Rugby descended upon the banks of the Severn Saturday as Navy hosted Lindenwood for a D1A Mid-South Conference showdown in Annapolis, Md. The fall weather made its presence known with cold temperatures and a stiff southeast wind. In a game littered by intense scrummaging and a litany of infractions, the team with the wind advantage seemed to have the upper hand. With the wind at their backs,... Read More
With the fall season entering its final weeks, clubs are wrapping up their season while others are in full postseason mode. The US National team took center stage in Chicago but plenty of college and club rugby was played across the country.
The D1AA National Quarterfinals start in two weeks so the conference championships began this weekend. In the SCRC, Kentucky took home its second title in a... Read More
A wild, jammed-packed weekend was filled with championships, huge victories, and devastating defeats. Bad weather postponed many games but with only three weeks left in the fall, clubs all across the country battled the elements for some of the best rugby of the season.
The WPL wrapped up its season with a double shot of games on Friday and Sunday. After the Friday semifinals, the San Diego... Read More
The first weekend of October brought a Big Ten surprise, a hundred-point debut, a Chicago club upset, and a multitude of dominating victories. Fall rugby is in full swing as the conferences are moving into the meat of their schedules and potential champions are making their mark.
The surprise of D1A was Wisconsin’s 40-24 win over Indiana in Madison, Wis. After an early season loss, Wisconsin beat... Read More
With summer 7s almost over, fall 15s are here. For the Labor Day weekend, the preseason for the college ranks is in full effect while Women’s Premier League entered its third week of competition. The schedule opens up next weekend as men’s DI club action starts, D1A college continues its ramp-up to the regular season, DII college has a full slate, and the WPL chugs on with four games.
For D1A... Read More
With over 240 matches between 80 teams from eight conferences, the 2018-2019 D1A collegiate season begins this weekend and the excitement for the new start is building. Across the nation, college campuses are alive with clubs preparing for their first games by welcoming new players into the fold and integrating veterans back into the system. Most of the games have been announced, but there are... Read More
With the D1A PAC Conference entering its fourth week of play, #10 Arizona’s 70-19 defeat of #14 Utah highlighted the weekend. The Rogers brothers, Kyle and Matt, combined for five tries in the victory with Kyle earning the hat trick and Man of the Match honors. The Wildcats’ next opponent is the defending conference champion, #2 Cal, who completed a three-game sweep of challengers this week by a... Read More
A superb defensive effort sparked a second-half comeback that saw Grand Canyon University upset San Diego State, 22-18. In San Diego, Calif., the ‘Lopes endured a pair of yellow cards at the end of each half to emerge victoriously. Trailing 10-3 at the half, GCU scored three tries in the second half to pull off the upset and secure its second D1A win.
“Our boys really dug deep,” GCU head coach... Read More
Blowouts and an upset highlighted the third week of 2018. The top three teams in the country crushed their opponents as Cal, St. Mary’s, and Life were in complete control on Saturday. The closest match of the weekend saw Grand Canyon survive two yellow cards to pull off a 22-18 upset against San Diego State. Finally, the Houston Sabercats fell to the Uruguay National team, 32-24.
In the ramp up... Read More
The unofficial opening of the spring rugby season commenced this weekend at the Dennis Storer Classic in Los Angeles, Calif. Named in honor of the U.S. National team and UCLA coach, the tournament gathered a conglomerate of squads in the University of California system to test their mettle against each other. Cal, UCLA, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, and UC San Diego played a total of eight games to... Read More