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
There were only a handful of games this past weekend so the rankings saw little movement.
Cal started its season off strong with a perfect 4-0 record at the Dennis Storer Classic. The Bears put up over 45 points in all four shortened contests and only conceded one try on the day. They remain the top team.
Arizona defeated Grand Canyon 53-22 to start the spring campaign. The Wildcats remain at 13... Read More
The final DI rankings of the season remain unchanged from the last rankings. The only games that took place were the DIAA final and an exhibition between St. Mary's and Gordon of Australia.
Although Mary Washington won the DIAA championship, they did not slot in the rankings. They will have the opportunity to prove us wrong by possibly taking on a Dartmouth squad that is in prime position for the... Read More
With the conclusion of the DII season last weekend, the rankings are updated for the final time this season.
Wisconsin Whitewater claimed its second consecutive national title and remains the undisputed top team in the country.
Although Whitewater won the game, VMI took the Warhawks to the brink. A 75th minute score was the ultimate difference between the two teams. VMI comes in at number two.... Read More
There was very little action among ranked teams in DI during the week prior to Thanksgiving. Only five ranked teams played but one of those matchups was between ranked teams.
It was the battle of the Gaels in California as Iona traveled west for a tour game. St. Mary’s took it to Iona, putting up 74 points on the visitors. Despite the big loss, Iona only drops three spots. There is still a gap... Read More
The DII playoffs took place prior to Thanksgiving and there were so many close games. Two playoffs games went to overtime and with bad weather across the country, ranking the teams has become a difficult task.
The four teams to come out of their respective regions slot in at the top four spots. Whitewater remains the consensus number one. Grand Valley State gave Whitewater its toughest game of... Read More
The DI Rankings had very little movement this week. Only a couple of ranked teams played and the better-ranked teams won.
St. Mary's played its first game of the year, putting up 157 points. The Gaels are back and remain at number two.
Life got off to a good start with a pair of wins over a couple days on a tour of Penn State and Navy. The Running Eagles won 51-34 and 30-0 respectively. They move... Read More
The DII Rankings saw some movement after the play in games this weekend. Several lowered ranked teams won and move up as a result.
Oswego handily defeated Southern Connecticut 67-12. The upstate New York school has been ranked towards the bottom half of the rankings all season but the impressive win moves them to the top 10. With the win, Geneseo also moves into the rankings after a close... Read More
Division II is reaching playoff time. Our rankings give some consideration to winning your conference but some teams who are ranked higher than others will miss out on the playoffs because they play tougher competition.
The WIIL has four teams in the top 25. The conference is one of the strongest and has three playoff teams. Whitewater has been the consensus number one all season.
A couple of... Read More
The fall season is coming to a close and the DI rankings are getting confusing. A number of teams have logged quality wins but struggled against weaker opponents. It is showing the gaps within college rugby are getting smaller and making our jobs more difficult.
The biggest noise from the weekend came via Navy. The Midshipmen bested undefeated Penn State 38-29 and move up to sixth overall. The... Read More