The Women’s Premier League (WPL) kicks off tomorrow and will celebrate its sixth season. As in the past, the league is made up of the top eight women’s rugby teams in the United States. The league is split into two conferences, Red and Blue: BLUE RED Glendale Raptors Twin City Amazons Berkeley All Blues DC [...]
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from Atlantis Rugby: Emil Signes began coaching rugby over 40 years ago, beginning in August 1974, with the newly formed Bethlehem Hooligans RFC. In that period he has coached club, college and high school rugby, men and women, boys and girls, 15s and 7s. He has coached at the LAU (local area union), territorial, and [...]
Cup The San Diego Surfers Women’s Rugby Team had one goal at the USA Rugby Club 7s National Championships this year…to win it all. They did so in spectacular fashion, going 6-0 on the weekend and shutting out Old Blue of New York 45-0 to clinch the Cup. Old Blue, a club established a half-century ago, assembled [...]
In the fourth and final Empire GU qualifier, once again Old Blue met New York in the women’s final. This time New York prevailed 14-7 to secure their first tournament championship of the series. To reach the final, New York dispatched Morris II 45-0, the Village Lions 50-0, and Monmouth II 42-0 and drew Old [...]
The 2014 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Men’s and Women’s Club 7s Championships Aug. 9-10 will be held at Starfire Sports in Tukwila, Washington. The event will be hosted by Seattle OPSB Rugby, who is now an affiliate club of Saracens, now known as Seattle Saracens. This year’s event will be the 30th edition of the men’s tournament [...]
We aren’t afraid to eat our foot here at YSC! With the annoucement that Beantown was leaving the WPL we had recently speculated that ORSU wouldn’t step back up to the WPL. We were wrong! Press Release Women’s Premier League (WPL) Rugby is pleased to welcome back Oregon Sports Union (ORSU) this fall! An inagural [...]
We’ve got a new Women’s DI and DII Champion! Congrats to ORSU who defeated Chicago NS 48-10. Read the entire press release here. Congrats to the Pittsburgh Angels as they defeated the Sacramento Amazons 36-26. Read the entire press release here.
This past weekend saw 40 of the nation’s top senior rugby clubs converge at Founders Field in Pittsburgh, Pa., and Spring Trail Park in Irving, Texas, for the 2014 USA Rugby Emirates Airline National Quarterfinals & Semifinals event. In the western bracket (Texas), New Orleans Rugby won both matches to advance to its first Division [...]
In order to grow Women’s Rugby in America and our stature internationally, we must continue to develop and evolve our game domestically. Without a vibrant league structure, our rugby community will be pulled apart in a manner that favors the few and isolates the many. To raise the level of play throughout the country, we [...]
Wayne State College Win Inaugural NSCRO Women’s 7s Written by Bryn Chivers, NSCRO Women’s 7s Commissioner NSCRO Women’s 7s National Championship Grand Valley State University Allendale, Michigan May 3-4, 2014 An exciting weekend of rugby saw Wayne State College (Nebraska) add the NSCRO Women’s 7s National Championship title to the 15’s National Championship they won this [...]