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Balloch named McGill - Ye Olde Orchard athlete of the week

Gideon Balloch, a native of Hong Kong, is the McGill University athlete of the week, sponsored by Ye Olde Orchard Pub & Grill, for the period ending April 1, 2012.

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Published on : 02 Apr 2012

Redmen ruggers rock, capture Covo Cup in Cambridge

Gideon Balloch scored a game-high 16 points as the visiting McGill Redmen rugby team rallied from an early 13-point deficit to defeat Harvard 41-30 and capture the Covo Cup at Cumnock Field on the campus of Harvard University, Saturday.

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Published on : 31 Mar 2012

Redmen ruggers hammer UNB Ironmen to capture Eastern Canadian title

John Lee scored two tries and was named "man of the match" as the Redmen rugby team hammered the UNB Ironmen 36-0 to close out their undefeated season by capturing the unofficial Eastern Canadian championship for the second time, Saturday.

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Published on : 12 Nov 2011

McGill rugby star Balloch named RSEQ athlete of the week

Gideon Balloch of Ottawa and Véronique Maranda of St. Lambert, Que., are the university athletes of the week in the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec for the period ending Nov. 6, 2011.

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Published on : 08 Nov 2011

Balloch and Bettez named McGill athletes of the week

Gideon Balloch of Ottawa and Ann-Sophie Bettez of Sept-Iles, Que., are the McGill University athletes of the week, sponsored by Ye Olde Orchard Pub, for the period ending Nov. 6, 2011.

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Published on : 07 Nov 2011

Redmen ruggers rule as Quebec champs for sixth straight year

Gideon Balloch, a native of Beijing, scored 13 points as McGill defeated Concordia 28-7 to capture their sixth consecutive men's university rugby championship, in the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec, at Molson Stadium, Sunday.

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Published on : 06 Nov 2011

Six Redmen named to RSEQ rugby all-star squad

Six members of the McGill University men's rugby team have earned all-conference honours in voting conducted by the four head coaches in the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec league.

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Published on : 02 Nov 2011

Redmen ruggers score 40 unanswered points, smother Sherbrooke in semifinal

Gideon Balloch of Ottawa, scored 13 points and Nicolas Lefrancois-Santo of St. Lambert, Que., added 10 points on a pair of tries as McGill smothered Sherbrooke 43-5 in a RSEQ university men's rugby semifinal playoff at Molson Stadium, Friday.

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Published on : 28 Oct 2011

Balloch bolsters rally as Redmen ruggers run rampant, clinch pennant

Gideon Balloch of Ottawa scored 13 points as the McGill men's rugby team rallied for a 23-6 come-from-behind win at Concordia, Sunday, to close out the regular season with an unblemished 6-0 record. It marked the sixth consecutive first-place finish for the Redmen, who have now won 36 of their last 38 regular season contests in the Quebec conference

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Published on : 23 Oct 2011

Rugby Redmen blank Bishop's, extend win streak to seven

Gideon Balloch of Ottawa scored 12 points as division-leading McGill blanked second-place Bishop's 37-0 in men's rugby at the University's Macdonald campus, Saturday. The victory extended McGill's win streak to seven consecutive league and playoff games, dating back to their last setback, a 17-10 loss to Concordia at Molson Stadium on Sept. 15, 2010.

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Published on : 15 Oct 2011

Kuzi makes 'em woozy as Redmen ruggers swamp Sherbrooke

Kuzivakwashe Murwira, a chemical engineering sophomore from Zimbabwe, scored three tries as McGill swamped Sherbrooke 50-5 in men's university rugby, Sunday. The victory improved the Redmen record to 2-0 on the season and ran their win streak against Quebec league opponents to four, including two playoff victories last season.

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Published on : 18 Sep 2011

Redmen ruggers rally, run streak to 18 straight over Gaiters

A timely try by Joshua Blair led the McGill Redmen to a 26-10 victory over the Bishop's Gaiters in Quebec university men's rugby action at Coulter Field, Friday. Blair, a 5-foot-11, 195-pound sophomore from Franklin Centre, Que., touched late in the first half as the Redmen overcame an early Gaiters lead to post a come-from-behind victory.

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Published on : 09 Sep 2011

McGill athletes of the year unveiled for 2011

Hockey players Alexandre Picard-Hooper of Boucherville, Que., and Cathy Chartrand, a defenceman from Lac Nominingue, Que., were named male and female athletes of the year, respectively, at the 34th annual McGill intercollegiate sports awards gala held at the Love Competition Hall, inside the Currie Gym, Thursday.

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Published on : 31 Mar 2011

McGill rugby player named De Facto Quebec athlete of the week

McGill rugby player Gideon Balloch is the De Facto Quebec university male athlete of the week for the period ending Nov. 14 2010. It marks the sixth time this fall that a McGill student has won the conference's weekly award by the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec.

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Published on : 16 Nov 2010