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05.29.2016 - Alex Goff

When colleges started playing serious 7s rugby, everyone assumed Saint Mary’s would be good at it; and so the Gaels were, but at the same time, they never won a national title.

They came close - finishing second in 2011 and usually pushing for a spot in the semis or winning the Plate. But Sunday, Saint Mary’s won it all.

05.29.2016 - Alex Goff

With rain and storms threatening Sunday, the USA Rugby College 7s Championships knockout games were moved up to early in the morning, and so we have already crowned national champions in both Men's DI and Men's DII.

05.28.2016 - Alex Goff

Scores from Saturday in Men's DI College 7s Championships, plus the matchups for the final games on Sunday.


Men DI Cup Quarterfinals

Davenport 17 - 7 West Virginia

St. Mary's 21 - 17 Notre Dame College

Arizona State 24 - 0 Lindenwood

Central Washington 0 - 15 American International


05.27.2016 - Alex Goff

The first day of Pool Play is done in the Men’s DI College 7s Championships in Cary, NC, and the favorites, for the most part, looked the part.

Goff Rugby Report pool picks Central Washington, Saint Mary’s, Lindenwood, AIC, and Notre Dame College all started strong

04.24.2016 - Alex Goff

Some interesting college 7s action this weekend.

Salve Regina went 6-0 to win the Colonial Coast Rugby Rugby Conference 7s Saturday, and garner a spot at USA Rugby's Men's DII College 7s Championships in Cary, NC in May. 

Salve defeated Endicott in the final behind Connor Murphy's two tries. Murphy was named MVP of the final.

01.01.2016 - Alex Goff

The University of California Golden Bears have confirmed their schedule for the Winter/Spring of 2016.

The schedule culminates, in 15s, with the Varsity Cup, and ends en toto with the CRC 7s invitational in Chester, Pa. But there are a few - as they say in England - banana skins along the way.

01.01.2016 - Alex Goff

Top college rugby teams continue to try to challenge themselves in their schedules, and Arizona State is no different as the Sun Devils enter their preseason camp.

ASU has a little more than two weeks until starting the 2016 15s season, with nothing less than defending DIA champions St. Mary’s Gaels the opponent on January 16.

10.16.2015 - Alex Goff

Three undefeated SCRC teams are in action this weekend, but really only one should be nervous.

Alabama sits at 4-0 in the SCRC West, and while Kentucky could upset the Tide, it doesn’t seem likely given that road wins are in seriously short supply in this conference and Kentucky is on the road.

09.08.2015 - GRR Staff

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (Penn State Release) – The Pennsylvania State University has named Blake Burdette and Kate Daley head coaches of the Men’s and Women’s programs respectively. Following a three-month search led by Director of Rugby, Chris Amoratis, the two were selected to fill the first ever full-time coach positions in the program’s history.

12.17.2014 - Jackie Finlan
Asinate Serevi might be a familiar name to those within the women’s rugby sphere, but now she’s a recognized entity at her school, DI’s Central Washington University.
11.04.2014 - Alex Goff
A new campaign is underway to change USA Rugby's eligibility rules related to college students with military service. A few years ago USA Rugby changed the eligibility rules for players in an attempt to simplify things. The current rules say that a player has seven years beginning on the date of his or her high school graduation, to play five years of college rugby.
10.27.2014 - GRR Contributor

BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby, the national governing body for the sport of rugby in the United States, today announced a groundbreaking new partnership with the global leader in sports, fashion and media, IMG.