On Saturday, April 27 The MCRC took the pitch for the Round of 16 National Championship match against St. Bonaventure. Both teams were making their debut in the DI-AA National playoffs, and both teams were looking to make their mark. Middlebury came out strong and dominated both possession and territory, but were unable to convert [...]
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USA Rugby announced slightly modified kick off times for the playoff action this weekend in Pittsburgh. Middlebury will kick off against St. Bonaventure at 12:30pm on Saturday, April 27. Sunday’s match time is 10:45am, against either Dartmouth or Pittsburgh.
On a sunny but cold and windy day The MCRC traveled north to St. Michael’s College. The Middlebury B and C sides faced off against St. Mike’s A and B sides over 120 minutes of rugby (three 40 minute periods). The Boys in Blue ran in 10 tries on the day, converting four, while holding [...]
USA Rugby has announced the playoff brackets for the 2013 DI-AA National Playoffs. Middlebury will play St. Bonaventure at 12:30pm on Saturday, April 27 in the Round of 16, while Pitt and Dartmouth square off at the same time. The winners of the Saturday matches meet in the National Quarterfinal on Sunday, April 28 at [...]
Citing lack of school support Brockport informed Middlebury on Monday that they would be unable to travel to Vermont for the scheduled match on 4/13. With our fields under snow, we wondered how we would find an opponent on such short notice. Fortunately, our new friends, The Burlington Men’s Rugby Club, will be hosting us [...]
In the first tune-up of the spring season, The MCRC traveled to Hamilton, NY and defeated Colgate twice on a beautiful spring day. With many new faces in the line-up, especially in the backline, Middlebury dominated from the start en route to a 34-7 victory. The B-side continued the overpowering play begun by the first [...]
Due to pretty much every grass field in Vermont being covered in snow, The MCRC’s first spring match against Colgate has been moved to Colgate. The Blue will travel to New York on Saturday, March 30 for this first match of 2013. Kick-off is set for 1pm, with the B-side match beginning at 2:30pm.
Middlebury Rugby had an outstanding showing at the recent 7′s National Championship in College Station, Texas. After only about 5 hours of practice (total!) to prepare, the MCRC faced off against perennial collegiate power Cal in the first match. The team goal for the first day of the tournament was to win one game, but [...]
Middlebury had this away game wrapped up by the end of the half leading 45 – 0 after 40 minutes. 9 tries for the Blue with a hatrick in the first half coming from backs captain Eddie “Laser” Cahill. Forwards captain Chris Mutty also got in on the scoring as did 9 man Don Song [...]