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.
Conshohocken, PA -- Philadelphia-Whitemarsh, the Penn Rugby and our title sponsor Royall Lyme couldn’t have picked a better day for rugby yesterday as the Royall Lyme 2005 Rugby Ivy League Championship got under way at A.A. Garthwaite Stadium in Conshohocken, PA. The weather was warm and sunny with a little breeze. Perfect rugby weather for the players and 500 fans.
The Dartmouth RFC placed third in the 2003 Ivy League Tournament, hosted by Dartmouth at the NYAC facility on Travers Island, Pelham, NY. It was the first time in 6 years that Dartmouth failed to take home the championship cup.
The Harvard men's rugby club was celebrating even more than usual after this weekend's games. The Crimson (8-0) defeated Brown yesterday, 12-9, in the finals in Providence, R.I., to win the Ivy League championships for the first time since 1984, the year the squad won the national title.
The Harvard rugby team missed several scoring opportunities yesterday in the championship game of the Ivy League Tournament, losing to Brown for the second straight year, 13-4, in front of 200 fans in Providence, R.I.