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 »

Rugby Squad Stops Brown To Grab Tie for Ivy Title

"It was the finest team defensive effort of the year. We knew we would have to play like that to win, and we did." That was how Harvard rugby co-captain Phil Ordway evaluated his team's performance in a 3-0 win over previously-undefeated Brown here last weekend to clinch at least a tie for the Ivy League championship.

1970: Crimson Ruggers Chase Ivy Title

The battle of the undefeateds will determine the Ivy League rugby championship here Saturday as the Harvard A team puts its unmarred 6-0 record on the line against an impressive Brown fifteen with a 7-0 season mark.

1942 Harvard Rugby Team Defeats Boston Club to Win Championship

For the fourth straight year the Harvard Rugby Club won the Eastern Rugby League championship when they defeated a surprisingly strong Boston club Saturday, 14 to 0, while Princeton, the Crimson's closest rival for the crown, was being beaten by Yale.

1939 Harvard Ruggers Face Yale, Cornell, Princeton In Bermuda

Crimson rugby players will embark on April 1 for a week's stay in Bermuda where they will play Yale, Princeton, and Cornell during the annual rugby week held there.