With over 30 games over this weekend in men's college and club rugby, many teams picked up their first wins and others built on their resumes. Next weekend sees most of major conferences in D1A Rugby begin full schedules while the eastern club conferences continue their jaunts through the season.
Action in the Rugby East saw Army shut out Buffalo, 60-0, while Penn State, Notre Dame College, and... Read More
There were only a handful of games in DII this past weekend so most of the rankings remained the same.
Missouri S&T defeated previously ranked Principia 50-3 and is the biggest mover of the week. The Miners, who were previously unranked, slot in at number 16. They take the place of Principia, who drops out all together.
The other big change is Plymouth State was removed. The Colonial Coast... Read More
The DI rankings saw some movement this week with a handful of games being played and a tweak in the polling. To make the DI rankings more accurate, Rugby Today has added coaches from across the DI spectrum, bringing the total to nine. Including RT staff, there are now 11 pollsters from nine different states.
Some of the movement reflects that change while several of the teams have moved to... Read More
The DII College Season got under way with several conferences starting conference play. Additionally, a number of schools took on some DI opponents to get ready for division play starting next weekend.
Three conferences got under way this weekend. The Rocky Mountain and Gateway conferences only featured one game while the Southern Conference was scheduled with a full slate of contests.
Furman... Read More
There was a taste of DI college games over the weekend with a handful of teams getting in a tune up prior to conference play opening up for the majority of teams next weekend.
Army took on a pair of teams at Anderson Rugby Complex at West Point on Saturday. The Black Knights defeated AIC 59-26 and bested NEC 42-24. West Point has a large roster and was able to roll out two talented and even... Read More
Several DI conferences opened play this weekend giving us a small taste of what is to come. Air Force started Rocky Mountain play with a solid 86-24 win over Utah State while Albany and UVA picked up surprise victories in their respective conferences.
Air Force opened up conference play with a convincing victory over Utah State. The Zoomies return seven starting pack members from last season and... Read More
The division II men’s college season is set to get underway next weekend so here is a look into the DII landscape. Unlike the DIA and DIAA divisions, DII plays only during the fall campaign. A champion will once again be crowned on the December 3-4 at yet to be announced location.
The biggest change in 2017 is that New England College Rugby Conference is now defunct. There were only five teams... Read More
The DIAA rugby landscape remains relatively unchanged coming into this season. The conferences for the most part remain intact with a few teams moving up from DII and a few leaving for DIA. In total, their are 10 conferences plus any independents. Like last year, DIAA will have a fall and spring championship with the winners of each facing off in for the true national championship in the spring... Read More
August 11, 2017—Dartmouth announced today that former four-year DRFC assistant coach, James Willocks, will return to the Big Green coaching ranks to lead the men’s rugby program.
Senior Associate Athletic Director Joann Brislin is eager to welcome Willocks aboard. “James is a great collegiate coach and we are thrilled to have him return to Dartmouth. He is first and foremost an educator and... Read More
As college preseason’s begin across the country, it is time to take a look at the conference realignments that seam to take place every year. DIA saw an increase in teams once again this season jumping from roughly 50 to 70 teams. DIA Conferences are slated to take part in both the fall and the spring, with some playing some combination of the two. Below is a breakdown of what we know about the... Read More