2008-09 Men's Rugby News

June 15, 2009
Men's Rugby: Norwich University Men's Rugby Moves To NERFU Division II
Recent developments in men’s collegiate rugby in the Northeast have prompted Norwich University to move from New England Rugby Football Union (NERFU) Collegiate Division I to NERFU Division II.

June 8, 2009
Men's Rugby: Frank Anello Graduates As One Of Four NU Valedictorians
Norwich University men's rugby coach Bob Weggler is proud to announce that Marine Corps Second Lieutenant Frank Anello was commissioned on May 9.

April 27, 2009
Men's Rugby: Dartmouth Beats Norwich, 57-13
The Norwich University men’s rugby team traveled down Interstate 89 to take on Dartmouth College for its last scrimmage of the spring on a beautiful spring day. The young Cadets were defeated by a strong Big Green squad, 57-13.

April 22, 2009
Men's Rugby: Dartmouth Sneaks Past Norwich, 19-7, In Second Side Scrimmage
The Norwich University men's rugby team dropped a hard-fought 19-7 decision to Dartmouth College in a second side scrimmage on Wednesday afternoon.

April 21, 2009
Men's Rugby: Norwich Slips Past St. Michael's, 13-8
The Norwich University rugby team traveled to St. Michael’s College to take on the Purple Knights for three thirty minute sessions. The Cadets came out on top, 13-8.

April 16, 2009
Men's Rugby: Norwich Sneaks Past Vermont, 12-10, In Spring Scrimmage
The Norwich University men’s rugby team hosted Vermont in an early spring scrimmage, and it was the Cadets coming away with a hard-fought 12-10 victory over the visiting Catamounts.

April 8, 2009
Men's Rugby: Norwich Scrimmages Bridgton Academy
Bridgton Academy’s rugby coach Matt Burgess traveled to Northfield with 15 ruggers for a training session and a scrimmage with Norwich’s developmental squad, consisting of primarily freshmen.

December 1, 2008
Men's Rugby: Norwich Holds First Varsity Banquet
The Norwich University men’s rugby team held its first varsity awards banquet on Nov. 18. Fifty-two members of the team, along with coaches, administrators, parents and friends, gathered at the American Legion banquet hall to celebrate the accomplishments of the program and recognize individual achievements.

October 25, 2008
Men's Rugby: Norwich Ends Season With 20-12 Loss At Yale
The Norwich University men’s rugby team took the long trip down to face the Bulldogs of Yale University and the Cadets fell by the final score of 20-12.

October 18, 2008
Men's Rugby: NU Falls To Boston College, 38-17
The Norwich University men’s rugby team made the trip to Moakley Recreational Field in south Boston on Saturday to battle the Boston College Eagles. The Cadets battled hard throughout the match, before ultimately falling, 38-17.

October 11, 2008
Men's Rugby: Harvard Nips Norwich, 15-12
The Norwich University men’s rugby team hosted Harvard University during Parents’ Weekend on a splendid day for rugby. Both teams played extremely hard, but it was the Crimson that hung on for a 15-12 victory.

October 4, 2008
Men's Rugby: Dartmouth Downs Norwich, 39-7
The Norwich University men’s rugby team dropped a 39-7 decision to seventh-ranked Dartmouth College on Saturday afternoon.

September 27, 2008
Men's Rugby: Army Beats Norwich, 57-5
The Norwich University men’s rugby team traveled to West Point to take on the rugby power house Army, and the Black Knights scored 52 unanswered points to defeat the Cadets, 57-5.

September 20, 2008
Men's Rugby: Connecticut Shuts Out Norwich, 42-0
The Norwich University men’s rugby team played hard defense in the first half, but could not finish in attack. The Cadets allowed two tries and one penalty kick as Connecticut took a 13-0 lead at halftime.

September 13, 2008
Men's Rugby: Norwich Beats Northeastern, 10-9, To Earn Win As Varsity Team
The Norwich University men’s rugby team traveled to Parson Field at Northeastern for its regular season opener, and the Cadets scored a come-from-behind 10-9 victory. The win was a historic one for NU, as it was its first victory as a varsity program.

September 6, 2008
Men's Rugby: Norwich And Brown Play To 0-0 Draw
Norwich hosted Brown University in its final preseason match on Saturday, Sept. 6, and the two sides battled to a 0-0 draw.

September 4, 2008
Men's Rugby: NU Defeats Middlebury, 10-7, In Scrimmage
Norwich entertained Middlebury for its second scrimmage of the 2008 season on Thursday afternoon. An evenly-played and hard-fought match ensued with the host Cadets securing a 10-7 victory.

August 30, 2008
Men's Rugby: Norwich Falls To Bishop In Scrimmage
Norwich men traveled to Lenoxville, Quebec to take on Bishop University for its first scrimmage as a varsity team.

August 28, 2008
Men's Rugby: NU Kicks Off First Varsity Season On Saturday
The Norwich University men's rugby team ushers in its inaugural varsity season on Saturday (Aug. 30), as the Cadets travel to play Bishop College.