PHILADELPHIA — The New York Rhinos and the Ontario Blues were on the PPL Park pitch for a while in between two Collegiate Rugby Championship matches Saturday - 48 minutes, to be exact.
The match between the domestic select side and the Canadian squad - a 79-43 Blues win - was an exhibition for the 'Super Sevens' rugby format. Normal sevens rules apply, but instead of two seven-minute halves, 16-... Read More
Behind two tries from senior Andrew Haskell, Virginia Tech upset Arizona - a program which has produced the likes of Peter Tiberio and Brett Thompson - 29-0 during the first round of Collegiate Rugby Championship play at PPL Park Friday.
"It's a huge step for us," Haskell said. "I think we all knew we could do it, but we're the kind of team where if something goes wrong, sometimes we struggle.... Read More
[Cal's Carl Hendrickson carries the ball against Arizona State University. Photo credit: Abel Barrientes]
PHILADELPHIA — In California’s first training session in Philadelphia before last year’s Collegiate Rugby Championship (CRC), then-sophomore Jesse Milne injured his hamstring and didn’t make an appearance in the tournament.
“It’s exciting to see the work come to fruition and actually get some... Read More
PHILADELPHIA – Junior Jack Arnold remembers the flood of text messages from his University of Arizona teammates early on the morning of August 12, 2013: Dave Sitton, who headed the club for 35 years, had died suddenly.
[Above: Junior Jack Arnold kicks off for Arizona. Photo courtesy of University of Arizona Rugby]
“I was one week away from coming back to practice in the fall,” Arnold said. “... Read More