The four teams are in for the Women’s D1 Elite/D1 final rounds.
The four qualifiers shut out their opponents, scoring, cumulatively, 320 to nil – such was the dominance of the four superior fifteens.
The Penn State Nittany Lions advanced by defeating James Madison, and then whitewashing Virginia in a 57-0 rout.
In another contest for a semifinal berth, perennial power Life... Read More
There are now nominations open for:
Women's 15s Junior All-American competition
Women's 15s and 7s Collegiate All-American competition
Women's 15s and 7s Collegiate All-American honors list
Submissions will be accepted until May 7th
Assemblies to take place in June and Augus
In collaboration with its collegiate department, USA Rugby has opened nominations for the Collegiate All-American (CAA)... Read More
After three tournaments, Australia lead the HSBC Women’s Sevens Circuit by six-points over New Zealand: 56-50. In the past three-years totaling 14-events to-date, the Black Ferns and the Wallaroos have won eleven of the fourteen tournaments between them with Canada winning two, and England one.
Australia won the 2016 Olympic Gold medal in Rio defeating New Zealand. In this recent 2018... Read More
The USA Women' defeated Japan and then Ireland to secure a ninth place finish in the Kitakyushu Sevens. The win was for the Challenge Trophy.
The victory produced four event points, and the poor showing drops the Eagles from fifth to seventh place in the HSBC World Rugby Women's 2017/2018 standings.
Against Japan, whom the USA had beat in the third match in pool play, the Eagles led 10-7 at... Read More
The USA Women will play for the ninth to twelfth spot in the Katakyushu Sevens in Japan after not qualifying for the eight-team quarterfinals. The first two contests saw the Eagles perform significantly below their fifth place 2017/2018 HSBC World Rugby Sevens circuit standings, seemingly, a team without a strategy for success.
In the opener, they were shutout by France 36-0, trailing 19-0 at... Read More
Team USA awakes from a long break to return to action this week in Kitakyushu, Japan. It’s the third of five stops on the World Series, and the Eagles currently sit in fifth place, just six points behind both Canada and Russia.
Awaiting them in Japan are France, New Zealand and the hosts. The Eagles are 0-1 against France this season, having lost 17-19 in pool play in Dubai. They’re 1-2 against... Read More
To the Rugby Community:
The Washington DC Furies seek coaches for the summer 7s program. Please spread the word on blogs/social media about these openings,
Thanks for any assistance.
The US Women’s Rugby Foundation (USWRF) has been awarded a $9,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation, the independent foundation created by the late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman. The award to USWRF was made by Newman’s Own Foundation as part of its commitment to the empowerment of individuals.
The grant to USWRF will be used to support the newly launched Women’s Rugby Coaches and... Read More
Today ended the opening round of the Hong Kong Women's Rugby Sevens World Cup seeding qualification. Twelve second tier teams started the tournament with eight advancing to the quarterfinals. When the event ends, the top five squads will achieve places 12 through 16 in the July RWC Sevens at AT&T Park, San Francisco.
Impressive with three victories each were Belgium, China, and Kenya. Teams... Read More
In 2000, the USA Board of Directors started to explore the possibility that women’s college rugby begin a recognition process to garner an “Emerging Women’s Sports” status under the aegis of the NCAA. Jon Moore, a rugby referee in Columbus, wrote a detailed an informative article for Rugby Magazine in the June 2001 issue.
It represented, perhaps for the first time to rugby readership, the... Read More