Rugby descended upon the banks of the Severn Saturday as Navy hosted Lindenwood for a D1A Mid-South Conference showdown in Annapolis, Md. The fall weather made its presence known with cold temperatures and a stiff southeast wind. In a game littered by intense scrummaging and a litany of infractions, the team with the wind advantage seemed to have the upper hand. With the wind at their backs,... Read More
There was very little movement in the rankings this week. The top 10 remains intact but some teams in the bottom half change places.
St. Bonaventure defeated NDC to get a big conference win and the Bonnies move up to 18. NDC drops to 21.
Cal Poly played its first game of the year and the traditionally strong squad lost a game to DIAA opponent Chico State. They drop out of the rankings all... Read More
With the playoffs in full swing, ranked teams will be facing off each week. We got a preview with conference finals last weekend and some movement occurred as a result.
Whitewater proved its dominance with a pair of blowout wins. Marquette and Milwaukee both drop to 13 and 19 respectively.
NC State blitzed through the conference finals beating last year runner up VMI 82-10. The Keydets were... Read More
The men’s division two college bracket has been released with a 23 team field making the playoffs. It is shaping up to be the most competitively balanced field in the history of DII.
All of the conferences except the Deep South are represented. The Great Midwest and Cardinals Conference received three bids each while Rugby Northeast, MARC, NEWCRC and Great Lakes all earned two bids.
Iowa Central... Read More
This weekend saw the remain handful of conferences crown champions and determine automatic bids to the USA Rugby playoffs. The rest of the field will be announced in the coming days.
Villanova won on back-to-back days over York and Bloomsburg to take home the conference crown.
Whitewater remains the class of the conference, winning two games by big margins. The Warhawks beat... Read More
The DIAA fall post season is almost upon us. A number of conferences are finishing up play and a few start conference playoffs next weekend.
Dartmouth won the battle of undefeated teams by shutting out Brown 44-0. The Big Green take the number one seed in the conference playoffs and Brown takes number two. Yale and Harvard played for third place and Yale edged the Crimson 31-15.
Harvard is... Read More
The DI College Rankings saw some significant shift with a few underdogs getting strong results.
Army was the big winner of the weekend. They blanked Penn State 31-0 and move up to six. BYU slots in at five and Penn State drops to ninth overall.
Lindenwood-Belleville shocked Arkansas State 39-26 and move up to 16 in the rankings. It is there highest ever ranking in Rugby Today.
Arkansas Sate drops... Read More
There was a lot of movement in the DII rankings this week. Several teams join the top 25 after impressive wins.
Ferris State handed down a strong win over Grand Valley State last week. They slot in at 20. Bethel takes a hit with the result and drops to nine because of that result.
UW-Milwaukee beat Illinois State and moves into the rankings at 15. The win causes Marquette to drop a bit as the win... Read More
Rugby came to the University of Vermont in 1970, and now, some 48-years later, enjoys a spectacular renaissance as the team sits in the top ten of the DII College Division rankings. The side is undefeated in six matches, outscoring opponents 225-13, and five of those wins were shutouts.
Last Saturday, Vermont hosted rival Sacred Heart from Connecticut coached by the legendary Ray Peterson (... Read More