Who’s league is better?
That’s a constant question in American rugby, where many leagues and teams
play in isolation.
This weekend, we perhaps get something of an answer, as the Southeastern
Collegiate Conference Western #1, 4-0 LSU, plays the SEC Eastern #2, 3-1
game is in Gainesville and gives the Gators a chance to show they’ve got
the tougher... Read More
College rugby fans have a treat on their hands this weekend, as four of the
top teams in the nation play in two games.
As already previewed on RUGBYMag.com, Arkansas State travels to Life
University in a showdown of #3 at #4. This is a huge game in the D1-A
Mid-South, as the home-and-away series between the two will decide the
conference winner.... Read More
With a nice big fat head of steam, the juggernauts of D1-A’s Mid-South will
thump loudly into one another this coming weekend.
there is a college rugby game to look forward to, this is it. Arkansas
State is 3-0, averaging 89 points scored and 9 against. Life University if
3-0, averaging 75 points scored and 5 against. You get the idea.
This past weekend, Life beat a hard-... Read More
In a turbid and unpredictable D1-A Pacific, one thing has become clear –
St. Mary’s is the dominant team – but many other questions remain.
Cal Poly, UCLA and Central Washington all remain in the hunt, with UC
Davis, having lost twice and still having St. Mary’s on their docket,
trailing somewhat. For Central, their 39-5 win over Davis this past weekend
in Ellensburg sets them up nicely for... Read More
Santa Clara and Sacramento State made big steps toward winning the NorCal
D1-AA college league with victories Saturday.
Once again, Chico State was involved in a high-scoring close match, finally
being edged 41-35 by Sacramento State. Chico is 1-3, but has recorded two
bonus-point losses and four tries in three of those games. Their average
score is 31-... Read More
Central Washington University opened their D1-A schedule with a 39-5
victory over UC Davis Saturday in Ellensburg, Wash.
The Wildcats dominated field position throughout the 1st half and applied
pressure to the Davis set piece. But while CWU was solid in constructing
their offense, they actually scored their first try off an interception –
Alex Reher going the distance for the... Read More
The St. Mary’s rugby team laid down a marker Saturday with a 69-3
shellacking of a very solid Cal Poly team.
The Gaels scored 13 tries from nine different players, and seemed to be
clicking in all aspects of play despite being with several top-level
starters, some of whom are not coming back.
Hooker and captain Andrew Cook was the redoubtable leader for St. Mary’s,
and one of a... Read More
Paced by tries from Mitchell Fargher and league-leading try-scorer Nate
Kimmel, Oregon State University moved to 4-0 in the Northwest Collegiate
Rugby Conference with a 17-12 defeat of Eastern Washington.
Eastern drops to 1-2-1 but gains a point for a close loss, while Oregon
State remains undefeated, and really only has to be concerned with
University of British Columbia... Read More
The University of Maryland recorded their first victory of the Atlantic
Coast Rugby League, beating Clemson 26-17 on Saturday.
Flyhalf Matias Cima slotted three penalty goals in the first half, and
those kicks proved to be the difference in a competitive match.
"Going into the game I had a little bit of trepidation because we hadn't
played a full-length game and hadn't played... Read More
The DI-AA schedule is considerably lighter this weekend, with several
schools, and the entire Southeastern conference, beginning spring break.
But there are still plenty of important matches across the country.
In the South Independent, UCF will try to knock off undefeated-in-league
Florida State. The Golden Knights scored some revenge last week, beating
South Florida, and need... Read More