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BYU Releases 2018 Schedule

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BYU opens the 2018 season with a road match vs Phoenix based Grand Canyon University in St. George on January 27.

From there the team will travel to Colorado, taking on CU Boulder on February 8 for a midweek match and Colorado State on February 10. Then its onto Saint Mary’s for the 1st stage of the annual Gaels/Cougar home and home series, slotted to play in Walnut Creek on February 17 then back in Provo in March.

 

BYU will be hosted by UVU on February 24 and will open their 2018 home games with Saint Mary’s on March 10 at BYU

 

BYU will also play host to Central Washington on March 17 and San Diego State on March 24.

 

With the Wasatch Cup back on the schedule BYU will play at Utah for a Friday night match on March 30. To finish off the regular season BYU will travel to Ellensburg, Washington to play Central Washington on April 7.

 

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BYU Rugby Releases 2017 Schedule

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Provo, UT—The BYU Rugby team today released its 2017 schedule, which includes a home and away series with the top men’s team in the country, the Glendale Raptors. The Cougars will continue their home and away series with Saint Mary’s College as well, which has provided some of most competitive college games in recent years.

 

 “One of our goals as a program here at BYU is to provide an environment where our student-athletes are challenged to develop into good rugby players. I firmly believe that this schedule offers that opportunity for development.” said BYU head coach David Smyth. “Our regular season competition will be very demanding and will help us improve and mature as we lead up to the postseason.”

 

The Cougars’ season begins with a Southern California road swing starting with a match against the Cal Poly Mustangs in San Luis Obispo on Thursday January 26th. That will be followed with a game in San Diego against the Aztecs of San Diego State.

 

BYU’s next challenge will be in Orem on February 4th when they square off with Utah Valley University. The Cougars will then travel to Glendale, CO to play the Glendale Raptors, Champions of the Pacific Rugby Men’s Premiership on February 11th for the first leg of a home and away fixture against the Raptors.

 

The following week on February 18th, the team will be on the road again to face the formidable St. Mary’s College, the game will be played in Moraga, CA. The Gaels of St. Mary’s will return to Provo, UT for the second leg of the home-and-away series three weeks later.

 

BYU will then travel to Colorado for a two-game series with Colorado in Boulder on February 24th and Air Force in Colorado Springs on the 25th.