DIA Rugby News
USA Rugby's D1A seems to have emerged as the dominant post-season in college rugby.
We haven't heard anything specific about the Varsity Cup, but that's the problem. With perennial Varsity Cup teams seemingly getting closer to D1A, it looks as though things might drift that way even more.
For its first Liberty Conference game, the Binghamton Men’s Rugby was hosting Colgate University, on a bright and sunny day ideal for rugby but with the heat as a potential factor impacting players on both sides.
As usual it's a bit of a hedge maze to navigate the US DI college, but we've still got to navigate it.
Right now we have 70 teams in D1A, the most ever. They are split into the following conferences (or not conferences). We've got some links to more detailed articles if you want them.
Clemson University Head Rugby Coach Steve Lynch announced today that Mickey Bateman has been hired as an Assistant Coach for Clemson University Men’s Rugby Program. Bateman comes to Clemson from Lindenwood University, where he was a four-year starter, two-time 7s National Champion, National MVP and multi-year 7s and 15s All-American.
ANNAPOLIS, Md.— Naval Academy Director of Athletics Chet Gladchuk confirmed today that Gavin Hickie has been named the Director of Club Rugby and the Head Men’s Rugby Coach. Hickie comes to Navy from Dartmouth, where he was the head coach for the past five years.
USA Rugby has named their men's Collegiate All Americans.
This list is not the list of who will play for the All Americans this September against Oxford University. Instead, this is the list of players honored as the best at their positions.
To see more recognition for men's college players go to the following
Arizona State University Men's Rugby has reached an agreement with ASU and with D1A and the Varsity Cup that will being the team back on the field but will also bring in a new head coach.
It's College Rugby Awards time!
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M Release) – The Texas A&M Men’s Rugby Club has announced that former Aggie Rugby halfback Ryan Marshall has joind the program as their Backs Coach for the 2017-2018 rugby season.
Marshall returns to the Aggie Rugby family after coaching the Katy Barbarians RFC high school squad for four years.
With the increased incidence of varsity men's college rugby teams, and University-funded elevated club teams, we are inevitably going to run into coach turnover.
Goff Rugby Report has finalized the All DI College Rankings as well as an All-DIAA ranking. Both are available on our partner FloRugby site.
Here is some analysis.
Dylan Audsley scored 25 points, Holden Yungert was MVP, the ground in Moraga, Calif. shook with the vibrations of the tackles between Life and Saint Mary's, and Kevin O'Connor was superb as the Gaels held of an excellent Life team 30-24 Saturday.