RUGBYMag.com Rankings stay at a steady 88% clip in terms of predicting
games. But there were two upsets this week. Rutgers (25) beat Kutztown (15)
15-13. Obviously this was a close match, and perhaps says more about how
close Rutgers has come than anything else. Rutgers gets moved up as a
result, but not past Kutztown. Why? Well Rutgers beat KU, which beat
Delaware, which beat... Read More
State improved to 5-1 with a tight 23-21 defeat of Air Force Saturday night
ASU had to work very hard for the victory; the Sun Devils started the game
without flyhalf Stevie Johnston, who was unavailable to play. Instead Adam
Sandstrom stepped in.
"He hasn't played flyhalf since high school but he acquitted himself well
and did the best he could," said... Read More
The Atlantic Coast Rugby League Championship between Maryland
and North Carolina delivered everything a championship is supposed to with
eight lead changes and great individual performances, and there was a
healthy crowd on hand at Charlotte RFC’s park to take it in.
Maryland opened the scoring with a converted David DeMoss Try, and UNC
rebutted with an Evan Rose try and Philip Rouse... Read More
Tyler Harrison scored 15 points from a try, two penalty kicks and two
conversions as UC Davis won their first game of the College Premier
Division season, defeating still-winless Claremont Colleges 20-5
Mark Silva also touched down for the Aggies, while Claremont got on the
scoreboard with about 12 minutes left through Jeff Astor.
This ends the UC Davis CPD season, as... Read More
Dartmouth improved to 3-3 Saturday with a convincing 33-5 win
over visiting Ohio State. The Buckeyes started the match as if that
wouldn’t be the case, controlling the opening kickoff and driving the ball
with good forward play for the game’s opening try just 90 seconds in. Ohio
State led 5-0 for the game’s first 10-15 minutes, but once Dartmouth
scored, they’d never trail again.
“... Read More
(Zac Mizell stiff-arming an Arkansas Razorback in the
A depleted Arkansas State, without the services of All-Americans Nardus
Wessels, Roland Evans and David Caswell, as well as standout center Dean
Gericke, ran over Texas A&M to the tune of 52-17 in Jonesboro, Ark.
“We’ve been doing that for a couple games now, and it’s really caused some
young guys to... Read More
State is out of the College Premier Division playoffs after losing 50-26 to
Army in front of a packed house at the Anderson Rugby Complex at West Point
The two teams were fairly close on the scoresheet into the second half,
with Army leading 22-19 after Dominic DeFalco scored for the Lions at 50
minutes. But then the West Point backs, specifically Ben Leatigaga,... Read More
The University of Utah has as good as clinched a spot in the CPD
quarterfinals with a 97-0 win over #31 Wyoming.
Utah leads Arizona State by ten points in the standings, with ASU having
two games to go, one of which is against BYU.
The Utes got three tries from Sione Lauti, who also helped kick 11
conversions. Don Pati scored two tries, a day after scoring five against
Colorado... Read More
University of Utah handed Colorado State their fifth straight College
Premier Division loss Friday night, riding five tries from scrumhalf Don
Pati to a 74-19 victory.
Pati returned to scrumhalf now that his hamstring has healed and he posed
all sorts of problems to Colorado State. Thretton Palamo returned to the
lineup and was highly effective.
"They are very athletic... Read More