By John DeCoste '77 - Ever wonder what varsity student-athletes do after they graduate? A handful will go on to compete professionally in their sports of choice. A greater number will choose to continue post-graduate academic studies with the goal of earning one or more additional degrees
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Acadia University and the Department of Athletics are pleased to announce Arthur and Sandra Irving as honourary chairpersons of the 2018 U SPORTS National Women’s Rugby Championship hosted by Acadia in Wolfville, N.S. from November 1st to 4th.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The U SPORTS No. 2 ranked StFX X-Women will retain first place in the AUS standings, but it didn’t come easy as they edged the host Axewomen 22-20 in the last game of the AUS regular season.
By Sara Baxter - Annie Kennedy has not followed the typical pathway of an athlete trying to reach the national level of competition in their sport. The third-year veteran on the Acadia Varsity Women’s Rugby Team has had to overcome her share of challenges over the last few years.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Rugby Canada’s head coach Sandro Fiorino has named his 41-player shortlist ahead of their November Tour to Europe this past Monday and two current Axewomen and a former Acadia rugby player were named to the roster.
HALIFAX, N.S. —The Acadia Axewomen defeated the Huskies Sunday afternoon, 77-17 from Huskies Stadium. Acadia, ranked eighth in U SPORTS, opened up the scoring with an early try and missed the convert and led 5-0.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Axewomen rugby team will begin their journey to the U SPORTS national women’s rugby championship this Saturday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. as they kick off the AUS regular season against UPEI, ranked 10th in the opening U SPORTS Top Ten national rankings.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Axewomen Rugby team, host of the 2018 U SPORTS National Women’s Rugby Championship, will head to Florenceville-Bristol, N.B. for two exhibition games against the RSEQ Université de Montréal Carabins.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Rugby Canada announced the 26-woman roster for the U20 National women’s rugby team that will compete in this month’s Tri-Nation Cup hosted by Rugby Canada and Rugby Nova Scotia on the Acadia University campus in Wolfville, N.S. beginning August 7.
HALIFAX, N.S. - Rugby Canada, in partnership with Sports & Entertainment Atlantic (S|E|A), Destination Acadia, Rugby Nova Scotia, and the Province of Nova Scotia, announced today the hosting of the U20 Women’s Tri-Nations Cup in Nova Scotia.