BERKELEY – Cal rugby alumnus Stuart Shiff and his wife, Josie, have recently created an endowment entitled the "Mark Bingham Rugby Back Row Endowment" in honor of American hero and fellow Cal rugby alumnus Mark Bingham.
USA Rugby has issued an official statement with regard to how it handled the investigation and citing of the events leading up to the injury of Robert Paylor.
Paylor was a standout rugby player for Jesuit of Sacramento and then Cal.
The idea that college rugby conferences should follow college sports conferences in other sports isn't new, nor should it be followed universally, but it does have merit in specific areas.
BERKELEY, Calif. – On May 6, 2017, Robert Paylor suffered a severe spinal cord injury in Santa Clara during the Varsity Cup rugby collegiate national championship game against Arkansas State.