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.
In this year's women's competition, Brown is the odds on favorite to repeat last year's victory over Yale and is ranked number four in the country. Cornell, after a disappointing sixth place finish last year is the other nationally ranked team in this year's event.
It has been one year since I have assumed the position of president of CURFC and what a year it has been. Last year’s team, a team full of potential, size, athletic ability, and desire, accomplished many things (including the first Met NY win in over 2 years, a winning regular season record, and two Ivy wins over Cornell) but in the end, failed to reach all of the goals that we had set out for ourselves.
Following the very successful nine day long, 24 hours a day “Dash to Dublin” winter fundraiser, the club raised the money to take 36 students and one rugby coach for a 7 day rugby tour of Ireland.