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 2005 DI and DII Women’s club playoffs featured the largest number of teams competing for the title. The 2004 Rugby Magazine Directory listed 58 DI clubs, and 60 DII clubs, the latter group then not offering a year end tournament officially recognized by USA Rugby.
The goal in 2005 was to stage an event that would convince USA Rugby’s Competition Committee to schedule and sanction future DII... Read More
The pool stages of the Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 will take place at University College Dublin (UCD) while the play-off rounds will take place at Queen's University Sport (QUB) and Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. The Women's Rugby World Cup Final will take place at Kingspan Stadium on 26 August, 2017.
Tickets are sold on a pitch-by-pitch basis; therefore, if a fan buys a ticket for... Read More
World Rugby announced the pool draw for the fifth HSBC Women's 7s tournament to be held in Langford, British Columbia, Canada, May 27 and May 28th. The event will be played in Westhills Stadium with a 1,700-seat capacity.
The placement from tournament to tournament is based on performance from the last event. Since the USA finished seventh in Japan, they were seeded seventh for Langford. This... Read More
After a full day of intense rugby play on Saturday followed by a game delay due to lightning and another round of matches on Sunday, Colgate University defeated the three-time returning champions, Wayne State College, to take home the trophy as the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Women’s 7s National Champions with a score of 15-12.
Lee University defeated Colorado... Read More
The Dream Team from the Women’s 7s event in Japan included three New Zealanders, two from Fiji, and two from Canada. These were:
Portia Woodman, NZ
Ana Maria Roquica, Fiji
Ghislaine Landry, Canada
Ruby Tui, NZ
Miriama Naiobasali, Fiji
Kelley Brazier, NZ
Julia Greenshields, Canada
The Black Ferns beat Canada in the finals.
Next event is May 27 and May 28 in Langford, Canada.
New Zealand Women continued their 2016/2017 roll toward the HSBC World Rugby 7s championship with a narrow 17-14 victory over a stubborn Canadian side to win a gold medal in Japan. It represented the Black Ferns’ third cup win of the four-game circuit, advancing their leading total to 76 points, ten in front of second place Australia.
The Australians finished third for the bronze medal with a... Read More
The USA Women lost to Fiji 26-19 after leading 12-5 at the half. The USA scored on tries from Kristen Thomas and Naya Tapper with one Kelter conversion.
But the Eagles' defense broke down in the second half, allowing the strong Fijians to run in 21 points with three tries and three conversions. Fiji lead 26-12 as the Eagles scored one last try but it was too late.
Fiji to play New Zealand while... Read More
The USA Women advanced into the Japan tournament eight team qualifying round finishing 2-1 in Pool C behind Canada. The Eagles enjoyed an easy, second game against England, defeating the Red Roses 27-5 after being up 17-5 at half time. In the second period, the Eagles added on ten points with tries coming from new scorers Gray and Durbin.
In the final game of Pool C, the Canadians won 29-12,... Read More
The USA Women's Eagles defeated Spain 19-10 after being up 19-0 at the break. Thomas scored after two minutes under the posts making an easy conversion for Alev Kelter. Score 7-0. Kelter wrong footed the last defender to score the team's second try, also under the posts where she converted for the second time. Score 14-0. Griffin scored at the death to make it 19-0. Spain, which saw no ball in... Read More