There was some movement at the top of the rankings thanks to a pair of non-conference games.
Grand Valley State tested itself against a DI school and was beaten solidly by Notre Dame 57-21. GVSU falls from number four to number nine.
The most noticeable game of the weekend was the other non-conference. After giving Duluth a tough game in the Northern Lights earlier this year, Winona State... Read More
The fifth week of the rankings saw a little movement. The top teams in the Rugby East and the Big 10 continue to impress and are responsible for the majority of the movement.
Penn State continued its dominance in Rugby East, beating Iona 36-17. After a pair of solid victories, the Nittany Lions continue to rise moving up to number seven.
Army bounced back after a loss to Penn State, dismantling... Read More
There was not much movement in DII this week. Only one game produced an upset and that was a rematch from earlier this season. Rhode Island beat Vermont earlier this year but in the second half of the home and home, Vermont beat URI 29-10. As a result, Vermont slots in ahead of URI at number 12.
In the other NECRC game, Norwich needed a last minute score to outlast Middlebury. Middlebury has had... Read More
There was a lot of movement in the DI rankings this week thanks to several upsets.
Rugby East had a pair of upsets at the top with Penn State upending Army 29-13 and Wheeling Jesuit defeating Kutztown 33-20. After a rough start to the season, the Cardinals are currently undefeated in Rugby East and tied with the Nittany Lions. Penn State moves up one spot to number eight and Wheeling goes up four... Read More
The DII rankings are out updated with a few teams trading places in the top 10 and a few teams joining the fray.
Furman moves up to number five after dispatching DI opponent South Carolina 42-14. Norwich continues its domination of the NECRC and moves up to number six.
UNC-Charlotte won a battle of undefeated teams in impressive fashion. Charlotte shut out Appalachian State 48-0 and is... Read More
Not much changed in our DI college rankings. The top seven were all idle this week and the remaining members of the top 10 all won except for UCLA who was playing 7s. Army and Penn State continued to win in Rugby East and move ahead of the Bruins. Penn State and Army will meet this weekend to test our rankings.
Navy played Air Force in the Shea Cup this weekend and our rankings held up. Air Force... Read More
The DII rankings remain relatively unchanged except for a few Southern Conference teams making their way into the rankings. The Southern Conference appears to be one of the strongest in the country, and a pair of undefeated teams breaks into the Top 25.
UNC-Wilmington and Furman continue to dominate their respective divisions and stick at 6th and 12th respectively. Coastal Carolina edged the... Read More
Week three of the DI college rankings sees a bit of a shake up. A couple of different games featured ranked teams squaring, off and in both instances, the lower ranked team came away victorious.
The game of the weekend was a back and fourth affair between NDC and Davenport. The Falcons scored a 78th minute try to win the game and move up two spots to 14th overall. Davenport drops from 10th to... Read More
Several marquee games highlighted DII this weekend. Norwich, Bentley and Western State all had quality wins and move up in the rankings.
Norwich moved to 2-0 in NECRC play in impressive fashion. After beating Rhode Island last week, the Cadets beat Middlebury 30-14 this week. Middlebury is a bit of an unknown in DII after moving down from DI last year. Last week Middlebury was ranked 9th but a... Read More
Most of the ranked teams won convincingly this weekend, and with the majority of top teams not in action, the top 10 remains pretty much in tact. There were two big exceptions, however. Central Washington was accidentally omitted from the rankings and slots in at number five on our list. The other was the result of the matchup between Air Force and Utah.
Utah came into the game ranked number nine... Read More