The US Naval Academy kicked off the Commander-in-Chief series with a dominating 81-5 defeat of Air Force at the Prusmack Rugby Complex in Annapolis Saturday.
The game was also the 7th Annual Lt. Col. Shea Cup.
The US Naval Academy and Davenport opened up the Mid-South Conference season with Davenport traveling to Annapolis this weekend.
The Mid-South plays most of its season in the spring, but with the snows slow to melt in Michigan, Davenport likes to log a couple of league games in the fall, and this was one of them.
Navy won three games this weekend, beating Iona, James Madison, and James Madison's 2nds in a pretty successful weekend for the Midshipment.
The US Naval Academy men's rugby team took two teams to St. Bonaventure this weekend, winning both the A-side and B-side contests.
It's preseason rugby time and a few teams got some much-needed early action over Labor Day Weekend.
The US Naval Academy men's rugby team has confirmed a very challenging schedule for 2019-2020.
As usual, the 1st XV plays in D1A, while the 2nd team will mix in JV teams and 1st teams from other positions. Navy's 3rds have of late been playing in the Cardinals DII Conference, but this year will sometimes play a 2nd or 3rd XV from a DI program, or play lower-division opposition.
On October 5th, the Navy 1st XV traveled to Colorado Springs to defend the Shea Cup against the Air Force Academy.
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.
The United States Naval Academy Rugby program had three teams play this Saturday, September 8, with all three Midshipmen teams coming away winners.
During Navy Rugby’s annual “With You” fundraising dinner this year, the first two Women’s Navy Rugby players will be inducted into the Navy Rugby Hall of Fame. This is the third Hall of Fame class to be inducted into the Navy Rugby Hall of Fame. The Navy Men’s program was established in 1963 and the Women started in 1995.
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.