Bard Closes String of Vassar Visits By Defeating Hosts In Last Play Thriller


Poughkeepsie, NY (04/14/2019) — For the third consecutive weekend, the Bard Men’s Rugby team loaded into a van on Sunday morning and made the trek down 9G to Vassar College. The Vassar Farm has become a home away from home for Bard this semester, although their hosts have not played nicely, defeating the Reds both previous visits. On the final play of their last game this Sunday, however, Bard punched in a try and a successful conversion gave them a much-deserved 21-19 victory over Vassar.

Low Kickoff Retention Rate & Missed Tackles Undo Bard in Tri-State 7s Championship


Poughkeepsie, NY (04/07/2019) – With pristine conditions for early April, Bard joined fifteen other collegiate 7s teams from the tri-state area for the spring championship. The Raptor ruggers came in with confidence, having beaten SUNY New Paltz’s “B” side the weekend before and lost closely to Marist’s “B” side. Bard was in a pool with … Continue reading Low Kickoff Retention Rate & Missed Tackles Undo Bard in Tri-State 7s Championship

Bard Shows Steady Growth and Earns First Win in Hudson Valley 7s Tournament


Poughkeepsie, NY – The last day of March marked the first time the Bard College Men pulled on their jerseys for official rugby matches during the 2018-19 school year. A constant rain fell throughout the afternoon as five local colleges clashed in Poughkeepsie at Vassar’s Hudson Valley 7s Tournament in preparation for next weekend’s Conference … Continue reading Bard Shows Steady Growth and Earns First Win in Hudson Valley 7s Tournament