Notre Dame vs PSU Penn State - Collegiate Rugby Championship

Men’s Pool B, Notre Dame v. Penn State: With a spot in the quarterfinals on the line, the Nittany Lions claimed its first points through Jack McLean. Nelus Mulvihill’s try for Notre Dame closed the gap. Penn State’s Michael Dabulas made it 14–5 with a converted score. A tough yellow card for Christian Alvarez opened the door for the Irish to cut into the lead before the half, but an errant pass into touch ended the half without another score.
Notre Dame’s second half unconverted try made it a match. The Irish hopes soared when Penn State was shown yellow card for a high tackle. With forty seconds to go, the Irish grabbed the lead with Connor Grace. The conversion made it 17–14 with the conversion to come. The Irish error on the restart gave the Nittany Lions a free kick at centerfield. Then a yellow card on Mulvihill made it seven-on-six for Penn State, just down three. A high tackle by Notre Dame just outside the twenty-two set Penn State up and ended in points from Jesse Capriotti, taking just enough to win. On full time, Penn State 19, Notre Dame 17.