Utah to face BYU in rugby at Rio Tinto

Published: Monday, Feb. 28 2011 11:53 p.m. MST

SANDY — The rugby clubs of BYU and Utah will face off in the eighth annual Wasatch Cup match Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium at 4 p.m.

It will be the College Premier League (CPL) opener for both the No. 2-ranked Cougars (5-0) and the No. 6 Utes (6-1).

The CPL is a new grouping of the top 31 club rugby teams. Saturday is the league's first full week of games. Utah and BYU will compete in the Western Division with Air Force, Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, Colorado State and Wyoming.

Tickets for the Wasatch Cup ($12 for adults, $8 students, $5 children 12 and under) can be purchased at wasatchcup.com.

— Deseret News staff and wire services

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