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 [...]
The MCRC played a depleted Burlington Men’s Rugby Club yesterday, and ran in eight tries en route to a dominating 53-7 victory. Captain Ben Stasiuk ’13.5 scored the lone forwards try, while five different backs touched down for scores. High School All-American Jake “How’s my hair?” Feury ’16 led all scoring with 23 points, scoring [...]
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.
No experience required! Whether you’ve played rugby for years or if you have never even picked up a rugby ball The Middlebury College Men’s Rugby Club (The MCRC) would like to welcome you to the world’s premier contact sport! Now competing in Division I-AA, The MCRC is one of the strongest rugby programs in the [...]
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 [...]
Another shutout weekend for The MCRC – overcoming UMO by 41 points. This marks our 4th consecutive shutout. Next weekend we will be hosting the New England Championships as the #1 seed and defending champions. This weekend was a true test of character for Middlebury as they faced a team who had certain players willing [...]