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St. Bonaventure University won the 2023 Women’s Small College 15s National Championship, defeating Univ. Wisconsin Platteville 22-17 during the National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) finale ..
The annual New York 7s rugby tournament is held on Randall’s Island on the Saturday following Thanksgiving, and the 2023 event welcomed 23 girls’ high school sides competing in two divisions. ..
Vassar College won the previous, and final, Collegiate Rugby Association of America (CRAA) Women’s Division II Fall 15s Championship.* The Brewers joined the majority of fall-based ..
Upstate New York has sent two teams to the Small College 15s National Championship semifinals, and for SUNY Cortland, it’s a welcome return to the National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) ..
The following is a calendar of girls’ high school, women’s college, women’s club and women’s national team events occurring through the rest of 2023. Also included ..
The Division II Carolinas has seen its membership fluctuate, especially since covid, and in step with other senior women's club competitions around the country. Teams with struggling ..
Divine Savior Holy Angels (DSHA) repeated as the Wisconsin Girls Rugby (WGR) 15s champion, but this year’s team and title run were special. For one, there are 20 seniors driving the Milwaukee ..
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Women's Rugby team is heading to the National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) 15s championship weekend on Dec. 2-3 in Houston, Texas. It’s the deepest ..
The 1972 Miami Dolphins stand as the only NFL team to complete an undefeated season with a Super Bowl championship. As the Saints (Sacramento, Calif.) built momentum through the Rugby ..
Since the inception of the women’s rugby program in fall 2013, Davenport University has amassed its share of trophies. The Panthers have won national and seasonal, 7s and 15s, Division ..
Bowdoin College Women’s Rugby won its fourth-straight National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) Division III title, defeating championship first-timer Adrian College 51-17 ..
St. Bonaventure University Women's Rugby is making its first appearance at Small College 15s nationals since 2011, back before there was a National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) organization. ..
The University of Michigan has secured its return trip to the National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) Women's Division I 15s National Championship, which occurs as part of a larger, weekend-long ..
South Buffalo won the Midwest Rugby Union Women’s Division II 15s Championship – an achievement that was nowhere near the team’s agenda at the start of the fall 2023 season. The squad ..
Fall 2023 is a history-books year for the Adrian College Women's Rugby team. The Michigan program joined the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) for the fall 2021 season ..
All of the 2022 National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) championship 15s teams stayed atop their respective Coaches Polls this fall, and for good reason. All three are heading back to Houston, ..
Notre Dame College is back to Texas for the National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) Women’s Division I 15s Championship, but it’s hardly a replay for the Euclid, Ohio, program. There’s ..
“When you play in adverse conditions, we say, ‘Defense travels,’” said Ben Pfahl, the Medina High School girls’ rugby coach. “Even if we can’t do a lot of the things we were ..
The Ohio Aviators Rugby Academy is two years into its U19 programming, and director Allan Hanson has spent that time developing an in-state, select side pathway and connecting it with ..
St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Overland Park, Kan., has a successful boys’ rugby program, which head coach Tim Kluempers founded in 2007. He long supported the formation of a girls’ ..
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