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TPN x Nazareth Prep | Woodland Hills Girl’s Rugby faces difficulty amid success on the field

TPN x Nazareth Prep | Woodland Hills Girl’s Rugby faces difficulty amid success on the field

By Najjah Cobb and Alaya Fancher

February 21, 2019

Students from Woodland Hills worked hard to put together a girl's rugby team, but now, they face what they call a lack of support from the school. (Contributing Writers)

Cheek to cheek: a day with Pitt rugby

Cheek to cheek: a day with Pitt rugby

By Stephen Caruso / Assistant Sports Editor

September 16, 2015

Editor’s note: This is the second installment in a two-part, immersive story on Pitt’s Rugby Football Club. We were all pressed against the ground — shirts dirty, dripping sweat, panting heavily and waiting for the whistle that meant “go time.” With helmets, it could have been a scene fro...

From inside the scrum: a firsthand look at Pitt Rugby

From inside the scrum: a firsthand look at Pitt Rugby

By Stephen Caruso / Assistant Sports Editor

September 15, 2015

Editors note: This is the first in a two part series about Pitt Rugby. I knew I should have packed my cleats. After endeavouring to partake in a University of Pittsburgh Rugby Football Club’s practice, in the style of late participatory journalist George Plimpton, I had asked a friend who played rugby w...

Men’s rugby starts fall campaign

By Chris Puzia / Assistant Sports Editor

September 14, 2014

The football and basketball teams may have discontinued the Backyard Brawl, but one Pitt sport that has continued the rivalry against West Virginia says it is alive and well.The Pitt men’s club rugby team, also known as the Pittsburgh Rugby Football Club (PRFC), lists its game against the Mountaineers, ...

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