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Dartmouth Storms to Early Lead, Defeats Yale 62-8

Week 2 of the Ivy League Rugby Championship Series 2009. In their home opener, the Big Green of Dartmouth holds on for victory, despite sloppy second half.

On a perfect day for rugby in Hanover, New Hampshire, Dartmouth Rugby came out determined to defend Brophy Field in its home opener of the inaugural Ivy League season.

University of Pennsylvania 18 @ Columbia University 30

Week 2 of the Ivy League Rugby Championship Series 2009.

Photo and Write-up by Ed Hagerty Rugby Magazine New York, NY - Led by two tries apiece from wing Zach Bull and flanker Derrick Lipscomb, Columbia defeated the University of Pennsylvania 30-18 under the lights at Baker Field in New York City. Columbia’s record is now 1-2, while Penn falls to 0-3.

Brown University 11 @ Harvard University 69

Cambridge, Mass. - Harvard won its third straight match of the new Ivy League Series with an eleven try, 69-10 dismantling of Brown.

Dan Deighton led Harvard with five tries while Jonny Miller contributed 19 points from a try and seven conversions. Harvard started Round Three with high spirits after a solid week of training. They went out to a 31-6 halftime lead on tries by Deighton (2), Xander Groeneveld (2) and Jonny Miller; with Miller adding three conversions. Sam Rabb’s two penalty kicks accounted for Brown’s first-half scoring.

Brown University Women 62 ­- Yale University Women 0

Brown hosted Yale and made quick work of the Bulldogs scoring two trys in the first 8 minutes on route to a 62 point win. The match was the home opener and first league match of the season.

Lions Laid Low by Big Green

Dartmouth found the shutout it was looking for this weekend, blanking a physical Columbia side in the second match of the inaugural Ivy League season. Sophomores Will Lehmann and Paul Jarvis put in four tries a piece to help the Big Green to an 80‐0 win over the hosting Lions.

Brown University 21 @ Cornell University 10

On day two of week 1 of the Ivy League Rugby Championship Series 2009, Brown traveled from Saturday night's match against Columbia at Baker Field to Ithaca, NY to face the Big Red of Cornell on their home pitch on Pine Tree Road.

Brown University 21 @ Cornell University 10

On day two of week 1 of the Ivy League Rugby Championship Series 2009, Brown traveled from Saturday night's match against Columbia at Baker Field to Ithaca, NY to face the Big Red of Cornell on their home pitch on Pine Tree Road.

Yale University 31 @ University of Pennsylvania 14

Penn controls early - Yale dominates in the second half. Follow the play-by-play through Yale's Twitter feed.

Brown University 16 @ Columbia University 8

It was back and forth with Brown and Columbia at Columbia's Home Stadium Picth @ Baker's Field on the university campus. Week 1 of the Ivy League Rugby Championship Series 2009 was underway with a hard-fought battle of Ivy Leaguers.

Dartmouth College 91 @ Cornell University 3

Dartmouth Rugby wins the first match of the season 91‐3 over Cornell and marked an historic day in college rugby by traveling to Ithaca, New York.

Read the full story: Big Green Slays the Big Red in Ithaca 1st XV Dartmouth 91 - Cornell 3 with 15 tries for Dartmouth 2nd XV Dartmouht 52 - Cornell 0 with 8 tries for Dartmouth 11:00 am kickoff

BROWN • COLUMBIA • CORNELL • DARTMOUTH • HARVARD • PENN • PRINCETON • YALE