UMW hosted a 7’s tournament at home today and once again came out on top after five victories over a tough field.
The University of Mary Washington has pulled off two straight tournament victories in the Chesapeake Conference series.
This has been a difficult task to accomplish over the last couple of years, as the Chesapeake has several strong 7s teams, and winning consistently is very difficult.
On a cold, rainy weekend, UMW went 5-0 in this past weekend's tournament.
The University of Mary Washington had to battle for it, but came away with a four-try bonus point and a 22-12 victory over Virginia Tech in the Chesapeake Conference.
it was a muddy affair in Blacksburg, Va,, but it was enough for the Mothers to almost clinch the Chesapeake. UMW just has to garner a single bonus point from its final two league games to secure 1st place.
UMW won the 2018 Cherry Blossom 15s Tournament this past weekend, going 6-0 over two days and scoring 229 points to their opponents' 37.
This historic tournament, in its 52nd year, featured Virginia Tech, SUNY Oswego, RPI, Christendom, Univ of MD, Georgetown, Xavier of Cincinnati, Salisbury, and Towson St among others.
Seamus Brennan is an exciting young talent out of Clayton in North Carolina, and our Ramlbin' Jesters Young 7s Player Of The Month for March, 2018.
The Naval Academy handed UMW their first 15’s loss since October 2016 today with a late surge between the 70th minute and the end of the game. The match officials and both coaches, UMW’s Min Chae and Navy’s Gavin Hickie all commented on what a well-played match it was.
In a well-played, back and forth, physical match Saturday the University of Mary Washington beat NC State in Fredericksburg, Va. 50-35.
The University of Mary Washington rugby program and the Austin Huns rugby club will officially announce tomorrow a partnership.
The Chesapeake Collegiate Conference has named its all-conference team. The list of 28 players includes representatives from all nine teams.
For more news about the Chesapeake Conference, go here: http://www.goffrugbyreport.com/tags/chesapeake-conference
The Bowl Series kicked off Saturday with three very intriguing challenge matches held at Iona College.
The game of the day may well have been the opening game, as hosts Iona faced off with ECRC champs AIC. Iona has shown they don’t really like to back down from any opponents, and the Gaels brought an aggressive, hard-charging defense to the contest.
The Rugby Bowl Series schedule has been set, with 12 college rugby teams facing off this coming weekend at Iona College.