The British are coming! The British are coming!
Specifically, a touring Oxford University fifteen is making a two-week tour of New England and New York City. The team will play two matches against leading clubs, and train with four eastern colleges.
Oxford arrives September 10 in Boston and leaves from New York City September 26.
The college rugby co-training will occur on the campuses of... Read More
The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) has recently released their Men’s Top 50 Final Rankings and the Men’s Top 10 Final Rankings (Challenge Cup).
Leading the Men’s Top 50 Final Rankings is The Claremont Colleges, followed by: Xavier University, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, California State University Maritime Academy and Louisiana State University –... Read More
Lindenwood University captured both the men and women’s DI 7s national championships held in Glendale, Colo. over the weekend.
The men’s team dominated a field of 16 teams to capture their first sevens title. The Lions powered through pool play scoring 87 points and only giving up five. The onslaught continued over Bowling Green in the quarters with a 42-0 win. Lindenwood blanked Utah in the... Read More
One year after Minnesota-Duluth completed the first ever DII 15s and 7s national title sweep, Wisconsin-Whitewater accomplished the same feat. The Warhawks completed the double whammy by going 6-0 and defeating UNC-Charlotte 26-5 in the final of the USA Rugby DII 7s national final on Sunday.
“Winning both is just a blessing. We have worked extremely hard to continue excellence as a club and it... Read More
Lindenwood, Life, Penn State and Dartmouth are spread across four pools as the top seeds, as 16 women’s teams look to compete for the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship title June 3-4 at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia.
The Running Eagles of Life snapped a three-year Penn State winning streak last year. The Nittany Lions will be back again along with Life, but it’s the Lions... Read More
The Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship is just under three weeks away, set for June 3-4 at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia. The pools are out, and they’re highlighted by rivalries and a renewed sense of competitiveness.
In Pool A, the East Coast Jesuit school squares off against the West Coast Christian Brothers college when Boston College faces St. Mary’s. In Pool B, old... Read More
USA Rugby's College 7s National Championships take place this weekend at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. There are 40 teams across three divisions vying for a title. Here my breakdown of the men's DI competition, picking the winners pool by pool.
The quarterfinal pairings haven't been unveiled, so it's tough to read past pool play, but there are three top contenders in this tournament: 2016... Read More
The 2017 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship boasts its best field yet. There are 24 teams representing 16 states. Four-time defending champion Cal is back, but the Golden Bears will be facing stiffer competition this year than ever before.
The elephant in the room when discussing the CRC is USA Rugby’s College 7s National Championships. The CRC was born in 2010 and has run every year... Read More
Following the 2017 NSCRO Champions Cup National Championship at Infinity Park in Glendale, CO on 30 April 2017, Stephen Cohen, president of NSCRO, presented the following awards:
Most Valuable Player (best overall player during the event)
Clayton To, The Claremont Colleges
Heart & Soul Awards
NSCRO custom match ball is given to a player on each team who was been an inspiration... Read More
Championship weekend provided the final information for the 2016-2017 DI Rankings. The Penn Mutual Varsity Cup and the DIA Final did not make things easy for the committee.
St. Mary’s defeated Life 30-24 in a tightly contested match. Very little separated the two teams and the St. Mary’s victory means nobody in DI finished undefeated. The Gaels remain as consensus number one but after that things... Read More