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