Cal Poly Rugby Head Coach Dave Burnett Resigns

After three years in charge of the Cal Poly Rugby Club, Head Coach Dave Burnett is stepping down and returning to his hometown of Sydney, Australia. Burnett informed the Cal Poly Rugby players, parents and alumni of his resignation at a recent Rugby Club dinner, citing the decision as the best life and career move […]

Red Wolves too Strong for Mustangs

The Cal Poly Rugby Club bowed out of the D1A Playoffs last month after a hard fought 43-12 loss at the hands of a big and powerful Arkansas State side. The men from San Luis Obispo had a tough lead into the match with a full day of traveling to get to Jonesboro Arkansas. The […]

Rugby Club Advances to 2nd round of D1A Playoffs

by Adriana Catanzarite Special to Mustang News Cal Poly’s club rugby team defeated the University of Wyoming last week in the first round of the Division 1A playoffs to advance to the quarterfinals on Saturday. After Wyoming tied the match at seven in the early going, No. 6 Cal Poly rattled off 39 straight points […]

Special Offer – “Rugby” 1917 by Andre Lhote

  Through a rugby enthusiast, the Cal Poly Rugby Club has recently acquired a number of the beautiful modern art print Rugby by French painter Andre Lhote. Born July 5, 1885, in Bordeaux, France, Lhote was a painter, sculptor, writer, and teacher of modern art. Rugby (1917), with the original currently sitting in the Museum […]

First Round D1A Playoff Review

By Alex Soloman USA Rugby BOULDER, Colo. – Teams seeded five through eight for the 2014 D1A Playoffs will all be on the pitch this Saturday to determine who will move on to the National Quarterfinals. The higher-seeded team will host the matches, all of which are interconference games. Team’s financial limitations prevent many programs […]

Mustangs into D1A Postseason with wins over SDSU & Sac State

The Cal Poly Rugby Club are on their way to the D1A Postseason after finishing the regular season with solid wins over Sac State and SDSU earlier this month. The Mustangs will host the University of Wyoming from the D1A West conference this Saturday evening at 6pm, with the winner advancing to the National Championship […]

Mustangs Win the Battle but Lose the War at BYU

In the rain, hail, and snow of Provo Utah on Wednesday night, the Mustangs went down 37-22 to #3 BYU in an epic match not soon to be forgotten by either team. Cal Poly came flying out of the blocks and stunned the home side with a 10-nil lead six minutes into the match, but […]

Mustangs Get the Win Over Rugby 7s Rivals Dartmouth

The Mustangs played host to the Dartmouth Big Green in SLO last Wednesday night whilst they traveled down the Californian coast on their 2014 spring break tour. The locals put on a couple of days of beautiful central coast weather for the men from New England who were in dyer need of some sunshine after […]