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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.

December 22, 2016 NSCRO 2016 Women’s Rugby Top 20 Fall Rankings  National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Release: December 22, 2016 Medford, NJ  22 December, 2016 – The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) has just released the NSCRO Women’s Top 20 Fall Rankings. Leading the rankings is Wayne State College, the 2016 Women’s National Champion.  They are followed by Colgate University, Lee University, Minnesota State University Moorhead, and rounding out the top five is SUNY Cortland. Over 100 NSCRO women’s teams participated in fall league play leading to the NSCRO Women’s 15s National Championships.  Many of the women’s teams…

December 21, 2016 NSCRO/Penn Mutual Women’s 7s Select Side Team For Las Vegas Invitational Doug Coil The National Small College Rugby Organization announced today the players that have been selected for the NSCRO/Penn Mutual Women’s Sevens Select Side that will compete at the Las Vegas Invitational in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 2-4, 2017. “The twelve-player squad includes six returning players from the team that competed in the Collegiate Rugby Championships in June and six new players selected through the player recommendation process.” NSCRO/Penn Mutual Women’s Sevens Select Side Squad Nikki Ciccarelli  Mount St. Mary’s University Emily Clinton*  York College…

December 20, 2016 NSCRO Men’s Top 50 Fall Rankings NSCRO powered by Penn Mutual National Small College Rugby Organization Release This list was based on approximately 185 NSCRO playoff eligible teams who participated in Fall league play and do not reflect the 16 teams from the Northern California and Gold Coast Conferences who will begin their league play in the Winter/Spring season. The rankings include teams from leagues that play split Fall-Winter season and thus have not completed their league and playoff schedule. This includes: Deep South CRC, Dixie CRC, Florida RU, Georgia RU, LoneStar CRC and Rocky Mountain RFU.…

December 1, 2016 NSCRO Women’s 15s National Championship National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Release Watch the NSCRO Women’s 15s National Championship live from Life University in Marietta, GA! A live-stream of this weekend’s matches on our website starting at 11:00 AM EST on Saturday. Go to http://www.nscro.org/videos to access the live-stream. The full schedule for this weekend’s matches is below: Saturday, 03 December 11 AM EST/8 AM PST – Wayne State College vs. SUNY Cortland 1 PM EST/10 AM PST – Colgate University vs. Lee University Sunday, 04 December 12 PM EST/9 AM PST – Third Place Match 2…

November 7, 2016 Wheeling Jesuit Speed by Delaware Rugby Logos: University of Delaware & Wheeling Jesuit University Doug Coil The University of Delaware hosted Wheeling Jesuit University Men’s Rugby Club in a Rugby East league match on Saturday November 5, 2016 at Frazier Field in Newark, Delaware. It was disappointing for the home crowd in the Blue Hens final home match, as Wheeling Jesuit controlled the match from start to finish in winning 65-17. The Cardinals scored eleven tries on the day to the Blue Hens three. Wheeling Jesuit will travel back home having ended their season on a positive…

November 1, 2016 Third Annual ACRC Bowl Series Returns to New Rochelle Photo: U Rugby of Stony Brook Lineout U Rugby Release Collegiate and High School Rugby Teams Thurs-Sun November 17-20, 2016 The Bowl Series returns to New Rochelle, NY. In 2015, the University of Delaware visited Iona College’s campus for one of ten bowl matches. This year Iona will host up to nine collegiate 15s matches and up to ten High School 7s matches. The first matchup is set. Rutgers will play Stony Brook. Purchase Tickets » Expect announcements through the week as URugby sets Bowl Series matchups for…

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…

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