Wayne State College Wins Back-to-Back NSCRO Women’s 15s National Championship

2017 NSCRO Women's Rugby Championships

Wayne State College of Wayne, Nebraska has taken the 2017 NSCRO Women’s 15s National Title for a second year in a row. The 2017 NSCRO Women’s 15s National Championships were held at Life University in Marietta, GA this past weekend.Four teams represented each of the four conferences: Bentley University (Rugby Northeast), York College of Pennsylvania … Read more

2017 USA Rugby Women’s DI & DII Fall Champions – Davenport & Winona State

The USA Rugby Women’s DI & DII Fall Championships were December 2-3 in Greenville, SC. Davenport unseated Notre Dame in the DI Championship 89-24 while Winona State tipped Vassar 38-36 in the DII Championship. USA Rugby Women’s DI Nerves were evident early on in the first moments of the game when Notre Dame dropped the opening … Read more

Quinnipiac Captures Third Straight NIRA National Title

QU Captures 3rd NIRA Rugby Championship

A national championship is often the hardest thing to attain for any team. Back-to-back championships are things that some programs only dream of. A three-peat, though, is nearly inconceivable. That mentality doesn’t apply to the Quinnipiac women’s rugby team. The team took down Dartmouth College in an exhilarating match by a score of 29-20, winning … Read more

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

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

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