The third round of Red River Rugby Collegiate Conference fifteens play on Nov. 18 was marked with three blowouts: LSU ran away from Arkansas, Texas A&M downed Oklahoma and Baylor handled TCU.
Texas Tech, playing the Quinn Noel Memorial Match (a non-conference friendly against Woodlands RFC), lost by three points and Texas fell to Arkansas State, 65-0.
Below are recaps from each of the... Read More
Video has recently been made public of an off-the-ball incident from a b-side match between Arizona and Arizona State in February. The incident caught the attention of local news earlier this year, and USA Rugby has handed down sanctions, but not until last week was the video made public via the ASU police department per the request of campus media.
The video shows Christopher Crawford kicking an... Read More
Despite nasty weather across the country, four teams emerged from the four regions to book a trip to Furman University on December 2-3 for the men’s DII college playoffs. Wisconsin-Whitewater returns to defend its national title, Norwich returns to for the second consecutive year, while VMI and North Dakota State will make their first ever appearance in the final four.
Norwich... Read More
The DIAA Fall Playoffs took place over the weekend with St. Joe’s and Mary Washington claiming berths in the National Championship on December 3 at Furman University.
St. Joe’s slugged it out against Tennessee on Saturday to earn a berth in the semifinals. The game was sloppy due to an all out downpour and the Hawks managed to outlast the Volunteers 13-10.
"It was a good game by both teams given... Read More
Even with rain in the forecast, the D1A Liberty Challenge was a resounding success. The seven matches showcased the talent and ability of the conference bringing 14 teams to Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn.
With the first match starting at 9 am, exciting rugby was on display all day with Tufts versus Delaware to start and Northeastern against Cortland to finish. Strong defensive efforts... 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
Two games were on the docket for the D1A Liberty Conference as the fall season came to a close. Rhode Island surprised Fordham on Saturday with a 49-12 domination and Binghamton blasted Rutgers, 43-10. Fortunately, there is one week of postseason fun left.
On Saturday, the Liberty Challenge Bowl Series descends on Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn. Thirteen teams from Liberty plus AIC will... Read More
The DIAA Fall playoff bracket has finally been revealed. The four conference winners and respective second place finishers all made the playoffs. Each team was ranked 1-8 based on the strength of the conference and their overall performance.
The eight teams will play quarterfinal games on November 18 and the winners will progress to the semifinals the following day. Four of the teams will head to... Read More
In a break-neck Big Ten Championship at Moose Rugby Grounds in Elkhart, Ind., the final between Indiana and Ohio State came down to the final minute. After exchanging blows all game, the Hoosiers survived by outscoring the Buckeyes, 38-36, to win their fifth straight conference title.
After a first half where OSU led 14-12, the second half was action packed with whoever had the ball had a good... Read More