St. Joseph’s Rugby is one of the strongest programs in the Philadelphia region due to their dedicated student-athletes, coaches, and a wonderfully supportive university administration. As the largest-drawing field sport on the campus in Philadelphia, they are one of the fastest-rising programs in the country with numerous varsity privileges including varsity fields for all training and matches, professional strength and conditioning coaches, and numerous matches televised on Pennsylvania Cable Network. Saint Joseph ‘s University Rugby 7 ‘s is a high-flying, exciting group of dedicated student-athletes from some of the best High School Rugby programs in the nation, including Xavier High School (NY) and Gonzaga College High School (DC). The Hawks have competed in numerous tournaments around the country over the past two years, including two appearances in the Las Vegas Invitational. They have continued to improve and look forward to the tremendous opportunity as a local favorite in the 2013 Collegiate Rugby Championships in nearby Chester, Pennsylvania.