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

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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 … Read more

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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

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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 … Read more

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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 … 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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2016 National Intercollegiate Rugby Association Championships (NIRA) – Nov 18-20

The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) has completed their league season and the final four kicks off this weekend, November 18 at West Point, NY. On Sunday, November 20, they will crown their second champion. Army hosts the event and is the defending champion beating American Intercollegiate College (AIC) 15-12 in the 2015 final. The weekend begins with American … Read more

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Surfers Ride Offensive Wave to Final Victory

San Diego Surfers won their first Women’s Premier League Championship Sunday at the expense of two-time defending champions Glendale Raptors in a competitive, 26-16, Final at Life University Rugby Complex. Brigham Young University graduate and capped Eagle Jordan Gray was recognized as Most Valuable Player for her play at inside center through the weekend, scoring … Read more

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