The "Big Five Plus One" met on the pitch last night in Philadelphia for the City Six Sevens, which secures annual bragging rights for one of the six premier Philly college rugby clubs. This year, it was Drexel topping the Villanova Wildcats in the final game.
The Virginia Beach Rugby Football Club is holding a reunion during the weekend of April 25-26 to coincide with the URugby Sevens Virginia Beach tournament, which takes place at the Princess Anne Athletic Complex/Virginia Beach Sportsplex.
Heavy snow and freezing temps notwithstanding, Saturday was a Rugby Day at Stony Brook, N.Y., where American International College defeated the Seawolves of Stony Brook University 31-5 for the Cup Championship at the second installment of the Empire Sevens Series. Read More »
Kutztown U (4-0) played well all day for the second week in a row going 4-0 and defeating Virginia Tech (2-2) by a comfortable 41-7 margin in the final. Virginia Tech made it to the final with a 2-1 pool record. Kutztown defeated Wake Forest, Northeastern and James Madison on their path to the final. Read More »
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With rugby's return to the Olympics on the horizon, sevens rugby continues to pick up steam among college conferences eager to capitalize on the increased interest in the sport. This spring sees the return of the Atlantic Coast Rugby League (ACRL) Sevens Series and the debut of the Southeastern Collegiate Rugby Conference (SCRC) Sevens Series. The SCRC is focusing on sevens rugby during its spring season for the first time in conference history.
St. Joseph's University will host the St. Joe's Sevens this Saturday on the turf at Sweeney Field. The first match will kick off at 4 pm and matches will continue until 10 pm.
This tournament is a spontaneous creation of St. Joe's head coach Shags Yarusso to help a fellow program in a bind. An event this coming Saturday at Navy was canceled. When Coach Yarusso found out that the St. Bonaventure University rugby team had non-refundable tickets to play rugby this weekend, the plan was put in motion.