The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association top tier is almost done with its regular season, with Harvard and Dartmouth winning big this past weekend.
It's that time again, as we start to think who might be the top college rugby players in the country.
That would be the Rudy Scholz Award for men and the MA Sorensen Award for women. The awards are selected by a combination of fan voting, coach voting, and a panel of experts.
LAFAYETTE, CO - The Fall 2019 Men’s and Women’s Championship Series, along with the Men’s D2 National Championship, will commence December 7th-8th at the The Mecklenburg County Sportsplex @ Matthews in Charlotte, NC.
NSCRO has officially awarded the hosting rights for its Fall men’s playoffs.
The selection process for the Spring playoff and National Championship events is underway.
The Central Region Championships for both the Challenge Cup and Champions Cup will be hosted by the City of Columbia, MO. on 9-10 November 2019 at the Scott Boulevard Fields in Columbia, Mo.
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 Winona State women's rugby program n Minnesota is looking for a new head coach.
The program won the USA Rugby Women's D2 fall championship in 2017 and continues to be one of the strongest teams in the Midwest, if not the country, having finished 2nd in the fall championship four times since 2011.
LITTLE ROCK, AR. - Women’s Collegiate All-American 7s Head Coach Dave Clancy has named his full squad for the 2019 National Development Invitational Tournament hosted by ARPTC in Little Rock, AR. The competition takes place August 17-18, featuring eight academy and invitational sides.
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.
The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company (Penn Mutual) announces a new multi-year agreement with the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO), continuing its support as the organization’s top sponsor — a distinction Penn Mutual has held since 2015.
The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos women's team has announced that capped Eagle Kelly Griffin will be the team's new head coach for the 2019-2020 season.
Griffin replaces Zac Winter, who will be starting his career as an elementary school teacher this fall. The Gauchos program issued a public thank-you to Winter for leading the team to two straight national playoff appearances.
GREELEY, CO. - Women’s Collegiate All-American XVs Head Coach Katie Dowty has named her match day roster to face the WPL East All Stars tomorrow, KO 5 PM MT, at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.