The Legend of John Heisman

Greg Johnson, Managing Editor of Penn Today wrote an awesome article about the history of Penn Law alumnus, John Heisman. Heisman was a former player and coach on the University of Pennsylvania football team.

Princeton Wins Ivy Rugby Conference Women's Club Championships

Princeton Won's Rugby defeated Penn Saturday to win the Ivy Rugby Conference Club championship.

11th Straight Ivy Championship for Dartmouth

The Dartmouth Men's Rugby squad (@DartmouthRugby) defeated Brown University rugby (@BrownRugby) by a score of 37 to 7 to win its 11th straight Ivy Rugby Conference Championship (@IvyRugby) this past weekend at the Big Ds home pitch in Hanover New Hampshire.

Harvard Women’s Rugby Advances to NIRA Semifinals, Runs Past American International 54-7

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard women's rugby team (7-1) finished the home slate undefeated, taking down American International (4-4), 54-7. The Crimson advances to the NIRA semifinals with the victory. 

Top-Seeded Big Green Win NIRA Quarterfinal Match Against Bears

HANOVER, N.H. – No. 1 seeded Dartmouth women's rugby had a 75-15 victory No. 8 Brown in the NIRA Quarterfinal at Brophy Field on Saturday. The Big Green improved to 7-1 overall and advanced to the semifinal, while the Bears saw their season end with a 2-5 mark.

Brown and Dartmouth Win in Ivy Semis

The Ivy Rugby Conference Semi-finals took place today as Dartmouth hosted Yale and Brown traveled to Penn. Dartmouth and Brown came away winners.

Big Green defeats Bears 44-nil

Dartmouth is still the Ivy Conference team to beat as the Big Green defeated the Bears 44-0, inflicting Brown’s only First XV loss to date this season. Although the result is disappointing, the score does not reflect Brown’ early effort and competitiveness on the day.

Harvard Ivy League Champions

HANOVER, N.H. – The Harvard women's rugby team (6-1) defeated unbeaten Dartmouth (6-1), 12-3. With the win, the Crimson earned the second Ivy tournament championship in program history.

Ivy Women 

GP 
Pts 
 PtsF 
 PtsA 
Princeton  20  358 24 
Columbia 4 2 2 0 11 174 141
Yale 3 2 1 0 6 50 199
Penn 3 1 2 0 5 61 171
Cornell 2 0 2 0 0 15 123

 

Ivy Women's 2018 Fall Schedule »

NIRA Teams: Brown, Dartmouth, Harvard
See: National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) website »

North 

GP 
Pts 
 PtsF 
 PtsA 
Dartmouth  5 5 25 348 19 
Brown 5 4 1 0 20 168 94
Yale 5 3 2 0 15 192 111
Harvard 5 2 3 0 12 141 144

South 

GP
W
L
T
Pts 
 PtsF 
 PtsA 
Penn 5 3 2 0 14 121 139
Princeton 5 2 3 0 10 114 116
Columbia 5 1 4 0 5 48 238
Cornell 5 0 5 0 0 30 296

 

Men's 2018 Fall Schedule »

Dartmouth Dominates Day 1 Scoring 213 Points to nil

The scores are all in ... Dartmouth won bigger - twice - today than most likely anyone has ever won big in one day. Harvard outplayed home team Yale to have the opportunity to line up against Dartmouth in the Ivy Championships tomorrow.

1st Round Matches Harvard 31 Columbia 22 Dartmouth 112 Cornell 0 Princeton 25 Penn 20 Yale 18 Brown 8

Second Round Matches Columbia 17 Brown 13 Dartmouth 101 Princeton 0 Harvard 31 Yale 17 Penn 39 Cornell 0

2009 Ivy Tournament Day One

No team has won more 'recorded' Ivy Championships than Dartmouth. Dartmouth won big today. Recorded, is the key word here. We know that rugby has been alive and well in the Ivy League since the 1870's. We know the first recorded 1873 'football game' between Harvard and Yale was, in fact, a rugby game. Come on!

Brown Women to the Final Four Again

The Brown women head back to the final four May 1-2 at Stanford. They open Friday May 1 at 1:00 v Stanford. The match will be webcast on USA rugby site.

Both Brown and Dartmouth made it to the round of 16 this year. Brown moved on after beating UNC (South 1) and UVA (MARFU 4) to win their bracket and move on. Dartmouth drew Penn State in round one, then lost to UNI in the consolation round but played their hearts out.

Featured Web site: www.yale.edu/rugby/

Featured Web site: www.yale.edu/rugby/

The Yale Rugby site, sponsored by features recent news on the home page and an image of their rugby crest. Sections include Roster, Match Videos and even Community Service.

The Yale site current and features information on the Men's Team including About Us, Directions, News, Schedule and Results, a Photo Gallery, Match Videos, Roster, an Alumni Page (Friends of Yale Rugby), a section for Donations, Links and a nice archive of previous newsletters and game summaries. I love the Community Service page.