On the first weekend of the New Year, Central Washington trekked 11 hours south to gauge its program versus top-flight competition of California. Things didn’t go as planned as the Wildcats lost to UC-Davis, 33-14, on Friday night and then got blasted, 73-5, by Saint Mary’s on Saturday. The coaches at CWU know where they stand now and only have room to improve in the spring.
The first stop was... Read More
After a long winter break, D1A Rugby is ready to resume this weekend in California. No. 8 ranked Central Washington will make the 11-hour bus ride today to play #19 UC-Davis on Friday and #2 St. Mary’s on Saturday. It’s a big weekend for the Wildcats to see where they stand in the hierarchy of collegiate rugby.
After a successful fall 7s season where it went 10-0 against the likes of Cal, Arizona... Read More
Even with rain in the forecast, the D1A Liberty Challenge was a resounding success. The seven matches showcased the talent and ability of the conference bringing 14 teams to Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn.
With the first match starting at 9 am, exciting rugby was on display all day with Tufts versus Delaware to start and Northeastern against Cortland to finish. Strong defensive efforts... Read More
It’s playoff season in college as the club ranks wrapped up the fall. The D1A Liberty Conference capped off its inaugural season with a seven-game postseason challenge that saw some awe-inspiring rugby. The playoffs in the D1AA, DII, and NSCRO are in full effect, while Arkansas State, St. Mary’s, and Navy won big in D1A. Lastly, Columbus-Scioto Valley prevented the Metropolis’ perfect season in... Read More
Two games were on the docket for the D1A Liberty Conference as the fall season came to a close. Rhode Island surprised Fordham on Saturday with a 49-12 domination and Binghamton blasted Rutgers, 43-10. Fortunately, there is one week of postseason fun left.
On Saturday, the Liberty Challenge Bowl Series descends on Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn. Thirteen teams from Liberty plus AIC will... Read More
In a break-neck Big Ten Championship at Moose Rugby Grounds in Elkhart, Ind., the final between Indiana and Ohio State came down to the final minute. After exchanging blows all game, the Hoosiers survived by outscoring the Buckeyes, 38-36, to win their fifth straight conference title.
After a first half where OSU led 14-12, the second half was action packed with whoever had the ball had a good... Read More
Playoff Saturday was in effect this weekend in college as club rugby put some of last touches on their fall schedules. Indiana and Dartmouth claimed conference titles while James Madison earned its right to play in D1AA Nationals. An early Mid-South conflict had Arkansas State defeat Davenport and TCU, Texas &M, and Texas Tech rolled in the Red River. In non-conference action, St. Mary’s and... Read More
Life University’s fall Mid-Atlantic road trip was a resounding success as the Running Eagles swept Penn State and Navy this weekend. On Thursday night, Life found itself in a 51-34 dogfight with the Nittany Lions. 48 hours later, Life traveled south to Annapolis, Md. for a bout with the Midshipmen. In a game where the scoreboard didn’t reflect how close the match was, the Running Eagles blanked... Read More
Late fall D1A rugby gives you some intriguing matchups with some equally surprising results. On Saturday, two Rugby East squads ended their seasons with uplifting wins as St. Bonaventure nipped Davenport by a point, 33-32, and Notre Dame College defeated Kutztown, 44-38. In Mid-South prelims, Lindenwood slammed Lindenwood-Belleville, 71-5, and Arkansas State beat Arkansas, 31-19.
Davenport at St... Read More
Before the Liberty Bowl Series descends on Fairfield University on November 18th, it was a dual battle of the unbeaten at the top ranks of the conference. Based on the records, both games were expected to be close but ended in blowouts. I-95 Division’s Iona dispatched the Empire leader, Cortland, 57-18, and Northeastern dominated UConn, 53-5, to win the New England divsion. In the remaining games... Read More