Coming into championship weekend, the DII College rankings were a doozy to complete. Queens College shocked the field two weeks ago to get a shot at dethroning Whitewater and as a result two teams from the Cardinals Conference are headed to the final four. The conference gets a lot of bump thanks to the performance.
The top four are the four remaining teams. Whitewater, NC State, Iowa Central and... Read More
The DIAA Fall Championship is set with St. Joe’s and Bowling Green reaching the December 2nd final in Charlotte, N.C.
Muddy conditions marred the Mt. St. Mary’s venue and the games turned into grind it out affairs. After winning the MARC conference, the St. Joseph's met Salisbury in the round of eight. The Hawks' flyhalf Noah Niu was crucial in orchestrating the Hawks offense. With the score 10-5... Read More
The Men’s DII College final four is set after a weekend of action packed rugby. UW-Whitewater returns seeking its third straight DII title and will be joined by three teams appearing in their first ever DII final four, Queens College, Iowa Central, and NC State.
These four teams will head to Mecklenburg, NC in two weeks to play for a national title.
In a snowy Columbia, Missouri, UW-... Read More
The D1AA Chesapeake Collegiate Rugby Conference released its 2018 all-conference squads on Wednesday. Coaches, evaluators, and administrators picked first and second teams as well as an honorable mention side. Combined, 45 players were chosen from each of the eight schools in the Chesapeake.
“Selections first came from the coaches and then evaluating the teams’ and individuals’ play,” conference... Read More
The DI rankings remain relatively static. Three games with ranked teams took place over the weekend and the better ranked team won in two of those affairs.
The big game of the weekend saw Lindenwood hold off Navy on the road. It was the Lions first real test of the season and they came away with a big road win.
Kutztown beat St. Bonaventure 52-39 in a shootout. The Bonnies have been competitive... Read More
The DII playoffs got under way this weekend and the results caused a shake up in the DII rankings.
Queens College defeated Furman 36-31 showing the power of the Cardinals Conference and the warranted three seeds they got to the post season. Queens moves up to 14 and UVA, who also won this weekend, moves to 10. NC State remains at two.
Iowa Central had a strong second half against IUPUI and won 56... Read More
The Fall DIA campaign is coming to a close. Several conferences had post season games to determine playoff positions while other conferences are getting under the bulk of their season under way.
Army won Rugby East a few weeks ago but other teams are jockeying for playoff spots. Penn State reached the century mark against Buffalo and Kutztown edged St. Bonaventure 52-39 in a shootout... Read More
The DII College playoffs are down to the final 16 after a weekend of play in games. Seven games took place across four regions and for the most part all were close.
The stage is now set for the four regionals next weekend. Three will take place in North Carolina and the final in Columbia Missouri. Teams will need to win back-to-back days to make the final four on December 6.
One game took... Read More
Rugby descended upon the banks of the Severn Saturday as Navy hosted Lindenwood for a D1A Mid-South Conference showdown in Annapolis, Md. The fall weather made its presence known with cold temperatures and a stiff southeast wind. In a game littered by intense scrummaging and a litany of infractions, the team with the wind advantage seemed to have the upper hand. With the wind at their backs,... Read More
There was very little movement in the rankings this week. The top 10 remains intact but some teams in the bottom half change places.
St. Bonaventure defeated NDC to get a big conference win and the Bonnies move up to 18. NDC drops to 21.
Cal Poly played its first game of the year and the traditionally strong squad lost a game to DIAA opponent Chico State. They drop out of the rankings all... Read More