All posts tagged "NIRA"

  • Harvard spoils Quinnipiac rugby’s season opener

    The Quinnipiac rugby team lost its season opener to Harvard, 32-19, in Hamden on Saturday afternoon. The Bobcats (0-1), fresh off their third consecutive NIRA National Championship, started the 2015 and 2017 seasons 1-1 before winning the...

    • Posted September 1, 2018
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  • Quinnipiac rugby claims third consecutive national title in championship win over Dartmouth

    Photos by Erin Kane “One, two, three: mission complete!” The Quinnipiac rugby team belted that appropriate chant after defeating the top-seeded Dartmouth Big Green, 29-20, at the Quinnipiac Rugby Field on Sunday afternoon to seal its third...

    • Posted November 19, 2017
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  • Quinnipiac rugby moves on to NIRA Championship

    Things weren’t looking so good for the No. 2 Quinnipiac rugby team as it was trailing 26-14 after No. 3 Central Washington scored nearly halfway into the second half. But that would be the last time the...

    • Posted November 17, 2017
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  • Quinnipiac rugby rolls past Norwich in NIRA quarterfinals

    The Quinnipiac rugby team began its pursuit of a third straight national title at the Quinnipiac Rugby Field on Saturday morning. In an opening playoff game on their home field, the Bobcats turned an NIRA quarterfinals matchup...

    • Posted November 11, 2017
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  • Quinnipiac rugby routs American International on Senior Day

    Quinnipiac rugby played its last regular season game against the American International College on Saturday afternoon. The occasion was fitting as it was Senior Day for eight Bobcats. The Bobcats celebrated the day by scoring a season-high...

    • Posted October 28, 2017
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  • Quinnipiac rugby wins second straight national championship

    Quinnipiac rugby won its second straight national championship on Sunday with a 46-24 victory over Central Washington in the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) Championship game at the Anderson Rugby Complex in West Point, New York. “The...

    • Posted November 20, 2016
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  • Women’s rugby beats American International 38-34

    Quinnipiac women’s rugby defeated American International College (AIC) 38-34 on a cold Saturday afternoon at the Southington High School turf field. The Senior Day win marked the end of an era and would be the last official...

    • Posted October 29, 2016
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  • Rugby looks to repeat as national champions with playoffs approaching

    A small white banner hangs on the wall of Quinnipiac rugby coach Becky Carlson’s office inside the Mount Carmel Campus Recreation Center. It is a National Championship banner from last season to celebrate the Bobcats bringing home...

    • Posted October 27, 2016
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