Penn women started their spring season in early Feburary. Always eager to get more time and experience on the field, the ladies did not let a few snow storms stop their practices and their hard work and...
Aiming at a third consecutive 7s title , Dartmouth Rugby returned to PPL Park for the 2013 USA 7s CRC in Philadelphia, PA, May 31 to June 2. . Dartmouth went on a tear through Pool B, defeating Penn, UW-Madison, and most memorably, last year's finalists, Arizona, in a thrilling comeback that came down to the final possession.
Dartmouth was able to dominate the Quakers in their first CRC match of 2013 winning 32-nil. Dartmouth Men seems ready to do it again in 2013. The Ivy Rugby Conference Champion Dartmouth is the CRC Champion of 2011 and 2012. Both Penn and Dartmouth have their work cut out as Wisconsin looked good in spurts against a dominate Arizona team in their first match. Arizona defeated the University of Wisconsin 31-17.
The Dartmouth Women’s Rugby Club started out the spring season with an exciting tour in Vancouver, B.C., Victoria, B.C., and Seattle, WA. The DWRC played three tough teams, defeating the University of Washington by a large margin and falling to two experienced Canadian teams, the Nanaimo Hornets and the University of Victoria. All were hard-fought games that prepared the team for the difficult spring season to come.
Penn women started their spring season in early Feburary. Always eager to get more time and experience on the field, the ladies did not let a few snow storms stop their practices and their hard work and dedication paid off this season.
On March 26th, 1947, twenty members of the Yale University Rugby team left LaGuardia Field, N.Y. on a Pan World Airways Clipper for Bermuda, where they participated with local teams in the English Rugby Union matches. They were accompanied by Alfred Wyre, the Yale Rugby coach, and they were in Bermuda for eight days. The team was the first American outfit to play rugby in Bermuda in six years.
CUWRFC built on momentum gained in the fall and had a great spring season! We started off with an exciting win over Rutgers but were defeated in our following two games against Vassar and the New York Rugby Club's U19 team. Coaches and players worked together to identify the specific problems we were having and we worked hard in our final weeks of practice to not only fine-tune our skills, but also to come together as a cohesive team--forwards and backs--and find our collective passion for the game.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The Harvard athletic department has announced the hiring of Sue Parker as the first head coach for women's rugby, as the program will begin play in the 2013-14 academic year. Women's rugby will be the 21st varsity sport for women and 42nd varsity sport overall at Harvard making the university the nation's leader in both areas.
The Brown Women's Rugby Football Club was founded in the winter of 1976-1977 by two male players and an interested woman. The idea was formulated after the men had seen a women's 7s tournament in Baton Rouge, LA. After numerous meetings, practices were organized and a rugby film shown...some twenty women stayed throughout that first season.
Heartbreaking 45-38 loss to the UCF Knights in the USA Rugby D1-AA national semifinals ... plenty of heart from the boys, but we fell just short today. Thanks to all our alums, families and fans for a terrific 15s season - it's onto 7s!
Following a victory over Pitt in the round of 16, Dartmouth Rugby took on St. Bonaventure on Sunday for the opportunity to represent the Northeast in the D1-AA Final 4. The Bonnies proved to be a tough opponent for the Big Green with their solid pack play and kicking game in the soggy conditions. But the Big Green hung tough and eventually came out on top, 30-22.
Under the lights at Penn Park’s Dunning-Cohen Champions Field, on a chilly winter evening, two men are attempting to hoist another man into the air—before all three tumble to the turf. Then they laugh about it, get up, and try the same thing again.
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intercollegiate athletic competitions at the varsity level. The name "Ivy Rugby" is used with The Ivy League's permission.