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Cornell Men 6 @ Harvard 85

Harvard opens their 2019 Fall Ivy Season with a 85-6 win against the Big Red. With championship aspirations, Harvard aimed to control the game and come out with a big statement win. Kick-off was at 3pm at Mignone Field. Admission was free.

Fall 2019: Penn Men 15 @ Yale 33

Penn traveled to Yale. Yale wins 33-15.

Fall 2019: Dartmouth 87 - Princeton 0

Dartmouth dominated Princeton in an 87 to 0 win.

source: Harvard University Athletics

Open field move by Harvard v Dartmouth

Harvard Women Dominate Dartmouth in Home Opener, 50-32

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- The Crimson came out firing on all cylinders to beat Dartmouth 50-32 in its season opener. Harvard now moves to 2-1 on the season.

Posted: 09/21/2019
future president of the united states george bush and the '68 squad

The 1968 Yale men's rugby squad

Full Slate of matches tomorrow in the Ivies

Five matches are set to be played in the Ivies tommorrow, Saturday September 21st.

Posted: 09/20/2019
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
Heisman transferred to Penn to study law in 1890

John Heisman and the 1890 Penn Quakers

John Heisman and the 1890 Penn Quakers pose for a classic photo. An eye injury before the season’s last game may have led him to coaching over a law career.

Posted: 09/09/2019