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.
The Dartmouth RFC placed third in the 2003 Ivy League Tournament, hosted by Dartmouth at the NYAC facility on Travers Island, Pelham, NY. It was the first time in 6 years that Dartmouth failed to take home the championship cup.
The Harvard men's rugby club was celebrating even more than usual after this weekend's games. The Crimson (8-0) defeated Brown yesterday, 12-9, in the finals in Providence, R.I., to win the Ivy League championships for the first time since 1984, the year the squad won the national title.
The Harvard rugby team missed several scoring opportunities yesterday in the championship game of the Ivy League Tournament, losing to Brown for the second straight year, 13-4, in front of 200 fans in Providence, R.I.
Oldest rugby club in America brings home First national championship Published on Thursday, June 07, 1984 in The Harvard Crimson. Neglected by the Harvard Athletic Department, they went looking for respect.