DIA Rugby News
CHICAGO — Arkansas State University defeated Notre Dame, 32-17, this weekend in men’s college rugby.
“Notre Dame is a very good team,” said A-State head coach Blake White. “Their players challenged us physically throughout the match, particularly with their big forwards. The first half was some of the best rugby we’ve played all year, but we just didn’t capitalize enough.”
Navy defeated Iona 25-7 Saturday on the same day that Iona dedicated the Quinn's Corner, in honor of Iona rugby alum Pat Quinn and his campaign against ALS.
AIC opened its inaugural DiA season by defeating DIAA and Ivy League squad Yale 38-19.
Center Filippo Banzato opened the scoring four minutes in, capping off an attacking move from a lineout. Lock Malik Walker rambled in from midfield and then Bonzato neeted his second for a 19-0 lead after 30. Yale replied to make it 19-7 at the break.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. —Arkansas State University’s men's rugby team used its depth to unleash firepower on both sides of the ball to defeat Alabama 51-6 in preseason action.
The Army West Point men’s varsity rugby team is seeking a full time assistant coach at the United States Military Academy.
Responsibilities will include assisting and leading all aspects of the program, including but not limited to:
Coaching, Recruitment, Communications, Fundraising and Development, and
Operations, Management and Administration.
In 2019 the University of Arizona Rugby Club will celebrate 50 Years and at that celebration, the Trustees of the Arizona Rugby Alumni Association will honor legendary former Coach William David Sitton by his induction to the Arizona Rugby Hall of Fame.
Arkansas State scored two tries in the second half to come from behind and defeat Clemson University 14-10 Saturday afternoon in the Mid-South Conference.
It was a tight game throughout, and was a tough oss for the Tigers, who fielded ten players under the age of 20.
Four of the top six men's college teams are in action live today.
Lindenwood (#6 ranked by FloRugby) is at Life (#2). It kicks off at 1pm ET and is live here (Signup required, but it's worth it).
LSU has a chance to make a massive statement this weekend with a clash with 2016-17 D1A finalists Life Running Eagles.
This game will feature several of the very top college players in the country, including Life's Harley Wheeler and Duncan van Schalkwyk, and LSU's Brennan Falcon. It will kick off at 1pm EST and will be shown LIVE on FloRugby.com.
Some college rugby observations for January.
Where are we on the D1A competition?