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Overview

It was born as the main competition for US women's clubs.
After the birth of Women's Premier League in 2009, it became a sort of 2nd division.

Since 2013/14 USA Rugby is geographically divided into 8 regions:
  • Atlantic North, including Connecticut, Maine, Massachussets, New Hampshier, northern New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont.
  • Mid Atlantic, including D.C., Deleware, Maryland, southern New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.
  • Midwest, including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.
  • South, including Alabama, Carolinas, Florida, Georgia, southern Louisiana, Mississipi and Tennessee. In these years there are no D1 teams from this region.
  • Frontier, including Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming
  • Red River, including Arkansas, northern Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.
  • Pacific Coast, including northern California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.
  • Southern California, including Arizona, southern California and New Mexico.

Honours Roll

Season:WinnersRunners upFormatResult
2015/16Seattle Saracens Women (2)Chicago North ShoreFinal36-19
2014/15Seattle Saracens Women (1)Beantown RFCFinal31-24
2013/14ORSU Women (1)Chicago North ShoreFinal48-10
2012Atlanta Harlequins (1)ORSU WomenFinal35-14
2011Chicago North Shore (1)Glendale Raptors WomenFinal13-5
2010San Diego Surfers (2)Atlanta HarlequinsFinal16-12
2009San Diego Surfers (1)NOVA WomenFinal14-0
2008Berkeley All Blues (12)New York R.C. WomenFinal25-17
2007Berkeley All Blues (11)Beantown RFCFinal25-18
2006New York R.C. Women (1)Berkeley All BluesFinal22-17
2004/05Berkeley All Blues (10)Minnesota ValkyriesFinal32-20
2003/04Berkeley All Blues (9)Minnesota ValkyriesFinal58-0
2002/03Berkeley All Blues (8)Minnesota ValkyriesFinal36-8
2001/02Berkeley All Blues (7)New York R.C. WomenFinal17-6
2000/01Berkeley All Blues (6)Beantown RFCFinal41-11
1999/00Berkeley All Blues (5)Beantown RFCFinal24-21
1998/99Berkeley All Blues (4)Beantown RFCFinal32-10
1997/98Berkeley All Blues (3)Maryland StingersFinal28-16
1996/97Berkeley All Blues (2)Maryland StingersFinal25-14
1995/96Beantown RFC (6)Berkeley All BluesFinal???
1994/95Bay Area SheHawks (4)Berkeley All BluesFinal???
1993/94Berkeley All Blues (1)Bay Area SheHawksFinal???
1992/93Bay Area SheHawks (3)Beantown RFCFinal???
1991/92Bay Area SheHawks (2)Berkeley All BluesFinal???
1990/91Beantown RFC (5)Florida State SeminolesFinal???
1989/90Belmont Shore Landsharks (2)Bay Area SheHawksFinal???
1988/89Bay Area SheHawks (1)Florida State SeminolesFinal???
1987/88Minnesota Gophers (1)Florida State SeminolesFinal???
1986/87Beantown RFC (4)Florida State SeminolesFinal???
1985/86Beantown RFC (3)Florida State SeminolesFinal???
1984/85Florida State Seminoles (4)San Diego SurfersFinal???
1983/84Florida State Seminoles (3)Beantown RFCFinal???
1982/83Beantown RFC (2)Florida State SeminolesFinal???
1981/82Beantown RFC (1)Chicago WomenFinal???
1980/81Belmont Shore Landsharks (1)Beantown RFCFinal???
1979/80Florida State Seminoles (2)Indianapolis HoydenFinal???
1978/79Florida State Seminoles (1)Wisconsin WomenFinal???




Sources

www.usarugby.org - USA federation official site.
scrumhalfconnection.com/ - Site about US women's rugby.
www.macrugby.org - Mid-Atlantic conference official site
www.marfu.org - Mid-Atlantic union official site
www.nerfu.org - New England union official site
www.midwestrugby.org - Midwest union official site (abandoned)
www.wrfu.org - Western union official site (abandoned)
www.texasrugbyunion.org - Texas union official site
www.rockymountainrugby.org - Rocky Mountains union official site
www.scrfu.org - Southern California union official site
www.ncrfu.org - Northern California union official site
pnrfu.com - Pacific North union official site
pacificcoastrugby.com - Pacific Coast union official site (abandoned)
Every site was scanned using also web.archive.org