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January is a relatively slow month for rugby on the pitch, but the beginning of 2023 is certainly not idle. The Rugby Breakdown (TRB) tracks girls and women’s rugby events (tournaments, ..
The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) named its 2022-23 All-Americans and Honorable Mentions for Division I, Division II and Division III. NIRA is the league for NCAA ..
Last week, The Rugby Breakdown (TRB) reviewed some of the top 2022 women’s rugby moments – from the Kathy Flores national championship tributes, to the Rugby World Cup double-header, ..
Warren Wilson College (Swannanoa, N.C.) announced earlier this month that it was adding four new varsity sports in the coming years, and that women’s rugby would join the slate of athletic ..
2022 saw girls’ high school rugby really rebound after the pandemic hiatus, and it was great to see the age grade back in motion. Reflecting on a great comeback year, one high ..
2022 was a particularly unique year for women’s international rugby, as the pandemic delayed the 15s Rugby World Cup (RWC) one year, placing it within one month of the Rugby World ..
In 2022, there were lots of big moments for girls and women’s rugby in the U.S., and as the year winds down, The Rugby Breakdown remembers those highlights in the hopes that 2023 ..
The U.S. Naval Academy began the fall season as the leading contender for the College Rugby Association of America (CRAA) Division I Fall Championship. After all, the Midshipmen were ..
Lindenwood University has won its fifth-straight DI Elite National Championship, and the 2022-23 title was the toughest one yet. Life University pushed the Lions to a two-point decision ..
Press Release – Senior Caeli Porette was named the Tournament MVP as the Vassar College Women’s Rugby team repeated as the CRAA Women’s Rugby Division II [Fall] Champions ..
National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) crowned its three women’s national champions today inside Houston’s AVEVA Stadium. Endicott College won the Small College title, UW Eau Claire won the DII trophy ..
All three of the National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) women’s 15s competitions are at the national championship stage, and after Saturday’s Small College and Division II semifinals, ..
The College Rugby Association of America (CRAA) is hosting its annual Fall Classic in Matthews, N.C., this weekend, and the event will produce a DI Elite national championship, and DI and DII fall ..
The National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) Division I National Championship is down to Univ. Michigan and Notre Dame College – the only two teams to top the weekly Coaches Poll this fall. ..
National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) Division II is exciting not just because it’s a new competition but for the bridge it represents. High-achieving small colleges – like Wayne State ..
National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) holds its women’s 15s national championships this weekend in Houston, Texas. The entire organization flows into these competitions, so there are no fall ..
You have to give it to Wayne State College Rugby. The Nebraska program faces challenges like geographic isolation, a total student population of fewer than 4,000, and no in-state high ..
Roger Williams University (Bristol, R.I.) has an interesting profile. The Bristol, R.I., program is enrollment eligible for the National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) Small College Division, ..
30 November — National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) announced that the 2023 Collegiate Rugby Championship (CRC) will be held on April 28-30 at the Maryland SoccerPlex in the Washington ..
The Big 10 conference joined National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) this year and its champion, Univ. Michigan, is heading to the Division I National Championship this Sunday, Dec. 4, in Houston, ..
The Rugby Breakdown (TRB) covers girls and women's rugby in the U.S. JACKIE FINLAN is the sole employee creating content and the paid subscription base supports this full-time enterprise. For $5/month (or $60/year), subscribers access features covering the USA Eagles, senior clubs, colleges, high schools, and everything in between. TRB prides itself on original, interview-based articles that showcase the people driving this great sport in the U.S.