Rugby – M

The UCSD Men’s Rugby Team is a campus sports club and a registered United States of America Rugby Football Union team. We play in the Men’s Collegiate League, Division II of the Southern California Rugby Football Union and play against LBSU, USD, Claremont Colleges, ASU, Loyola, UCI, and Pepperdine.

In addition to playing all those teams during our regular season, we have a rich preseason with several tournaments. Annually, UCSD hosts the “Kings of the City” tournament, where UCSD takes on USD, SD State, and Point Loma for bragging rights as the best team in San Diego. Another preseason highlight is the annual alumni game, where the current UCSD starters take on the Triton greats of the past.

After a rough couple of years, realignment of SCRFU Men’s Collage division as put UCSD Men’s Rugby in a position to have one of their best seasons in the last decade. Under the leadership of coach and former All American Brian Kennedy the Tritons have high hopes for a successful season and competition in post season play.

We’re always looking for fresh talent.

NEWS AND RESULTS

Tritons Kick off the Season

This Saturday, January 28th, marked the beginning of the Tritons’ season for the year. After a turning out to support the women’s rugby team’s victory against UCLA, the boys readied up to play hard in their first season game. In the first half of the game, the team held together a solid defense and refused Read More >

Tritons Suffer Defeat at the Hands of Mira Costa

On the afternoon of October 29, the UCSD Men’s Rugby Team took the field for the first time to scrimmage against the Mira Costa Men’s Rugby Team. As both squads fielded their young teams, the competition proved exciting as Mira Costa and UCSD both performed well. The first half was extremely tense, UCSD started slow Read More >

The Tritons Shock the Toreros

On the afternoon of October 22nd, the UC San Diego Men’s Rugby Team took the field for the first time to scrimmage against the USD Men’s Rugby Team. Although both teams were young, the competition proved exciting as USD and UC San Diego both performed well. The first half was extremely tense as UC San Read More >

Cal State Northridge

UC San Diego played their third game of the season this past Saturday on the road at Cal State Northridge. Despite dominating the time of possession in the first half, the Tritons committed some critical mistakes that allowed the Matadors to score several times on them and to pull away in the second half, handing Read More >

Azusa Pacific

In week 2 of their league schedule, the Tritons Men’s Rugby team was back in action on the road at Azusa Pacific. Two weeks after their opening defeat to CLU, the Tritons could not muster much offensively and suffered greatly against a Cougar offense that wanted it more on the day. UC San Diego had Read More >

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