Rugby

  • 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.
  • X-Women rugby to face Queen's in U SPORTS championship quarterfinals
    October 27, 2018
    The AUS champion X-Women rugby team will face the Queen's Gaels in quarterfinal action Thursday, November 1st at 2:00 pm at the U SPORTS championship at Acadia University.
  • X-Women rugby claim 20th AUS banner with 38-7 win over Axewomen
    October 26, 2018
    The StFX X-Women claimed their 20th AUS championship banner with a 31-7 victory over the Acadia Axewomen in the Subway AUS championship game Friday night at StFX Oland Stadium.
  • Five X-Women rugby athletes named AUS all-stars, Coach Cavanagh honoured as AUS Coach of the Year
    October 25, 2018
    Atlantic University Sport is pleased to announce the 2018 women's rugby major award winners and all-stars as selected by the conference's four head coaches following the regular season.
  • X-Women squeeze past Axewomen in 22-20 win
    October 14, 2018
    The U SPORTS No. 2 ranked StFX X-Women retained first place in the AUS standings, but it didn’t come easy as they edged the No. 8 ranked Acadia Axewomen 22-20 Sunday afternoon in the last game of the AUS regular season.
  • X-Women drop exhibition games to Queen’s
    October 06, 2018
    The U SPORTS No. 2 X-Women rugby team dropped a pair of exhibition games to the No. 5 ranked Queen’s Gaels in doubleheader action Saturday afternoon at the University of Ottawa.
  • X-Women fall to Gee Gee's in battle of top two nationally ranked teams
    October 05, 2018
    In a battle of the top two ranked teams in U SPORTS women’s rugby, the No. 1 Ottawa Gee Gee’s came out on top, defeating the No. 2 StFX X-Women 39-7 Friday night in exhibition action.
  • StFX tops SMU in rugby action
    October 03, 2018
    In what can only be described as less than desirable playing conditions, the U SPORTS No. 2-ranked StFX X-Women defeated the host SMU Huskies 86-0 on Wednesday evening in Atlantic University Sport women’s rugby action from Huskies Stadium.
  • X-Women defeat Panthers 83-5
    September 28, 2018
    The U SPORTS No. 2 ranked StFX X-Women defeated the UPEI Panthers by 83-5 margin on a misty Homecoming Friday night, and, in doing so, honoured the recently inducted StFX Sports Hall of Fame 2006 national championship team who were in attendance.
  • X-Women win battle of nationally ranked rugby teams with 36-17 victory over Axewomen
    September 22, 2018
    In a battle of U SPORTS top 10 teams, the No. 2 StFX X-Women came out on top against the visiting No. 8 Acadia Axewomen with a 36-17 victory Saturday afternoon.
  • X-Women earn 69-5 win over UPEI
    September 15, 2018
    The Panthers knew Saturday’s match against the U SPORTS No. 2 ranked StFX X-Women wasn’t going to be easy and the 69-5 score reflected that, but there was still plenty of positives to take away.
  • X-Women defeat Huskies in AUS rugby opener
    September 08, 2018
    On a beautiful Friday evening at Oland Stadium in fornt of 300 fans, the AUS women’s rugby season got underway in what has become the traditional opening fixture between the Saint Mary’s Huskies and the StFX X-Women. This time the defending AUS champion X-Women came out on top with a 76-12 victory.
  • X-Women rugby dominate in exhibition tournament
    September 03, 2018
    The defending AUS champion X-Women rugby team hit the pitch in pre-season exhibition action Saturday afternoon in Truro at the AUS invitational tournament and showed that they are ready to play this season. The U SPORTS 2017 bronze medalists defeated Saint Mary’s 95-0 and Acadia 52-15.
  • Getting to Know...Sophie Parker
    July 17, 2018
    X-Women rugby flanker Sophie Parker is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Sophie is a third year Human Kinetics student from Windsor, N.S.
  • Getting to Know...Hannah Ellis
    July 16, 2018
    X-Women rugby fly half Hannah Ellis is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Hannah is a second year Human Kinetics student from Halifax, N.S.
  • Getting to Know...Sarah McCarron
    July 16, 2018
    X-Women rugby forward Sarah McCarron is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Sarah is a third year Human Kinetics student from Antigonish, N.S.
  • Getting to Know...Amelia Hatfield
    June 27, 2018
    X-Women rugby flanker Amelia Hatfield is the latest athlete featured in our Getting to Know your X-Women and X-Men series throughout the summer. Amelia is a third year Human Kinetics student (fourth year eligibility) from Halifax, NS.
  • 2018 AUS fall sports schedules released
    March 28, 2018
    Atlantic University Sport released the 2018 fall sports schedules today, including women’s rugby, men’s and women’s soccer as well as men’s and women’s cross country. Hosts for the 2018 fall championships were also confirmed.
  • X-Women win U SPORTS bronze with 22-12 victory over Calgary
    November 05, 2017
    Recovering from a disheartening loss in Saturday’s semifinal, the defending champion StFX X-Women claimed the bronze medal at the 20th U SPORTS women’s rugby championship with a 22-12 win over the Canada West champion Calgary Dinos.
  • X-Women fall to Laval in U SPORTS semifinal
    November 04, 2017
    Playing a near perfect game, the fifth-seeded Laval Rouge et Or ended defending champion StFX’s quest for a second straight national championship, beating, them 23-0 in semifinal action Saturday afternoon.
  • StFX secures semifinal berth with win over Pronghorns
    November 02, 2017
    Looking to repeat as U SPORTS women’s rugby champions, the top-seeded StFX X-Women exerted their size and strength, moving on to semifinals with a 39-12 win over the host Lethbridge Pronghorns.
  • Alphonso and Beals named U SPORTS 1st team All-Canadians
    November 01, 2017
    X-Women prop Joanna Alphonso and wing June Beals were honored as U SPORTS first team All-Canadians at the rugby championship breakfast today.
  • 20th U SPORTS Women’s Rugby Championship: X-Women in search of second straight Monilex Trophy
    October 28, 2017
    The reigning champion StFX X-Women will head into the 20th U SPORTS Women’s Rugby Championship as tournament favourites, looking to capture a second straight national banner.
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