Added to the docket for the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship weekend this year is a collegiate rugby seminar titled, “Program Building & Growing Stakeholders”. Held 1 p.m. ET Friday, May 29 at the tournament hotel, it’s free for all college coaches and administrators, and all who sign up receive a free two-day pass to the CRC.
The seminar is split into four distinct modules, with... Read More
Just two tournaments remain in the college 7s season, USA Rugby's College 7s National Championships May 23-24 in Denver and the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship May 30-31 in Philadelphia. While we haven't posted 7s rankings in a month, there have been just a couple weekends' worth of major tournaments in that time, but they've shaken up the rankings.
Alabama, Arkansas, Miami (OH) and ... Read More
The Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship is right around the corner, and the field looks like its best yet. All but one program that’s ever won a tournament which can be construed as a 7s National Championship is involved, more teams won their way to the CRC via qualification vehicles than ever before, and many of those invited have claimed tournament titles this spring.
Life (2011 USA Rugby... Read More
Two days, 19 teams, five pools, and 50 matches. A big weekend of rugby came down to two teams for the title at the URugby Sevens Virginia Beach featuring the ACRC 7s at the Princess Anne Athletic Complex in Virginia Beach, Va. Kutztown and American International College (AIC) matched up in the Cup Final, where six tries powered the Golden Bears to a 36-27 victory.
The title is the fifth... Read More
Indiana claimed the Big Ten 7s Championship and nabbed a bid to the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship Saturday in Champaign, Ill., going undefeated on the day in dominant fashion. It was the Hoosiers’ third tournament win in as many tries this spring – they won a Big Ten Series event in Ann Arbor, Mich. and Atlantic Coast Series competition in South Bend, Ind., too.
Wisconsin won its pool... Read More
It’s been a bittersweet couple of weeks for the Clemson Tigers. April 4 they upset Arkansas State to win their first-ever Penn Mutual Varsity Cup contest, but a week later they were knocked out of the competition by Navy, losing by a single point.
Sunday they finished second at the Atlantic Coast 7s Championship, but since it was to Virginia Tech, which had already secured an invitation to the... Read More
The Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship field is set, with the final automatic berths being claimed over the weekend via three conference finales. Alabama surprised everyone in the Southeastern conference to punch its ticket to Philadelphia, Indiana continued its dominance in the Big Ten to win its way back into the CRC, and Clemson took the Atlantic Coast's bid.
While the paths to the CRC... Read More
The final leg of the Keystone 7s Series wrapped up in Rutgers, N.J. over the weekend, with Saint Joseph's at the top of the heap with the most overall tournament points. Thanks to superior strategy and reliable youth, Saint Joseph's managed to win all three tournaments in the Series.
Saturday's Cup win saw the return of several veterans, and the Hawks went 4-0 on the day. They beat Villanova,... Read More
Alabama defeated Mississippi State 24-14 in the final of the Southeastern Collegiate Rugby Conference 7s Championship in Knoxville, Tn Saturday. With the win, the Crimson Tide earned the SCRC automatic qualifier berth the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship May 30-31 at PPL Park in Philadelphia.
After finishing sixth in the final standings of the SCRC series, Alabama came out of nowhere to... Read More