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Furman to host USA Rugby National Finals Dec. 7-8

Last updated February 17, 2016

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EAGLES_LOGO1Furman University will host the 2013 USA Rugby Men’s Division II College National Championship and the American Collegiate Rugby Championship December 7-8.

The two-day event features some of the finest college rugby programs in the nation.

“USA Rugby is proud to present the first DII Men’s College National Championship to be played in the fall,” said USA Rugby Collegiate Director Rich Cortez. “This Championship was made possible by the collaboration of all of the DII Conferences across the United States. We are extremely pleased Furman University Rugby, under the direction of John Roberts, has agreed to host this Championship on their extraordinarily beautiful campus.”

The four semifinalists competing for the DII National Championship will be reigning National Champion Salisbury University, 2011 winner UW-Whitewater, UM-Duluth and James Madison University. Penn State University and Kutztown University, two Division I teams, will also square off for the ACRC title on Saturday.

All matches will be played on John S. Roberts Field, which is located adjacent to Paladin Stadium. Admission is $5.

USA Rugby Press Release

Game Schedule


10:45: Opening Ceremony

11:00: Salisbury vs. James Madison

12:45: Kutztown vs. Penn State

2:30: University Wisconsin-Whitewater vs. University Minnesota-Duluth



10:30: DII Consolation Match

12:30: DII Championship Match


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