Life University’s Director of Athletics, John Barrett, today announced Dan Payne, Director of Rugby, will be moving into an expanded role that will include overseeing additional sports outside of the current rugby program.
With recent concerns from the USA Rugby community about collegiate eligibility rules and their application to U.S. Military personnel, I sat down with USA Rugby Director of College Rugby Rich Cortez to talk about the player eligibility rules and the effort being made by some people to revise them.
The College Management Council voted to approve the request of the current Division II Men's Collegiate Division Conferences for a formal USA Rugby Men's Division II Collegiate Championship to be played this fall.
Fresh from a fourth-place finish at the 2013 Emirates Airline USA Rugby Women’s Collegiate DI National Championship, the Navy Women’s Rugby team has been selected to represent the United States at the World University Games in Kazan, beginning Sunday, July 14.
The new campaign celebrates what it already means to be a rugby player in the United States, and unites coaches, referees, players, fans, women and men alike behind a creed that will inspire the new American rugby tradition.