Rugby East Conference News
Kutztown University is now in 1st place in the Rugby East after defeating Penn State Saturday, riding a torrid first half and holding on as the Lions roared back.
Aaron Gray went over in the first five minutes to give Kutztown an early lead, and two minutes later scrumhalf Tai Kauwe zipped in and with Thorne O'Connell's conversion Kutztown led 12-0 after eight minutes.
With the D1A games coming up for October 12 we here at Goff Rugby Report think you need to see what the conference standings are.
PAC, California, and Red River have not kicked off yet, and the Mid-South is just getting a couple of games done in the fall. Here's what we have.
The long weekend cuts the number of DIA games down a little but, but we still have the Game Of The Fall so far in Penn State vs Kutztown.
Penn State is now atop the Rugby East after beating St. Bonaventure 43-20 Saturday.
The Nittany Lions put in a solid performance up front with Anthony Adamcheck setting the tone at tighthead prop, and Will Lyke have a strong game at No. 8.
Is it time to get excited about St. Bonaventure?
Was this past weekend's 32-12 defeat of Notre Dame College enough for us to call SBU a contender in the Rugby East?
Head Coach Tui Osborne isn't quite sure we should go that far, but he's happy.
Penn State backed up its close win over Notre Dame College last week with a nifty little shutout of Mary Washington.
It was a hard-nosed effort by UMW, a team that has just joined the Rugby East. But the Mothers were on defense way too much and Penn State’s work in the breakdown mean Mary Washington’s attacking movements weren’t easily sustained.
Penn State pulled away, barely, from Notre Dame College to beat the Falcons 31-25 in the Nittany Lions' first Rugby East game of the season.
It's a full weekend of D1A action this weekend. Here's a look at what's up:Rocky Mountain
BYU is at Colorado State in an early clash of two teams with conference hopes. We have a closer look at Colorado State, and the Rams have a ton of potential, but BYU's ability to reload and maintain has always been strong.
The Rugby East schedule is set for this fall, with six teams playing each other once each.
The University of Mary Washington is ready to make the move up to D1A and has confirmed it's schedule.
Notre Dame College has released its fall 2019 men's rugby schedule.
Kutztown University Rugby has released its fall schedule.
The Golden Bears open up their season on August 31 against the Schuylkill River men's club. The Bears then open up the Rugby East season with Mary Washington, Army, Navy, Virginia Tech, Wheeling Jesuit, Penn State, Note Dame College, and St. Bonaventure.