Rugby

  • Getting to Know...Sarah Hoerig
    July 09, 2020
    X-Women rugby center Sarah Hoerig is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Sarah is a fourth year Business student from Whitby, Ont.
  • Getting to Know...Maddie Harroun
    June 24, 2020
    X-Women rugby prop Maddie Harroun is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Maddie is a third year Business student from Halifax, N.S.
  • 2020 AUS fall sports schedules released
    March 30, 2020
    Atlantic University Sport released the 2020 fall sports schedules today, including women’s rugby, men’s football, men’s and women’s soccer as well as men’s and women’s cross country. Hosts for the 2020 fall championships were also confirmed.
  • X-Women defeat AUS rival Axewomen to finish fifth at U SPORTS championship
    November 03, 2019
    In an all-AUS matchup, the StFX X-Women emerged victorious over the Acadia Axewomen by a score of 52-27 in the U SPORTS consolation final at Matt Anthony Field as the X-Women claim fifth place. 
  • X-Women defeat UBC in consolation semifinals
    November 01, 2019
    In the first of two consolation semifinals at the U SPORTS Women’s Rugby Championship Presented by the University of Ottawa, the StFX X-Women defeated the UBC Thunderbirds by a score of 26-24 on a frigid and windy day at Matt Anthony Field.
  • Lake and McCarron receive rugby All-Canadian honours
    October 31, 2019
    X-Women prop Sam Lake and lock Sarah McCarron were honoured as U SPORTS second team All-Canadians at the awards gala Thursday evening in Ottawa.
  • X-Women fall to tough Guelph squad in U SPORTS quarterfinal
    October 30, 2019
    In the first quarterfinal of the day at the U SPORTS Women’s Rugby Championship, the Guelph Gryphons upset the AUS and reigning national champion St. Francis Xavier X-Women 36-12 at Matt Anthony Field at the University of Ottawa. 
  • U SPORTS Women's Rugby Championship Preview
    October 26, 2019
    The reigning champion StFX X-Women look to make history when the U SPORTS Women’s Rugby Championship Presented by the University of Ottawa opens in the nation’s capital later this week.
  • X-Women claim AUS rugby title in 29-17 battle over Acadia
    October 26, 2019
    The StFX X-Women claimed the 2019 AUS rugby banner with a 29-17 victory over the Acadia Axewomen in a hard-fought battle in front of over 350 fans at StFX Stadium on a wet Saturday afternoon.
  • X-Women earn five AUS all-stars; Cavanagh named AUS Coach of the Year
    October 24, 2019
    The StFX X-Women earned five spots on the AUS all-star team including Sam Lake, Sarah McCarron, Alex Hamilton, Maddison Ross and Sarah Hoerig. Mike Cavanagh was honoured as the AUS Coach of the Year.
  • X-Women defeat NY team in exhibition match
    October 16, 2019
    The U SPORTS No. 2 ranked StFX X-Women played an exhibition game Tuesday evening during StFX fall break week and came away with a 64-0 victory over the NY Village Lions FC, a senior women’s team. The game was played in the Bronx.
  • X-Women earn close 20-19 exhibition win over Army
    October 16, 2019
    The StFX X-Women came out on top 20-19 over the Army Black Knights in very wet, rainy conditions Wednesday night in exhibition action.
  • X-Women to host AUS rugby final on Oct. 26th
    October 15, 2019
    The StFX X-Women will host the AUS rugby championship final game on Saturday, October 26th at 2:00 pm.
  • StFX beats SMU in season-finale
    October 09, 2019
    The visiting StFX X-Women defeated the home side SMU Huskies 49-0 on Wednesday night in Atlantic University Sport women’s rugby action from Huskies Stadium.
  • X-Women delight Homecoming crowd with 57-12 victory over Axewomen
    October 05, 2019
    The U SPORTS No. 2 ranked StFX X-Women remain undefeated on the AUS season after playing to a 57-2 victory over the No. 8 ranked Acadia Axewomen Saturday afternoon in front of an enthusiastic Homecoming crowd of over 1700 fans.
  • X-Women win battle of AUS rugby heavyweights
    September 27, 2019
    The U SPORTS No. 3 ranked StFX X-Women remain undefeated and improve to 4-0 with a convincing 38-14 win over the No. 5 ranked Acadia Axewomen in a battle of AUS rugby heavyweights Friday night at Raymond Field.
  • X-Women remain undefeated with win over Panthers
    September 22, 2019
    The U SPORTS No. 3 ranked StFX X-Women remain undefeated following a 65-5 victory over the UPEI Panthers Sunday afternoon. 
  • X-Women handle Huskies in AUS rugby action
    September 14, 2019
    The defending U SPORTS national champion and No. 1 ranked StFX X-Women were victorious over the visiting Saint Mary’s Huskies Satursay afternoon, handling them by a convincing 81-7 scoreline, in front of close to 300 fans.
  • X-Women rugby head coach Mike Cavanagh reaches milestone with career win No. 100
    September 06, 2019
    The hardest thing to do in sports is win. But for StFX women’s rugby coach, Mike Cavanagh, that’s all he’s done. Friday afternoon, the rugby guru reached the century mark after his team took down the UPEI Panthers 73-5 in the season opener.
  • AUS games rescheduled for coming weekend
    September 05, 2019
    Please note that due to the pending weather, the following StFX games have been rescheduled: SOCCER:  Friday, Sept. 6th UPEI @ StFX games will now be played at 1:15 and 3:30 pm at StFX Stadium FOOTBALL:  Saturday, Sept. 7th ACA @ StFX game will now be played on Friday, Sept. 6th at 7:00 pm at StFX Stadium W RUGBY:  Saturday, Sept. 7th StFX @ UPEI game will now be played on Friday, Sept. 6th at 5:00 pm in Charlottetown CROSS COUNTRY:  Sunday, Sept. 8th meet @ Halifax has been cancelled SOCCER:  Sunday, Sept. 8th UNB @ StFX games at 1:00 and 3:15 pm are on as scheduled
  • X-Women rugby win pair of pre-season matches over Axewomen
    September 01, 2019
    On Saturday the StFX X-Women rugby team began defense of their 2018 U SPORTS national title with a pair of pre-season exhibition games against conference rival Acadia. The two teams split their squads and the X-Women came out on top of both games, winning 46-29 and 36-0.
  • Getting to Know...Danielle Franada
    July 17, 2019
    X-Women Rugby fly half Danielle Franada is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Dani is a third year Business student from Grand Prairie, Alta.
  • Getting to Know...Meghan Buchanan
    June 26, 2019
    X-Women Rugby center Meghan Buchanan is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Meghan is a fourth year Business student from Lethbridge, Alta.
  • Getting to Know...Alex Hamilton
    June 13, 2019
    X-Women Rugby forward Alex Hamilton is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Alex is a fourth year Nursing student from Eastern Passage, N.S.
  • 2019 AUS fall sports schedules released
    March 22, 2019
    Atlantic University Sport released the 2019 fall sports schedules today, including women’s rugby, men’s football, men’s and women’s soccer as well as men’s and women’s cross country. Hosts for the 2019 fall championships were also confirmed.
  • DeMerchant named Subway AUS female athlete of the Week
    November 06, 2018
    Olivia DeMerchant of the StFX X-Women rugby team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female athlete of the week for the week ending Nov. 4, 2018.
  • X-Women Rugby - 2018 U SPORTS national champions!
    November 04, 2018
    The StFX X-Women defeated the Guelph Gryphons 41-24 to win the U SPORTS national championship Sunday evening at Acadia University. The victory marked the sixth national banner in team history for the X-Women, who previously won in 2016, 2014, 2012, 2010 and 2006 - keeping the tradition alive in winning in even-numbered years.
  • X-Women victorious over Laval, advance to U SPORTS gold medal game
    November 02, 2018
    The StFX X-Women defeated the Laval Rouge et Or 26-12 in the U SPORTS semifinal game Friday evening to punch their ticket into the gold medal game Sunday afternoon.
  • X-Women advance to semifinal with 42-21 victory over Queen’s
    November 01, 2018
    The StFX X-Women advanced to the U SPORTS semifinal game with a decisive 42-21 victory over the OUA finalist Queen’s Gaels Thursday afternoon in the second quarterfinal of the U SPORTS championship, hosted by Acadia University.
  • Alphonso & DeMerchant named U SPORTS rugby All-Canadians
    October 30, 2018
    A pair of veteran fifth year X-Women were named U SPORTS second team All-Canadians Wednesday night at the championship awards banquet. Prop Joanna Alphonso and No. 8 Olivia DeMerchant both received the national honour.
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