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Women’s College Rugby: D1 Elite, D1, DII and NSCRO. National Intercollegiate  Rugby Association has NCAA D1-III divisions.

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…

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 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 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…

September 12, 2016 Quinnipiac Women’s Rugby Rolls Over American International College Doug Coil Quinnipiac Women’s Rugby opened their offense after an early defensive struggle and emerged with a 44-0 win over American International College in Springfield, MA on Friday night. With the win, the Bobcats improved to 2-0 in National Intercollegiate Rugby Association play, while the Yellowjackets fall to 0-2. Maggie Myles streamed up the right sideline after an offload by Flora Poole five minutes into the match for an early 5-0 lead. After this early lead the match turned into a defensive battle before Emily Roskopf took an offload…

September 12, 2016 Army West Point Women’s Rugby Tops Dartmouth Doug Coil The Army West Point women’s rugby topped Dartmouth, 63-12, at the Anderson Rugby Complex on Friday evening. This was the second highest total in program history. Both teams now have 1-1 records. Dartmouth scored first with a try from Frankie Sands and successful conversion by Kat Ramage in the sixth minute. Sydney Hawkins then scored a try for Army six minutes later with Rebeccs Stipp converting to even the score 7 all. At twenty two minutes, Elexa Leach went in for a try and a 12-7 lead for…

September 7, 2016 Stacey Bridges Joins Dartmouth Women’s Rugby Coaching Staff Photo: Dartmouth Women’s Rugby of Stacey Bridges Dartmouth Women’s Rugby Release HANOVER, N.H. – Dartmouth women’s rugby head coach Katie Dowty has announced the addition of Stacey Bridges to her staff for the 2016 season. Bridges is currently a member of USA Rugby’s Women’s National Team and played in the 2010 World Cup. “I’m excited to join and add to the great team of coaches and staff at Dartmouth and the women’s rugby program,” Bridges said. “I look forward to being a part of the growth of rugby amongst…

September 7, 2016 Sacred Heart Women’s Rugby Loses Opener to Molloy College Doug Coil On Saturday September 3rd, Sacred Heart Women’s Rugby hosted Molloy College Women’s Rugby in their home opener. Molloy came to play and left with a 45-22 win. Molloy took a 12-0 lead before Sacred Heart Margaret Woods scored the first try for the Pioneers at the 29th minute. Molloy added a third try prior to halftime to give the Lions a 19-5 lead at intermission. The second half began with Molloy adding another try before Sacred Heart answered back with two tries from Allie Rinaldi and…

September 7, 2016 Dartmouth Women’s Rugby Edges American International College in Home Opener Photo: Dartmouth Women’s Rugby Doug Coil Dartmouth Women’s Rugby began their season against American International College on Saturday with a 24-22 win at Brophy Field. AIC fought to the end, but a last minute Dartmouth try prior to halftime and and an early second half try by Freshman Becca Jane Rosco proved to be the difference against an AIC , a team that finished third in the nation last season. Dartmouth Head Coach Katie Dowty said “We intentionally tried to schedule the best teams in the nation…

September 2, 2016 Central Washington Women’s Rugby Opens Season with Loss at University of Victoria Photo: Central Washington University Wildcat Women’s RugbyCentral Washington University Women’s Rugby ReleaseVICTORIA, B.C. Canada (Sept. 1) – With less than a week of practice under their belt, the Central Washington University women’s rugby team travelled to Canada to take on The University of Victoria Thursday afternoon, and fell to the Vikes 12-32. “U Vic is a great Canadian side; physical, smart, and skilled,” CWU Head Coach Mel Denham said.  “This game provided a great opportunity to see where we are as we start off the…

September 2, 2016 Quinnipiac Beats Army in Women’s Rugby Season OpenerPhoto: Army West Point Athletics Doug Coil Last night’s match between Army West Point Women’s Rugby and Quinnipiac was a rematch of last season’s National Collegiate Women’s Varsity Rugby Association Championship. The organization’s name has since changed to the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association. The match featured two elite women’s rugby teams with their opening match of the season. At halftime the Black Knights had a 19-17 lead, but Quinnipiac errupted for three tries in the second half to win the match 32-19. With the win, Quinnipiac are undefeated and lead…

August 31, 2016 Army West Point Women’s Rugby Opener Against Quinnipiac: Championship Rematch  Photo: Army West Point Athletics Doug Coil The Army West Point Women’s rugby team opens its 2016 season against Quinnipiac on Thursday at the Anderson Rugby Complex at 6 p.m. in a rematch of last year’s National Collegiate Women’s Varsity Rugby Association Championship game that was won by Quinnipiac 24-19. This is the second-straight year in which Army will host Quinnipiac for its home opener. Last year, each side won their respective home matches. Army won 29-24 and Quinnipiac won 20-12 while at home. Quinnipiac holds a…