skip navigation
Home News Schedule Standings Leagues Union Officers

    Home of the Minnesota Rugby Union

    Northern Lights Playoff Weekend - Collegiate Men & Women

    When: October 28 & 29, 2017
    Where: Fuad Mansour Soccer Complex (2100 Collegeview Road East | Rochester, MN 55904)

    Discounted Hotel Information: MN Rugby has worked with the Rochester Sports Commission to negotiate group rates for our participating clubs and fans; information is available at: http://www.rochsports.org/rugby.  Please stay at one of the tournament hotels, as it assists the union in keeping the cost low for the field and medical expenses. 

    Team & Player Check-in Process: All teams and players are required to check-in with your league commissioner at least 75 minutes before kick-off of your first match. 
    Items you will need for check-in:

    1. The original version of your schools registrar form with signatures and supporting letters if necessary for special cases/waivers. The form is attached to this email and needs to be dated after October 15 to ensure players are still eligible after university's withdrawal deadlines.
    2. Government Issued Photo ID (not school ID) for all competing players
    3. Printed Entire USA CIPP list for your club

    Medical staff will be present at the field. Players needing preventative taping should bring their own supplies.

    Coaching Staff: Each team is allowed to have up to (2) coaches in front of the restraining ropes and must remain in the designated technical zone. If your club has more than (2) coaches CIPP'd with your club, you will still only be allowed to have (2) in front of the ropes.

    Certified medical staff are able to be in front of the ropes and outside of the technical zone. Everyone else: players, fans, spectators are all to be behind the ropes for liability purposes. The teams will be asked to mark the players allowed in front of the ropes when they complete the match report.

    Weekend Schedule - October 28 & 29, 2017

    SATURDAY Field #1 Field #2
    9:00 am NSCRO Men Tier 2 Semi-Final: St. Scholastica v. TBD NSCRO Men Tier 2 Semi-Final: Gustavus v. TBD
    11:00 am NSCRO Women Semi-Final: St. Olaf v. TBD NSCRO Women Semi-Final: St. Benedict v. Gustavus
    1:00 pm NSCRO Men Tier 1 Semi-Final: St. Johns v. Winona NSCRO Men Tier 1 Semi-Final: Iowa Central v. TBD
    3:00 pm D2 Men Semi-Final: NDSU v. TBD D2 Men Semi-Final: Duluth v. Mankato
    4:30 pm D2 Women's Final: Winona v. UND
    SUNDAY Field #1 Field #2
    9:00 am NSCRO Men Tier 2 - 3rd Place Match NSCRO Women - 3rd Place Match
    11:00 am NSCRO Men Tier 1 - 3rd Place Match D2 Men - 3rd Place Match
    1:00 pm NSCRO Men Tier 2 - Final NSCRO Women - Final
    3:00 pm NSCRO Men Tier 1 - Final D2 Men - Final




      Rugby News


      Tackle Sequence Video's for Rugby: