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. From 1920-22, Heisman coached the Quakers. Penn had a 16-10-2 record during his tenure.

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 

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 »


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


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 »

Tommy Wilson (Class of 1879), secretary of the Princeton Football

Besides Bill Clinton (second row, Oxford, sustained a concussion) and George W. Bush (fullback, Yale, delivered a famous sucker punch), we can add Woodrow 'Tommy' Wilson to the plaque of U.S. presidents who have dallied with rugby.

Brown Heads to Nationals-#1 NRU Seed

Brown Heads to Nationals-#1 NRU Seed

Brown Women executed a patient, controlled game plan to perfection and beat the women of Army 24-15 to earn the number 1 seed from the Northeast and a third trip to the national championships. Supports Inaugural Fight MS Golf Outing Supports Inaugural Fight MS Golf Outing

Jonesin' for a Monday off from work? Here's what you need - three pals, a round of golf, a couple of pops and a few laughs. Also, a rare chance to play the private Spring Ford Country Club golf course, home to the Philadelphia PGA Championship. All that and support of a great cause. It's a WIN-WIN.

 October 13th Set for Inaugural Fight MS Outing Monday, October 13th has been chosen for the inaugural Fight MS golf outing. The outing will be a scramble format with a 12 noon shotgun start at the Spring Ford Country Club in Royersford, PA.

Brown Men's Rugby June 2008 News

The Brown Men's Rugby newsletter is for anyone who would like to read it. We encourage all Brown Rugby enthusiasts to get on our e-mail system and keep all contact information up to date.

Dear Friend of Brown Men’s Rugby,