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Men’s College Rugby has four levels, D1A, D1-AA, DII and NSCRO. Championships are held in each of these divisions in rugby 15s and in the later 3 divisions in sevens.

October 30, 2016 St. Bonaventure Late Surge Cements Win Against Delaware Logos: Delaware and St. Bonaventure Rugby Doug Coil The University of Delaware hosted St. Bonaventure in a Rugby East match on Saturday October 29, 2016 at Frazier Field in Newark, Delaware. The Blue Hens and the Bonnies battled during the entire match and St. Bonaventure emerged with a 39-24 win. St. Bonaventure truck first two minutes into the match after a penalty on Delaware for a dangerous tackle. Christian Artuso slotted a penalty kick to give the Bonnies a 3-0 lead. Delaware had to execute player position changes, as…

October 26, 2016 Keystone Rugby Conference Semi-Finals & Finals This Weekend Logo: Keystone Rugby Conference Doug Coil The Keystone Rugby Conference Championship will be held this weekend at the Temple University Ambler Campus. On Saturday, October 29 the Cup & Bowl Semi-Finals will take place with the Finals on Sunday. The Keystone Rugby Conference Quarterfinals took place the previous two weekends with Rutgers beating Lock Haven 96-0, West Chester winning 66-13 over Millersville and Temple traveling to the University of Pittsburgh and emerging with a 38-31 win on October 15th. Saint Joseph’s faced Villanova last weekend and won 31-0. The…

October 16, 2016 Central Washington Women’s Rugby Claws Way for Win Against Quinnipiac Photo: National Intercollegiate Rugby Association, Central Washington University Wildcats & Quinnipiac Bobcats Doug Coil Ellensburg, Washington, Oct. 15, 2016, Women’s Rugby In a battle between the two top ranked teams in the recent National Intercollegiate Rugby Association Poll, the Central Washington University women’s rugby team won 19-12 in a defensive match against Quinnipiac University. Central Washington now has a 3-0 record in the series with Quinnipiac, is 6-2 on the year, including 4-0 in the NIRA. They opened the year 2-2 on a Canadian trip splitting matches against…

October 10, 2016 Binghamton University Men’s Rugby Edges Fordham Logos: Binghamton and Fordham Rugby Doug Coil On Sunday October 9th, in a battle between the Empire Rugby Conference first and second seeds, Binghamton Men’s Rugby edged Fordham 11-10 on a late penalty kick. The Binghamton Devils controlled the ball in Fordham’s territory for the majority of the first 20 minutes. The Devils then scored the first points of the match as fly half Brandon Healy slotted a penalty kick for a 3-0 lead. On the restart, Binghamton pressured Fordham’s defense and after an attack by the forwards, lock Jason McKenna…

October 10, 2016 AIC Rugby Rolls By Northeastern American International College Men’s Rugby Release: Rob Guiry AIC 37-7 Northeastern Before the game, 10 seniors were honored in what will be their last home match of the season. All week we talked about getting on the board fast and were able to do so as Jihad Khabir went in for a long try early. Nic Franklyn, sophomore, took the next two to the house, the first of which he really showed a second burst to fly past the opposing backs. Northeastern then scored a weird try. The NU player kicked the…

October, 9, 2016 Navy Men’s Rugby Second Half Effort Secures Win Against Notre Dame Photo: U.S. Naval Academy Men’s Rugby Doug Coil Prior to the U.S. Naval Academy Men’s Rugby match against the University of Notre Dame on October 8, 2016, the dedication and opening of Prusmack Rugby Complex was held. The Prusmack Rugby Complex is an example of the support Navy Rugby Alumni have played and a recap of this event may be viewed by clicking here. The rain started to fall just prior to the dedication ceremony, but this did not impact the significance of the event, nor…

October 8, 2016 Prusmack Rugby Complex Dedication at U.S. Naval Academy + USA Sevens Expands Photo: by Doug Coil of Jon and Patrice Prusmack at Prusmack Rugby Complex Dedication, Oct. 8, 2016 Doug Coil The dedication and opening of Prusmack Rugby Complex on October 8, 2016 was a major event in the history of the U.S. Naval Academy. A banquet was held on Friday night that brought together many alumni together. It is with alumni support that U.S.Naval Academy Rugby continues to grow and proper. The Prusmack Rugby Complex is an example of the support Alumni have played. Jon Prusmack has…

October 6, 2016 Norwich Women’s Rugby Hosts Australian Defence Force Rugby Union Doug Coil Norwich Women’s Rugby Hosts the Australian Defence Force Rugby Union at 4:30pm on Friday, October 7, 2016 at Norwich University Dog River Rugby Pitch.. This is the first stop of the ADFRU three week tour. View video WCAX.com Mike McCune. The ADFRU team is comprised of 24 members of the Australian military armed forces branches with the Navy, Army and Air Force. The Australian Defence Force Tour will focus on the holistic development of the players and forging relationships between the US Military and ADF through…

October 3, 2016 St. Joseph’s Men’s Rugby Win Double vs Scranton and Lock Haven Photo: St. Joseph’s Hawks Rugby – of Steven Bradley v Scranton St. Joseph’s Men’s Rugby Release: Dan Yarusso It was a double-header road trip weekend for the Hawks.   The Hawks sent one team to the University of Scranton for a non conference match and another team to Lock Haven University for a divisional Keystone match.  Both Hawk teams played well and earned the victory in their respective match. In Scranton, the Hawks did a fantastic job in the first 10 minutes of play.  However, the hosts…

October 2, 2016 American International College Men’s Rugby Defeats UConn Logos: American International College Rugby and UConn Rugby Doug Coil The recap is based on a release by AIC Rugby. On Saturday, October 1, American International College Men’s Rugby team defeated the University of Connecticut 41-19 in an East Coast Rugby Conference match. With the win AIC improves to 4-0 in league play and will face Northeastern on October 9 at home at Abdow Field at 3pm. UConn now has a 1-3 record and will face UMass at home on October 8 at 2pm. UConn took the lead 5-0…

October 1, 2016 Army West Point Men’s Rugby Runs Past Delaware Logos: University of Delaware Rugby and Army West Point Black Knights Doug Coil The University of Delaware hosted the Army West Point Men’s Rugby team at Alapocas Run State Park in Wilmington, Delaware on Saturday. Army took controlled the match and left with a 81-5 victory. With the win Army improved to 6-0 record, 5-0 in Rugby East and are in first place in the league. Delaware has a young team, and is 0-4, 0-3 in the league. Matches against college rugby powers like Army should help Delaware to…

October 1, 2016 Penn State Men’s Rugby Claim Rugby East Win Against St. Bonaventure Logos: Penn State and St. Bonaventure Rugby Doug Coil Penn State Men’s Rugby hosted St. Bonaventure at University Park, PA last night and came away with a 69-24 Rugby East win. Tomorrow Penn State travels to play the University of Buffalo in another Rugby East match. Penn state will feature an entirely different lineup against the Bulls. On Oct. 8 they travel to face Army in a key match at West Point. St. Bonaventure will host West Virginia next week. Penn State (5-0, 3-0 Rugby East)…

October 1, 2016 Air Force Academy Men’s Rugby Nips Navy in Shea Cup Photo: Air Force Academy and U.S. Naval Academy Men’s Rugby Teams Doug Coil On Friday, September 30th Air Force Academy Men’s Rugby hosted the U.S. Naval Academy team in Colorado Springs, Colorado. At stake was the Shea Cup. As the seconds waned, a penalty kick by Gregor Kerdikoshvili, sunk Navy’s hopes for victory as the Zoomies won 32-31. Air Force jumped out to a 12-0 lead before navy scored a try prior to halftime to cut the lead to 12-5. The second half featured more scoring in…

September 30, 2016 Notre Dame College Women’s Rugby Downs Life Photo: Notre Dame College Women’s Rugby and Life Rugby Doug Coil On Thursday afternoon, September 29th, two of the outstanding Division 1 Women’s Rugby teams met at South Euclid, Ohio. The rains came and the field was slick, but this did not stop the teams from competing. Life University Women’s rugby was on a mini tour having scrimmaged Ohio State and then playing against Notre Dame College yesterday.They finish their tour on Saturday when they will play against Penn State. Life narrowly lost last year to Penn State in the…

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