2017 USA Rugby WPL National Championships – Nov 10-12

WPL Rugby

The Women’s Premier League (WPL) will host its ninth national championship Friday, November 10 and Sunday, November 12 at Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, AZ. The ten-team competition is split into two tiers and begins with championship and fifth-place semifinals on day one. The San Diego Surfers clinched the title in 2016 and will be looking … Read more

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2017 College Fall Championships Update

Grand Valley State against the University of Michigan

The 2017 College Fall Championships are almost upon us! We’ve got the final results for Ivy Rugby but we’re waiting for brackets from NSCRO, USA Rugby and NIRA. While we wait, we thought we’d get everyone updated on how it stands ahead of Championship season. Ivy Rugby Dartmouth Women won their third straight Ivy title … Read more

The Northeast Academy Drives the Elite Women’s 7s Competition

The Northeast Academy recently hosted the inaugural Elite Women’s 7s tournament at Dartmouth College, featuring top sides including Atavus, Stars, Tiger Cubs, Combined Services, and the Northeast Academy. This Elite Women’s 7s was conceived at the 2017 USA Rugby National Development Summit (NDS), and Academy Director John McGeachy plans for it to be the first … Read more

2017 USA Rugby Women’s Club Champions – Life West (D1) and Milwaukee Scylla (D2)

Last weekend the USA Rugby Women’s Club Champions for Division 1 and Division 2 were decided! Both matches were a sensation and we congratulate Life West and Scylla on their titles. 2017 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Women’s Division I Life West rattled the division 2 competition last year when they swept through the competition and … Read more

Under the Posts – Week of Mar 19, 2017

The top headlines from last week include England winning the Grand Slam, more on the boycott of USA Women’s National Hockey team, what teams are doing to prepare for the WRWC and looking ahead to Hong Kong 7s and Kitakyushu 7s. As a reminder, we are doing weekly posts recapping the top women’s rugby news. Can’t … Read more

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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