Paule Barford, who has been a successful and well-respected coach in college and age-grade circles for years, will be the Head Coach of Pro Rugby's team in Ohio.
The University of Kentucky Rugby Program has announced the recipients of their Leadership Scholarships.
The players were chosen because of their character, leadership and dedication towards the KU rugby program over the past year. Each will receive $1,250 towards his Spring tuition, with an option for another $1,250 next Fall.
The recipients are:
The Washington Athletic Club of Seattle, Wash. and Goff Rugby Report, with the support of USA Rugby, announced Thursday night that they will collaborate on two new college players awards.
The University of South Carolina Men's Rugby program today announced the spring 2016 recipients of the Carolina Rugby Scholarship, awarding six student-athletes who have demonstrated excellence both on the field and in the classroom.
With 2016 now underway we have the opening Men's DI rankings of the 2016 Winter/Spring season.
The Empire Rugby Conference has named its all-conference team.
The list includes 15 starters and a subs bench of ten more players, league champion Syracuse providing the most number of players, with six.
All-Empire Conference Team
Name (Primary Position, Class, School, Hometown (HS Rugby Club if Applicable))
The East Coast Rugby Conference named it's all-conference team plus several other awards this week.
When we at Goff Rugby Report World Headquarters chose Malcolm May as the best forward in Men’s Di college rugby this fall, the choice had to be made having not seen all of the candidates - so we relied in part on coach feedback, and that’s where May excelled.
The 2015 SCRC All Conference awards for the fall 15s season have been announced. This year’s competition saw much improvement over the course of the season with some teams taking major steps forward in their performance. Overall the level of play was much improved and it showed in competitive matches from top to bottom.
The Middlebury College men's rugby team was voted on by teams of the ECRC conference as the more sportsmanlike this season.
Fall DI rugby is done and it’s time to select some award-winners; we here at Goff Rugby Report World Headquarters have combed the games and teams to bring you the best, and here they are.
All of these awards are for the fall only. So we will revisit these awards in the spring and expand on them to include 7s, as well.
As college rugby teams do a better job of attracting more athletic players to the game, creating varsity and quasi-varsity programs, and breaking away from the old club model, it’s worth noting when an old-school club team does well.