The DII college playoff picture is clearing up in New York, where the
crossover quarterfinals between MetNY and NY State for both the men and the
women are set for Saturday.
MetNY was supposed to have playoffs to determine its seeds last weekend,
but inclement weather forced cancellation, so the league table has
The top two MetNY seeds receive a bye to the... Read More
Texas scored the biggest win of the early Southwest Conference season with
a 44-10 defeat of reigning Texas Rugby Union champ Texas State Friday under
the lights in Austin.
Last season, Texas State took two of three against the Longhorns to claim a
Sweet 16 spot – something Texas hasn’t forgotten.
“The last match of the season, the winner goes to the Sweet 16, they
destroyed us... Read More
32 teams, men’s and women’s, convened at four regional sites Saturday and
Sunday to try and play their way into the Midwest semifinals.
On the men’s side, all ranked teams advanced. Top-ranked UW-Whitewater,
defending national champ, was dominant in the rounds of 16 and 8 in Urbana,
Ill. The Warhawks waxed Loyola 124-10 Saturday and St. Cloud 41-0 Sunday.
The Minnesota champs beat... Read More
St. Mary’s won its second 7s tournament in
as many tries this fall, defeating San Diego State 38-17 Sunday in the
final of California 7s. The win earns the Gaels and automatic bid to the
inaugural USA Rugby national championship Dec. 16-17 in College Station,
St. Mary’s beat rival Cal 26-17 in its
first game of day two, having gone 2-1 in pool play. The Gaels led 19-0 at... Read More
Davenport Sports Information
Davenport became the first team to punch its ticket to the DI-AA Sweet 16
Saturday with a 60-12 defeat of Bowling Green in Grand Rapids, Mich. The
Panthers have one game left in Mideast play, against Michigan State
Saturday, but they’re uncatchable in the league standings.
Even if Davenport loses to MSU and Bowling... Read More
The California Collegiate 7s proved to be all kinds of surprising, as both
favored teams faltered in pool play.
Cal lost to both Cal Poly and San Diego State, capturing only a 38-0 win
over Loyola Marymount to go 1-2.
Cal Poly and San Diego State played in a tight battle, which the Mustangs
won 19-17. That gave Cal Poly 1st in the standings in Pool
In Pool A, St. Mary’s... Read More
Davenport Sports Information
Last week first-ranked Davenport hosted won
the biggest game of the college season 49-15 over Miami. Saturday they do
it all over again when they host fifth-ranked Bowling Green for what is now
the biggest game of the college season. Like the Miami game, Saturday’s
game will be webcast live at 1pm Eastern.
If... Read More
Commonwealth Shield, probably the best looking prize in American rugby,
will be won by three teams Saturday in Charlottesville, Va., where five
matches between Virginia and Virginia Tech take place.
The intrastate rivalry between UVA and Tech is a longstanding one, and the
football Cavaliers and Hokies play annually for the Commonwealth Cup.... Read More
N. Illinois (with ball) and
Loyola represent CARFU this weekend.
The Midwest DII college round of 16 kicks
off Saturday in four different locations, with the round of eight to follow
on Sunday. The winner of each regional site advances to the Midwest
semifinals Nov. 11.
The heaviest favorite to reach the
semifinals is UW-Whitewater,... Read More
Eight teams are set to compete in the Californis Collegiate 7s this weekend
at St. Mary’s College in Moraga.
This is the latest in the series of qualification tournaments for the new
USA Rugby National Championships, and this one holds the promise of some
highly competitive matches.
In Pool A, hosts St. Mary’s take on UC Davis, Santa Clara University and
Loyola Marymount. ... Read More