For many years, Ivy League US Universities competed in the Ivy Rugby Championship Tournament. Let’s see what games are scheduled for the rest of this month and where they’ll take place.
October 8, 2016
Columbia Men vs. Princeton Men – Rickerson Field, Princeton University
Dartmouth Men vs. Yale Men – Yale Rugby Pitch
Harvard Men vs. Brown Men – Marvel Field (Brown University)
Harvard Women vs. Princeton Women – Rickerson Field
Brown Women vs. Yale Women – Yale
Cornell Men vs. Harvard Men – Roberto A. Mignone Field, Harvard University
Cornell Women vs. Harvard Women – Roberto A. Mignone Field
Penn Women vs. Columbia Women
Princeton Men vs. Dartmouth Men – Corey Ford Rugby Clubhouse, Dartmouth College
Yale Men vs. Penn Men – Dunning Cohen Champions Field (Penn Park)
Dartmouth Women vs. Princeton Women – Rickerson Field
Brown Men vs. Columbia Men – Randall’s Island Field 75
Cornell Men vs. Brown Men – Marvel Field
Harvard Men vs. Princeton Men – Rickerson Field
Dartmouth Men vs. Columbia Men – Randall’s Island Field 75
Cornell Men vs. Harvard Men – Roberto A. Mignone Field
Penn Men vs. Princeton Men – Rickerson Field
At this time, Dartmouth leads in the Men’s rankings with 9 points (2 games played) followed by Cornell with 6 points (3 games played). Brown (2 GP), Princeton (1 GP) and Yale (2 GP) (in this order) have the same number of points: 5. Harvard (2 GP) and Penn (3 GP) have both 4 points while Columbia (1 GP) seems to not be doing so well until now with only 1 point.
Dartmouth (3 GP) leads in the Women’s Tier 1 rankings with 15 points. They are followed by Harvard (2 GP) with 6, Princeton (1 GP) 5 and Brown (2 GP) 0. In Tier 2, Cornell has 15 points, followed by Yale with 11, Columbia with 1 point and Penn with 0. All team in Tier 2 have 3 games played.
It looks like Dartmouth has some of the best rugby teams in the Ivy League. In 2015, Dartmouth won the Men’s and the Women’s competitiona. One year before that, the Men’s championship was once again won by Dartmouth while Brown won the Women’s competition, Dartmouth coming 2nd.