Under the Posts – Week of Feb 19, 2017

The headlines last week covered the third round of the Six Nations, an escalating controversy with the IRFU and buildup to #USA7s. As a reminder, we are doing weekly posts recapping the top women’s rugby news. Can’t wait a week? Join us on Twitter or on our Facebook page as we will be posting daily. QU Women’s Rugby … Read more

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Under the Posts – Week of Feb 5, 2017

We’re a bit late this week so we’ll dive right in. The headlines were dominated by the opening weekend of the Women’s Six Nations, Australian Rugby Union chief executive Bill Pulver admits the women aren’t being compensated for their value and Carolyn Hitt of Wales Online takes on sexism in rugby. As a reminder, we … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News Week of 1/22

In the past we were able to bring you editorial pieces, press releases and even guest columnists. The YSC team is now finding that we have less and less time as our personal family grows and we’ve retired from playing. We’re now coaches, referees and administrators and our perspective is a bit different than a player. … Read more

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Air Force Wins USA Rugby DI Fall Championship

The United States Air Force Academy silenced the demons Sunday by defeating University of Connecticut, 19-8, in the 2016 USA Rugby Women’s College Division I Fall Championship a year after losing the same fixture at Furman University. Head Coach Amy Rusert’s cadets survived a long Regional Playoff weekend last month to make their second run … Read more

Davenport Claims USA Rugby DII Fall Championship

The Davenport University Panthers secured their third trophy in a year Sunday in shutting out Winona State University, 37-0, in the 2016 USA Rugby Women’s College Division II Fall Championship Final at Furman University. The matchup was a rematch of the 2015 Final on John Roberts Field, which propelled the Panthers to the National Championship … Read more

Wayne State Takes NSCRO 15s Championship

Congratulations to Wayne State College on winning the 2016 NSCRO Women’s 15’s National Championship. In a thrilling game they beat an equally talented team from Colgate University by a score of 11-0. This win adds the 15’s National Championship to the 7’s National Championship they won in May. Sourced from NSCRO Facebook Page. See how … Read more

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2016 USA Rugby Women’s Division I Fall Championships Set

The 2016 USA Rugby Women’s Division I Fall Championship will be contested by the same teams that battled over 80 minutes for the title last year: reigning Fall Champion University of Connecticut and runner-up Air Force Academy. The 2015 Final rematch will take place at the 2016 USA Rugby Fall College Championships at Furman University … Read more

2016 USA Rugby Women’s Division II Fall Championships Set

A bitter, cold weekend in the U.S. hit all four Regional Playoff locations of the 2016 USA Rugby Women’s Division II Fall Championships, but four teams escaped unbeaten to book tickets to Greenville, S.C., and the 2016 USA Rugby Fall College Championships. Last year’s Fall Champion, Davenport University, and two additional 2015 Semifinalists in Winona … Read more

Quinnipiac Women’s Rugby Defeats CWU for Repeat National Championship

A hard fought battle on the pitch ended with Quinnipiac topping Central Washington University 46-24 for the 2016 NIRA National Championship win. This is Quinnipiac’s second national championship in a row and first time in QU history beating Central Washington. The match started off with back-to-back Central Washington tries bringing the score 12-0. Quinnipiac answered … Read more

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2016 Regional matchups set for USA Rugby Women’s DI, DII Fall Championships

Following a weekend of play-in matches, the playoff field for the 2016 USA Rugby Women’s Division I & DII Fall Championship is set. Teams The Nov. 19-20 weekend’s Quarterfinals and Semifinals will determine who ends up at the Championships Dec 3-4 at Furman University in Greenville, S.C. In D1, there are eight teams vying for the semifinals. … Read more

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