The USA women’s 7s team gets on an airplane soon for a 15-hour flight to
Dubai. There they will start a 2011-2012 season that has few guarantees,
but plenty of possibilities.
in the season the Eagles are expected to play in Las Vegas, and maybe
further on. But right now, they are focused on playing in the first
IRB-sanctioned international women’s 7s event outside of the... Read More
The application process for high school teams interested in the new high
school national invitational tournaments will begin within a month.
Following a meeting of the new High School National Championship Committee,
the members agreed to open up an application process some time in December.
Boys High School, Boys High School Club, and Girls High School Club teams
will be asked... Read More
UAE – While many a Dubai rugby fan may not be too
familiar with women’s rugby, the first-ever IRB-sanctioned women’s
tournament at the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens promises to be a
scorcher, with the women’s game having developed and grown at a remarkable
Heading the line-up of teams that will be competing in Dubai are the
reigning Rugby World Cup Sevens... Read More
Northeast and Midwest will play for the National U19 Girls All-Star
Championships after both teams won pool games to set up Sunday's final.
The Midwest crushed Southern California and then edged the USA U20
Development team 5-0 to win their pool. The U20s beat SoCal to finish
In the other pool, the Northeast defeated the South and then edged
MARFU... Read More
Despite losing some key seniors from last season, Winona State had some
reason to believe they might, finally, win the Midwest women’s DII college
For co-captain and No. 8, that realization that they might have something
special came early, during the All Minnesota tournament.
“Watching how our forwards hit the rucks and how our backline came
together, and seeing... Read More
Five teams have booked their spots into the USA Rugby DII Women's College
playoffs with their performances this weekend.
Winona State defeated Pittsburgh 31-10 to win the Midwest. Both teams now
advance to the national playoffs as Midwest #1 and Midwest #2.
Meanwhile, in the Northeast, Norwich dominated the playoffs, winning their
semifinal over Bowdoin 58-0 and the final 46-0... Read More
American International College thrashed St. Michael’s 47-0 to claim
the Rugby Northeast women’s college title.
The game was a virtual carbon copy of the October 28 game between the two,
won by AIC 44-0.
“I feel pretty good,” said AIC Head Coach Josh Macy. “It seems no one ever
plays their best in a final. We did our best to keep the girls relaxed but
nerves were a factor... Read More
Midwest DII women’s college playoffs are down to two after two very close
semifinals Saturday. Pittsburgh defeated UW-La Crosse in overtime, while
Minnesota’s Winona State edged Grand Valley State in an exciting match,
Winona scored early in that match before GVSU replied to lead 7-5. Grand
Valley scored again to lead 12-5, but neither team was going to break free... Read More
Sunday’s women’s DI college final promises to be a barnburner as two
high-powered offenses in Ohio State and Northern Iowa will face off.
UNI hammered Michigan 51-8, their second straight 50+ playoff outing.
Meanwhile OSU beat Minnesota 33-13.
For the Buckeyes it’s a return to the lofty heights of territorial playoffs
after a couple of years of struggle.
“We have a very young... Read More
The University of Colorado women's team defeated New Mexico 31-22 to clinch
second in the Pacific Mountain women's DI college league.
Women's Cougar Rugby (BYU) had already clinched 1st with a series of
dominating victories - they averaged 59 points a game and did not give up a
point - but Colorado still had plenty to play for.
With the victory CU confirmed an automatic bid to... Read More