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1995: Mardi Gras Tournament

posted Jul 16, 2012, 10:43 AM by Rice Rugby

This undersized rugby team with an over sized heart won the 1995 Mardi Gras Tournament. Battling huge teams (including two Canadian Teams) and bad hangovers the team won the final match in triple over time with a combination of tackling and grit. Multiple over time penalty kicks required players 1 though 10 to take a kick on goal. Rice won the game when 6-6 lock Brendan Daly hit a penalty kick that miraculously spiraled its way in.

The team went on to win the 1995 Texas Championship beating Texas A&M in the final.