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June 16, 2016 Monmouth Rugby 7s June 18th Photo: Monmouth Rugby Club – Pat Moroney Doug Coil The Monmouth Rugby Sevens, Showdown at the Shore Tournament, is being held this Saturday at Thompson Park in Lincroft, New Jersey and is the first tournament of the Northeast Sevens circuit. This is the fourth year for the tournament and is a showcase event for rugby in New Jersey and the Northeast. This 2016 edition has the added excitement this year of the return of Rugby to the 2016 Summer Games in Rio. Tournament proceeds support the Monmouth Rugby Football club which include…

June 16, 2016 Bloodfest Rugby 7s This Weekend Photo: Austin Huns Austin Huns Release: June 16, 2016 Bloodfest is right around the corner, and the Austin Huns Rugby Club is very excited to be hosting the largest rugby 7’s tournament in the Southwest once again! With over 60 teams signed up as of today, it will surely be a great, fun-filled day of rugby. The tournament will kick off at 9am at Northeast Metro Park, 15500 Sun Light Near Way in Pflugerville. The reason behind calling the tournament Bloodfest, is to help raise awareness for the Blood and Tissue Center…

June 5, 2016 Cal Wins 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship & Results 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Results SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016 Talen Energy Stadium, Chester, Pennsylvania Sunday’s Total Attendance:  12,378 Saturday’s Total Attendance:  14,846 (New One-day record for this event) Two-Day Total Attendance:  27,224 (NEW Two-Day Record for this event) Men’s Championship Quarterfinal Game #1:            UCLA 19, Penn State 12 Men’s Championship Quarterfinal Game #2:            California 24, Arkansas State 14 Men’s Championship Quarterfinal Game #3:             Arizona 17, Life 12 (OT) Men’s Championship Quarterfinal Game #4:             Kutztown 19. Dartmouth 12 Men’s Plate Quarterfinal:                                                   South Carolina 19, Saint…

June 2, 2016 Inaugural Utah 7s Rugby Championship This Saturday Photo: Rugby Utah Rugby Utah Press Release Salt Lake City, UT—Rugby Utah, the state’s sanctioned governing body for the sport, is set to host the state’s first 7s rugby state championship this Saturday, June 4th at the Regional Athletic Complex in Salt Lake City, UT. Matches kick-off at 9am MDT and culminate with the championship match set to kick at 5pm MDT. In all 8 teams will be vying for in-state bragging rights as Rugby Utah looks to showcase the newest Olympic sport of 7s rugby before the 2016 Rio…

June 1, 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Philadelphia Division Pools, Matches & Rosters Doug Coil The Philadelphia Division of the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship features six teams from the greater Philadelphia area, Delaware, Mount St. Mary’s, University of Pennsylvania, Rowan, Villanova and West Chester. Pool play will be on Saturday June 4th, while the Cup matches and tournament standings matches will on Sunday June 5th. It is anticipated that the winner will earn a place in the 2017 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, while the lowest seeded Philadelphia area team in the 2016 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship…

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…

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