The University of Delaware is searching for a new men’s head coach after current coach Struan Murray announced he is stepping down to spend more time with his family.
A new three-division conference is being formed for the 2017-18 DIA college season, with an eye toward localizing certain competitions and keeping teams that want to play only in the fall together.
The University of Delaware Blues Hens finished off their fall with their first win of the season, and perhaps turned a corner.
The Rugby Bowl Series schedule has been set, with 12 college rugby teams facing off this coming weekend at Iona College.
Iona College rebounded from a frustrating loss to Army last week with an impressive 33-0 shutout of Delaware Saturday.
During the CRC, the tournament hosted a Philadelphia 7s championship, featuring college teams from the Philadelphia area.
American International College is through to the DIAA Quarterfinals with a wild 55-35 defeat of Delaware Saturday.
Delaware rugby captain Chris Mattina looks at the DIAA playoff game ahead for the Blue Hens and he brings up a word you don’t often hear at this time - “cherish.”
“I really cherish this moment,” he told Goff Rugby Report.
Wheeling Jesuit defeated Delaware 29-20 Friday night in a non-conference game for both.
It was a good day for WJU, which started with three tries in the first 20 minutes.
“We’ve had an issue with slow starts so it was good get started the way we did,” said WJU Head Coach Tal Bayer. “The guys did a good job after a six-and-a-half-hour bus ride.”
Kutztown University brought the University of Delaware team down to earth Saturday, beating the resurgent Blue Hens 77-21.
In the team’s first game of rugby in two years, the University of Delaware defeated St. Joseph’s 46-34 Saturday in Newark, Del.
A captain, so the saying goes, doesn’t desert a sinking ship.
It’s expected, and honorable; but what if the captain not only goes down with the ship, but helps rescue the ship, and gets it sailing again? Is it too much to call all of that heroic?
University of Delaware rugby captain Chris Mattina may not think of himself as a hero, but somehow he did what seemed impossible.