Chico State Women’s Collegiate Rugby Team Advances to USA Rugby Round of 16

By: Lela Boshion Crandall The women’s rugby team earned first place out of four teams in a “play-in” tournament Friday and Saturday. Chico State and the Brigham Young University Cougars, who placed second, will advance to the Sweet Sixteen playoffs April third and fourth at Stanford, said head coach Alex Triantafyllou. Friday’s game determined if … Read more

Auburn Women’s Rugby Seeking Approval

via my inbox from Women’s rugby, the newest club sport to hit Auburn’s campus, is causing quite a stir. Danielle O’Mahoney and other rugby enthusiasts are working hard to get women’s rugby approved as an official campus organization. However, getting approval is proving harder than making tackles on the field. “We have to get … Read more

Rugby Video Monday: University of Texas vs Texas Tech University – Div 2 Women’s Collegiate Rugby

This last weekend I had the pleasure of reffing the University of University of Texas vs Texas Tech University – Div 2 Collegiate Women’s Rugby match in Austin, TX. The weather was interesting as it was 70 degrees but the 30mph or higher crosswind made it feel a whole lot colder! Both teams played very … Read more

Penn State vs Army (Men) Webcast Available Tomorrow Morning & Archived Women’s Matches as well!

From Nichol Lopes via Facebook: Penn State will be webcasting for free their Men’s Rugby game vs Army tomorrow morning (Feb 28, 2009) from 7:30AM-10AM EST. If anyone wants to watch some men’s college rugby tune in at their website here! There is also some archived video of a Women’s Rugby Scrimmage from a few … Read more

Texas Women’s U20 Rugby Clinic with USA U20 Coach Bryn Chivers

from Chelsie Weathington via Your Scrumhalf Connection’s email: This fall the University of Texas Women’s Rugby Club is hosting a skills clinic for all college-age and under rugby women! Bryn Chivers, the current head coach of the National U20 Women’s Rugby team, along with his assistant Sue Oldenburg, have agreed to coach our clinic. These … Read more

Rugby Video Monday: Vassar Spotlight

This week the video comes from Sally, she loves this video highlight reel from Vassar Women’s Rugby. Good rugby, good support and great music always makes a great video! Thanks for sending in the video Sally! Other Rugby Video Mondays:9/2/2008: Funny Rugby Clips8/25/2008: IRB Olympic Video Promo8/18/2008: All Blacks Training Video8/11/2008: Phelps and the 4X100 … Read more

Rugby Video Monday: Penn State Rugby Documentary

This weeks video comes from Lisa in Pennsylvania, she has played against Penn State a few times and has grown to respect their program immensely. This video is a snippet of a future documentary about the Penn State Women’s Rugby Team by Wren Warner. Looks like the documentary will be called Off to Do or … Read more