Entries by Sportlomo

Brad Dufek to Lead the New Men’s Open Division

Following the commitment of ten D2 conferences, National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) is proud to announce a new Men’s Open Division that will introduce a new men’s Open National Championship pathway starting in the Fall of 2020. Brad Dufek has been appointed as the Men’s Open Division Commissioner. Many of these conferences are already participating in […]

Illinois Women’s Rugby Conference joins NCR

The Illinois Women’s Rugby Conference is proud to announce they are joining NCR for the Fall 2020 season. The five current D2 teams will compete in the newly formed Women’s Open Division this fall. Northern Illinois University Illinois State University Southern Illinois University University of Illinois University of Southern Indiana Western Illinois University For more […]

MARC D2 Teams Join NCR

The Mid-Atlantic Rugby Conference (MARC) is pleased to announce their commitment to the NCR Open Division D2 Competition beginning Fall 2020. The MARC Conference was created in 2012 to operate as a regional collegiate competitive organization for D1AA, D2 and Small College. MARC administers over 50 College and University rugby programs, and 2,000 student athletes, […]

Upstate New York Collegiate Rugby Conference commits to NCR

The Upstate New York Collegiate Rugby Conference has announced it will join National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) beginning with the 2020-21 season. The Upstate NY conference, founded in 2014, is made up of women’s teams from 29 colleges and universities. Teams previously competed at two levels in fall 15s: a hybrid division, made up of Division […]

Deep South CRC D2 Teams Select NCR as Their Home

The Deep South Collegiate Rugby Conference is pleased to announce their commitment to joining National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) for the Fall 2020 as a hybrid of Small School Division and Open Division competition. The Deep South Conference has been a hybrid conference with NSCRO for the past few years, which has benefited both our teams […]

Great Waters Women’s Rugby Conference joins NCR

NATIONAL COLLEGIATE RUGBY (NCR) WOULD LIKE TO OFFICIALLY WELCOME THE NEW TEAMS FROM THE GREAT WATERS WOMEN’S RUGBY CONFERENCE WHO WILL COMPETE IN OUR WOMEN’S OPEN DIVISION BEGINNING FALL 2020. The Great Waters Women’s Rugby Conference is proud to announce they are joining the NCR organization. The 15 conference members will be competing this fall […]

Northern Lights D2 Men and Women Join NCR

The Northern Lights Conference is pleased to announce their commitment to joining the new National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) Open Division for its men’s and women’s D2 clubs beginning in Fall 2020. The Northern Lights Conference was formed in 2012 as the collegiate arm of the Minnesota Rugby Union. It includes 31 men’s and women’s teams […]

Southern Rugby Conference D2 Teams Join NCR

The Southern Rugby Conference is pleased to announce their commitment to the National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) Open Division D2 Competition beginning Fall 2020. The SRC was created and Founded in January, 2011 in accordance with USA Rugby’s College restructuring initiative. Member teams have captured state, regional, and national championships. Two teams – Furman and Coastal […]

New Allegheny Rugby Union Men’s League Joins NCR

The Allegheny Rugby Union is pleased to announce their commitment to the National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) Open Division (D2) Competition beginning in Fall 2020. The ARU Men’s Conference was created in April 2020 from teams moving from other conferences wanting to participate in this completion. We are also excited to align with our existing women’s […]

D2 Gateway Rugby Conference Commits to NCR

The Gateway Rugby Conference is pleased to announce their commitment to the National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) Open Division D2 Competition beginning Fall 2020. The Gateway Rugby Conference was created in 2012 as USA Rugby reorganized various aspects of community rugby. The initial teams joining the Gateway Conference came from the Missouri Rugby Football Union, the […]