There were several games between ranked teams this past weekend and both lower ranked teams came out on top. As a result, there was some movement in the DI Rankings.
In Rugby East, Notre Dame College edged Army 31-26. The win is a real validation for the Falcons that they will contend in Rugby East. NDC moves up to number eight in our rankings.
The Falcons slot in front of Indiana, who came back... Read More
NSCRO conferences across the country are coming into full gear. Over 100 teams were in action as teams begin to jockey for early playoff position.
Last year’s Challenge Cup runners up, Iowa Central, had a strong start to this season. The tritons reached the century mark for the second time this season with a 102-0 win over St. John’s.
The Tri State Conference has seen some early parity. Monroe... Read More
All of division II is in full swing and things are heating up. This year there seems to be parity across nearly all conferences with some of the traditional heavyweights being tested early on.
After falling to Minnesota-Duluth twice last season, North Dakota State finally got the better of the perennial power. NDSU blanked the Fighting Penguins 25-0 sending shockwaves across the division.
Furman... Read More
Five DIAA conferences played league matches over the weekend. The Chesapeake, Ivy, SCRC, MAC and Keystone all featured fairly competitive games across the board.
Mary Washington remains undefeated with a strong win over UVA. The Mothers dispatched the Cavaliers 88-0 to move to 3-0 on the season. Salisbury took care of Georgetown 53-7 while Maryland edged Towson 41-37 to go to 2-0.
The... Read More
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
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