College Rugby

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Harvard Too Strong Despite Accuracy Issues

Harvard won their first game 48 – 7 against a bigger UNH outfit at Harvard on Saturday.

Trailing 7 – 0 after a promising start from UNH, Harvard began settling into their game plan and were far to organized and structured in their 8 tries to 1 demolition.

 

Harvard vs Yale Preview

Harvard will travel to Yale this weekend expecting to meet a very determined and tenacious team.

Harvard has dominated their arch rivals in the last few years but they expect a torrid battle in New Haven this weekend.

 

Match Report - Dartmouth vs UMass

On a crisp and sunny late October Saturday the Big Green stormed Brophy Field in Hanover, NH, eager to redeem themselves after a tough loss the week before.

 

Technical - Breakdown Defense

It is our intention here at USA College Rugby to make the website as informative and as educational as possible. I have already written one article about Back Alignment and this week I would like to talk about Breakdown Defense.

Breakdown defense is a very important part of the game and considering that the game mostly revolves around the breakdown I think it’s worth writing about.

 

Cal Bears beat BYU for 23rd Title win

The Cal Bears were predictably crowned National Collegiate Champ for the 23rd time in the school’s history on Saturday after beating Brigham Young 37-7 in a repeat match up of last year’s grand final at Stanford. (Cal beat BYU but just three points in 2006 to claim the crown)

 

Match Report - Cal Berkley vs St Mary's

National Champion favorites Cal Berkley easily dispatched St Mary's 33-12 in the Northern California Competition on Saturday.

The Golden Bears scored 5 tries to 2 in a clinical performance. Chris Biller scored 2 tries while Pat Castles, Rikus Pretorius and Colin Hawley scored one each. Kicker Chris Gurecki added 2 penalties and a conversion to accumulate 8 points for the match.