The Midwest Rugby Union will name a new Division I women’s club 15s champion this year, as Columbus defeated 2022-23 titleholder Metropolis in last Saturday’s semifinals. On the other side of the bracket, Pittsburgh Forge beat the Chicago Lions, setting up an all-Eastern Conference final for Nov. 11 in Lemont, Ill.
This year’s competition evolved away from the DI/DII hybrid league of the previous two years, and the newly named Premiership became a home for DI clubs only. All five of the . . .