The DWRC remained undefeated this weekend with a 69-0 victory over Columbia University. Continuing its efforts towards team integration, Dartmouth developed a dynamic offensive game that resulted in many tries, especially out wide. The Lions proved to be aggressive and strong in the rucks, using them to keep or regain possession, especially in the first half. Strong runs and offloads by forwards Taylor Johnson ’14 and Amanda Spoto ’14 created many offensive opportunities for the back line.
Coming off their first loss of the season to the Princeton Tigers, the University of Pennsylvania Quakers were looking to cap their fall 15’s season with a victory at home at Penn Park. Nevertheless, it was Cornell’s Big Red that came out firing from kickoff pinning Penn within their own five-meter line.
After trailing 17-7 at the half, Cornell came charging back to take 22-20 on a try by Cornell's Andrew Sapozink with less than 20 minutes left. Columbia scored two late trys though, when it counted and overtook Cornell at the final whistle 32-22.
Three weeks ago in Hanover, Brown was able to come from behind and tie Dartmouth in a 23-23 stalemate. Dartmouth Rugby refused to allow this to happen again, and payback was served Saturday on a sloppy field in Providence. Captain Michael Burbank ’13 called it “the most complete game of rugby that we’ve played all season.” Dartmouth won with a final score of 28-5, securing the Ivy League Rugby North Division regular season title in the process.
Columbia falls to Penn at Randall's Island, NY with the final score 50-21. Coming off a close and hard fought match in Philadelphia, both the University of Pennsylvania Quakers and the Columbia University Lions looked for a decisive victory in their rematch at Randall’s Island.
The Princeton men traveled to Ithaca, New York in cold weather to play Cornell for the second time in two weeks. Cornell, with last week’s game behind them, sought to reverse the outcome of last Saturday.
Cornell Men hosted Columbia University in its Ivy League home opener last Saturday. After a morning of consistent rain two hours prior, the weather cleared up in time for the noon kick-off. The Columbia side captured the win with the help of their stout defense 20-12.
It was a windy fall day at Penn Park when Princeton met Penn...
Capitalizing on a flurry of early penalties, defensive mis-cues, and spilt ball Princeton Rugby shot out to an early lead in the match between the Tigers and the Quakers in their first fall match. Buoyed by strong running from their backline as well as well timed off-loads, Princeton opened the scoring. They quickly followed with another backline driven try. With two successful conversions the Tigers staked themselves to an early 14-0 lead.
Brown exploded with 35 unanswered second half points to overwhelm Harvard 55-5 for its fourth successive fall 2012 victory. With the Brown-Harvard football game being played across the street at 4:30 P.M., a festive Brown tailgate crowd joined the Brown Rugby faithful and cheered on the Bears on a picture perfect fall day.
The First XV Brown played a solid match defeating a young Yale First XV on a sunny late summer Saturday afternoon. In the second side match, Yale defeated Brown 15-5. Though Brown's 2nd XV was defeated, the Brown coaching staff is impressed by the intensity of numbers of their freshman class.
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