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Rugby scrum Brown v Penn with the Philly skyline in the background

Brown on the attack in Penn's end, referee Tom Dugan looks on

Brown 48 - UPenn 0

For a third week in a row, Brown’s first XV came away victorious . This time, the victim was Ivy rival UPenn. Despite being the “City of Brotherly Love”, the Bears showed no love for the Quakers as they ran in 7 tries on the day conceding none. This was the last pre-conference outing before the league opener next week at home vs Columbia.

Posted: 09/18/2019
brown 2nds greet brown 1sts

Great match boys!

Brown University v. UPenn, 2nd XV

The Brown second XV were limited to a 40-minute game because of field usage time. With a number of new faces, and a few injuries, 23 players saw action in a 19-0 win over a new Penn Second XV.  

Posted: 09/18/2019
American interpretation of old English Rugby

"free and easy American interpretation of old English Rugby" John W. Heisman L1892

American interpretation of old English Rugby: John W. Heisman

David Hollenbach created the illustration above depicting a young John Heisman gathering what appears to be a rugby ball. Considering the history of rugby and American football in the 1870s, it's clear that Heisman grew up playing the game of rugby. Following right behind the innovations of Walter Camp at Yale, Heisman picked up the torch at Brown and then the University of Pennsylvania.

Posted: 09/09/2019
Penn Rugby Alum Oliver Larmi Inducted into Hall of Fame

Former Dartmouth and Penn rugby player to be inducted into Glassport, PA sports Hall of Fame

Penn Rugby Alum Oliver Larmi Inducted into Hall of Fame

In his hometown of Glassport, PA, Oliver Larmi will be inducted on August 16, 2019 into the Hall of Fame for his academic and athletic prowess on and off the rugby pitch.

Posted: 08/13/2019
Penns 7s Team

Penn 7s team warmup

2019 Fall Ivy Rugby Conference Men’s Schedule

In Week 2 Brown and Dartmouth win on the road. Columbia with a nice win over visiting Harvard. Friday night lights this weekend in NYC as Columbia hosts Penn to open the South season.

Posted: 08/01/2019
Harvard Women look for its first Ivy League championship since 2014-2015 season

Harvard Women prep for Ivy 7s Championship, April 2019

2019 Fall Ivy Rugby Conference Women’s Schedule

Match scores and schedule changes and times (when available) will be updated on this page.

Posted: 08/01/2019
Princeton Women pose for team photo

Princeton University Women's Rugby Head Coach wanted

Princeton University Rugby is looking for a new Women's Head Coach

Princeton University Campus Recreation seeks to improve the health and well-being of the University community through the core principles of fitness and wellness, healthy competition, lifelong skill development, and community-building.

Posted: 07/03/2019
Dartmouth Men in Las Vegas

Dartmouth Men Compete in Las Vegas Invitational

Dartmouth Men Win National Championship in Las Vegas

This past weekend the Big Green headed out West to Las Vegas to try their luck in the Las Vegas Invitational. Two squads were brought out, the A side competed in the collegiate tournament and the B side which was in the men’s open tournament. 

Posted: 06/07/2019
Fordham Earns Spot in 2020 College Rugby Championship

Harvard Men, 2019 Freedom Cup Champs

Harvard Takes Freedom Cup, Earns Spot in 2020 CRC

After winning the 2019 Freedom Cup, Harvard automatically qualified for a spot in the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship men’s division next year.

Posted: 06/03/2019
DRFC 43 - 5 CHICO STATE

The DRFC faces off against Chico State for the USA Rugby D1AA Spring Championship.

DRFC Defeats Chico State 43 - 5

The lads returned to Carolina this weekend for the DIAA Spring Championship match against Chico State.

Posted: 05/07/2019