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Update: UMF men’s rugby play-off match postponed

UMF's Jack Neary, center, fights for the ball during a match against Eastern Connecticut State University last weekend. UMF beat ECSU and won the New England Rugby Football Union championship. The playoff for the National Small College Rugby Organization qualifier was set to be held on Sunday in Farmington but was postponed due to snow and freezing temperatures overnight that resulted in the field conditions to be considered unsafe for play.

9:45 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11: Due to rain, snow and freezing temperatures overnight, the men's rugby National Small College Rugby Organization qualifier originally set for Sunday at noon on Prescott Field in Farmington has been postponed. Match officials this morning deemed the frozen and snow-covered field to be unsafe for hosting the match. The play-off will be rescheduled for sometime this week.

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  1. Looking forward to learning when match is postponed to. And, if not at Prescott Field, where?