The DIA post season is really starting to take shape with only a few weeks left to play but questions remain if the current format is the best scenario. It is arguably the best field ever in DI rugby but the playoff format poses some issues.
With the elimination of the Varsity Cup and the addition of several top teams back in the fold of DIA, the playoff bracket will be expanded to include 16... 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
In the next to last Saturday of the fall season in the Rugby East, Penn State, Wheeling Jesuit, and Iona closed out their year with wins and Buffalo grabbed its second win over West Virginia, 45-24. The Nittany Lions completed their undefeated record with a 41-34 win against Kutztown, Wheeling Jesuit blasted Delaware, 65-12, for its sixth victory, and Iona edged St. Bonaventure, 17-12, in its... Read More
With only two weeks remaining in the Rugby East season, Penn State, Army, Iona, and St. Bonventure concluded Week Nine with wins. The Nittany Lions remained undefeated with a 66-5 victory over Wheeling Jesuit on Friday night, while Army ended its conference schedule with a 38-19 defeat of Kutztown. Iona took out Buffalo, 31-14, and St. Bonaventure outlasted Delaware, 39-24.
Penn State completed... Read More
Life overcame a 15-3 halftime deficit to reclaim the DIA National Championship in Moraga, Calif. The Running Eagles bested St. Mary’s College on its own turf 24-20 to prevent the Gaels from winning its third consecutive title.
The game didn’t start promising for the Running Eagles. In the 7th minute Dylan Audsley slotted a penalty and 10 minutes later Tommy Wallace powered over via a forwards... Read More
DI-A, a competition run by USA Rugby, heralded the return of the University of Utah Thursday. However, Rugby Today has learned the Utes remain devoted to the Penn Mutual Varsity Cup, an independent competition that's schedule usually clashes with the DI-A postseason.
“The University of Utah has a long-standing and proud rugby tradition, and we are happy to welcome them back to our competition... Read More