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All 12 squads have been announced for the inaugural HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens, round four of the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series 2016-17.

Under the Posts – Week of Apr 16, 2017

The top headlines from last week surround the fourth round of the HSBC Women’s Rugby Servens Series in Japan, Kitayushu 7s, more focus on mental health of athletes and the Swiss Rugby Union held their first ever National camp. As a reminder, we are doing weekly posts recapping the top women’s rugby news. Can’t wait a […]

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The pools and match schedule have been announced for the first ever round of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Japan, the HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens on 22-23 April.

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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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