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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 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…

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…

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