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Rugby girls tear it up

Elena Aragon October 18, 2012

Rugby is one of the most unique sports on campus. Whitties have undoubtedly heard stories, know players or walked by practices of the Motherruckers, Whitman's women's rugby team. Rugby is a multifaceted...

Illustration: Emily Johnson

Sweets, Motherruckers represent alternative athletic culture

Pamela London November 3, 2011

Some of the most successful teams around campus share a similar trait: They do not call themselves the Whitman Missionaries. Women's rugby: a club team: calls itself the Motherruckers and has been...

Ignorance leads to low support for women’s rugby

Tyler Hurlburt March 10, 2011

Rugby is a sport that most people in the United States fail to understand. People don't know how many players are on the field at one time, that one cannot throw the ball forward, and that blocking is...

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