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After five weeks of fall 15s, rugby is in full swing in the college, club, and professional ranks. Ten of the top 25 D1A teams were on the pitch on Saturday along with four conferences in club land and sixth week games in the WPL.

Out of the ten top 25 D1A squads playing this weekend, eight were victorious. Penn State, Army, Arkansas State, Indiana, Iona, and St. Bonaventure added to their win totals as well as Mary Washington and Dartmouth from D1AA.

To break down conference play, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Michigan State won in the Big Ten; Albany, Iona, Colgate, Rhode Island, Fairfield, Binghamton, UMass, and UConn claimed victories in the Liberty; Arkansas and Texas A&M prevailed in the Red River; Air Force and Colorado State won in the Rocky Mountain; and Army beat Kutztown and St. Bonaventure cracked Wheeling Jesuit in the Rugby East. Non-conference matches saw Arkansas State and Penn State win in blowouts and Navy fall to the Norfolk Blues.

Over in D1AA, Mary Washington, Maryland, and Mount St. Mary’s collected Ws in the Chesapeake; Brown, Yale, Dartmouth, and Harvard crushed the opposition in the Ivy; St. Joseph’s, West Chester, and Rowan won in the MARC; and Alabama, Kentucky, and Ole Miss were victorious in the SCRC.

In DI club, there are only five undefeated squads left in the ARP, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest. In the battle of unbeaten in the Midwest, the elder Chicago Lions handed the rookie Detroit Tradesmen its first loss, 48-27. Old Blue remained perfect with a 52-12 win over Mystic River in the ARP while Rocky Gorge blasted NOVA and Norfolk beat Navy in the Mid-Atlantic.

The Albany Sirens scored its first DI women’s victory of the season when it beat Charlotte, 25-10. The win puts Albany at 1-1 and Charlotte will look for its first win next Saturday at Boston.

In the WPL, the frontrunners in the Blue Conference battled to tie as the San Diego Surfers and the Glendale Merlins ended its game knotted at 31-31. In the Red Conference, the Amazons improved to 3-2-1 with a 57-12 win against Beantown. The New York vs Atlanta and ORSU vs Berkeley were ongoing at the publication of this recap.

HOMESCOREAWAYSCORECONFERENCE
Michigan State38Illinois17D1A - Big Ten
Purdue17Indiana45D1A - Big Ten
Wisconsin76Michigan7D1A - Big Ten
Albany27Cortland10D1A - Liberty
Stony Brook5Iona72D1A - Liberty
Brockport15Colgate41D1A - Liberty
Rhode Island24Fairfield46D1A - Liberty
Binghamton61Oswego State24D1A - Liberty
Tufts0UMass57D1A - Liberty
UConn12Fordham25D1A - Liberty
Texas0Arkansas State74D1A - Non-Conference
Navy17Norfolk Blues24D1A - Non-Conference
Penn State76Ohio State0D1A - Non-Conference
Arkansas32Oklahoma27D1A - Red River
Texas A&M52LSU10D1A - Red River
Air Force33Colorado25D1A - Rocky Mountain
New Mexico26Colorado State61D1A - Rocky Mountain
Army24Kutztown17D1A - Rugby East
Wheeling Jesuit19Saint Bonaventure56D1A - Rugby East
Georgetown28Mary Washington47D1AA - Chesapeake
Maryland37Towson22D1AA - Chesapeake
Virginia Tech10Mount St. Mary's19D1AA - Chesapeake
Brown41Princeton0D1AA - Ivy
Columbia0Yale67D1AA - Ivy
Cornell6Dartmouth95D1AA - Ivy
Harvard53Penn13D1AA - Ivy
St. Joseph's43Indiana (PA)17D1AA - Mid-Atlantic
West Chester36Pittsburgh17D1AA - Mid-Atlantic
Rowan63West Virginia19D1AA - Mid-Atlantic
IdahoCancelledGonzagaCancelledD1AA - NCRC
Middle Tennessee StateCancelledLindenwood-BellevilleCancelledD1AA - Non-Conference
Alabama15South Carolina7D1AA - SCRC
Kentucky36Tennessee32D1AA - SCRC
Mississippi State12Ole Miss15D1AA - SCRC
Mystic River12Old Blue52Men's DI Club - Atlantic North/ARP
Life38NYAC15Men's DI Club - Atlantic North/ARP
Schuylkill River Exiles34Washington Irish10Men's DI Club - Mid-Atlantic
Northern Virginia Rugby21Rocky Gorge Rugby57Men's DI Club - Mid-Atlantic
Baltimore-Chesapeake39Potomac Exiles40Men's DI Club - Mid-Atlantic
Cincinnati Wolfhounds32Chicago Griffins36Men's DI Club - Midwest
Chicago Lions48Detroit Tradesmen27Men's DI Club - Midwest
Kansas City Blues21Palmer College Dragons33Men's DI Club - Midwest
St. Louis Bombers90Milwaukee Barbarians3Men's DI Club - Midwest
Charlotte Rugby10Albany Sirens25Women's DI Club - Eastern
Glendale Merlins31San Diego Surfers31Women's Premier League
New York RugbyAtlanta HarlequinsWomen's Premier League
Oregon Sports UnionBerkeley All BluesWomen's Premier League
Beantown Rugby12Twin Cities Amazons57Women's Premier League