The Award will be presented at this year's U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Dinner in Houston on Friday, June 15 :
Former U.S. Eagles hooker and Men’s National Team Coach, Tom Billups, has been named the winner of this year’s prestigious Craig Sweeney Award. The Award, named in honor of past Eagle, the late Craig Sweeney, is awarded to an individual who had played for the Eagles, who is... Read More
UNC-Charlotte defeated Wisconsin-Whitewater 38-10 to win the men’s DII College 7s national championship. The 49ers knocked off a Whitewater team that had claimed the last two 15s national titles and defeated them 26-5 in last year’s 7s national title.
Charlotte came into the weekend with a different mentality this go around. Last year seemingly gave the team confidence and they were ready to... Read More
Lindenwood captured its second consecutive USA Rugby College 7s national championship with a 26-12 win over the University of California. The Lions steamrolled their way through the competition and avenged a DIAA semifinal loss to the Golden Bears in the process.
The Lions were incredibly dominant over the two days, only yielding points in the final game. Pool play included shutouts over... Read More
The Men’s Division Two field at USA Rugby College 7s Nationals starts tomorrow in Glendale, Colo. Once again the field consists of 12 teams, with most winning their conference and several getting at large bids.
The field is divided into three groups of four teams. The top two from each pool and the two best third place finishers will qualify for the cup rounds.
Pool A: Wisconsin-Whitewater,... Read More
The men's rugby sevens teams from Villanova, West Chester, Drexel, Rowan, Harvard and Fordham will compete in the Freedom Cup this coming June at the 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia.
The six-team competition gives burgeoning men's college Rugby Sevens programs the opportunity to qualify for the main men's Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby... Read More
The pools are out for the Men’s College DI 7s Championship being held in Glendale, Colo., next weekend. There are 16 teams slotted into four pools and the competition will sure to be strong in the cup rounds.
Defending champions Lindenwood lead pool A. The Lions have most of their team returning from last season. With the electric Deion Mikesell and Cristian Rodriguez and the playmaker... Read More
Monday Morning Halfback is a new weekly snack-sized version of the RUGBY PatCast. It's a shorter podcast featuring Houston Sabercats captain Kyle Sumsion. Going forward, every Monday morning you'll be able to wake up to a quick discussion on the weekend's slate of games. To kick it off, here's a preview of what to expect to start your week. We discuss all fo the Major League Rugby results and... Read More
We have reached the end of the 15s season and with it comes the final rankings. There was not much movement with two games on the docket, but Life slammed the door on any doubt that they were the best team.
The Running Eagles were clinical against the Cal Bears, winning 60-5. It has been a long time, if ever, that the Bears were beaten so convincingly. Life has been doing that to teams all season... Read More
Mary Washington capped off an impressive DIAA season with a 38-30 victory over Dartmouth to win the DIAA National Championship. The Mothers overcame a 16-14 halftime lead to defeat the Big Green and take home their first ever national title.
The Mothers started off a little rusty. The team had not played a 15s game since April 14 and were missing three starters from the fall run. Scheduling games... Read More
Not only are rugby players impressive on the field, so many of them demonstrate respect, integrity, and leave a lasting impact on their community. In anticipation of the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship (CRC) on June 2-3, 21 outstanding individuals have been nominated for the Penn Mutual Life of Significance Award for the impact they have had on their program, their communities and the... Read More