team, and … [Read more...]

Men’s and Women’s Rugby Tackle Their Spring Season

By Lauren Trumbull Layout Editor This article was originally published in Issue 13, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (April 14, 2016). Click here to view the entire issue. It’s that time of year again to see people running up and down the intramural field by the freshman dorms, chanting and tackling one another in an intense game of rugby. April 2 kicked off rugby’s … [Read more...]

Theatre Alumni Succeed in NYC, Rugby Raises Money for Wounded and More in This Issue

Download the latest issue of The Minstrel (November 5, 2015)! This issue features articles on theatre alumni Meg Halcovage and Phoenix Best, who both continue to thrive as actresses in New York City; men's rugby which hosted the "Sevens For Soldiers" tournament, which raised money for Wounded Warrior Project; and both women's soccer and women's volleyball make the MAC Freedom … [Read more...]

Men’s Rugby Plays “Sevens for Soldiers” for Wounded Warriors

By Jillian Ramsey Staff Writer It’s a crisp fall day, sun high in the sky, with the wind blowing all of the fresh fallen leaves all over campus. It’s the perfect day to be outside, the perfect day for a rugby game and more importantly a rugby game donating all of its profits to the Wounded Warrior Project. This past Saturday afternoon, the DeSales men’s rugby club … [Read more...]