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June 1, 2016 NSCRO National 7s Championship Pools & Matches at the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Doug Coil The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) National Sevens Championship is being held in conjunction with the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship. Penn Mutual has been an avid supporter of this organization. There are 8 Qualifier 7s tournaments leading to the 2016 National Small College Rugby 7s Championship. NSCRO prefers that 8 or more NSCRO teams enter the Qualifier Bracket with 6 teams being the minimum requirement in order for the winner to qualify for the NSCRO National 7s Championship. With…

June 1, 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Women’s Sevens Pools & Schedule Pools A: Delaware, NSCRO Select, Penn State, Rutgers B: Life, Michigan, Notre Dame, Temple C: Bloomsburg, Boston, Navy, Princeton D: Arizona, Kutztown, Lindenwood, Ohio State Women’s 7s Schedule Friday, June 3 Pool Play  – fields adjacent to Talen Energy Stadium Academy Field 1: Pools A & C Academy Field 2: Pools B & D 10:40 a.m. Penn State vs. NSCRO Select (A) 11:00 a.m. Rutgers vs. Delaware (A) 11:20 a.m. Navy vs. Princeton (C) 11:20 a.m. Life vs. Michigan (B) 11:40 a.m. Temple vs. Notre Dame (B)…

May 31, 2016 NSCRO/Penn Mutual Women’s 7’s Select Side Announced National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Press Release The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) – powered by Penn Mutual The National Small College Rugby Organization is proud to announce the selections for the first NSCRO/Penn Mutual Women’s 7’s Select Side. The fourteen player squad is comprised of seven players who competed in the NSCRO 7’s National Championships and seven players selected through the player recommendation process. Player    School Megan Ahnen    Michigan Tech Chip Bell    Tiffin University Nikki Ciccarelli    Mount St Mary’s University Sharae Frazier    Neumann University Teagan Hill-Norby    Northwestern…

May 31, 2016 NBC Sports Group Coverage 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship STAMFORD, Conn. – May 31, 2016 – NBC, NBCSN and Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia will combine to present more than 15 hours of Rugby Sevens action from the annual Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship from Talen Energy Stadium in Philadelphia, Pa. Coverage begins on Saturday at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN with live preliminary-round matches, followed by live coverage on NBC at 4 p.m. ET. Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship coverage continues Sunday at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN, and shifts to NBC at 4 p.m. ET with…

May 26, 2016 Northeast Sevens Website Has Launched Northeast Sevens Press Release: Eric Huss The Northeast Sevens website officially launched today and is dedicated to the coverage of Sevens Series rugby in the NERFU & Empire GU’s. Coverage will include the NERFU Men’s & Women’s Sevens Championship Series, Empire Upstate & Downstate Series (including High School), Men’s Northeast Sevens Championship Series (Qualifier) and Women’s Northeast Sevens Championships. The site will keep up to date standings, scores & tournament results. We are happy also to distribute your news & coverage on our main page blog (so feel free to send along…

May 24, 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship High School Boys & Girls Competition Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Press Release Nation’s Top 40 High School Boys & Girls Rugby Teams Compete in High School Rugby Championship During 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship June 4th and June 5th at Talen Energy Stadium in Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – May 24, 2016 – A veritable plethora of the nation’s top boys and girls high school and club rugby teams will be competing in the High School Rugby Championship (HSRC) during the upcoming 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, set for Saturday,…

May 12, 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship & Rhino Rugby Partner with ATAVUS Football for Free ATAVUS Tackling System Clinics Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, Rhino Rugby, Atavus Football Press Release: May 12, 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship & Rhino Rugby Partner with ATAVUS Football for Free Clinics for Coaches & Student Athletes on the ATAVUS Tackling System Powered by Rhino for Free Clinics for Coaches & Student Athletes on the ATAVUS Tackling System Powered by Rhino Rugby Partner with ATAVUS Football for Free Clinics for Coaches & Student Athletes on the ATAVUS Tackling System Powered by Rhino.…

May 11, 2016 Army & Navy Men’s Rugby 7s To Meet at Battleship New Jersey May 17 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Press Release: May 11, 2016 Men’s Rugby 7s Squads from Army and Navy to Meet in Exhibition & Demonstration at Battleship New Jersey, Tuesday, May 17 in Advance of 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Video, Photography and Interview Opportunities Available to Qualified Media Outlets WHO: Men’s College Rugby 7s Teams from Army and Navy WHAT: Free Demonstration & Exhibition Contest WHERE: Battleship New Jersey, Camden, New Jersey WHEN: Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 11 a.m. to 12 Noon…

May 1, 2016 Molloy College Wins Saratoga Collegiate Cup Rugby Sevens Photo: Molloy College by Eric Huss, Saratoga Rugby Club Doug Coil Saratoga Rugby Club Release: May 1, 2016 The Saratoga Collegiate Cup Rugby Sevens took place on Saturday April 30, 2016 at the Saratoga Rugby Grounds. Tournament Director Eric Huss of the host Saratoga Rugby Club provided a recap of the results. Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/collegiatecupsevens/ Overview: Men’s Collegiate Sevens Competition, all open team format. Pool play Pool A University of Hartford 4-0 RPI 3-1 Saratoga Rugby Club Collegiate 2-2 SUNY Plattsburgh 1-3 Siena College B 0-4 Pool B Molloy College 4-0…

April 19, 2016 Wisconsin, Tennessee & Maryland Earn Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Spots Photo: Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Press Release: April 19, 2016 This past weekend, the three final qualifiers for the 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship were decided in their respective conferences, as the men’s Rugby Sevens squads from the University of Wisconsin, the University of Tennessee and the University of Maryland joined the field competing for the Pete Dawkins Trophy, the weekend of Saturday, June 4th and Sunday, June 5th at Talen Energy Stadium (formerly PPL Park) in Philadelphia. The…

April 12, 2016 NSCRO/Penn Mutual Women’s 7’s Select Side Photo: National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) – 2015 NSCRO Women’s 7’s All Championship Team National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Press Release: April 11, 2016 Medford, NJ  April 11, 2016 – The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) is proud to announce the creation of the NSCRO/Penn Mutual Women’s 7’s Select Side. The program is made possible by Penn Mutual and their continued support in the growth of women’s rugby. The program is open to all players on current NSCRO teams as well as players on teams moving to NSCRO…

March 10, 2016 Eagles Sevens Squad For Canada Sevens Photo: World Rugby – Folau Niua Doug Coil The Men’s Eagles Sevens are in Vancouver, Canada for the sixth leg of the HSBC World Sevens Series – Canada Sevens. They enter this leg in fifth place in the standings and were drawn into Pool D with England, France, and New Zealand. Head Coach Mike Friday has made four changes to the side that finished fourth at the USA Sevens in Las Vegas last weekend. Will Holder, Zack Test, and Maka Unufe have been replaced due to injuries, while Carlin Isles has…

March 7, 2016 Utah Edges Notre Dame College, Qualifies For 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Press Release: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – March 7, 2016 “Utah Edges Notre Dame College 12-10, Qualifies For 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship in Philadelphia World’s Largest Collegiate Rugby Festival Returns to Talen Energy Stadium Saturday, June 4th and Sunday, June 5th The University of Utah grabbed their spot in the 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, coming from behind to defeat Notre Dame College of Ohio 12-10 to win the 2016 Las Vegas Invitational this past Saturday. Junior Chad…

February 29, 2016 Cape Fear 7s Rugby Tournament: Register Quickly Photo: C. McGowan, Semi Final action at the 2015 Cape Fear 7s Cape Fear 7s Rugby Club Press Release: Bob Bogen, Tournament Director The Cape Fear 7s Rugby Club is pleased to announce that the 42nd Annual Cape Fear 7s Rugby Tournament will be held on July 2-3, 2016. 72 teams will play nearly one hundred 7s matches on Saturday, July 2.  Finals Day is Sunday, July 3. All matches will be played at Ogden Park in Wilmington, North Carolina. The tournament is traditionally held during the July 4th Weekend…

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