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American Collegiate Rugby Championship squads American International College (East Coast) and St. Joe's (Keystone) emerged from the Cup finals with a second and third-place finish, respectively, at the Las Vegas Invitational over the weekend.

Four of the eight teams advancing to the Cup quarterfinals at the Las Vegas Invitational on Friday were ACRC contenders, and two are advancing to the Final Four. 

The elite eight included St. Joseph University and Notre Dame College, who played each other in the Quarterfinal round; AIC, who played Lindenwood; and Kutztown, who played Air Force. Rounding out the bracket were Arizona and Utah. All eight earned their stripes in fierce pool play on Thursday that saw perennial contenders such as Wheeling Jesuit and Bowling Green knocked out of Cup contention. 

Are you ready to play rugby?? URugby Sevens Philadelphia featuring the Challenge Cup is coming to the green fields of southeastern Pennsylvania April 11-12—and NOW is the time to sign up. This inter-conference collegiate sevens tournament will take over the GCVSA Complex in Malvern, PA for two full days as 32 teams from around the country do battle for hardware and glory.

The inaugural URugby Sevens Philadelphia featuring the URugby Challenge Cup, an inter-conference collegiate sevens tournament, takes place April 11-12, 2015 at the GCVSA Complex in Malvern, PA. Be sure to save the date as this will be an exciting weekend of great rugby.

American Collegiate Rugby Championships

High-level men's and women's collegiate rugby competition comes to the Princess Anne Athletic Complex in Virginia Beach, Va. this April 25-26 with URugby Sevens Virginia Beach featuring the ACRC7s.

The Goff Rugby Report has named the American International College-Bowling Green game at the ACRC Bowl Series its college game of the year for 2014. 

“Played at the Rugby Athletic Center in Charlotte, NC, this game was all over the place,” Goff notes. “Tries, comebacks, wild plays, and plenty of athleticism made it enormously entertaining for anyone watching.”

Goff Rugby Report has named its 2014 Girls High School award recipients, and the player of the year comes as no surprise. Morris and Atlantis Rugby alum Tess Feury took top honors for her leadership and stellar performance on the field last year. 

The Atlantic Coast Rugby 7s Series returns in 2015 for its 3rd year. The ACRL is proud to continue providing quality competition and a top level student experience for rugby athletes throughout the region. 

Even Crazy Eddie might not believe these bargain prices on ACRC Bowl Series t-shirts. We are selling these high-quality shirts for $15 a piece with FREE shipping. Limited sizes and quantities available.

Email Conference Coordinator Jill Caldwell at to place an order.

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American Collegiate Rugby Championships

The first annual NDC Falcons Collegiate Challenge Cup takes place Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Notre Dame College.