The Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship semifinals are set, and three of last year's final four teams are back. Arizona and Cal will meet in an All-Pac-12 semifinal, and Kutztown will duel UCLA in the other semifinal.
UCLA 19-12 Penn State
The teams got off to a slow start with a number of knock-ons and penalties at the breakdown ending attacking opportunities. Seb Sharpe broke the game... Read More
The pool pairings for the seventh-annual Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship June 4-5 at Talen Energy Stadium in Philadelphia see some intriguing match-ups set for the early stages. This year the field is expanded by four, with 24 teams divided into six pools.
Three-time defending champion Cal finds itself in Pool A with respected challenger Arkansas State. The Red Wolves are making their... Read More
Wisconsin punched its ticket to a third Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship appearance Saturday by claiming the Big Ten 7s title in Elkhart, Ind. The Badgers went a perfect 5-0 on the day, racking up 167 points and conceding just 29.
“Our defense is an area we pride ourselves on. We’re hard on the guys in defense and we drum into them to maintain their defensive pattern as well as... Read More
Championship 7s will return to WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C., home of the North American Olympic qualifiers in June. According to a report from the Triangle Business Journal, USA Rugby’s college 7s championships will be at the same venue next spring.
USA Rugby’s tournament originated in 2011 in College Station, Texas, where Life won the men’s title and Norwich the women’s. In 2012, again in... Read More
Tony Pacheco has named several newcomers for the Serevi Rugbytown 7s tournament, the climactic event for his 7s All Americans. Capped 7s Eagle Aladdin Schirmer, one of Pacheco's charges at Central Washington, captains the side. He's joined by fellow Wildcat Josh Bower.
Several high performers from the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship also make the list. Navy's Jack McAuliffe, Kutztown's... Read More
Six years ago, the Collegiate Rugby Championship (CRC) burst onto the scene to provide, in theory, premier level rugby sevens competition and to fill the void in college rugby that was lacking a college 7s championship. In the initial competition, the talking point was always that these young men would some day form the pieces to lead team USA to Olympic glory in Rio. As fans of the USA Eagles 7s... Read More