We've got our sx finalists for the three tiers in the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA), after some dramatic semifinals on Saturday.
It’s NIRA playoff time already with 12 teams looking for championship in three divisions.
The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association pits varsity women’s programs against each other. The top tier features five teams, reduced from previous years as the balance of power and strength levels out.
That’s why we’ve seen Brown, West Chester, and AIC move into a 2nd tier.
The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association top tier is almost done with its regular season, with Harvard and Dartmouth winning big this past weekend.
The playoffs may be different but right now all eyes in the NIRA are on Hanover, NH.
With Army having beaten Harvard, who beat Dartmouth, this week’s Army at Dartmouth clash will either confirm West Point as the top dog, or throw the league into a bit of confusion.
Harvard opened up the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) season with a very convincing 57-10 defeat of Quinnipiac Saturday.
The Crimson was led by Sofie Fella, and Arianna Romero, who both scored two tries, while Cassidy Bargell, Delia Hellander, Robyn Beeseleading, Brogan Mior, and Sabrina Kim also touched down.
The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association, the league of varsity women's college rugby programs, is working with Major League Rugby to develop referees, and the program also needs assistant referees and touch judges.
The program is looking for young and up-and-coming rugby officials to work as ARs and Touch Judges to work the games officiated by MLR refs.