I got a warm welcome on my March 16, 2017 arrival in Bermuda and a question, "is this your first time in Bermuda?" "No," I said, " I come here every 50 years."
I brought Penn Rugby here 50 years ago as team captain and coach. I returned this time with my wife Rosemarie this time as a Penn supporter. (Oliver kept himself busy running touch when ever they'd let him all weekend.)
Nostalgic about my trip 50 years ago.Posted: 03/31/2017
The winner of the Penn v Princeton match goes to the finals to play Brown on Sunday at 2pm. Sunday's match is part of a Wild Card playoff for entry into the USA Rugby playoffs.
Yale’s aggression kept the match close and tense for 40 minutes but the Brown Bears dominated the second half and defeated Yale 44-5 in an Ivy Conference playoff to advance to the Ivy Conference finals next Sunday, April 2nd. Brown will play the winner of the Princeton-Penn match, scheduled for next Friday, March 31st. Brown will depart tomorrow, Sunday, March 26th for a two match tour to Barbados to prepare for next weekend.
The Ivy League Council of Presidents, in December 2010, agreed to form an ad hoc Concussion Committee to discuss how the Ivy League could assume a leadership role in trying to limit the incidence of concussion. The Council adopted measures in football in June 2011, and charged the committee to consider the review of other sports.
Thanks to Alexander Harvey, a Yale graduate and former Bulldog rugby player, we've been given some incredible insight into a notable event in Ivy Rugby's past. In 1947, Yale Rugby made the trip to Bermuda to represent both their school and their nation in competition against Bermudian and English teams.Posted: 01/29/2017
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Dartmouth women’s rugby team used a pair of second-half tries and a stingy defense to capture its second straight Ivy Rugby title Sunday afternoon. The top-seeded Big Green scored two quick tries midway through the final stanza to defeat Harvard, 14-5, at the Crimson’s Mignone Field and secure their second conference title in as many years since moving to varsity status.Posted: 11/22/2016