The Great Midwest finished off its regular season and with the results the conference quarterfinal matchups are all set.
The Northwest Collegiate Rugby Conference (NCRC) has confirmed its NSCRO playoff matchups.
The top teams led the way in the Liberty this weekend, with Northeastern, Boston College, Syracuse, and Iona all winning.
Louisville secured a spot in the Mid-American Conference playoffs after upsetting Bowling Green 27-18 Saturday.
Bowling Green went into the game the defending USA fall DIAA champs, and ranked #7 by Goff Rugby Report. But Louisville, ranked #21, has been playing some solid rugby, and despite a 40-0 loss to Western Michigan, had every expectation of knocking off the Falcons.
It's a big weekend in DII rugby as it's almost playoff time, and actually playoff time for some.
Check back for scores.
Gamebreakers Men DII College Oct 19-20
Kutztown University finished off a perfect run in the Rugby East, securing a five-straight bonus-point victory to clinch the conference title.
Saturday, the Golden Bears pulled away from a tenacious St. Bonaventure team to win 83-7.
Check back for scores as we track games from DIA and DIAA.
Shutout Win Launches Kansas To HOA Top
Men DIA Rankings Week Of Oct 19
Three home teams in a row in our list below have the word "George" in their name.
Well, OK, that doesn't mean much. What does mean something is Mount St. Mary's vs Maryland. We outline all of the meaning here:
It's A Wild Road To Top Of The Chesapeake
Indiana and Ohio State can sew up spots in the Big Ten final with wins this weekend.
Kutztown can clinch the Rugby East with a victory over St. Bonaventure.
Penn State is probably the second-best team in the Rugby East, but will visit Navy in a non-conference game that is more about rankings. If Navy wins this game, they might be able to break into the top four.
Notre Dame defeated Syracuse 40-31 Thursday night in a DIA crossover
It's playoff time! Except it's not, and it is, and it's both, or neither.
The Great Midwest is in its last week before the conference playoffs and placement is everything. Tri-State is starting their playoffs, and the same with the MARC. The Tri-State has the top two teams, Kings Point and William Paterson, get a bye into the semis. The MARC does a straight semifinal.
The road to the Chesapeake Conference probably goes through Maryland, but Virginia Tech is driving the bus.
Mike Friday has a tough job to do right now.
The USA Men's 7s Head Coach is looking down the short runway through the 2019-2020 World Series season that ends with the 2020 Olympics. If Friday wants his team on the podium—a place they are certainly capable of landing—it has to be firing on all cylinders, and it has to be healthy.
We've got some big tacklers, hard-hitting front-rowers, and try-scorers from this weekend.
With the high school select-side landscape somewhat fractured, the Midwest Thunderbirds girls team turned to an international tour to find the right competition, and it paid off in a big way.
Now called Dignity Health Sports Park, the major stadium in Carson, CA has had several different names, and more than that has changed; if you haven’t been to an event in Carson recently, you might have missed millions of dollars in upgrades that have turned DHSP into a top-of-the-line sports venue.
On last weekend's results we were 14-3 in our picks, but two of the three we were wrong on have rankings ramifications.
We’re coming down to the time for conference playoffs and clinching divisional titles, and the stakes are getting higher.
That makes the performances each week that much more important. Here’s a look at the Men’s DII College Gamebreakers for October 19-20.
Building an academy system is a priority for many Major League Rugby teams, but getting such a program off the ground and competing isn’t always so easy—the San Diego Legion have found a path that works.