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 »

Yale Earn Point Despite Columbia Defeat

Yale traveled to New York City and came across an improved Columbia roster. Columbia, boasting many cross-over athletes, proved tough to handle throughout the match, with Columbia taking victory 81-22.

Brown defeats Princeton 43 - 0

Brown Defeats Princeton 43-0

On a cool and sunny September morning, the Brown Bears arrived at Rickerson Field ready to commence their Ivy Conference Fall season. Due to a referee scheduling problem, the original kick off time of Noon was changed to 10:30 AM, with heavy dew soaking the grass as the team warm up commenced. This early start caused problems for both teams right off the bat. Brown used this to their advantage stealing a Princeton ball after a tackle. The Bears then strung together multiple sequences of play leading to captain Jae Kim scoring the first try of the day. Only 70 seconds had expired on the clock.

Columbia Women Remain on Top With a Win Over Yale

Two women's Ivy Rugby Conference matches were held in the state of New York this past weekend. The powder blue Lions of Columbia pulled off a huge victory over the traveling Yale Bulldogs in the city that never sleeps, pushing to the top of the Ivy standings. Princeton Women defeated the Big Red on the road in Ithaca.

Harvard women's rugby (2-1) suffered its first loss of the season against undefeated Dartmouth

Harvard Women’s Rugby Suffers First Loss of Season Against Dartmouth, 55-13

HANOVER, N.H.– Harvard women's rugby (2-1) suffered its first loss of the season against undefeated Dartmouth, 55-13, on Saturday afternoon at Mignone Field. First-year Sofie Fella and senior Rachael Harkavy added tries for the Crimson in the contest.