Philadelphia, PA - The Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, the largest annual collegiate rugby sevens event in the world, has finalized its 24-team field for this year's event, slated for June 3rd-4th at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Philadelphia. Over 30,000 fans are expected for the two-day event.
Joining the four-time defending champion University of California in the 2017 men’s field are AIC, Arkansas State, Arizona, Army, Boston College, Clemson, Dartmouth, Indiana, Life, Lindenwood, Navy, South Carolina, St. Mary's College, Tennessee, Notre Dame, UCLA, Virginia Tech, and Wisconsin, as well as Philadelphia-area favorites Delaware, Kutztown, Penn State, Saint Joseph’s and Temple. ...Read More
Spring 2017 Player Awards
Columbia, SC - This past weekend, Carolina Rugby held its Spring Awards Banquet where the following player awards were announced: Team MVP - Christian Harrell Best 7's Forward - Sean Barnes Best 7's Back - Danny Callahan Most Improved - Brandon Holmes Rookie of the Season - Tom Le Cann Best 15's Forward - Matthew Hayden Best 15's Back - Lucas Bosley
Back-to-Back SCRC 7's Champions
Knoxville, TN - South Carolina claimed the final spot in the 2017 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship with a win in the SCRC Qualifier. The Gamecocks outlasted a tough Kentucky side 26-12 to book their trip to Philadelphia in June.
The Gamecocks came into the tournament as the number one seed thanks to winning the seeding tournament last week. As a result, South Carolina faced off with Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi State in pool play today. The Gamecocks dispatched all three pool opponents and earned a date with Tennessee in the semifinals....Read More
Carolina Supports Relay For Life
Columbia, SC - Beginning in 2010, Carolina Rugby began supporting Team Jameson and the American Cancer Society, assisting former player Patrick Lawler in raising roughly $35,000 towards a cure in a little over 3 years.
Lawler and his supporters organized USC’s first Bachelor Auction, designed wristbands with the notorious ‘Cocks against Cancer’ slogan, sponsored percent nights with local area businesses, and auctioned signed merchandise, with all proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society....Read More