In a clash of top ranked clubs, #2 Saint Mary’s College of California beat #3 Brigham Young University, 27-12, for the first time in three years. BYU had a five game winning streak against Saint Mary’s dating back to 2014. However, on Saturday in Moraga, Calif., the Gaels used BYU’s penalty trouble to their advantage to shut out the Cougars in the first half then outscore their opponent in the... Read More
Life dismantled Arkansas State 57-0 in the Huckaby Cup last Saturday. Although the teams play each other in the Mid-South Conference every year, the two programs play an additional game to honor Curt Huckaby, who was a key figure in establishing both programs.
Huckaby ran Arkansas State for years before passing it off to his son Matt, who now runs the program. Curt Huckaby was also responsible... Read More
Cal took on the University of British Columbia in the first leg of what has become coined as the “World Series” this weekend. Last year the Bears dropped both games of the home and home with UBC and the first one of 2017 went in similar fashion to the Canadian side. The Bears mounted a second half comeback, but ultimately fell short 28-17 on their home turf.
UBC scored the first three tries of... Read More
The National Small College Rugby Organization has announced the 2017 NSCRO Women’s 7's National Championship will be held at Founders Field in Cheswick, PA, on 29-30 April 2017.
This will be a 16-team event with qualification through conference championships and an at-large bid process.
Champions from ten (10) conferences will automatically qualify for the National Championships:... Read More
The 2016-17 National Small College Rugby Organization Men’s 15s competitive cycle is heading towards an exciting finish this spring with both National Championships – the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup – set to take place. Four clubs so far have qualified for the national championships based on the Fall Regional Championship: Tufts University and Xavier University have qualified... Read More
The PAC rugby schedule featured a pair of conference games along with two non-conference bouts. The games produced interesting results but for different reasons. Cal defeated Arizona State 44-16 and Utah blasted UCLA on the road 49-8. In the non-conference action, Cal defeated Cal Poly 73-7 while Arizona bested Grand Canyon 50-12.
Cal played a pair of games on the day, splitting its squad. In the... Read More
To be the best, you have to play the best. No. 2 ranked Brigham Young University has a challenging schedule this spring and in order to be prepared for the D1A National Playoffs in April, the Cougars played one of the best men’s club teams, the Glendale Raptors, on Saturday at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. Despite its best efforts, BYU was able to keep close for a little while before the... Read More
Having played the majority of their schedule in the fall, #6 Penn State and #17 Navy are ramping up their competition for the 2017 Penn Mutual Varsity Cup Rugby Championship in April. On Saturday, the clubs clashed in a postseason preview at Prusmack Rugby Complex in Annapolis, Md.
As both clubs’ spring season openers, the teams played tight rugby for the first 40 minutes. In the second half,... Read More
On an blustery day in Baton Rouge, La., the #25 Louisiana State University Tigers gave the #7 Arkansas State University Red Wolves everything they had for 80 minutes of rugby. At the UREC Field Complex, the wind played a heavy part of the game as the majority of the scoring was on the side of the field. With the wind at its back, LSU controlled most of the possession in the first half and found... Read More
In the fourth week of action in the DIA California Conference, San Diego State and Santa Clara picked up valuable victories over Sacramento State and UC Santa Barbara, respectively. Both teams were dominant in their wins and look to continue the trend in their upcoming games.
San Diego State at Sacramento State
In Sacramento, Calif., San Diego State hit the road and delivered a 64-12 beatdown to... Read More