Dartmouth Ready for Collegiate Rugby Championship


After winning back-to-back USA 7s Collegiate Rugby Championships (CRC) in 2011 and 2012, the Dartmouth men’s rugby club looks to regain the national title as it takes to the pitch at PPL Park in Philadelphia, Pa., for this year’s invitational.

Madison Hughes ’15 and the Dartmouth men’s rugby club face Saint Joseph’s University in its opening match of the Collegiate Rugby Championships on Friday, May 30 in Philadelphia. (Photo courtesy of Dartmouth Athletics.)

Dartmouth is one of 20 teams competing in the tournament, which begins with pool play on Friday, May 30. The Big Green is scheduled to play three pool play matches, beginning with its opening contest against Saint Joseph’s University on Friday at 7:40 p.m. On Saturday, Dartmouth will face Notre Dame at 1:36 p.m., and then take on Kutztown University at 4:36 p.m. The top eight teams from pool play will compete in the championship bracket on Sunday.

NBC Sports, NBC Sports Network, and Comcast Sportsnet will be televising the action on Saturday and Sunday. Visit the CRC website for the tournament and broadcast schedule.

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