Three big pieces of news came out of the opening West Coast 7s collegiate tournament this past weekend.
Eric Fry was an All American at Cal as a flanker, and then when he was switched to prop, he was an All American again; that switch has sent him on a journey all over the world, and now, in Japan, he is going to be playing against the nation he has called home for the last three years—France.
Old Glory DC signing Jack Iscaro will be going to Scotland as he has signed a training contract with the Glasgow Warriors.
Iscaro, who was a High School All American while at Gonzaga HS before attending Cal and being a standout for the Bears.
Zac Tavenner is our Young Sevens Player Of The Month for a special reason.
Really, it's about what you need in a sevens player. Tavenner is quick, elusive, powerful, intelligent, and works hard. He covers almost all the bases. The one base he doesn't cover? Height. He's about 5-7, but that's not a detriment for the Cal wing.
Cal Rugby – Following his return to campus this semester, former Cal rugby player Robert Paylor was officially welcomed back in a ceremony Sept. 29 at California Memorial Stadium, where a national television audience joined fans at the Cal-Oregon football game to witness the progress in his rehabilitation from a severe spinal-cord injury.
BERKELEY – Limited space remains available for boys age 15-18 to enroll at this summer's Cal Varsity Rugby Camp, the premier on-campus student-athlete experience for aspiring collegiate rugby players, held July 24-27 at the University of California.
(Cal Rugby Release)On the weekend of Charter Day celebrating the 150th anniversary of the University of California, 13 Golden Bears scored a total of 17 tries, including three by winger Justin Dunn, as Cal beat Dartmouth College, 101-31, Saturday on Witter Rugby Field.
After battling through four lead changes and entering halftime down three points, California outscored British Columbia by 12 points in the second half to win, 39-36, Saturday on Witter Rugby Field.
Some college rugby observations for January.
Where are we on the D1A competition?
Cal Varsity Rugby has released an update on lock Robert Paylor who suffered a serious-looking injury in the first few minutes of Saturday's Varsity Cup Final in Santa Clara, Calif..
Cal won their second-straight Varsity Cup with a 44-13 defeat of Arkansas State Saturday in Santa Clara.
Cal takes on Arkansas State on what promises to be a windy Varsity Cup Final at Stevens Field in Santa Clara, Saturday.
These two teams haven't met since 2010, when they played a DIA (then called the CPL) semifinal.