St. Mary’s took down BYU 37-17 in the first of two matchups between the rugby powerhouses in Moraga, Calif., on Saturday. The game was close most of the way through but a late surge from the Gaels cemented the win.
The teams traded tries early in the game with BYU making the conversion to take a 7-5 lead. The Cougars added a penalty kick before the Gael’s took over in the first half and early... Read More
The D1A PAC Conference was in full effect on Saturday as the heavy hitters squared off in Tuscon while UCLA and Utah played non-conference opponents. Second-ranked Cal took the show on the road to #9 Arizona and turned in a balanced performance to win 48-17. As for UCLA, the #25 Bruins came back on the #16 San Diego State to force a 23-23 tie on the last play of the game. Lastly, #17 Utah fell in... Read More
European Championship, Second Round – The second round of three matches in Europe’s second tier rugby event will be played this weekend. The most important game will pit Spain at home versus Romania. Currently, the Oaks lead Los Leones by three-points in the battle for the 2019 Japan Rugby World Cup Europe 1 slot.
Spain vs. Romania, Estadio Nacional Universidad Complutense, Madrid (... Read More
There were several matchups between ranked teams this week and all of the better ranked teams won their respective contests.
Number two Cal blitzed Utah Valley 106-7 in an impressive showing. UVU, who was ranked at 16, drops to 20.
The matchup between Arizona and Utah was a remarkable change from last year. Last year the Wildcats took a lopsided loss to Utah but this year it was all Arizona with... Read More
The DIAA spring campaign continued last weekend with three west coast conferences. A tight race is forming in the SIRC South and a couple of teams are emerging as frontrunners in the Pac West, NCRC and Gold Coast.
In the north, Middle Tennessee State has clinched a playoff spot and barring a miracle will take the number one spot in this division. MTSU picked up a forfeit this weekend to... Read More
With the D1A PAC Conference entering its fourth week of play, #10 Arizona’s 70-19 defeat of #14 Utah highlighted the weekend. The Rogers brothers, Kyle and Matt, combined for five tries in the victory with Kyle earning the hat trick and Man of the Match honors. The Wildcats’ next opponent is the defending conference champion, #2 Cal, who completed a three-game sweep of challengers this week by a... Read More
There was not much movement in the DI College rankings other than a couple of teams losing games by larger than expected margins.
San Diego State played Cal tough for a half trailing 17-10. However, the wheels fell off and the Aztecs lost 85-11 to the Bears. SDSU falls a couple spots to 19.
Life jumped all over rival Arkansas State and came away with a convincing win over the Red Wolves. ASU... Read More
The DIAA spring season is several weeks under way. The bulk of the conferences in action are out west but there are several conferences across the country that play their season predominantly in the spring.
This conference is broken up into two divisions and it appears that only intra division games count towards the standings. There are some crossover games each week but they do not affect... Read More
The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) has announced the selections for the NSCRO/Penn Mutual Women’s 7’s Select Side that will compete at the Las Vegas Invitational on March 1-2, 2018.
The twelve player squad includes six returning players from the team that competed in the program in 2017 and six new players selected through the online player recommendation process or their... Read More
Feeling the excitement before the USA’s first international match of the year, Arizona fought off UCLA, 33-10, at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. on Saturday. The Wildcat defense was impressive holding back the Bruin offense for most of the contest. In addition to Saturday’s victory, Arizona’s second side beat USC, 66-14, on Friday to bring its PAC Conference record to 2-0. Lastly, Cal... Read More