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09.22.2017 - Alex Goff

Here are the latest Men's DII College standings as of the games completed September 17, 2017

 

09.22.2017 - Alex Goff

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

In the WIIL, Milwaukee and Stout will have a big clash to see who is still up for a playoff spot.

It's still very, very early days in the Tri-State, but King's Point has started strong. RPI v Hofstra, Sacred Heart v Union, and William Paterson v Molloy are all games to watch.

09.20.2017 - Alex Goff

USA Rugby is reportedly going to host six men's national team games, and possibly more, in 2018.

The Americas Rugby Championship is expected to be back in February, 2018, and the Eagles, the defending champions, will have three home games.

09.20.2017 - Alex Goff

USA Rugby's D1A seems to have emerged as the dominant post-season in college rugby.

We haven't heard anything specific about the Varsity Cup, but that's the problem. With perennial Varsity Cup teams seemingly getting closer to D1A, it looks as though things might drift that way even more.

09.20.2017 - Alex Goff

USA Rugby has named its squad to play for the USA Selects at the Americas Pacific Challenge.

The games will be played in Montevideo, Uruguay, the same venue for last year. The USA will play Samoa A, Uruguay A, and Canada A. Also in the competition are Argentina XV and Tonga A

 

09.19.2017 - Alex Goff

Here are you latest Men's DII College Rankings.

We made some changes as we had a few mistakes last week - mostly teams in the rankings had moved out of the division. We also have some significant moves, including Appalachian State, VMI, Marquette, Principia, and Scranton.

 

 

09.18.2017 - Alex Goff

In a meeting of two of the very top teams in the Cardinals Conference men's DII college competition, North Carolina State defeated Virginia Military Institute 34-29.

Both teams have high expectations in the league, and so it was no surprise the game was that close.

For VMI, flyhalf Thomas Mitchell was a standout, and No. 8 Cory Atkins led the forwards and scored.

09.17.2017 - GRR Staff

For its first Liberty Conference game, the Binghamton Men’s Rugby was hosting Colgate University, on a bright and sunny day ideal for rugby but with the heat as a potential factor impacting players on both sides. 

09.16.2017 - Alex Goff

Here are the games for this weekend.

 

Check back for scores.

 

09.16.2017 - Alex Goff

The Citadel finally opened up the season after tropical depressions and Hurricane Irma delayed the first two matches.

The Backyard Brawl took place for the Holy City Cup. The annual event when the Citadel takes on cross town rivals the College of Charleston.

09.14.2017 - Alex Goff

Western State and Montana State are already on a winning road in the Rocky Mountain Men's DII Conference.

09.14.2017 - Alex Goff

The new Midwest DII Conference could be a dark horse in the playoff picture, with several solid programs that ave won at the DII or NSCRO level.

Among them is Bethel College in Mishawaka, IN. With Gil Gadia in as Head Coach and Darrell Knowlton, assistant coach in charge of the forwards, Bethel has moved up from NSCRO to try its hand at DII.

09.12.2017 - Alex Goff

With the Girls HS All Americans on their way to the European U18 7s championships this coming weekend in France, we we wanted to look at where we are as an age-grade program overall.

Will Snape Rogers, who heads up the Women U20s and worked closely with the Girls HS All Americans spoke with Goff Rugby Report's Alex Goff about the programs.

09.12.2017 - Alex Goff

With the first few games in Men's DII College done, we've got enough data for a first stab at the rankings.

Watch out for a few new faces as the Midwest Conference gets rolling.

 

09.11.2017 - Alex Goff

The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) women's varsity league got a shakeup this weekend as Dartmouth defeated two-time NIRA champs Quinnipiac 22-17 at Brophy Field in Hanover, NH.

Dartmouth was coming off an impressive scrimmage win over Penn State, and with a talented returned corps, felt they had a shot.

09.10.2017 - Alex Goff

Latest scores from men's DII college action this week.

 

09.08.2017 - GRR Staff

the Girs HS All Americans Powered by Atavus will travel to France to play in the Women's European U18 7s Championships this month.

The HSAA team lost 34-24 in the final last year, and bring a much changed team to this tournament.

09.08.2017 - GRR Staff

the Girs HS All Americans Powered by Atavus will travel to France to play in the Women's European U18 7s Championships this month.

The HSAA team lost 34-24 in the final last year, and bring a much changed team to this tournament.

09.08.2017 - Alex Goff

The Men's DII college leagues begin the march to a national championship in December with this weekend, and everyone will have a tough time catching up with the defending champion Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks.

09.07.2017 - GRR Staff

The two-time defending national women's varsity champion Quinnipiac women's rugby team opened its 2017 season with a win, defeating Army 42-22 at home in its first ever game at its new field on Quinnipiac's Mount Carmel campus.

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