Browsing: College Rugby

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.

September 28, 2016 Saint Joseph’s Men’s Rugby Beats Millerville on Seniors Day Photo: Saint Joseph’s Men’s Rugby – Pat Ryan Saint Joseph’s Men’s Rugby Club Release: Recap of Hawks vs Millersville: Dan Yarusso The men’s team won their first game of the 2016 Keystone Rugby Conference Fall 15’s season against Millersville University.  Being that it was the University Alumni and Parent weekend, it was a busy day for the Hawks. In the morning over 25 players joined “This is the Magis” team on Saturday morning to walk/run the Kinney Center 5K.  There was also a good parent and alumni turn…

September 26, 2016 University of Arizona Men’s Rugby Add Walk Ons in Post Olympics Surge  Photo: University of Arizona Men’s Rugby – Marek Easton ’20 is one of this year’s walk ons who has already made an impact, scoring a key try in Arizona’s win over UTEP. University of Arizona Men’s Rugby Release: September 26, 2016 Arizona Rugby has formally welcomed their final batch of players to this year’s roster, as 22 walk ons have joined the program taking the team to nearly 100 players for the 2016-2017 season. This year’s crop of players is one of the most diverse groups in recent…

September 25, 2016 Army West Point Men’s Rugby Blanks Buffalo for Second Weekend Win Logos: University of Buffalo and Army West Point Black Knights Doug Coil After winning against St. Bonaventure (Recap) on Friday, Army West Point Men’s rugby team traveled to Buffalo, N.Y. and shut out the University of Buffalo 50-0 on Saturday. With the win the Black Knights improve to 5-0 on the season and 4-0 in Rugby East action, while the Bulls fall to 0-2 overall and in conference play. Army scored five first half tries against Buffalo. Two minutes into the match, Andy Sullivan went in…

September 25, 2016 AIC Rugby Wins Against Fairfield Logos: Fairfield RFC and AIC Rugby Doug Coil On Saturday, American International College Men’s Rugby traveled to Fairfield, Connecticut and came away with a 52-13 win. The Yellow Jackets had three first half tries by Jihad Khabir to lead 19-8 at halftime. AIC Head Coach Rob Guiry said “Focus wasn’t there when we started. After a blowout last week we looked content to just out-run people. Silly mistakes and a failure to play the referee led to an uncharacteristic half.” The Yellow Jackets came out more focused during the second half, as…

September 25, 2016 Virginia Tech Men’s Rugby Beats Mount St. Mary’s in Closing Seconds Logos: Virginia Tech and Mount St. Mary’s Men’s Rugby Doug Coil Virginia Tech Men’s Rugby  hosted Mount St. Mary’s Rugby in a Chesapeake Collegiate Rugby Conference match Saturday in Blacksburg, Virginia. After taking an early lead the Hokies needed to come back at death to win 22-20. The Hokies scored on their first drive and to take an early 7-0 lead. Mount St. Mary’s then narrowed the lead to 7-3, when Tito Miranda slotted a penalty kick. Virginia Tech added a try from a infraction by…

September 25, 2015 Quinnipiac Women’s Rugby Beats Notre Dame College Photo: Quinnipiac Athletics Quinnipiac Athletics Release: Sep. 24, 2016 Women’s Rugby PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Senior fullback Maggie Myles (Emmitsburg, Md. – pictured) accounted for all 10 of the match’s first-half points with a pair of tries, and the defending national champion Quinnipiac women’s rugby team broke open a defensive struggle late in the second half to capture a 30-5 win over Notre Dame College on Saturday evening at Founders Field, increasing its winning streak to 10 matches. With the win, Quinnipiac improves to 4-0 this season, after winning the final…

September 25, 2016 Central Washington Women’s Rugby Wins Home opener Against Army Logos: Central Washington University Wildcats and Army West Point Black Knights Doug Coil The Central Washington University women’s rugby team won their home opener in Ellensburg, Washington on Saturday (Sep 24) over Army 63-17 in a National Intercollegiate Rugby Association league match. It was the first meeting ever between these two elite women’s rugby teams. Five different Wildcats scored tries for the Wildcats, including six from Suiluana A’au. Mel Denham, CWU Head Coach said “Army have some very physical and talented players which was a challenge for us.…

September 24, 2016 Army West Point Men’s Rugby Wins Against St. Bonaventure Logo: St. Bonaventure Rugby and Army West Point Black Knights Doug Coil Army West Point Men’s Rugby traveled to Olean, N.Y. to face St. Bonaventure for a Friday night Rugby East match. With their 67-12 win, they are now 4-0 on the season and 3-0 in the conference. They are also ranked 7th in the D1A Rugby rankings. This is the first time that Army has had consecutive 60 point matches. Last week they won 64-0 against West Virginia. Today, Saturday, they will face the University of Buffalo…

September 19, 2016 Wheeling Jesuit Men’s Rugby Beats St. Bonaventure Logos: Wheeling Jesuit University & St. Bonaventure Rugby Doug Coil Wheeling Jesuit Men’s Rugby has made it two in a row for new head coach Tommy Duffy on Saturday September 17 at Bishop Schmitt Field against St. Bonaventure  in a Rugby East match. The Cardinals, since losing their first match against Notre Dame College, have now won three consecutive matches against Mount St. Mary’s, Lindenwood-Belleville and St. Bonaventure. Wheeling Jesuit controlled the set pieces in controlling both their scrums and lineouts. Tommy Duffy said “The team dominated in the line…

September 19, 2016 New England College Rugby Edges Northeastern Logos: New England College Rugby & Northeastern University Rugby Doug Coil New England College rugby hosted visiting Northeastern University on Saturday September 17 in Henniker, N.H. and came away with a 9-5 win. With the win the Pilgrims are 1-1 on the season, while Northeastern is 0-1. In a defensive battle, New England College took a 6-0 lead into halftime as Andrew Ramsden slotted two 30 meter penalty kicks. Early in the second half, Northeastern’s Ryan Crowe missed penalty kick that could have narrowed the lead. When New England College had…

September 18, 2016 Western State Men’s Rugby Beats Colorado School of Mines Photo: Western State Rugby Doug Coil Western State Colorado University Men’s Rugby Club traveled to play the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado on Saturday, September 17th and emerged with a key 34-28 Division II win in the Rocky Mountain Rugby Union. It took nine minutes before Western State’s eightman, Greyson Lincoln took a quick tap off a Mines penalty for a try, which was then converted for a 7-0 lead. Five minutes later Mines found a gap though the backs and went in for a converted…

September 16, 2016 Southern Rugby Conference Week Two  Photo: Southern Rugby Conference Southern Rugby Conference Release Week two of the Southern Conference season is in the books with some exciting new scores. All but one team, Coastal Carolina, has made their season debut and started their path to or from the eventual Conference Finals in November. With the recent shift in conference divisions, some new competitors are getting the opportunity to face each other and prove who the top dogs are. Week 2 was highlighted by a defeat of East Carolina University by The Citadel, 27-26. The Citadel would dot…

September 16, 2016 Lindenwood Women Rugby Beats St. Louis Sabres Photo: Lindenwood University Athletics Lindenwood University Athletics Release Women’s rugby hit the Hunter Stadium pitch for the first time this season Friday night and came away with a 49-14 victory over the St. Louis Sabres. The first 20 minutes of the match stayed close with both teams trading scores, but the Lady Lions were able to take a 17-7 halftime lead.  Lindenwood used a balanced attack on both sides of the ball to pull away in the second half. Head coach Billy Nicholas noted the significance of playing the Sabres.…

September 16, 2016 Yale Women’s Rugby Opens Ivy Conference at Columbia Photos: Yale Women’s Rugby Yale Women’s Rugby Release The team travel to New York City this weekend to take on Columbia University in the opening fixture of the Ivy Conference. Last season, Yale defeated Columbia 22-5 in a tough match. Coach Wilson is expecting nothing different this weekend, “Columbia have some very physical players and like to carry the ball. I’m expecting them to come out firing as they look to use their home field advantage.” Coach Wilson also commented on his own team’s chances, “I like where we currently…

1 11 12 13 14 15 19