The DIAA spring season is several weeks under way. The bulk of the conferences in action are out west but there are several conferences across the country that play their season predominantly in the spring.
This conference is broken up into two divisions and it appears that only intra division games count towards the standings. There are some crossover games each week but they do not affect... Read More
The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) has announced the selections for the NSCRO/Penn Mutual Women’s 7’s Select Side that will compete at the Las Vegas Invitational on March 1-2, 2018.
The twelve player squad includes six returning players from the team that competed in the program in 2017 and six new players selected through the online player recommendation process or their... Read More
Feeling the excitement before the USA’s first international match of the year, Arizona fought off UCLA, 33-10, at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. on Saturday. The Wildcat defense was impressive holding back the Bruin offense for most of the contest. In addition to Saturday’s victory, Arizona’s second side beat USC, 66-14, on Friday to bring its PAC Conference record to 2-0. Lastly, Cal... Read More
The spring season is getting into full swing as a number of the top teams are finally getting started. All of the favorites won but there were a couple of intriguing results.
Both St. Mary’s and Cal won big and remain in the top spots. While third ranked Life was idle, BYU played a fairly close game with Grand Canyon. A rocky start put GCU in an early 19-0 hole but the Arizona school ended up... Read More
There were three DIA non-conference games over the weekend with highly ranked teams. BYU and Lindenwood both beat ranked opponents while Arkansas State defeated NSCRO powerhouse Iowa Central.
BYU opened its season with a win over Grand Canyon. The Cougars started fast taking a quick 19-0 lead on the backs of Tua Laei and Tosh Wilcox. Maceo Brown, who added two tries, on the day broke through, the... Read More
The action in the D1A PAC Conference centered around Arizona State’s trek to California for a pair of matches and #2 Cal challenging a men’s club to a duel. ASU ended up splitting their road trip by losing to UCLA, 47-5, but beating USC, 22-20, on Sunday. Cal brought the full ferocity of the Bears to Olympic Club on Saturday beating the Pacific Rugby Premiership outfit, 87-19.
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The second week of the D1A California Conference saw the frontrunner and the newcomer notch victories. Both squads were road warriors as No. 1 ranked Saint Mary’s blitzed San Diego State, 62-5, in San Diego, Calif. and #21 UC Davis took down Cal Poly, 33-27, in San Luis Obispo. The first weekend of February sees St. Mary’s battle Olympic Club, UC Davis take on UC Santa Barbara, and SDSU host Cal... Read More
The spring season is starting to heat up and the west coast teams are finally getting a chance to test their mettle. With a handful of games this weekend the rankings shifted.
After an impressive start to the spring, St. Mary’s takes the top spot. Several impressive wins has led the committee to move them into the top spot.
Cal has dropped to number two. The Bears beat Cal Poly 81-6 over the... Read More
WEST CHESTER, PA 22 January 2018 – The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) has just released its Men’s Top 40 Ranking.
Iowa Central Community College is currently ranked #1 followed by: Salve Regina University, Franciscan University, The Claremont Colleges and Loyola University Maryland to round out the top five. The full list is below and can also be downloaded here.RANK
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After a fall semester that saw the Red River Rugby Collegiate Conference crown a 7s champion (Arkansas) and begin its 15s slate, the conference resumed its season on Jan. 20.
Baylor and Texas Tech played a league match, which the Bears won convincingly, and LSU stepped out to face national powerhouse Life in a road fixture.
Baylor 59, Texas Tech 17
In the spring opener for both teams, the Bears... Read More