The first full slate of DII games took place this past weekend and there was a bevy of movement. Several upsets and close games shift the rankings.
The top five all won comfortably this week and remain anchored in position. The closest game was a 30 point margin of victory for Norwich.
NC State slides up to number six after a close win over VMI 34-29. The Cadets, in this rare instance, move... Read More
The quest for an NSCRO national championship began in the recent weeks with teams from all across the country opening conference play. The division is broken up into four regions and runs across the fall and spring, culminating in two national championships held in April.
NSCRO features a Champions Cup for established NSCRO programs and a Challenge Cup for new and less experienced clubs.
Due to... Read More
Several DIAA conferences featured a full plate of games. Both the Ivy and SCRC opened up their respective conferences and the results were intriguing.
In the Ivy, nine time consecutive champions Dartmouth started league play with another bang. The Big Green was up 40 points at halftime and managed an 81-15 win over Cornell.
In years past, Dartmouth has scheduled several tough non-conference... Read More
Most of the ranked teams in division one remained idle over the weekend. As a result, their was very little movement. Kutztown was the only team to move up this week.
Rugby East is in full conference mode. Army, and Kutztown won big over non ranked opponents. KU won comfortably over a much improved St. Bonaventure and as a result move up two spots in the rankings to 13.
Penn State defeated NDC 43... Read More
A couple of rivalry non-conference games took place over the weekend with AIC outlasting NEC 51-17 and Ohio State edging Notre Dame 19-18 at Obetz Field.
Every year AIC and NEC renew their local rivalry and compete for the Presidents Shield. AIC has gotten the better of NEC the last few years, and this go around was no different.
"It's great to bring the Presidents Shield back home to AIC. It's... Read More
In a busy college weekend across the country, there were a couple of blowouts in the Big Ten and three close matches in the D1AA Chesapeake.
The seventh-ranked Indiana took care of business at home to the tune of an 82-20 win over Purdue. The Boilermakers got out to an early three-point lead, but it didn’t take the Hoosiers long to take control of this match. Flyhalf Alexander Dorrier... Read More
With eight matches in the massive new D1A Liberty conference, over 500 total points were scored in second weekend of play. Fordham, Iona, Binghamton, Syracuse, UConn, Fairfield, Cortland, and Northeastern were victorious with six of the teams scoring over 40 points.
Delaware at Fordham
On Friday night in the Bronx, N.Y., Fordham came back from a halftime deficit only to hold off a late surge by... Read More
Division II started in earnest this week with every conference getting under way. There were some traditional powers flexing their muscles and some up and comers putting their hand up to be respected.
All four of the final four participants from last season picked up wins. The defending national champions, Wisconsin Whitewater, handed UW-Stout 89-5 while Furman put up 50 points on Greensboro by... Read More
After a single game start of the D1A Rugby East last weekend, Army, Penn State, and Kutztown each scored at least 40 points in decisive victories for the first full Saturday of play. The winning squads hit hard and often for their opening wins of the season.
Wheeling Jesuit at Army
After a tightly contested first half at Anderson Rugby Complex in West Point, N.Y., Army outscored Wheeling Jesuit... Read More
It was a big weekend in rugby as the college conferences got their first full work of the season and club action heated up. In addition, the Collegiate All-Americans lost a close match, 20-18, against Oxford University at Talen Energy Stadium outside of Philadelphia, Pa.
Three divisions within D1A saw intense play in the Rugby East, Big Ten, and Liberty Conferences. Each winning team in the Rugby... Read More