Philadelphia, Pa. – The second-ever USA 7s Collegiate Rugby Championship,
a Rugby Sevens World Cup-style tournament featuring 16 top-tier collegiate
rugby teams, will be held at PPL Park in Chester, PA, on both Saturday, June
4 and Sunday, June 5, 2011.
The tournament will be broadcast nationally on NBC live on both days.
Organizers and hosts officially launched the tournament Tuesday at a press... Read More
Pete Steinberg and Richard Ashfield will join USA Rugby’s
lineup of coaches at the Women’s National Team program’s development camp,
which will take place in Tampa next month. The two coaches are being
considered for the role of head coach, a decision that has been delayed
beyond its original deadline.
“The coaching aspect of the
selection process was not what was originally arranged,” Steinberg... Read More
Updated Dec. 20, 2010
USA DI Club Standings
(4 Pts for a win, 2 for a tie. BT+ bonus point for 4 tries in a game, BL=
bonus point for a loss of 7 or less)
Please note that the Mid-Atlantic limits results deficits to 60 points.
Therefore a game score of 75-0 would be recorded as 60-0 in the points
Also note: We have switched to displaying only the DI v DI standings for... Read More
It’s been somewhat overshadowed by the college restructure this
offseason, but Matt Sherman’s move north up the California coast could, in
time, turn out to be a significant point on the college rugby timeline.
Sherman spent the last two seasons as San Diego State's head coach,
steering the Aztecs to the Elite Eight in 2010 and the National Semifinals in
2009. But the chance to return to the Bay... Read More
Playing football on scholarship
for a DI program is the dream of thousands of athletes, and it’s certainly a
thrill to achieve it, and a lot of fun. It can also be a job.
in some ways it’s not surprising to hear the enthusiasm in Arizona State
tight end Trevor Kohl’s voice when he discusses rugby. The Sun Devil football
player was given the all clear to spend his spring playing rugby for... Read More
From 2004-2009, Rocky Gorge endured
six-consecutive losing seasons, winning less than three MARFU DII-South
matches in all but one of those years. But just as 2010 is about to come to a
close, Rocky Gorge is a perfect 5-0 in league play and sits alone at the top
of the South Division.
“The turnaround was just commitment,”
explained Rocky Gorge coach Chuck Moore. “The guys, prior to this season... Read More
A GoffonRugby Opinion Column by Alex Goff
Offseason in the Super League often means we’re tracking what new players
are joining what teams, but this year, again, we’re just as concerned with
tracking changing teams, not players.
Of the fourteen teams
from 2010, only ten return for another season. Joining those returners are
new club Utah Warriors. That’s a 36% change, which is... Read More
Most South DII leagues are yet to kickoff, as only Florida and the East
have any games under their belt. With just three matches being played in the
East, Charleston sits atop the league standings at 2-0, having defeated
Augusta 56-11 and Columbia 13-7. Columbia is 1-1 and in second place, with
its lone win coming 22-10 against Augusta. East play gets going again in
Florida, injected... Read More
Players from all over Hawaii and coaches from all over the world convened
December 9-11 for a three-day coaches and players camp in the nation’s 50th
Despite heavy rain that made for a muddy experience, coaches and players
alike took home a great deal from the camp and clinic. Some of the kids had
never seen a rugby ball before, and all learned from some of the best.
The idea was to help... Read More
USA Men’s 7s
Head Coach Al Caravelli has some decisions to make when he convenes his next
Caravelli told the RuggaMatrix America
podcast that he used the first two tournaments of the IRB World Series to
find his starting seven players. He’s done that, and it is clear he will make
a few changes to the squad going forward.
Among the new players he might consider putting on the squad is a... Read More