Acclaimed Arkansas state rugby program has had a successful history in d1a rugby. Despite all the success, Arkansas state officials where forced to make budget cuts on the oncoming semester. Unfortunately the rugby program has been put on the cutting table for budget cuts. The soccer program will also be affected, but not at the same level as the rugby program. For many years the rugby program had been the pride and joy of Jonesboro, but those days will come to an end affective next semester.