Sacred Heart University Women’s Rugby – ‘Earn Everything’

Sacred Heart University’s Queen of Hearts Women’s Rugby Club had origins in the 1990’s before becoming an NCAA D1 varsity-sport in the fall of 2015.  Since then, competing in the NIRA as a fairly new program, they have been holding up well.  This season already they sit 3-2, stomping Molloy twice and Castleton with a […]

Princeton Women’s Rugby – Tigers in the Ivy (League)

Princeton Women’s Rugby (PUWRFC) competes in the Division I Ivy Rugby Conference.  The club has been around for awhile, celebrating 37 years this fall.  For a team that used to be coached by the male players in the past, they’ve taken some serious strides.  Boasting an experienced coaching staff, head coach Chris Ryan has been with the club […]

Monroe College Women’s Rugby – A ‘Rugby Academy’ Indeed

You might never have heard of Monroe College before.  It’s an urban school based in New Rochelle and the Bronx of New York.  With the Men’s team just forming last year, this is the inaugural season for the Monroe College Women’s Rugby Club.  They have entered into the Tri State Rugby Conference Central Division.  Coach James […]

Montana State Women’s Rugby – Bobcats in the DI Rocky Mountains

Montana State Women’s Rugby Club was started by students in 2011.  In 2014, they became DII and since then have won their conference twice and won the plate at the DII 7s National Championships.   This year, they’ve joined the Rocky Mountain Division I conference and won the shield at the DI 7s National Championships […]

Quinnipiac Women’s Rugby – NIRA Powerhouse

The No. 1 preseason ranked Quinnipiac University Women’s Rugby Team has something special.  The program began in 2010 with an on-campus walk-on squad now led by Head Coach Becky Carlson.  Since then, the Bobcats have been to nationals 5 times and hold 2 NIRA (National Intercollegiate Rugby Association) national championships.  The special something according to Carlson […]

Rugby Recap Women’s: September 1st – 3rd

Photo Courtesy: USCG Academy Women’s Rugby Club This past weekend was filled with teams hosting season opener matches and scrimmages along with the start of some great league play. A mix of non-conference and NIRA collegiate matches this weekend had some great results. National Champion Quinnipiac defeated Army 44-22. Sacred Heart came to play beating […]

USA Rugby Women’s College D1/Elite D1 Playoffs Preview – UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

The Gift-Time Rugby Network will broadcast the USA Rugby Women’s D1/Elite D1 College Round of 16 and Elite 8 Playoffs, being held at Life University on April 22 and 23. This playoff will feature the University of Virginia, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, University of Central Florida, and Life University. The University of […]

Rugby Recap: March 24th-26th

With April fast approaching and various divisions starting their respective championships, here are scores from across the USA! In Men’s Collegiate Division, Central Washington defeated Victoria 31-29 in a non-conference match, while Gonzaga topped Washington State 31-27. In Mid-South action, Life University beat Lindenwood 32-10, and Clemson fell to Arkansas State 76-24. Elsewhere, Notre Dame […]

Spotlight Coach of The Week – Billy Nicholas

The Lindenwood University women’s rugby team is on the rise as one of the top college women’s programs in the country. Who is leading this impressive group of women you ask? None other than coach Billy Nicholas. Nicholas found his start in rugby after college where he began coaching high school and this inspired him […]

Life University Women’s Rugby Claims First National Sevens Title

Even though the weather was not perfect conditions on this past Sunday, May 29, Life University managed a 10-0 win over Lindenwood at the USA Rugby Collegiate National Sevens Championship. One try in both halves was enough to get the win done for their first national title. The conditions of the match were not all […]