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

NIRA RugbyThe 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 International College and Central Washington University who have played each other recently, Central Washington won that match 57-26. The second match of the day pits Quinnipiac University vs Army who have also faced each other earlier in the year, QU rolled to a 32-19 victory.


None that we know of. There are rumors that Army is going to, but we couldn’t confirm. We guess try http://goarmywestpoint.com/watch/?Live=355 when it comes to game time?


We’re using #NIRARugby,  as always we will be providing updates on our Twitter and Facebook as we get them. Follow us!

Schedule & Results


Time (EST)






11/18/2016 3:00 PM American International College  19 Central Washington University  62 Semi-finals
11/18/2016 5:00 PM Quinnipiac University  65 Army  8 Semi-finals
11/20/2016 12:00 PM  Central Washington University  24  Quinnipiac University 46 Final

Past Results


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