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Southwest United JVs earn rugby silver

Posted on 10 May 2023 byEditor

Southwest United mined silver Friday at a junior varsity boys’ sevens rugby tournament at Vulcan. United won three straight games…Continue Reading

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F.P. Walshe Flyers win Tier 2 zone rugby title

Posted on 05 June 2019 byContributor

ANDREW WALMSLEY, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR On Monday night the F.P. Walshe Flyers girls rugby team travelled to Lethbridge to take on Winston Churchill Griffins in the Tier 2 zone championship game. The Flyers had earned the first seed going into the game based on their 5-1 record in league play, while Churchill had upset second-place Chinook…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod rugby players in Alberta tournament

Posted on 22 January 2019 byEditor

Three F.P. Walshe Flyers were part of a bronze medal effort on the weekend at the Alberta Regional U18 Sevens…Continue Reading


Tasan Perry receives Tolley rugby award

Posted on 19 June 2018 byEditor

A player who helped put the “United” in a Fort Macleod rugby program is this year’s recipient of the Steven…Continue Reading

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F.P. Walshe Flyers win provincial rugby bronze

Posted on 12 June 2018 byContributor

ANDREW WALMSLEY – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR On Friday and Saturday the F.P. Walshe Flyers travelled to Calgary to participate in the…Continue Reading


Southwest United claims consolation title

Posted on 12 June 2018 byMichael McTighe

Southwest United claimed the consolation title at the weekend high school boys rugby provincial tournament at Calgary. United was ranked…Continue Reading

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Flyers earn trip to provincials

Posted on 06 June 2018 byContributor

ANDREW WALMSLEY, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR On Wednesday evening the F.P. Walshe Flyers hosted Chinook Coyotes in the Tier 2 high school girls rugby zone semifinal. The game took on added importance as both teams knew the winner would book a trip to provincials next Friday and Saturday, June 8-9, in Calgary. The winner would also take…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod youth helps Alberta win national title

Posted on 23 August 2017 byEditor

Michael McTighe ran 70 yards for the winning try Sunday as the Alberta Wolfpack upset B.C. Bears 29-26 to win…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod athlete helps University of Calgary Dinos place third in nation in women’s rugby

Posted on 25 January 2017 byEditor

A transition from the hard court to the rugby pitch paid off with a national medal for a Fort Macleod…Continue Reading

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