rugby

Local ruby club looking forward to another year of success

The Sierra Foothills Rugby Club will be gearing up for another season with practices beginning around November. Based in Penryn, the multi-level organization had great success in 2 ...

Bleachers at McBean Park unsafe

The wooden parts of the bleachers by the McBean Park field seem dangerous due to dry rot and old age. I hope the city is doing something about them or perhaps some local group wou ...

Sierra Foothills Rugby celebrates opening day at McBean

There was plenty of green, gold and black at McBean Park Saturday. Players less than 10 years of age up to adult poured onto the field through an archway of colored balloons, as Si ...

Former coach returns to play Sierra Foothills

The Woodlands Rugby Club from Woodlands, Texas traveled to Northern California to play an exhibition match against Sierra Foothills to get a better flavor of how the game is played ...

Sierra Foothills steals rugby match in final seconds

In a match against Granite Bay, the Sierra Foothills Rugby Club refused to let the clock, or their opponents, keep them from scoring on virtually the final play of the contest for ...

Local rugby men’s team headed for 'Sweet 16'

The Sierra Foothills Rugby Club men's team took exactly two years to light up the Northern California Rugby Football Union Division III league by going 8-0 during the regular s ...

Getting the rugby rush

After all these years of either participating in or writing about sports, I finally got my first introduction to the game of rugby. The Sierra Foothill Rugby Club boys varsity hos ...

Sierra Foothills Rugby men pick up a pair of wins

The Sierra Foothills Rugby Club mens A-Side came off a victory over the Sacramento Blackhawks to shut out a strong Vallejo club, 29-0, Jan. 26. The Vallejo club, also off a victor ...

Rugby gaining popularity in Northern California

Rugby is rapidly catching on in California and thanks to the Sierra Foothills Rugby Club Northern California is already producing champions like the club?s JV Gold that won the Cal ...

Rugby popularity rapidly growing in the area

Next week, Lincoln News Messenger Sports will introduce readers to rugby, featuring Sierra Foothills Rugby coach Dave Faingold. Rugby is played on many levels, and in 2002 a mens c ...

Scrum, anyone?

Rugby is about as old as America’s War for Independence. And, in fact, it was started in England. It was one of those games where someone fashioned a ball similar to a football, ...

Sierra rugby club earns respect

Some people say rugby is a hooligan’s sport played by gentlemen. Others say it’s a gentlemen’s sport played by hooligans. The Sierra College rugby club is out to change the ...

Sierra rugby team in Sweet 16

Sierra College’s rugby team pulled off two upsets recently in the Division II Pacific Coast tournament to earn a trip to the Sweet 16 on April 16 in San Diego. The Wolverines wil ...

Rude rugby awakening for Wolverines

Rugby fans weathered rain and wind last Saturday to watch Sierra College play Cal in Rocklin. Fortunately, the Bears left their juniors and seniors in Berkeley. The Wolverines wer ...

Sierra makes instant impact

Michael Taylor had a feeling there was a rugby giant just waiting to be roused at Sierra College. Two years after laying the foundation, the Sierra College Rugby Club is a full-f ...