With the injection of a strong freshman core and two football converts, Columbia University Rugby Football Club unleashed their true potential in Bermuda this past March.
Week 2 of the Ivy League Rugby Championship Series 2009.
Photo and Write-up by Ed Hagerty Rugby Magazine New York, NY - Led by two tries apiece from wing Zach Bull and flanker Derrick Lipscomb, Columbia defeated the University of Pennsylvania 30-18 under the lights at Baker Field in New York City. Columbia’s record is now 1-2, while Penn falls to 0-3.
Cambridge, Mass. - Harvard won its third straight match of the new Ivy League Series with an eleven try, 69-10 dismantling of Brown.
Dan Deighton led Harvard with five tries while Jonny Miller contributed 19 points from a try and seven conversions. Harvard started Round Three with high spirits after a solid week of training. They went out to a 31-6 halftime lead on tries by Deighton (2), Xander Groeneveld (2) and Jonny Miller; with Miller adding three conversions. Sam Rabb’s two penalty kicks accounted for Brown’s first-half scoring.
Week 2 of the Ivy League Rugby Championship Series 2009. In their home opener, the Big Green of Dartmouth holds on for victory, despite sloppy second half.
On a perfect day for rugby in Hanover, New Hampshire, Dartmouth Rugby came out determined to defend Brophy Field in its home opener of the inaugural Ivy League season.
Week 2 of the Ivy League Rugby Championship Series 2009. After last week's unlucky loss to Brown, Cornell came out fired and determined to get back to winning ways. They quickly put Princeton on the back foot and Freshman Scrum-half Adam Webb scored by going on the blind-side of a ruck in the 5th minute