It's the battle of scary Irish mascots as Iona takes on Notre Dame at Iona Saturday.
It's the Gaels vs the Fighting Irish, which, if you look at their logos, seems to be the same thing.
It's mid-October, and in a month we'll have DII college rugby teams in playoffs already,
USA Rugby Confirms Fall College Playoff Venues
College sevens hasn't become massive in the fall, but it has its moments, and this weekend is one of them.
The West Coast 7s, PAC 7s, Boise State 7s, and recently-completed Red River 7s are all part of the fall calendar, and this weekend the West Coast 7s reigns.
The two undefeated teams in the Mid-Atlantic Men’s DIAA conference meet up this weekend as St. Joseph’s faces West Chester.
This has developed into a very nice rivalry, as St. Joe’s Head Coach Dan Yarusso continues to build long-term success in Philadelphia. Meanwhile, Bjorn Haglid hasn’t been at West Chester as long, but his arrival has spurred West Chester to new heights.
It's been a weird season in the Rugby Northeast.
Norwich University hasn't exactly dominated in recent years, but the Cadets, despite some very competitive games, haven't lost since joining the conference. That is, until Week 1 of this seaw0n when Bentley overturned Norwich 11-10.
The Los Angeles Invitational tournament has released some additional details for the event that serves as a satellite tournament to the LA SEVENS HSBC Sevens World Series event Feb 29-March 1 2019.
More than two dozen brackets will be part of the LAI, which will be held at two venues with professionally-managed grass fields in the Los Angeles area.
Big scores,leaders, and some clutch plays give us the DIA and DIAA college players who excelled this past weekend.Keyon McCloud, Kutztown
The hard-charging prop was massive against very accomplished opposition Saturday as he led the Golden Bears to a 34-24 defeat of Penn State.
Three weekends remain in the Big 10 Rugby Conference and the chase is well and truly on for the top two spots.
The teams finishing 1st and 2nd after November 2 will play-off in the conference final. The next two play for 3rd, and so on. So this weekend carries plenty of importance.
Here are the current standings:
One more weekend of regular season action is left in the Mid-Atlantic Men's DII college conference and and everyone is still chasing down a playoff spot.
Villanova is in excellent shape at 5-0, while Moravian (1-2-1) plays Lehigh in a game that could see Moravian move up to 3rd.
Rugby Indiana held its HS 7s this past weekend, crowning champions in Boys and Girls brackets.
In the Boys bracket, the Fishers-HSE team beat Noblesville 19-15 in the final.
Two Kentucky teams faced off in the final of the consolation bracket, with St. Xavier HS beating Bluegrass 31-14.
The Mid-Atlantic is coming down to the final three weeks before the playoffs and five teams are still strongly in the hunt for a conference title.
Texas A&M scored on the final play of the game to beat Baylor 26-19 in the championship match of the Red River 7s over the weekend.
Tha tournament, hosted by the Houston SaberCats MLR team, was the official qualifier and championship for the DIA conference.
The long weekend cut back some of the activity in Men’s DII College, and unfortunately a few of those games scheduled were forfeits as some teams struggle for numbers … but …
We also had some key games, especially in the Great Lakes, Great Midwest, Rugby Northeast, and MARC.
October 15, 2019—The Largest Annual Rugby Event in the United States will be held in Los Angeles and Feature the World’s Best 16 Teams February 29-March 1, 2020.
The HSBC LA SEVENS, part of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, will take place February 29-March 1, 2020 in Los Angeles at Dignity Health Sports Park, it was announced today by Dan Lyle, Director of AEG Rugby.
The North American Lions have named their team to compete in the Dubai 7s U19 Invitational.
The squad was fairly well set in September, but the coaches and management waited until now to announce just to make sure the players were available.
The official announcement from organizers and sponsors is coming soon, but the LA SEVENS tournament is set to take place at Dignity Health Sports Park February 29 to March 1, 2019.
This is the USA stop on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. The event has moved from Las Vegas to the Los Angeles area, and will be there for at least four years.
Last week we bailed on picking some games because we weren't sure about them, but of the games we had the guts to pick, we were right on 25 and wrong on four, which is a success rate of 86%.
Not bad, and we did get one winning margin exactly right and a couple of others one or two points off. So we'll take it.
Berks County Rugby won the Cumberland Valley Boys HS 7s Championship this past weekend in Pennsylvania.
Berks is an experienced team and has done well building on a solid 2019 spring 15s effort in this fall's 7s events. Berks beat Gonzaga 29-5 and St. Joseph's 24-12 in pool play. Then in the semis Berks beat Philly-Whitemarsh 37-14.
The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association top tier is almost done with its regular season, with Harvard and Dartmouth winning big this past weekend.
Western Michigan looked very impressive in winning over Louisville, and Lindenwood-Belleville looked solid in a win over Iowa.
Salisbury beating Virginia Tech isn't quite enough to bump Salisbury to be ranked ahead of VT. Tech has been playing well and a two-point loss isn't always a reason to switch places. Salisbury is 2-1-1 in-conference and needs to show consistency.