The Tier 1 Women's Division of the Ivy Rugby Conference includes Brown, Dartmouth, Harvard and Princeton. Three programs: Brown, Dartmouth and Harvard have all achieved varsity status on their respective campuses.
Randall’s Island, NY- Dartmouth faced off against Columbia this weekend as Dartmouth looked to go 5-0 in the Ivy League and Columbia looked for its first win. Columbia played inspired rugby throughout the contest putting pressure all match long against the Big Green.
Columbia scored more points than anyone else in the league vs Dartmouth scoring 3 times. The boys from Hanover, it turned out, were too much for the home team winning by a score of 73-19.
PROVIDENCE RI -- It was a muddy day for rugby at Marvel field on the campus of Brown University as @brownrugby defeated @cornellrugby by a score of 27-15.
Brown scored the first fifteen points of the contest as the Brunos scored 2 trys and a penalty. Scumhalf Joey Paolino slid in for the first Brown try. Pete McHugh then notched a difficult kick to make it 7. Paolino then stole a pass and dished to Nkanyiso Nzimande who zoomed past Big Red defenders and into the try zone. Brown took a 15 to nothing lead as Pete McHugh bangs the ball through the uprights after a Cornell penalty.
The latest USA Rugby guideline for a ball carrier hurdling a tackler is discussed by Richard Every. Richard is USA Rugby's High Performance Referee Manager. It was informally discussed with World Rugby. It seems it should be addressed on a case by case basis.