GRR: West Chester University
The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association crowned three champions Sunday in a day that showcased how much the women’s college game has come with the increase in the number of varsity teams.
Six teams are set to go for three separate NIRA championships Sunday at Harvard University’s Robert A. Mignone Field.
The games will be shown LIVE on ESPN+
Goff Rugby Report editor Alex Goff will join John Broker in the booth.
The two undefeated teams in the Mid-Atlantic Men’s DIAA conference meet up this weekend as St. Joseph’s faces West Chester.
This has developed into a very nice rivalry, as St. Joe’s Head Coach Dan Yarusso continues to build long-term success in Philadelphia. Meanwhile, Bjorn Haglid hasn’t been at West Chester as long, but his arrival has spurred West Chester to new heights.
St. Joseph's, Temple, and West Chester are now 3-0 in the Mid-Atlantic Rugby DIAA Conference after impressive wins this weekend.
St. Joseph's clinched 1st in the Mid-Atlantic D1AA with a tight win over West Chester.
The result doesn't really change much, as those two finish 1st and 2nd and will play in the conference championship game anyway.
St. Joe's held on 41-35, with West Chester on attack at the end of the game when the Hawks finished them off.