Rugby Recap: January 19th-21st

With 2018 underway and Major League Rugby lighting up across the nation, footy has never looked more exciting in America. Here is your first score report of 2018 pertaining to Collegiate Rugby in America. Men’s Collegiate D1A In California D1A action, St. Mary’s took down UC Santa Barbara 74-7. Nearby San Diego State fell to […]

Xavier University Men’s Rugby Club – X Marks the Spot

For being a small school Xavier University Rugby Club packs a big punch.  In the realm of NSCRO (National Small College Rugby Association) Xavier was ranked #2 overall in the nation for ‘16-‘17.  It all started back in 1974 when Xavier University dropped their football team.  A lot of players were trying to find another […]


West Chester, PA  22 September 2017 – The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) is excited to announce the creation of the NSCRO Women’s 7s All-Star Championships. The NSCRO Women’s 7s All-Star Championships will be held on January 20 – 21, 2018 at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. The event is for Conference Select Sides and players must be participating […]

Mark S. Reilly Joins NSCRO Board of Directors

The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) welcomes longtime sports marketing executive, Mark Reilly, to its Board of Directors. “Since its inception in 2007, NSCRO has continued to grow in size and participation. Currently, we have more than 230 men’s and 130 women’s team receiving a full range of services”, said Steve Cohen, president of NSCRO. […]

2017 NSCRO Women’s 7s National Championship Dates & Location Announced

The National Small College Rugby Organization has announced the 2017 NSCRO Women’s 7’s National Championship will be held at Founders Field in Cheswick, PA, on 29-30 April 2017. This will be a 16-team event with qualification through conference championships and an at-large bid process. Champions from ten (10) conferences will automatically qualify for the National Championships: Allegheny […]

NSCRO drops Top 50 Men’s College Rankings

The National Small College Rugby Organization announced their men’s top 50 rankings for the 2016-2017 rugby season. Topping the list for this year were: Xavier University (Ohio) Tufts University (Massachusetts) University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point University of Southern Indiana University of Maine – Orono This list is chosen from the 185 schools that competed […]

NSCRO Championship Playoffs Taking Shape

The 2016-17 season is well on its way and this year has already presented some exciting match ups! On the Men’s Champions Cup front two teams have already advanced toward the Region 3 Championship. NSCRO newcomer, Xavier University, is representing the Great Lakes CRC will be heading to Fishers, IN for the Region 3 Championship […]

NSCRO/Penn Mutual Women’s 7’s Select Side Announced

The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) – powered by Penn Mutual The National Small College Rugby Organization is proud to announce the selections for the first NSCRO/Penn Mutual Women’s 7’s Select Side. The fourteen player squad is comprised of seven players who competed in the NSCRO 7’s National Championships and seven players selected through […]

NSCRO Clubs Make a Difference in Their Local Communities

Medford, NJ  May 10, 2016 – Creating a long-lasting and successful college rugby program does not just depend on maintaining a good standing with the University administration.  Another important key to success is creating and maintaining a positive image both on campus and in the community.  Developing a socially responsible rugby club that gives back to […]

NSCRO Initiatives Leading to a Better Future for Small College Rugby

Medford, NJ – As part of its goal to “foster the growth and development of men and women’s small college rugby in the United States,” the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) has adopted two key strategies to succeed.  First is the creation of the Challenge Cup and the second is the encouragement of hybrid leagues. […]