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.
The Ivy Rugby Conference congratulates the players selected for the 2019 All Ivy 7s teams. These players were selected for their outstanding performance at the Ivy 7s Championship Tournament held at Harvard University on Saturday, April 13, 2019.
The Ivy Rugby Conference would like to offer congratulations to all the talented young men who have been awarded with the distinction of being named Academic All-Ivy players for Fall 2018.
The 1897 Penn Men's rugby team finished with a 15–0 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Billingsley Report, Helms Athletic Foundation, Houlgate System, and National Championship Foundation, and as a co-national champion by Parke H. Davis. They outscored their opponents 463 to 20.
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. From 1920-22, Heisman coached the Quakers. Penn had a 16-10-2 record during his tenure.
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
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!
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.
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.