The hopes and dreams of many student athletes have been crushed. The school has deemed it necessary to punish the team for events that occurred on Campus on September 9th, 2013. A website promoter came onto campus was able to scam money from the students, create havoc, film the event to futher promote their bussiness agenda. They left the town in a chaotic mess, the school uncertain about the character of the students attending, all without any punishment... A lesson learnt?
On the third day of Rugby the Delaware squad capped off a great weekend with a last minute come from behind win against Notre Dame to win the Plate Division at the 2013 CRC. With the end of game whistle blasting away, Sophmore Glen Thommes carries in 3 Notre Dame players with him under the posts to score the tying try. Senior and Captian Jimmy Kowalski nails the conversion to put the Hens up 12-10.
We hosted our 2nd annual rugby clinic at the University. The weather was outstanding and over 50 high school students took part of the event. Salty Thompson, the USA rugby high school all-stars coach, was present to talk and show the rugby players what his program is looking for in possible canidates.
The team was officially notified that they have been extended a bid to play in the 3-Day event at PPL park, Chester PA. The event will have Friday night matches to lessen the amount of games on Saturday and the overall time that fans have to sit and wait. The event is schedule for May 31 - June 2nd.
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The team played in the USA Rugby College 7s Championship and finished 3rd in the nation. The team overcame a half time score of 5-10 over St. Mary's of California to win 22-10. Click here to read RugbyMag article...
The team traveled up to New York over Thanksgiving weekend and won the college division. They did not give up one score throughout the day. Winning the final match against last year's winner Stoney Brook 38-0. Overall the team scored 164-0 for the entire day. The team was Captained by Senior Jimmy Kowalski. Jimmy scored 4 tries, but freshman Joe Robert was the standout with scoring 7 tries.
The University of Delaware 7s squad performed well enough this year to get an at-large bid from the USA rugby competition committee. The event is hosted by Texas A&M in College Station, TX on Nov. 30 & Dec 1, 2012.
We are a club rugby team competing in the Mid-Atlantic Rugby Football Union College Men's D1 League. If you are interested in playing or learning more about rugby, email one of the officers, captains, or coach by clicking here, or just stop by a practice or game. Feel free to browse the site to learn more about the team.
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