Women's 2018 Academic All-Ivy Team

The Ivy Rugby Conference would like to offer congratulations to all the talented and dedicated women who were selected as Academic All-Ivy players for Fall 2018.  

Men's 2018 Academic All-Ivy Team

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.

1897 Penn Men's Rugby Team

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.

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.

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 »

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.

Mood Indigo On Upper Alumni Kurt Vonnegut

Mood Indigo On Upper Alumni

Kurt Vonnegut Cornell '44 was also known to write about sports when he was a member of The Sun news board. At least when the spirit moved him. In 1941, the Cornell rugby team was having a particularly tough time of it, and Vonnegut pointed out the problem in this column from May 1, 1941.