Schuylkill River will make its first ever visit to the DI quarterfinals
after upsetting Norfolk and PAC to take the MARC Rugby conference.
Due to club playoff restructuring by USA Rugby, this was the first year
that the MARC held an intra-conference playoff. After having lost narrowly
to Mystic and Old Blue in the recent seasons, Schuylkill River finally
broke through to the... Read More
We are down to eight teams in the men’s DII Club playoffs. While some
regional playoffs were held over several weekends and others on
back-to-back days, we are set for the two regional matchups.
In the western regional (Dallas), Tempe will battle Glendale while Snake
River will face Little Rock.
Tempe handily defeated Oceanside 62-8 after beating fellow Arizona rival
Red... Read More
Little Rock earned the Red River ticket to the DII quarterfinals this
weekend after defeating the Austin Blacks 63-36 and HURT 33-30.
Little Rock jumped out to an early lead in the first half thanks to stellar
“The guys played the best half of rugby I have ever seen Little Rock
play,” Little Rock Coach Donna Thomas told Rugbymag.
Little Rock posted 46 first... Read More
After being soundly beaten by Charlotte twice this season, Atlanta Old
White defeated its rival 35-32 on a last second penalty goal. The following
day Old White punched its ticket to Pittsburgh with a 20-10 victory over
Old White knew they needed to make some tactical changes against Charlotte
having lost by nearly thirty points in both prior matchups. Old White,... Read More
Eleven teams remain in the men's DI club playoffs after Schuylkill River
upset Norfolk 17-15 on Saturday and PAC 22-14 on Sunday to win the
Mid-Atlantic Conference despite being seeded #4.
Schuylkill River will face off against Metropolis, which put to be
any and all doubts about their being Midwest champions with a ten-try, 58-3
defeat of the Milwaukee Barbarians.
In the other... Read More
The DII playoff picture cleared up Saturday, with the previously unfilled
competitive region playoffs being set and others underway. Here's the
updated DII bracket with Saturday's scores.
Wilmington 57-12 Media
Rocky Gorge 40-29 DoylestownNCR4 Semifinals
New Haven 49-22 Portland
Monmouth 28-25 BuffaloNCR1 Semifinals
Wisconsin 40-10 Eastside Banshees... Read More
Friday evening DIII clubs in the Empire GU found out that Old Blue is free
to use DI players in its DIII playoff game if the club wants to.
Clubs began asking as early as Tuesday about eligibility for the DIII
playoffs, but didn't receive confirmation until 8:30pm Eastern Time on
Friday of Old Blue's status.
In fact, for many years DIII clubs have had few regulations governing... Read More
There are 17 teams left in the Men's DI club playoff hunt, and by the end
of the weekend that number will be down to 11.
Three leagues are done (at least insofar as who wins is concerned):
Northeast, where NYAC is into the quarterfinals and Old Blue plays Life for
West, where Provo has earned the right to play Dallas in a play-in.
Red River, where New Orleans has... Read More
The nationwide club restructure is making its debut this season, and we've
mapped out the road to the postseason for DII men. There are eight
competitive regions, whose champions advance to the national quarterfinals.
Here’s a look at CR playoffs, and what teams are in the driver’s seat for
All regular season play was done in the fall. The... Read More
The Southwest (including Southern California) sends two teams to Nationals
and it is becoming clearer who those teams might be. Red River will send a
team out of their three division conference while the winner of Arizona/New
Mexico will play the So Cal winner for the other berth.
In Red River, HURT and Little Rock have clinched a final-four spot in the
conference playoffs while... Read More