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Calgary Mavericks

August 19: Calgary contingent gets World Cup call
Todd Kimberley - Calgary Herald
The man known as 'Q' feared it was a cue for catastrophe.  
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August 18: Four Mavericks named to World Cup squad

Four members of the Calgary Mavericks have been named to Canada's World Cup roster.  The 31 man squad includes Sean Fauth, Quentin Fyffe, Matt King and David Lougheed. more... 

 

August 11: Seven Mavericks named to Canada vs. Canada 'A' roster 
Sean Fauth, Matt King and David Lougheed will lead a group of seven Mavericks into the final trial before Canada names its 30 man World Cup Roster.  Fauth & King will start on the wings for Canada, with Lougheed lining up on the wing for Canada 'A' on Saturday at Ellerslie Rugby Park.   Dan Harlow, Mark Irvine, Todd McBride and Gerald Steenkamp are also expected to see action in the match as four of the nine reserves named to the squads. 
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July 27: Magic Mavericks ascend to top of Canada's scrum  
Todd Kimberley - Calgary Herald
For those who never thought they'd see the day, that day arrived precisely at 2:40 p.m. Saturday afternoon. 
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July 25: Mavericks look to secure World Cup roster spot 
Todd Kimberley - Calgary Herald
Eight days to make an indelible impression. 
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July 23: Mavericks name squad of 23
The Calgary Mavericks have named a preliminary squad of 23 for Saturday's RCSL Championship.  The final roster of 22 will be set following Wednesday night's joint training session with Canada at Calgary Rugby Park.  more...

 

July 23: The comeback of 'the Log'
Mike Challinor ? Canadian Rugby News 
Subtle underground rumblings to draft David Lougheed back into the Canadian side can be felt across the internet and in the expert corner of the club bar. 
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July 23: Xtreme test on Mavs' march to glory  
Todd Kimberley - Calgary Herald
Darren Coleman has worn two hats since he hooked up with the Calgary Mavericks 14 months ago.  He almost feels like he can hang up one of them. 
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July 23: Mavericks line-up to be announced Thursday 
Mavericks coach Darren Coleman will wait until after Wednesday nights training session to name his starting line-up for Saturday's Rugby Canada Super League Final against the Toront Xtreme.

 

July 15: Maverick Flanker Named RCSL Player of the Week
It took all season and two Mavericks named to to the 'short list' in the final week of play for the Western Division RCSL Champions to finally have a man named Player of the Week.
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July 13: Mavs Stomp Prairie Fire
Todd Kimberley - Calgary Herald
The hosts had that ever-dangerous foot, but the visitors ended up winning by a mile.
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July 12: MAVERICKS WIN!!!!!    Mavericks 44 - Prairie Fire 25
MAVERICKS ARE RCSL WESTERN DIVISION CHAMPIONS!
MAVERICKS to host TORONTO XTREME for RCSL CHAMPIONSHIP on July 26 - 1:00 pm - Calgary Rugby Park 
 
July 12: Mav Gets Big Chance to Shine
Todd Kimberley - Calgary Herald
Already recognized by the Rugby Canada Super League as an all-star, Albert Iamartino will never have a better chance to shine.
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July 11: Prairie Squads Turn Tables on Coast Clubs
Todd Kimberley - Calgary Herald
It's a showdown between underdog and long shot. And no matter what the scoreboard reads Saturday night at Regina Rugby Park, the true winner will be the Canadian rugby system.
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July 11: Live scoring for Mavericks vs. Prairie Fire
If you can't get out to Regina for Saturday's Mavericks vs. Prairie Fire game, just check back here for scoring updates as they happen. Kick-off is at 6:30 p.m.
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July 11: RCSL Player of the Week
For the 4th time this year, the RCSL Player of the Week 'short list' includes a player from the Calgary Mavericks.
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July 10: RCSL division titles to be decided Saturday
The final week of regular season action in the 2003 RCSL campaign will determine who represents the east and west in the 2003 RCSL final on July 26, 2003 in Calgary.
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July 10: Four Mavericks in the top 10 RCSL scorers
The RCSL point leaders remain the same for week six.
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July 10: Who is Darren Coleman?
Over the last couple of years that question has been asked by many, both here in Calgary and now, I hope, in larger Canadian rugby cirlcles.
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July 6: Mavericks victory ends BC domination
Calgary Mavericks defeated Vancouver Wave by a score of 38-19 on Sunday, guaranteeing the Western Division RCSL champion will not come from British Columbia. Calgary will play Saskatchewan Prairie Fire on July 12 in Regina, with the winner advancing to the RCSL final on July 26 in Calgary. The Prairie Fire and Mavericks are currently tied for second place in the Western Division with 20 points each. Vancouver Island Crimson Tide are in first place with 21 points; however, the Tide have no games remaining.
 
Dave Lougheed led the charge for the Mavericks with two tries. Dan Harlow, Mark Irvine, Sean Fauth and Todd McBride had singles while Darren Coleman chipped in with four conversions. 
 
July 26: U21 Mavericks
Calgary U21 Mavericks 38 - Edmonton U21 Gold 14 
 
June 28: Mavericks results
In a game dominated by Calgary from start to finish, Mavericks thumped Edmonton Gold by a score of 63 - 12 at Ellerslie Rugby Park in Edmonton today. The U21 Mavericks also prevailed - despite playing the game with only 14 players - by a final score of 36 - 17.
 
Gerald Steenkamp & Sean Fauth led the way in the Mavericks victory with three tries each. Dan Harlow added two tries while Mark Irvine chipped in with a single. Darren Coleman rounded out the Mavericks scoring with 18 points on 2 penalties and 6 conversions. 
 
April 6: Mavericks Assistant Coach Appointment
The Calgary Mavericks of the Rugby Canada Super League have announced the appointment of Dr. Mal Reid of Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria, UK, to the position of Head Coach of the program's Under 21 squad. Dr. Reid will commence his duties on April 15 under a three month contract to guide the junior side through its schedule of six matches while also serving as assistant to the senior coaching staff during the same period.
 
Along with his considerable experience in sports psychology and doctorate in psychology, Dr. Reid also brings significant coaching and rugby management experience to the Mavericks program. Most recently the Director of Rugby and Head Coach with Hutchesons' Aloysians Rugby Club in the Scottish Premier 3 competition and with representative sides with Scottish and British Universities representative sides. 
 
February 20: Australian Coleman returns to Mavericks for 2003 RCSL
The Calgary Rugby Union has announced that 2002 head coach Darren Coleman has agreed to a contract for the 2003 Rugby Canada Super League season to direct the Calgary Mavericks. The native of Newcastle, NSW will take the head coaching reins of the senior side while also overseeing the coaching and management of the under-21 side. The full-time appointment of the former NSW Waratahs assistant coach was announced by CRU Vice-President Ian Cathery.
 
After a successful 2002 season, which included a first ever win for the Mavericks over a west Coast team with a tight victory over the Vancouver Wave at Burnaby Lake, Coleman is looking for bigger things from this year's edition. 'Our goal last year was to come up with a winning record while giving ourselves a chance to win each game', Coleman stated from his winter base with Benvenuto of the Italian Serie A. 'This time around with our systems firmly in place and a belief that we can do more, we want to take another step forward and compete even more strongly in the competition.'
 
Coleman, who directed the Calgary Saints club side to consecutive Alberta Rugby Union provincial final appearances in 2001 and 2002, believes that supreme preparation and a solid three month commitment will be required to allow the squad to take another step forward in 2003. 'With the deep and talented teams on the West Coast and the always tough teams on the Prairies, we will need to play very well each and every game and rely on some luck to improve this season.'
 
On the playing side, former Leicester and Canada winger Dave Lougheed has committed to the program and Canada Sevens standout Quentin Fyffe will return as well. Coleman will announce additions to the senior and under-21 Mavericks coaching staff over the next two weeks.



Created by: Calgary Rugby Union -- Last updated:May 28, 2005