Some NSCRO Conferences concluded their regular seasons this week while others are gearing up. Things get a little confusing in NSCRO, so for now we are going to focus on the Champions Cup.
All of the conferences in Region one (Northeast) are into conference playoffs. This includes Upstate New York, the Tri State, NERFU and the Colonial Coast.
Alfred and Ithaca both won their respective... Read More
The Mid-South Conference opened play this week, with one conference game and one conference member getting an early season run out. Davenport dispatched Clemson 35-14 for its second ever win against a Mid-South opponent, while Lindenwood defeated NSCRO standard bearer Iowa Central 36-5.
Traditionally one of the toughest conferences in the country, Davenport has struggled since joining several... Read More
With the fall playoffs right around the corner, the DIAA is becoming clearer. Some divisions have the playoff picture confirmed, while other will be sorted out in the coming weeks. With these playoffs approaching, we will focus on the fall championship.
The Chesapeake has two weeks left in conference play. The top team will receive an automatic bid to the DIAA playoffs and the second... Read More
Most of the conference in DII have either entered conference play or concluded this week. The next couple of weeks will bring conference playoffs and ultimately yield the teams heading to nationals.
This conference has already started its conference playoffs. Upstate New York features six teams and the top two teams earned byes in the first round. The remaining four battled it out this... Read More
The Silicon Valley Sevens scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5 at Avaya Stadium, San Jose, California, will also offer a mini-college tournament of eight west coast teams. The official name of this event is the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Fall Classic. Penn Mutual Insurance is also the official sponsor of the College Rugby Championship (CRC) held annually in Philadelphia.
The... Read More
With only three weeks left in the D1A Liberty Conference season, a few teams played their final game this past weekend. In their last division matches of the fall, Iona and Cortland finished with perfect records. Binghamton showed its skill on both sides of ball shutting out Syracuse, 38-0. Lastly, Fordham and Albany each picked up their third wins.
After the season concludes, many of the Liberty... Read More
Rugby is heating up in the West as the leaves are changing. In the Rocky Mountain Conference, Colorado State used a big second half to run past Air Force in the battle between the division’s top two teams. In non-conference play, it was 16th-ranked Utah with a 30-point road win over Colorado.
Air Force at Colorado State
In a battle for Rocky Mountain superiority it was unranked Colorado State... Read More
With two Saturdays left, it was put up or shut up weekend in the Big Ten as the conference leaders squared off against each other. The Hoosiers of Indiana edged Ohio State, 41-36, to remain undefeated while Wisconsin kept pace with a 51-26 victory over previously unbeaten Michigan State. With a win over Michigan, Illinois moved to 3-2 and Purdue picked up its first conference victory over Iowa.... Read More
With one week left in the Rugby East regular season, this past Saturday’s action sets up a winner take all final between Army and Penn State at State College, Pa. Both squads won their respective tests on Saturday as Black Knights weathered a second-half surge by Kutztown to win 51-32 and the Nittany Lions pounded Buffalo, 98-17. On Sunday, Wheeling Jesuit snatched a win from the road-weary Notre... Read More
Eight conferences have accepted the challenge of creating Women’s 7’s All Star teams to compete in the NSCRO Women’s 7s All-Star Championships to be held on January 20 - 21, 2018 at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida.
The eight teams competing are Allegheny Rugby Union, LoneStar Conference, Mid Atlantic Rugby Conference, New England RFU, Ohio Valley WCRC, Prairie States WCRC, South... Read More