Rugby East expands, looks to future

Rugby East expands, looks to future

Thursday, September 18
Alex Solomon

The Rugby East Conference has a long and proud tradition of excellent college rugby. The Conference also had ambitions to grow in numbers, and the dominant collegiate rugby competition on the east coast did just that by adding Buffalo University, Iona College and St. Bonaventure to its ranks.

Player of the Week - Peter Malcolm

Player of the Week - Peter Malcolm

Wednesday, September 17
Alex Solomon

Wheeling Jesuit flanker Peter Malcolm's two-try performance against West Virginia was good enough to earn the junior D1A Player of the Week honors.

Canterbury D1A Top 20 Rankings: Week 2

Canterbury D1A Top 20 Rankings: Week 2

Wednesday, September 17
Alex Solomon

The Canterbury D1A Top 20 for Week 2 did not see much movement as only a handful of teams have had meaningful time on the pitch against opposition this early in the fall. Kutztown's shutout of Buffalo was good enough to leapfrog the Golden Bears ahead of Lindenwood and crack the top three.

USA Rugby launches D1A Rugby TV

USA Rugby launches D1A Rugby TV

Tuesday, September 16
Alex Solomon

D1A Rugby, in conjunction with USA Rugby, is proud to announce the launch of its new video-sharing platform - D1ARugbyTV.com.

Kutztown welcomes Buffalo to Rugby East with shutout

Kutztown welcomes Buffalo to Rugby East with shutout

Tuesday, September 16
Alex Solomon

Kutztown took its first step towards defending its 2013 Rugby East title and welcomed Buffalo to D1A Rugby to the tune of a 62-0 shutout in the process.

Statement made in Penn State’s win over Davenport

Statement made in Penn State’s win over Davenport

Monday, September 15
Alex Solomon

The Nittany Lions Men's Rugby team was alleviated of its semester-long suspension a few months ago, but the team's 30-6 win over No. 6 Davenport was Penn State's statement to the rugby community that the Nittany Lions are indeed back.

Kutztown welcomes Buffalo to Rugby East

Kutztown welcomes Buffalo to Rugby East

Friday, September 12
Alex Solomon

Kutztown University's hunt for a second consecutive Rugby East title begins Saturday when the Golden Bears host Buffalo. The matchup pitting the reigning Rugby East Champion against one of three new teams to the Conference opens league play in D1A.

Canterbury D1A Top 20 Rankings: Week 1

Canterbury D1A Top 20 Rankings: Week 1

Thursday, September 11
Alex Solomon

2014 National Champions Saint Mary's open the season as D1A Rugby's No. 1-ranked team, with runner-up Life University sitting at No. 2.

Thirty-six teams to play for D1A Championship

Thirty-six teams to play for D1A Championship

Thursday, September 11
Alex Solomon

The ever-changing landscape of college rugby continues to shift and evolve, and D1A Rugby is no different. Last year's 33-team competition has been expanded to 36, and the quest for the 2014-15 National Championship should be as hotly contested as ever.

D1A performs well in non-conference tests

D1A performs well in non-conference tests

Monday, September 08
Alex Solomon

The official start of the 2014-15 D1A season was pushed back a week as Texas Tech's trip to Austin, Texas to face the Longhorns was postponed to a date yet to de determined. Similarly, several D1A teams had their matches canceled due to poor weather conditions, but many clubs managed to gain a valuable 80 mintes of rugby over the weekend.

Texas returns to D1A against Tech

Texas returns to D1A against Tech

Friday, September 05
Alex Solomon

After stepping away from D1A Rugby for a season to play in the Southwest Conference, the University of Texas returns to college rugby's elite competition Saturday to play Texas Tech.

Michigan, Lindenwood look sharp in non-conference matches

Michigan, Lindenwood look sharp in non-conference matches

Wednesday, September 03
Alex Solomon

The 2014-15 D1A Rugby season does not kick off until the Rugby East Conference gets underway Sept. 13. Still, the majortiy of D1A teams are well into their fall training regimens, and several clubs were in action this weekend against non-conference foes.

Payne promoted to Assistant AD at Life U

Payne promoted to Assistant AD at Life U

Friday, August 29
Press Release

Life University has named Dan Payne as Assistant Athletics Director effective immediately. Payne has been at Life U since 2009 as Director of Rugby. During that time, he has propelled the program into elite status, playing for eight national championships and winning four in the process.

OU Rugby has welcoming role at football games

OU Rugby has welcoming role at football games

Friday, August 29
Alex Solomon

When the University of Oklahoma Rugby team is not busy on the rugby pitch on Saturdays, then the team's time will be well spent at the Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, home of the Sooner's football team.

Canterbury Rugby to hold elite camp at CSU

Canterbury Rugby to hold elite camp at CSU

Wednesday, July 30
Press Release

Colorado State University Men's Rugby Club is pleased to announce an elite camp with the Canterbury Rugby Football Union (CRFU), home of the Canterbury Crusaders and the New Zealand Canterbury ITM Cup squad.

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