(Mount Saint Mary's Release) - Mount St. Mary's University Director of Athletics Lynne Robinson announced the Mount will elevate the women's rugby program to full varsity status beginning with competition this coming fall.
The 2016-17 nominees for the MA Sorensen Award have been selected - now college rugby fans, players and coaches can vote for the finalists!
The Women's College 7s tournament at the Las Vegas Invitational was wild one, and ended up with the University of British Columbia taking the Cup.
Lindenwood University women reeled off two victories in Las Vegas, giving the rest of the women's college rugby community something to consider.
Playing a very good BYU team that was in the National DI Elite Final last year, Lindenwood took care of the Cougars 39-5.
Charlotte, NC – Queens University of Charlotte Director of Athletics Cherie Swarthout has announced the addition of men’s and women’s rugby to the departments sport lineup. Both teams will begin competition in the spring of 2018.
The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association, the league of NCAA Varsity women's college rugby teams, has named its All American list for the 2016-17 season.
Thirty-one athletes were chosen from the 14 college teams competing in NIRA, with another 12 making honorable mention. Here is the list:
2016-17 NIRA RUGBY ALL-AMERICANS
Following the Fall 2016 season which bore witness to three Tri-State Rugby Conference women's teams participating in the Round of 32 Fall Championship, the All-Conference selections have been announced.
LAFAYETTE, Colo. - USA Rugby has announced the venues for the 2017 USA Rugby College XVs National Championships and 2017 USA Rugby College 7s National Championships.
(This article is listed as a Column because it contains GRR opinions as well as some reportage) - USA Rugby is looking for feedback on a new document that is designed to formalize women's college DI and DII designation.
The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) has just released the NSCRO Women's Top 20 Fall Rankings.
Leading the rankings is Wayne State College, the 2016 Women's National Champion. They are followed by Colgate University, Lee University, Minnesota State University Moorhead, and rounding out the top five is SUNY Cortland.
West Point Army women’s rugby is holding its first ever camp for girls HS players in July.
More specific details are to come - but players should save the date and check back with Goff Rugby Report for further details.
Last year’s women’s DI fall final was a study in frustration.
It wasn’t that observers like this writer wanted any one specific team to win or lose; we just wanted to see a good game. We didn’t. Errors and fumbles were the feature of a game where UConn, making the fewer of the errors, prevailed.