Cougars, U of S Start 2023 Strong

All four Saskatchewan university clubs kicked off their 2023 7’s season these past few weeks. The Univer

sity of Regina Women’s team made their Canada West Debut in Edmonton while the U of R men and both University of Saskatchewan teams played in Red Deer.

In Edmonton, the Cougar women had strong matches against the University of Victoria, Trinity Western, Calgary, Lethbridge, and ended the weekend with a victory over the University of Brandon with a final score of 12-10. The Cougars will be in Vancouver March 3-4 to play in the UBC CanWest Tournament.







Credit: Soutchai Quangtakoune

Just a few hours south in Red Deer, the U of S women faced off against Mount Royal University and the University of Lethbridge in a pool series, finishing the weekend with 2 wins over MRU and 2 losses against Lethbridge.







Photo Credit: Jade Boland

The U of R men, went 1-1-1 on day 1 with a win against the University of Calgary, loss against University of Alberta, and a tie against Edmonton Gold. They finished day 2 as Pool B champions.







Photo Credit: Cougars Men’s Rugby

In day 1 of the Red Deer tournament, the U of S men finished 2-1 in the pool series with a win against SAIT, University of Alberta B team, and a loss against the University of Calgary. This result punched them a ticket to the semi-finals on day 2 against the University of Alberta A team where the U of S emerged victorious. The men ended the day with a tough loss against the University of Calgary in the final.






Photo Credit: Jade Boland

Congrats to all teams, we can’t wait to see what the rest of 2023 has in store!