A very nervous set of players gathered in wintery conditions for our last home game of this half of the season against one of the stronger teams in Switzerland: Bern. The opening 20 minutes of the men’s’ victory v. Wurenlos and a good warm-up got us in the right frame-of-mind and we started the game strongly. . . . → Read More: RCL Dangels 48 – 10 Bern Red Devils
Saturday before our first game of the spring rugby season, everybody seemed super nervous. We finished last Fall unbeaten, top of the table in Switzerland and therefore had big expectations on ourselves. With lots of injuries and a couple pregnancies (stop *******) our list of available girls was getting smaller every day. In order to keep up . . . → Read More: FANTASTIC start for the Dangels into spring rugby season!
The new Swiss 15′s championship kicked-off in style for the Luzern Dangels last Saturday. Grave the armageddon-like rain and only 15 players signed-up, we were happy just to play. Monthly and Nyon have joined together to play this season and they came with 21 enthusiastic players and a lot of noisy support! We put out . . . → Read More: What a start!
The 2012/13 Swiss Ladies rugby season finally kicked-off this Saturday in Luzern. The league this year will be an experimental format seeing the ladies playing five Super 7′s tournaments alongside a 15′s league where clubs with smaller playing squads may join together.
8 teams came together for the first Super 7′s of the year in . . . → Read More: 7′s Is a Summer Sport!
At certain times in recent history, wherever chance would find a person in the company of a bunch of rugby-playing girls from Innerschweiz, that person would often encounter an energetic, loud red-haired German girl shouted out loud: “SATURDAY IS THE RUGBY DAY!!!” Well on Saturday at 06:50 in the morning, 8 sleepy rugby-mad Dangels and . . . → Read More: CERN Sevens ‘Friendly’ Tournament
The Dangels ran out 56-10 winners against CERN Wildcats in their only home fixture of the spring season. Again, we made things harder for ourselves than they needed to be.
With 18 players ready to go, CERN sportingly took 2 of our girls (THANK-YOU Isa & Melissa) so that we could play 12 a-side and . . . → Read More: Home Victory for the Dangels
By Gemma Costello:
As the fat morning sun warmed the peaks of Pilatus, clear skies were revealed over Luzern creating an atmosphere that seemed to scream “Sunday is the rugby day!” – an echoing voice that sustained until the last posts were lifted out of the ground in the dark. The weather put on a . . . → Read More: DOUBLE SCORE for the Dangels – succesful 7s tournament in Lucerne!