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10.20.2017 - Alex Goff

Two weeks of data plus some upsets means we have a TON of moves in the Men's DII college rankings.

Furman drops. So does Sacred Heart. So does Western State. RPI gets a boost, and so does UNC-Charlotte, Middlebury, Bloomsburg and other MARC teams, and Quinnipiac.

 

 

10.18.2017 - Alex Goff

Some of the top rugby talent in the Mid-Atlantic will be converging on Rockville, Md. October 28 for the Halloween Sevens. 

Teams such as DeMatha, Saint Johns, Calvert Hall, DC Elite, Legion, Frederick, West Carroll, and the Maryland Exiles will be there. The Exiles have a long tradition of 7s success, and DC Elite will be heavy with Gonzaga players.

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10.18.2017 - GRR Staff

In another brutal and well played match in the Southern Conference's Eastern Division, ECU sewed up the #1 seed over a game Coastal Carolina side, 25-12.

The match was a war of attrition in the pack and ECU prevailed with overwhelming control of possession.

10.15.2017 - Alex Goff

In a meeting of two undefeated teams in the Great Lakes Men's DII Conference, Grand Valley State held off upstarts Bethel College 16-8.

GVSU is the perennial Great Lakes top dog, but Bethel, newly up from the small college ranks, has been winning at a very noticeable pace. This game promised to be hotly contested, and so it was.

10.14.2017 - Alex Goff

Cumberland Valley HS is hosting a 7s tournament Sunday in Pennsylvania.

The tournament features several well-regarded HS rugby programs, giving newer players and athletes who don't play football some extra rugby time. Cumberland Valley will enter three teams, and so will LaSalle. Here is the schedule:

10.13.2017 - Alex Goff

Here are the Men's DII college games for this weekend.

10.11.2017 - Alex Goff

The EIRA Mid-Atlantic Regional Academy launches it’s 2017/2018 coaching season on October 15th at Gonzaga (in DC) with a Training Session for Coaches from 10:00am – 1:00pm followed by a Player Talent ID Clinic from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. 

We are pleased to announce that we are adding Girls rugby to the program this year

10.11.2017 - Alex Goff

The EIRA Mid-Atlantic Regional Academy launches it’s 2017/2018 coaching season on October 15th at Gonzaga (in DC) with a Training Session for Coaches from 10:00am – 1:00pm followed by a Player Talent ID Clinic from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. 

We are pleased to announce that we are adding Girls rugby to the program this year

10.06.2017 - Alex Goff

In a midweek clash of top teams in the Southern Rugby Conference, UNC-Charlotte defeated Furman 29-16.

Both teams were undefeated going into the match and understood that the game would have playoff implications.

10.05.2017 - GRR Contributor

Heading towards the final games before the conference tournaments. The WIIL conference is starting to take shape and which teams will compete in the conference playoffs in Cottage Groove, Wisc. is becoming more clear.

10.04.2017 - Alex Goff

We missed the D!! rankings last week ... long story ... so we've got some massive movements.

Northern Michigan, VMI, Montana State, and UNC-Charlotte all make big moves up.

 

10.03.2017 - Alex Goff

East Carolina put in a bit of a speed bump for The Citadel in the Southern Rugby Conference this past weekend, winning a key clash 24-5.

10.03.2017 - Alex Goff

It was a big game for Northern Michigan last week, and it gets even bigger this coming week.

NMU will play defending national DII champs Wisconsin-Whitewater this coming weekend, but that clash had to wait for the Mooesmen to get by rivals UW-Milwaukee this past Saturday.

That they did, winning 31-23.

10.02.2017 - Alex Goff

Here are the latest scores from this past weekend in Men's DII College Rugby.

09.28.2017 - Alex Goff

The score might well make you take a double-take, it certainly did at GRR.

09.27.2017 - Alex Goff

Montana State exploded for 58 points to down #11 Colorado School of Mines 58-5 and lay down something of a marker.

Now 3-0 MSU will face 4-0 Western State on October 15, and that most likely will be a Rocky Mountain DII Conference decider.

09.27.2017 - Alex Goff

After taking his provincial girls select side to Canadian provincial national championships last year, New Brunswick Girls Head Coach Troy Dixon thought maybe he could go one better.

09.25.2017 - Alex Goff

The University of Scranton rebounded from a difficult 15-14 loss in the opening weekend of the Mid-Altantic Rugby Conference to down Millersville 33-19 Saturday.

 

It was a key result for a Scranton team that has some big dreams.

 

09.25.2017 - Alex Goff

Iowa State was named one of FloRugby's potential breakout DI college teams, and things have been going well for the team so far.

ISU beat Iowa two weekends ago 43-0, getting four tries from center Joe Dillon, and two from scrumhalf Emmett Wagner.

09.24.2017 - Alex Goff

On a hot fall afternoon the Citadel Bulldogs came into Cape Fear to play UNCW and came away with an impressive 45-24 victory.

UNCW flanker Tom McCrimmon started the scoring, pouncing on a loose ball for a 5-0 lead. But  Citadel's Daniel Smith took a 45-meter run after being set up by Aaron Moore. Ellison Rourke converted to put the Bulldogs up 7-5.

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