The University of Buffalo won the Women’s DI college title in NY State with
a 25-15 defeat of SUNY Cortland Sunday.
UB made the final by defeating SUNY Brockport Saturday 27-17, while
Cortland edged Syracuse 15-14.
In the 3rd/4th match, Brockport easily disposed of Syracuse 44-0.
Buffalo will advance to face Dartmouth in the Northeast National Qualifier
know I was going to be stepping up to the plate in some way and I think
it’s an incredible honor,” Suniula told RUGBYMag.com. “A lot of guys can be
shy to speak up – it’s intimidating for a new player to speak up with
whoever the head coach is. I think I am easy to talk to and then I can help
them communicate with Al [Caravelli]. It helps bring the team together.”... Read More
Petri's spectacular try against Russia has been selected as one of the five
best tries of the Rugby World Cup, as chosen by former All Black captain
Tana Umaga during his weekly feature "DHL Delivery of the Week."To see the video and all five tries, go here.
The University of Colorado garnered revenge for their Saturday loss against
Utah, defeating the Utes 14-12 in the final of the Pacific Collegiate 7s to
garner an automatic slot at the new national championships this December.
Led by captain, wing and MVP Luke Lahman, the Buffs shut down the Utah
attack, and led 14-5 until the final play of... Read More
Reports are that USA Rugby and Texas A&M have signed an agreement to
play the new Collegiate 7s National Championships December 16-17 (Friday
and Saturday) at Texas A&M.
The Friday games are expected to be held on the school's intramural fields,
with the soccer stadium, Aggie Soccer Stadium , hosting the Saturday
Twenty-four men's teams and 16... Read More
The Detroit Tradesmen did what they had to do to finish 2nd in
the Midwest DI Club Eastern League, now they have to wait.
The Tradesmen defeated league leaders the Cincinnati Wolfhounds 32-25 in
Detroit. In the end, in a league where road points are very hard to come
by, Cincinnati did well to secure (one) bonus point for a close loss. (An
earlier report saying the 'Hounds scored... Read More
Bowling Green University moved to 4-0 after defeating Michigan State 56-5
Bowling Green scored first but Michigan State tied it early. After that,
though, it was all BGSU.
The Spartans made too many mistakes with the
ball, and Bowling Green ounished them every time. Despite making a few
mistakes of their own, the Falcons were able to contain Michigan State
counter-... Read More
The New York Athletic Club defeated Olympic Club on a tour friendly in San
Francisco, scoring three tries in overtime to win 43-22.
NYAC went up 19-0 before O-Club came surging back to tie the game, and at
80 minutes ended with the teams deadlocked 22-22.
In overtime, the AC ran in three tries, all converted by Rob Johnson, and
ran away with a game that had been as close as any until... Read More
Middlesex remains the top team in DII club rugby in New England after
crushing Charles River 82-0 (score reported by ref is 82-0, while Middlesex
"[It was the] best we have looked all year," said Middlesex Head Coach Josh
Smith. "[We] used our traditional quick attack to perfection. Our
transition from defense to offense is starting to wreak havoc."
Portland... Read More
Mike Geib photos
Day one of Pacific 7s sees four teams left with a shot at an automatic bid
to USA Rugby's inaugural college 7s national championship.
Utah was the only team to escape pool play undefeated, going 4-0 with wins
over Colorado, Arizona State, Oregon and Oregon State. As Pool A champs
they'... Read More