The final installment of the rankings are out and we have some movement at the top. After the three respective championships were played this past weekend, there is some more clarity yet more ambiguity.
Cal shocked BYU on BYU's campus to win the Penn Mutual Varsity Cup. The win snapped the Cougars two year unbeaten streak and was the first lost BYU ever suffered on South Field. Cal earned its way... Read More
With playoff action taking place across the country, we are getting a good sense of where teams stand. The Varsity Cup, DIA and DIAA provided some good insight into the current power structure.
The Varsity Cup featured two close games and two blowouts. BYU once again displayed its prowess while Central Washington smashed a good Utah team. For their efforts, the Wildcats move ahead of Lindenwold... Read More
Two games highlighted the movement in this weeks ranking. With limited action taking place due to Easter weekend, only Army and Clemson improved their standing.
Army battled Navy in a battle of service academies. Army came away with a 27-22 victory in a back and fourth affair. Army created a bit of a quagmire for the ranking committee, as all three service academies went 1-1 in the Commander-In-... Read More
The top five remain unchanged despite a lopsided loss from Cal. British Columbia beat up the Golden Bears in Canada but it is tough to gauge its strength relative to the stateside teams. With Life winning at the death, it was not enough to move the needle.
Life and Lindenwood slugged it out in Missouri Saturday. A last second try and conversion kept Life unblemished. A win for the Lions would... Read More
The past weekend featured a bevy of marquee matchups, providing Rugby Today with new information, confusion and intrigue. Several teams played multiple games in three days making it tougher to gauge the results.
BYU crushed St. Mary’s 62-15, cementing the Cougars in the top spot. The Gaels, however, played Utah two days earlier and won narrowly 57-50. The loss to BYU and the close result with... Read More
There was a number of intriguing matches last weekend and our rankings held up. BYU withstood Central Washington for a 58-27 victory and remain atop the rankings despite beating St. Mary's by less than Cal. Cal beat the Gaels 27-14 and both remain at number two and three respectively. Central Washington falls one spot to number six.
Life continues to dominate, beating Davenport 58-10, and remains... Read More
Most of the Top 10 played last weekend giving us a good indication of where things stand. Life and Lindenwood had been four and five respectively throughout the year and the teams finally met. Life won handily, 45-15, over Lindenwood so the Running Eagles remain in the fourth spot. The Lions drop one spot behind Central Washington who hammered Oregeon State with 129 points.
Arkansas State moves... Read More
The top of the rankings remain unchanged despite a couple of the top teams duking it out. BYU staved off a late St. Mary's comeback to win 30-29 and remain in the top spot. St. Mary's remains at number three and if not for a strong showing by injury plagued Cal side this weekend, it could have moved up to number two despite losing.
Arizona played UCLA to a very tough match this weekend losing 18-... Read More
The Spring season is starting to heat up with a number of games taking place the past weekend. The top five teams all won convincingly with the lone exception of Life over Navy. Life won, but it wasn't easy.
Charlotte Rugby club hosted four of our ranked teams this weekend for a double header. Life manhandled Air Force on Saturday 74-0 and beat a tough Navy side 28-19 on Sunday.
After beating... Read More
Our top 14 in the rankings remain unchanged despite some intriguing results at the top. Cal lost a close match to UBC 20-15 but remain at number two. Cal has not had a close match with an American side this season and a loss to a consistently strong British Columbia side does not effect its standing in our rankings.
Lindenwood and Life both had astounding victories over the weekend over ranked... Read More