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Introducing Head Coach Elvis Seveali’i!

Cal Women’s Rugby is excited to introduce our new head coach, Elvis Seveali’i! Before joining the CWR family, Elvis has had over 17 years of professional coaching and playing experience. His coaching experience has taken him around the world, from Las Vegas to England to Dubai, training all different ages and levels. Elvis is also an experienced player, specializing in the positions of wing and center.  During his career as a player, Elvis played for many teams internationally including New…

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Pre-season Recap

In preparation for our spring season, Cal Women’s Rugby played in three tournaments this off season: Dixon Scottish Games, Stanford 10s, and Scrum by the Sea. In Dixon, we played against Chico, Davis, and Sacramento State, and many of our rookies played in their first rugby match. We started most of our matches with a lineup dominated by veterans, and added rookies as each match progressed. The rookies learned a lot throughout the day and implemented many of the skills…

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Triplett to step down as CWR Head Coach

Cal Women’s Rugby Head Coach Mari Triplett recently announced that she will step down after two seasons to focus on upcoming family needs. Triplett, who is pregnant with twins due to arrive in October, felt that she wouldn’t be able to commit the amount of time the team needs to continue to work toward their goal of becoming a national competitor. “For the past 2 years, I’ve dedicated so much to this club and all of our amazing student-athletes. I can honestly…

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Summer Camp Registration Now Open!

Registration for our summer camp for high school girls rugby players is now open! The camp is a day-camp format, that will be held over two days: Saturday July 22nd, and Sunday, July 23rd. Both days of camp will be held on Witter Rugby Field, one of the most premier rugby pitches in the country. The camp is open to high school girls, rising freshmen through graduating seniors, who have at least some rugby playing experience. Campers will enjoy a…

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Spring Wrap-Up

The 2017 spring 15’s season posed challenge, growth, and numerous learning opportunities that revealed CWR’s physical and mental resilience. With the addition of Humboldt State to our league, Cal faced off against Chico State, UC Davis, Humboldt State, and Stanford University for a total of eight matches. After falling to Humboldt the first game of the season, we defeated them on their home pitch in Arcata 45-32 after a grueling double-header the previous weekend. Other highlights of the season include practices…

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