With the Eastern and Midwest college conferences wrapping up their fall seasons, multiple non-conference games took center stage this weekend. Navy and St. Bonaventure pulled off big upsets while Army, Lindenwood, Utah, and Arkansas State picked up decisive victories. In D1AA conference championships, St. Joseph’s and Kentucky won the MARC and SCRC, respectively.
With the Rugby East season... Read More
Anchored by a dominant scrum that resulted in three tries, #8 Navy upset the undefeated Rugby East powerhouse, #6 Penn State, in an epic 38-29 brawl in State College, Pa. The Midshipmen’s set-piece wrecked havoc on the Nittany Lions as two stolen scrums led to immediate scores and a penalty try was awarded when they were walking the ball in. PSU attempted to claw back in the second half, but a... Read More
With only two weeks left on the D1A Liberty Conference regular season, two teams in the New England division remained unbeaten ahead of their meeting this Saturday. Northeastern and UConn each won their respective matches and Fordham’s win over Rutgers pushes its record to 4-1 in the I-95 division.
In non-conference action, UMass lost to Boston College, 20-14 and Buffalo beat Albany, 51-13.... Read More
The Rugby East Championship came down to the last week of the season between undefeated Penn State and one-loss Army. On a windy day at State College, Pa., both teams battled and a late try by the Nittany Lions gave them the 22-21 lead with three minutes left. Army had a shot at the win with a final play penalty, but the kick was wide.
In the two remaining conference matches, Notre Dame College... Read More
With a few conferences finishing up their seasons, others are just beginning. Two conference championships highlighted Saturday as Penn State topped Army by one point in the Rugby East and Indiana tripled up Wisconsin in the Big Ten. The teams of the Mid-South are starting while colleges out west are heating up.
In a Rugby East thriller that came down to the last play, Penn State survived for a... Read More
With only three weeks left in the D1A Liberty Conference season, a few teams played their final game this past weekend. In their last division matches of the fall, Iona and Cortland finished with perfect records. Binghamton showed its skill on both sides of ball shutting out Syracuse, 38-0. Lastly, Fordham and Albany each picked up their third wins.
After the season concludes, many of the Liberty... Read More
With one week left in the Rugby East regular season, this past Saturday’s action sets up a winner take all final between Army and Penn State at State College, Pa. Both squads won their respective tests on Saturday as Black Knights weathered a second-half surge by Kutztown to win 51-32 and the Nittany Lions pounded Buffalo, 98-17. On Sunday, Wheeling Jesuit snatched a win from the road-weary Notre... Read More
Monumental match-ups littered the college and club rugby landscape this weekend. With a few weeks left on most schedules, intense tests in the Rugby East, Big Ten, Rocky Mountain, and DI Club were played as well as a few non-conference barn-burners.
The clash between Army and Kutztown highlighted the Rugby East as the Black Knights marched into enemy territory and left with 51-32 win. Penn State... Read More
Avenging last season’s loss, the U.S. Naval Academy beat Notre Dame College, 32-25, in Annapolis, Md. Utilizing strong forward play and exemplary efforts from eightman Connor McNerney and scrumhalf Gardy Lebon, the Midshipmen were able to limit possession to NDC’s dynamic backline. Situational and tactical kicking was invaluable to Navy and its defense stood stout in the second half to protect... Read More
With every Rugby East club playing this weekend, only two in-conference matches were on the docket. Penn State remained undefeated with a 75-45 cracking of Wheeling Jesuit and St. Bonaventure locked up its second win with a 24-13 victory over Buffalo.
In non-conference tests, Kutztown passed the century mark against Delaware, Notre Dame College swept its New England swing by beating AIC and NEC,... Read More