Since 1993 York College Women's Rugby Club continuously strives to be a major success as one of the finest NSCRO rugby sides in the nation. The main goal of York Rugby is to be not only among the elite and most competitive sides in the MARC; but to be ranked among the premiere Women's Rugby Programs in the United States.
In the Fall of 2016 YCP Women's Rugby joined the National Small College Rugby Organization. In it's first year, as a NSCRO team, YCP Women's Rugby won the MARC NSCRO Championship and represented the conference in the NSCRO National Playoffs. The team ended 2016 with a 6-2 record and a NSCRO National Ranking of 7th.
The Spring of 2017 YCP Women's Rugby won the MARC NSCRO 7's Championship. The team represented the MARC at the NSCRO 7's National Championship Tournament and ended the Spring with a National Ranking of 7th.
The Fall of 2017 YCP Women's Rugby won the MARC NSCRO Division and finished 1st the NSCRO Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament. At the NSCRO National Championship the team finished in 3rd place. The YCP Women's Rugby finished 2017 Nationally ranked 3rd in the country.
The hard work, dedication, and esprit de corp of the YCP Women's Rugby Team are hallmarks of the organization and the team leadership. With a diverse group of student athletes YCP Women's Rugby sets the standard for others to fallow.
The Mid-Atlantic Rugby Conference (MARC) is pleased to announce their commitment to the NCR Open Division DII Competition beginning Fall 2020. The MARC Conference was created in 2012 to operate as a regional collegiate competitive organization for D1AA, DII and Small College.
MARC administers over 50 College and University rugby programs, and 2,000 student athletes, in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. The MARC mission is to administer and promote competitive rugby, player and coach development, player safety, and community service.
When asked about the MARC commitment to NCR, Commissioner John Gulden commented “We are excited about the opportunities provided by NCR for our DII men’s teams, we look forward to the continued relationship first established with our small colleges. We are confident in our decision because NCR is dedicated to growing college rugby.”
The MARC currently has 10 DII team’s men’s teams spread across Pennsylvania and New Jersey
York College Women's Rugby would like to thank the following people and companies for their sponsorship.
YCP Women's Rugby would like to thank Penn mutual for their support of College Rugby and the York Women's Team.