Fordham Women's Rugby began in the early 1990's and has continued to grow since the club's inception. In 2004, Women's Rugby won the East Coast Rugby Women's Collegiate Championship title. Fordham women were crowned champions at the Big Apple Tournament two years in a row. The current team competes in Division III of the National Small Colleges Rugby Organization (NSCRO) against teams such as Fairfield, Sacred Heart, Drew University, Molloy College, and Bard College.
Fordham Women saw their hard work pay off in the 2011-2012 season by making the playoffs of the Metropolitan New York Rugby Football Union's Women's Division III tournament to conclude conference play in the fall of 2011. We continued this momentum by placing 3rd at Regionals in November 2015. Last year, in the 2017-2018 season, we placed 4th at Regionals during the fall season. Moving us up to 16th in the nation for NSCRO! This past spring, 2018, Fordham attended the Beast of the East tournament in Rhode Island and proved themselves as one of the competitive DIII teams in the northeast.
With every incoming class, the team continues to grow and progress. The spring 2018 season concluded with a squad of 31 dedicated players who are proud to call themselves sisters. With effort and determination on the field, coupled with team spirit and fun off the field, the team has a promising future here at Fordham.
Fordham Women's Rugby encourages new students and prospective players to give rugby a try. If you are interested in hearing more about the team or are interested in playing, contact us!