Ask anyone who has seen Chad Gough play and they will say he is multi-skilled.
Playing hooker for the University of Utah, and with the collegiate All Americans, Gough has shown he can run, pass, and play in the open field as well as anyone. It’s something that has been a part of his game since the start.
San Diego State just won't go away.
The first round of the DIA playoffs is halfway done already, but two games remain, and both are compelling.
The finalists for the 2016-17 Rudy Scholz Award have been named, as the search for the top men's DI-level college rugby player is now down to four.
Baylor's defeat of LSU in the Red River Conference final puts the entire DIA playoff picture into some muddiness as we await the latest rankings.
(This article contains some changes from the original based on what teams will be playing in the playoffs ... basically we shouldn't have had Arkansas State in there, sorry -AG)
The University of Utah handed the University of Arizona a startling loss in PAC Rugby Conference play, defeating the Wildcats 53-3.
Is this a must-win? Maybe, maybe not, but Arizona plays Utah this weekend in the PAC Rugby Conference, and this is a game that has significant DIA playoff ramifications.
Salt Lake City, Utah - The University of Utah has announced it is pulling out of the Varsity Cup.
The team's statement, signed by the coaching staff said: "After a careful and thorough evaluation, the University of Utah Men’s Rugby Club has determined that participation in the Varsity Cup postseason tournament is no longer a viable option for the program."
NEW YORK – The Varsity Cup has released the brackets for its 2017 playoff today, Feb. 22.
Fourteen well-regarded college teams will compete in a four-weekend playoffs. Two teams - the top finishers from 2016 that remain in the competition - will get a bye.
The University of Utah downed UCLA 49-8 to move to 1-1 in the PAC Rugby Conference Saturday.
Regular team leaders Gabe Rufflin and Chad Gough (who scored four tries), and Josh Webber led the attack nicely from flyhalf. However, two freshmen stood out particularly for the Utes, lock Ben Jones and flanker Levi Hunt. Jones, who scored two tries on the day, was named player of the game.
The PAC Rugby Conference has a busy weekend ahead of it in its new DIA existence with five games on the docket.
USC has been facing mostly 2nd sides in this season, but we're counting those games as regular conference games nonetheless. The Trojans lost to Arizona State 47-24 last weekend in a game that served to teach a few lessons.