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All photos: Jackie Finlan / TRB Stanford (3-2) played its first double-header weekend of the DI Pacific Mountain Rugby Conference but was fortunate to separate the games by 36 hours ..
All photos: Jackie Finlan / TRB Momentum swings aplenty marked the Stanford vs. Humboldt match Sunday, and the Cardinal, which dropped a two-point match to UC Davis Friday, had to empty ..
Central Washington transitioned from NIRA to USA Rugby’s DI Elite competition this season, although the Wildcats are still counted toward the 40 teams needed for full NCAA championship ..
Central Washington University made the trip from Ellensburg to the Bay Area for a friendly 15s match against Life West. The game marked the Gladiatrix’s only 15s match of the spring ..
Photos courtesy JBU Women’s RFC Facebook There are fewer than 2,000 undergrad and graduate students at John Brown University, but the Siloam Spring, Ark., school is one of, if not the, ..
Photo: Chace Lewis Photos: Nathan Kovacs (full album) and Chace Lewis (full album) Florida combined its Division I and Division II teams into one hybrid competition, but the conference ..
A quick glance at the South Independent Rugby Conference (SIRC) matrix schedule, and one notices a dramatic reduction in teams and games. Granted, last season provided for regrouping ..
Rookie Isabelle Carrigan-Broda / PC: Mary Truluck The Atlantic hurricane season canceled a bunch of Carolinas conference matches in the fall, but since the Division II collegiate league ..
The first USA Rugby DII College Spring Ranking begins with 15 teams, and they represent eight conferences building toward the spring championship (not the national championship, which ..
Admittedly a backward way to discover the following, but the USA Rugby Spring College Championships tickets page allows one to deduce that the: – women’s DI college playoffs ..
Photo: Diane Ramage Of the 80 student-athletes to earn Academic All-Ivy honors during the 2018-19 fall season, only two are rugby players. Read full press release here. Congratulations ..
UN Reno’s Rachel Aldax / Photo: Jackie Finlan Fresno State has led the DII West Coast conference the previous few years, but head coach Barry Foley indicated that the Bulldogs ..
Kaitlin Prado scored three tries Sunday. / Photo courtesy Vassar Athletics The semifinalists from the 2017 USA Rugby DII College Fall Championship are returning to the 2018 edition. ..
As previously noted, the DI Elite and DI Spring colleges will no longer contest combined Round of 16 regional playoffs before splitting into their respective semifinals. The DI Elite ..
Lindenwood traveled to Life West in San Francisco for a fall friendly, but both squads fielded top-notch teams. The Lions won 38-24: read more. Photos below by Jackie Finlan The game ..
In each of Quinnipiac’s seven seasons, the Bobcats have taken a step forward – from finding its feet in USA Rugby’s Division II to driving the standard in the National Intercollegiate ..
The third National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) national championship will be decided between Dartmouth College and two-time reigning Quinnipiac University. The duo entered ..
The Midwest U24 Thunderbirds are crossing the Atlantic once again, this time traveling to Ireland for a 10-day tour. Head coach Jeff Noe used an early-June tryout to narrow down the squad, ..
Last weekend, 40 players from 27 women’s clubs and colleges were invited to the Midwest U24 Thunderbirds tryout in Brookfield, Wisc. Head coach Jeff Noe will now select the travel ..
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