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.
The feeling that this might be Winona State’s year seemed justified on Saturday evening.
WSU had, after all, powered past Coast Guard using their powerful backline, while Davenport had all they could handle against Vassar.
It’s a repeat of the 2015 fall final, as Davenport and Winona State will meet up for the women’s DII college fall championship.
The kickoff times for the College Fall Championships at Furman University have been set.
The games will be webcast on The Rugby Channel (free to access).Direct link is here.
The schedule is as follows:
The Coast Guard Academy’s run to the USA Rugby Women’s DII fall semis has been a difficult one.
Unlike some of the others in the final four, the Bears have had one or two very tight games to work through.
Will this be another Davenport coronation?
Quinnipiac exacted revenge for an earlier loss, and, more importantly, won the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) championship Sunday with a 46-24 defeat of Central Washington.
Quinnipiac and Central Washington will renew their acquaintanceship Sunday after both won NIRA semifinals on Friday.
Furman University is hoping to the home of a champion, and it certainly could be that in the Men’s DII College Playoffs.
Furman, of course, is hosting a bracket in the Round of 16/quarterfinals, and Furman is also playing in that self-same bracket. And whichever team wins that bracket will play in a final four at … yes you saw where we were going with this … Furman University.
The first round of the women's DI college playoffs is done and next week's final eight for the fall knockout rounds is now confirmed.
Defending fall playoff winners UConn are back in the final eight after a tough 39-24 defeat of Princeton. Meanwhile, Northern Iowa unleashed an impressive offensive display in beating Bowling Green 62-24.