On Saturday, October 31, 2009, the Eastern Connecticut State University Rugby Team defeated first round opponent Colby-Sawyer College (New London, NH) by the score of 50-7. With the win, the team stays undefeated on the season and improves to 6-0.
As the top seed, Eastern will host the semi-final match in the New England Rugby Football Union (NERFU) playoffs against Merrimack College (North Andover, MA) on Saturday, November 7, 2009 at 1 p.m. at Thomas Nevers Field on Eastern's campus.
The winner of Saturday's match will advance to the finals in Newport, Rhode Island at Fort Adams State Park on Saturday. November 14, 2009.
The Rugby Team is a recognized club of the Student Government Association at Eastern. To learn more about the Rugby Team, please go to the following link.