It was a matchup of two teams that took two different roads to get to the
Plate Final of the Northwest Collegiate Rugby Championships. The University
of Idaho was taking a winning record and momentum into the game, while the
University of Washington was just the opposite. This time, however, the
Huskies prevailed in convincing fashion 33-12.
“Our team started slow, but neither... Read More
Paced by the speed of All American Tim Stanfill and with power up front and
outstanding teamwork, Central Washington defeated all-comers to take their
second-straight Northwest Collegiate Rugby 7s Championships Sunday at
Memorial Stadium in Seattle.
under the shadow of the Space Needle (one of the most elegant-looking
buildings in the USA), and next to the huge Experience... Read More
USA Rugby's Men's College Competition Committee members have voiced their
anger publicly over foot-dragging by the USA Rugby Board regarding the
format, location, coverage and other details of the new USA Rugby
Collegiate 7s Championships.
In an interview with RUGBYMag.com, Committee-member Craig Brown, speaking
with the blessing of other members, said the Committee is frustrated... Read More
Eighteen players are in camp in Chula Vistal, Calif. to prepare for the
The players scrimmaged a group of local players Sunday as they started
their ten-day camp in anticipation of their October 29-30 Pan-Am Games
tournament in Guadalajara, Mexico.
PRE PAN-AMERICAN GAMES CAMP ROSTER | CHULA VISTA, CALIF. | OCT.
Mark Bokhoven (Denver Barbarians... Read More
A&M's Brian Guillen as a Woodlands
Texas A&M became the sixth team to automatically qualify for the inaugural
USA Rugby college 7s national championship Saturday by winning Oklahoma 7s.
The Aggies went 4-0 on the day, beating Oklahoma State and Kansas State in
pool play, Texas in the semifinals and host Oklahoma in the final.
It... Read More
In a pair of articles this week, I made inorrect statements regarding Cal's
stance on USA Rugby's college 7s national championship.
Per Cal head coach Jack Clark, the Bears are not playing in the Pacific 7s
(aka Pac 12 7s) qualifier because of prior on-campus commitments. They
will, however, play at California 7s, another qualifier, Oct.
29. Will they accept an automatic bid to... Read More
KSU's Kenny Scott in Action for the
Blues. Clifton photo
The sixth qualifying tournament
for USA Rugby’s inaugural college 7s championship takes place Saturday in
Norman, Okla., where traditional Big XII schools meet in a competition born
out of the old Big XII 15s tournament.
“This tournament has given everyone a lot of great
memories... Read More
It’s been a long time since February, when Mark Bokhoven injured his knee
during the USA 7s in Las Vegas, but every day he had a reminder of how much
work he had to do, and on what timeline, to get back.
The loss of the big, rangy 7s forward, along with that of Nu’u Punimata,
put the Eagles in a difficult position in that tournament, and thereafter
as... Read More
After outscoring opponents 121-7 in the four games leading into the final
of the Southeastern Collegiate Rugby Conference Olympic 7s, the University
of Tennessee found themselves facing an obstacle.
with a determined Florida squad that had battled throughout the day, the
Volunteers were hit with a yellow card and, predictably, a try soon after.
Tie ballgame, 14-14. Florida... Read More
The South Independent
7s championship was always going to be won by Arkansas State or Life,
“We were the only two CPD
teams in the Southern Independent Rugby Conference. We thought we
definitely had an advantage of most of the teams,” said Life’s Cam Dolan,
“but just like in any other sport, especially in 7s, anything can happen at
any given day, so we knew we had to... Read More