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11.17.2017 - Alex Goff

It’s serious playoff time now in Men’s DII, and one wonders if anyone can catch Wisconsin Whitewater.

 

11.15.2017 - Alex Goff

Did USA Rugby do it right after all?

Plenty of DII college rugby fans weren't happy with the choice of at-large teams.

USA Rugby collegiate jefe Rich Cortez said it was a tough choice, and acknowledged to Goff Rugby Report that maybe the MARC deserved a second seed, and perhaps there shouldn't be a #3 team in the playoffs.

11.15.2017 - Alex Goff

Thirteen teams from the Liberty Conference in D1A, as well as AIC, will assemble this weekend at Fairfield University for a series of Challenge matches.

11.14.2017 - GRR Contributor

LAFAYETTE, Colo. (USA Rugby Release) - Coming into the Americas Rugby Championship for the first time as defending champions, the United States Men's 15s team looks to kick off the 2018 competition with an opening match with Argentina XV.

11.12.2017 - Alex Goff

RPI defeated Sacred Heart 32-27 to win the Tri-State Conference for the second time in three years.

"We were able to prove what we thought, which is we're able to play at a top level for a full game," said hooker Ray Lanzillo, who led a strong forward effort, especially in the lineouts. "We always come out really hard, but in this game we played hard for a full 80 minutes."

11.11.2017 - Alex Goff

We're down to one more DII playoff spot to be decided.

Sunday, RPI hosts Sacred Heart in the Tri-State final.

Saturday, the play-ins were held, and the WIIL Conference came out of it pretty well.

#2 Illinois State edged the Midwest winner IUPUI 24-21. The WIIl #3, UW-Milwaukee, defeated Minnesota-Duluth 39-31 to halt Duluth's longtime run to the national final four.

11.10.2017 - Alex Goff

This is just a simple reader note for any Rugby League fans in Canada, Uruguay, Chile, and Asia (minus Japan, Malaysia, and Hong Kong) - our partners FloRugby are showing the games live.

See the logo and link for each upcoming game below!

11.09.2017 - Alex Goff

Keio Academy / FASNY won the Rugby NY Boys 7s season with 19 points over Pelham HS.

Keio Academy is a school for Japanese students in New York, and they have combined with the French American School of New York. The combination has been very effective, and the team was led by season MVP Yoann Rolland.

11.09.2017 - GRR Staff

The North American Barbarians are the second of two North American select sides to play in the Dubai 7s Boys Premier tournament.

11.08.2017 - GRR Staff

KUTZTOWN, Pa. - The Kutztown University men's and women's rugby clubs have been promoted to Elite Status, effective January 2018.

11.08.2017 - GRR Staff

KUTZTOWN, Pa. - The Kutztown University men's and women's rugby clubs have been promoted to Elite Status, effective January 2018.

11.08.2017 - GRR Staff

Heading in to the Rugby Utah 2017 Fall 7s season, one would assume that 3-time defending champion Herriman would begin the year as favorites; after all, the Mustangs are the only team to ever win the Utah Fall 7s series, and had dropped only two contests in the past three fall seasons. 

11.08.2017 - GRR Staff

Heading in to the Rugby Utah 2017 Fall 7s season, one would assume that 3-time defending champion Herriman would begin the year as favorites; after all, the Mustangs are the only team to ever win the Utah Fall 7s series, and had dropped only two contests in the past three fall seasons. 

11.07.2017 - GRR Staff

SALT LAKE CITY -- Major League Rugby (MLR) and CBS Sports Network today announced an exclusive, multi-year television partnership. CBS Sports Network will televise the inaugural season of the new start-up league beginning in April, 2018, marking the first national television partnership in the history of American professional rugby.

11.05.2017 - Alex Goff

Men's DII College games this weekend.

All of these games are conference playoffs.

 

Tri-State Conference Semis

Sacred Heart 24 Marist 12

RPI 27 Siena 17

 

Tri-State will play its final November 11, RPI v Sacred Heart.

 

 

Cardinals Conference Semis

NC State 17 Northern Virginia Griffins 12

11.03.2017 - Alex Goff

USA Rugby has released its Men's DII College playoff bracket.

Here's how it looks:

 

For those who don't want to scroll around looking at the picture, here's the breakdown:

11.03.2017 - Alex Goff

The Dubai 7s ancillary tournament has released its schedule for the Boys U19 bracket, which features a few players involved in the North America HS 7s Series.

The tournament will run November 30 to December 2 in Dubai, UAE, and Pool D includes the North American Lions, a team of top USA and Canadian players put together out of performances in the NAHS 7s - mostly the NAI 7s.

11.02.2017 - Alex Goff

Many, many changes in the rankings thanks to a couple of weeks' data.

The MARC teams get a big boost, in part because the 2016 conference winner, Rowan, has been tearing it up in DI. At some point, that has to indicate that this is a very, very competitive conference. So the undefeated teams get a big boost.

11.02.2017 - Alex Goff

Many, many changes in the rankings thanks to a couple of weeks' data.

The MARC teams get a big boost, in part because the 2016 conference winner, Rowan, has been tearing it up in DI. At some point, that has to indicate that this is a very, very competitive conference. So the undefeated teams get a big boost.

11.01.2017 - GRR Staff

DC Elite went 5-0 and took home the title in the Maryland Exiles' Halloween Sevens tournament in Rockville, Maryand on Saturday, October 28, with scrum half David Mitchell of Georgetown Prep taking the Player of the Tournament.  The team returned seven juniors from the summer JV RCT squad hailing from local Jesuit rivals Gonzaga and Georgetown Prep but added Gonzaga juniors Joe Royston, Gordan

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