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1959: Dartmouth Indians Tops Harvard Rugby, 9-3

The Dartmouth rugby squad handed the Crimson its second consecutive loss, 9 to 3, Saturday at Hanover, and virtually eliminated it from contention for the Eastern Rugby Union title. The Indians, undefeated this year, will probably make the trip to California in June to play the Western champions, while the Crimson will be lucky to finish second.

1949: Harvard Ruggers Claw Tigers Today; JV's Play Too

The Rugby Club plays the first round of the 1949 Big Three Championship today and it promises to be a good one. Harvard and Princeton have already played to a 0-0 tie down in Bermuda. Kickoff time in the feature attraction is 3 p.m. and the locale is Soldiers Field.

1949: Harvard Ruggers Return From Bermuda With 1-3-1 Record

The team opened rugby week in Hamilton against the British Army's "Barbarians," whom they shellacked, 16 to 3. Tuesday the team tied the Bermuda Athletic Association, 3 to 3, and Thursday they tied Yale by the same score.

1949: Harvard Ruggers Slam Tech, 17-0, in Warmup for Bermuda Jaunt

Reprinted from The Harvard Crimson, NO WRITER ATTRIBUTED

The Harvard rugby team blanked MIT, 17 to 0, yesterday afternoon on the House football field in its first and only game prior to the spring trip to Bermuda.

Ivy League 7s Final, H

Junior wing Dominique Cantave breaks away from the Dartmouth defense on her way to the game winning try. Photo: Quinn G. Perini

2019 Academic All Ivy Announced

Congratulations to all the 2019 Academic All-Ivy squads.

Posted: 06/02/2020
Brown Men's team posing on the field at William Patterson

Joyous Day for the Brown University 7s Squad

Brown Wins William Paterson 7s

Brown’s 1st side headed down Saturday to William Paterson University for their March 7s tournament. Thirteen men’s sides, and ten woman’s sides competed on two fields.

Posted: 03/12/2020

NEC 7's Round One at Brown

Brown hosted round one of the NEC 7’s with eight teams traveling to Providence to compete for the top position. The NEC 7’s is a multi-week event in which teams can participate in as many events as they choose. After each event, points are assigned to the teams in the order of how they finished. Brown participated in this tournament last spring going 20-0 in games. To develop players, Brown is using the NEC 7’s as a developmental opportunity for some of the players.

Harvard Rugby Field

Brown at Harvard 7s Warm-Up

Brown traveled up to Harvard Stadium this weekend to test the waters with their spring 7’s squad. Invited on the day were Northeastern, Boston College, Brown and host Harvard. The round-robin event was held inside the football stadium under their winter bubble.

All sides were encouraged to bring extended squads over the twelve that normally participate in 7’s events. Fifteen players were selected however Brown held out both(Alex Ogilvy ’20 and Austen Royer ’21 because of minor injuries.

Posted: 02/26/2020
1875 The Game: Harvard vs. Yale

1875 program for the rugby match between Harvard and Yale

1875 The Game: Harvard vs. Yale

Some 144 years ago on November 13, 1875 Harvard defeated Yale four (4) goals to none in what is considered the first rugby game between Ivy League teams. The game was played at Hamilton Field in New Haven, Connecticut. The two teams played with 15 players (rugby) on a side instead of 11 (soccer) as Yale would have preferred.

Posted: 01/28/2020
Dartmouth Men posing for a team photo with their trophy

Dartmouth senior class poses for a shot after four years of undefeated Ivy play

Dartmouth Big Green Defeat Brown University Bears

This past Saturday, the Dartmouth Big Green hosted the Ivy League final against the Brown University Bears. The boys had spent the entire day before shoveling snow off of the field in order to play their last match of the season on Brophy. Despite a strong showing from both sides, the Big Green were able to continue to stretch their collection of consecutive Ivy League titles to 13, which marked another undefeated Ivy XV’s career for the senior class. 

Posted: 11/25/2019