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Conference play set to start in soccer, rugby

Conference play gets under way on Thursday in CIS soccer, while the start of the women's rugby regular season is set for Sunday.

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Published on : 31 Dec 1969

McGill announces coaching change in women's rugby

Vince deGrandpré has stepped down as head coach of the McGill University women's rugby team and been replaced by John Lavery, a resident of Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Que., who has spent the past four seasons on the Martlets coaching staff. DeGrandpré posted a 115-42-2 overall record over his 14 years, including a 74-13-2 mark in regular season play.

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Published on : 26 Jun 2012

Culture change reverses fortunes for rugby Martlets

For the uninitiated, rugby doesn’t seem like a warm and fuzzy sport. The last player standing wins. But what most casual observers don’t understand is that for all its seeming mayhem, rugby is extremely technical and requires as much teamwork – or more – than most other sports. Just ask the McGill Martlets rugby team.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2011

Martlets duo merit rugby all-star honours

Two members of the McGill women's rugby team - Amandra Mongeon of Ile-Bizard, Que., and Chloe Duncan of Ormstown, Que., - are among the conference all-stars announced by the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec, Thursday.

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Published on : 27 Oct 2011

CIS TOP 10 TUESDAY (#8): Hockey Martlets lead the pack of five McGill squads in national rankings

Five McGill teams, led by the top-ranked hockey Martlets, find themselves in the CIS national Top 10 rankings this week.

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Published on : 25 Oct 2011

CIS TOP 10 TUESDAY (#7) : Six McGill teams ranked among nation's best

Six McGill varsity sports teams find themselves among the CIS Top 10 rankings this week, including women's hockey (No.1), men's hockey (No.2), women's cross-country (No.6), women's volleyball (No.7), women's rugby (No.9) and men's soccer (No.10).

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Published on : 18 Oct 2011

Miller scores school record 44 points as Martlets bash Bishop's

Brianna Miller established a single-game school record for points as McGill skunked the visiting Bishop's Gaiters 109-0 at McEwen Field, Saturday, on the final weekend of regular season play in Quebec university women's rugby action.

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Published on : 15 Oct 2011

CIS TOP 10 TUESDAY (#6): Three McGill teams ranked this week

Three McGill varsity sports teams find themselves in the CIS top 10 rankings this week: women's rugby, men's soccer and women's cross-country running.

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Published on : 11 Oct 2011

CIS TOP TEN TUESDAY (#4): Four McGill teams ranked this week

Four McGill varsity teams are listed in the CIS Top 10 national rankings this week. The Martlets cross-country running squad are ranked No.5 as is the Redmen soccer team. The soccer Martlets dropped two spots to No.8 and the rugby Martlets remained eighth.

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Published on : 27 Sep 2011

CIS TOP 10 TUESDAY (#3): McGill rugby and both soccer teams move up

The McGill University Redmen have jumped six spots to No. 4 in the CIS soccer national rankings this week after sweeping Concordia and No. 3-Laval last week. The soccer Martlets have moved up one berth to No.6 in the nation in the wake of victories over Concordia and Laval, while the rugby Martlets also moved up a notch and are ranked No.8 this week after a 38-0 victory over Concordia.

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Published on : 20 Sep 2011

Miller and King named McGill - Ye Olde Orchard athletes of the week

Brianna Miller of Pte. Claire, Que., and Alexander King of Detroit, Mich., are the McGill University athletes of the week, sponsored by Ye Old Orchard Pub, for the period ending Sept. 18, 2011.

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Published on : 19 Sep 2011

It's Miller time, again, as rugby women overwhelm Ottawa

Brianna Miller of Pte. Claire, Que., scored 23 points as McGill overwhelmed Ottawa 38-0 in women's rugby at McKewen Field, Sunday. Emily Barber, a 17-year-old freshman from Fenelon Falls, Ont., registered a pair of tries and Katelyn McKellar of Elgin, Que., added another.

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Published on : 18 Sep 2011

McGill's Miller named Quebec university athlete of the week

McGill rugby star Brianna Miller of Pte. Claire, Que., is the Quebec university athlete of the week for the period ending Sept. 11, 2011.

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Published on : 13 Sep 2011

CIS TOP 10 TUESDAY (#2): McGill soccer and rugby teams ranked

Both of McGill's soccer teams and the women's rugby squad find hemselves in the CIS Top 10 this week.

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Published on : 13 Sep 2011

Miller and Burst named McGill - Ye Olde Orchard athletes of the week

Brianna Miller of Pte. Claire, Que., and Ross Burst of St. Louis, Missouri, are the McGill University athletes of the week, sponsored by Ye Olde Orchard Pub & Grill, for the period ending Sept. 11, 2011.

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Published on : 12 Sep 2011