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Members of the Kentucky rugby team pose for a team photo. Photo by Cassie Redden Photography, provided by Kentucky rugby.

Jack Phillips and Chester Hale lay the foundation for the future of Kentucky rugby

Cole Parke, Sports Editor September 22, 2023

For many sports fans at the University of Kentucky, varsity programs from football and men’s basketball down to track and field and soccer are as deep as the athletics rabbit hole goes. Those fans...

Kentucky club rugby freshman Joe Keough celebrates with junior John Hall during UKs 103-0 win over Kennesaw State on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, at Centennial Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo provided by Cassie Redden Photography

Kentucky rugby crushes Kennesaw State 103-0 in home opener

Ali Cetinok, Assistant Sports Editor October 15, 2022

Kentucky club rugby won its home opener 103-0 against Kennesaw State on Saturday.  The matchup marked the first official home game of the season after last week’s scheduled matchup against Georgia...

Christian O’Grady poses for a photo on Friday, Sept, 2, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by David Falade | Kentucky Kernel

Humans of UK: Christian O’Grady helps bring rugby to the bluegrass

Amber Chaney, Reporter September 13, 2022

A Long Island native, southpaw and gummy bear fan, Christian O’Grady is the University of Kentucky’s co-captain for the rugby team for the 2022 season.  O’Grady is a senior majoring in finance...

Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver Lynn Bowden Jr. (1) runs the ball during the game against Murray State on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Murray 48-10. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Last second touchdown give the Cats a 15-14 win over Missouri

October 27, 2018

The Kentucky Wildcats traveled to Columbia, Missouri Saturday looking to grab their seventh win of the season—and they did just that. The Cats slowly made a comeback and defeated the Tigers last-second...

UK football head shots. 2-14-18.

From Australia to Kentucky: UK punter Max Duffy adapts to new game, new weather

August 29, 2018

When Kentucky's new punter Max Duffy first came to Lexington in January of 2018, he was under the impression that the weather in his new home would be tolerable.Where Duffy is from in Perth, Australia,...

Junior Miles Butler kicks an extra point during Kentucky Footballs Blue-White Spring Game on Friday, April 13, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Stoops awards ‘reliable,’ trustworthy kicker with a scholarship

August 29, 2018

When Kentucky football head coach Mark Stoops is deciding who to play in a game, he's not going to put in just anyone with a helmet on; he is going to put in the players he trusts.It can be difficult to...

The womens rugby team after winning a home game against Marshall University in September 2017.

Friendships emerge as UK women’s rugby team starts its season

Kamilah Williams February 23, 2018

UK students are finding friendship in a sport that not a lot of athletes do. UK women’s rugby team officially started its spring season with a game on Feb. 17.“Students should expect to see UKWRFC...

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