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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 Philadelphia-Whitemarsh Rugby Gains Win Against Brandywine Photo: Philadelphia-Whitemarsh Rugby Club Philadelphia-Whitemarsh Rugby Club Release: Kyle Antoian Brandywine (0,1) at Philly-Whitemarsh (3,0) – October 2, 2016 Philly-Whitemarsh came into Week 4 with a 3-0 record. Last year, PW blanketed Brandywine 98-0. In Brandywine’s first match of the 2016 fall season, they fell to Lancaster 77-5. Without a doubt, these comparison stats were reassuring in the minds of the Philly boys. The match pitted a supremely confident squad that was borderline cocky, against a demoralized opponent that had won only four matches in the past two years. The diametric…

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 Austin Huns Name James de Lacey Strength & Conditioning Coach Photo: Austin Huns of James de Lacey Austin Huns Rugby Club Release: Thierry Daupin, September 30, 2016 The Austin Huns are excited to announce James de Lacey as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. James de Lacey is strength and conditioning coach who works with elite sports teams and athletes, primarily in Rugby League and Union. He has a Master’s degree and has published research in the ‘Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research.’ “I am delighted to have kiwi born James de Lacey as part of our…

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 28, 2016 Women’s Pathway Investment Necessitates New National Team Positions USA Rugby Release: September 28, 2016 LAFAYETTE, Colo. — USA Rugby is continuing to increase its investments into the women’s High Performance programming with the recruitment of several critical positions. The roles of head of physical development, performance analyst, sevens assistant coach, and sevens manager are now open for application. “There is significant investment by the organization into the women’s program and these roles are critical to our National Team’s performance moving forward,” said USA Rugby General Manager of National Teams and Performance Alex Magleby. “These roles will continue…

September 26,2016 Mid-America Women’s Rugby All-Star Team Photo: Mid-America Women’s Rugby Doug Coil The Mid-America women’s All-Star Team will compete in an All Star Tournament near Dallas, Texas the weekend of November 19. Twenty five players (and 4 alternates) were selected to the Mid-America Women’s All Star Team. Mid-America Women’s All Star Team Abby Higgins – Kansas City Jazz Allissa Lockard – Kansas City Jazz Anna Clouse – Kansas City Jazz Becky Peda – Kansas City Jazz Chloe Jex – Kansas State Ciara Clawson – MU women’s rugby club Elizabeth Crotty – St. Louis Sabres Emily Schmitz -At Large Hannah…

September 26, 2016 Philly-Whitemarsh Rugby Edges Doylestown Logos: Philadelphia-Whitemarsh and Doylestown Rugby Philadelphia-Whitemarsh Rugby Club Release: Kyle Antonian, Sept. 26, 2016 Since moving up to D2 in 2014, Philly-Whitemarsh has had the number of local rival, Doylestown. Three matches. Three victories. The last match was played on Halloween and it proved to be a nightmare on elm street for the Dragons. 59-5 was the scoreline. Coming into Week Three, Doylestown was looking to prove itself and trying not to succumb to an 0-2 hole early in the 2016 season. PW, confident in its past performances, looked to roll what was…

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 26, 2016 Carolinas Geographic Rugby Union Launch High Performance Program Photo: Carolinas Geographic Rugby Union Carolinas Geographic Rugby Union Release CAROLINAS, USA – On the back of a landmark Annual General Meeting, the Carolinas Geographic Rugby Union (CGRU) have announced the official launch of their new High Performance Program. The initiative, approved by member clubs at the union’s recent AGM, sees the creation of a High Performance Program (HPP) to cover both Men and Women in the CGRU. As part of the creation of the HPP, the CGRU is also in search of a High Performance Director to help…

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