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Rugby’s French repeats as All-Canadian Fourth-year centre Britni French led the McMaster women’s rugby team to another OUA bronze, repeating as a Second Team All-Canadian in a strong 2018 campaign
Nov22

Rugby’s French repeats as All-Canadian Fourth-year centre Britni French led the McMaster women’s rugby team to another OUA bronze, repeating as a Second Team All-Canadian in a strong 2018 campaign

Photo C/O Rick Zazulak Entering her fourth year with the McMaster women’s rugby team, centre Britni French led a promising squad who looked to conquer Ontario University Athletics. Following a 2017 bronze medal, the hopes were high to surpass that in 2018. Part of a crop of solid senior players who have been a fixture of Marauders’ rugby for the past few seasons, the veteran centre was chosen to captain the team throughout 2018. “That...

Marauders changing the face of men’s health Diving into the McMaster men’s rugby team’s Movember campaign as they strive to change the face of men’s health alongside other Marauders
Nov22

Marauders changing the face of men’s health Diving into the McMaster men’s rugby team’s Movember campaign as they strive to change the face of men’s health alongside other Marauders

Photo from Silhouette Photo Archives By: Adriana Skaljin For the past five years, the McMaster men’s rugby team has been running their own Movember campaign, raising money for men’s health initiatives. Last year, the team collectively raised around $6,100, motivating them to increase their goal for 2018 to $7,000. The Movember Foundation is the leading charity that focuses on men’s health. They focus on issues such as prostate cancer,...

Rugby’s Richardson talks career and team’s development Fourth-year rugby player Mitchell Richardson details his time on the McMaster men’s rugby team and how the program is set up to take over the province
Nov08

Rugby’s Richardson talks career and team’s development Fourth-year rugby player Mitchell Richardson details his time on the McMaster men’s rugby team and how the program is set up to take over the province

Photos from Silhouette Photo Archives Rugby season at McMaster is officially over. As teams pack up their cleats, it’s time to assess their past season and plan for the challenges ahead. For the Marauders’ men’s rugby team, the 2018 season ends without a medal, despite coming off an Ontario University Athletics Bronze Medal last year. However, that does not mean this season was a failure for the program, as there were several changes...

Sara Svoboda’s time as a Marauder ends with a rugby Bronze Sara Svoboda reflects on her past five years with the McMaster women’s rugby team as the team captures another Bronze Medal
Oct25

Sara Svoboda’s time as a Marauder ends with a rugby Bronze Sara Svoboda reflects on her past five years with the McMaster women’s rugby team as the team captures another Bronze Medal

Photos by Catherine Goce By Adriana Skaljin Sara Svoboda has been playing for the McMaster women’s rugby team for the past five years, and has reached the end of her university career. While playing for the rugby team, off the field, Svoboda has been busy completing a degree in Kinesiology, a subject that has been helpful for her even outside of the classroom. “Kinesiology teaches you about the importance of cognitive and physical...

What the Marauders were up to this reading week Not everybody was on a break during reading week, so here’s what you may have missed in Mac sports
Oct18

What the Marauders were up to this reading week Not everybody was on a break during reading week, so here’s what you may have missed in Mac sports

Photo by Kyle West While many of us were “studying” (it’s fine if you didn’t study, no judgement here) this past reading week, many McMaster athletes were busy competing in their last few regular season games. Here are four key things you may have missed during the reading week. 1. The Mac women’s rugby team started their reading week off on fire, defeating the Wilfred Laurier University Golden Hawks 109-0 in their Ontario University...

A player’s perspective of men’s rugby’s player-oriented leadership Men’s rugby’s Conor Marshall details a player’s perspective on the McMaster team’s player-oriented strategy and leadership style and how that has led them to success
Oct04

A player’s perspective of men’s rugby’s player-oriented leadership Men’s rugby’s Conor Marshall details a player’s perspective on the McMaster team’s player-oriented strategy and leadership style and how that has led them to success

Photos from Silhouette Photo Archives By Adriana Skaljin Conor Marshall has been playing for the McMaster men’s rugby team for three years and has followed the sport since the ninth grade. The fourth-year chemical engineering student decided to play the sport due to its physicality and challenging nature. However, it was not until he picked the sport back up in the 12th grade that he realized that it was a good fit for himself. “Rugby...