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10.17.2019 - Alex Goff

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.

10.17.2019 - Alex Goff

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.

10.17.2019 - Alex Goff

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:

10.16.2019 - Alex Goff

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. 

10.16.2019 - Alex Goff

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.

10.16.2019 - Alex Goff

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.

10.16.2019 - Alex Goff

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.

10.16.2019 - Alex Goff

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.

10.15.2019 - GRR Staff

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.

10.15.2019 - GRR Staff

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.

10.15.2019 - Alex Goff

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.

10.15.2019 - Alex Goff

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.

10.14.2019 - Alex Goff

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.

10.14.2019 - Alex Goff

The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association top tier is almost done with its regular season, with Harvard and Dartmouth winning big this past weekend.

10.14.2019 - Alex Goff

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.

10.14.2019 - Alex Goff

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.

10.14.2019 - Alex Goff

The big question as we vote on the DIA rankings is what we do about St. Bonaventure losing to Notre Dame.

10.14.2019 - Alex Goff

The big question as we vote on the DIA rankings is what we do about St. Bonaventure losing to Notre Dame.

10.14.2019 - Alex Goff

The Lindenwood University Lions traveled to West Point Saturday and won the program's opening first-side game of the season 27-10.

Army has struggled through some tough close losses, but Head Coach Matt Sherman said the team was getting better.

10.13.2019 - Alex Goff

Endicott upset Roger Williams 52-14 Sunday in the Colonial Coast Conference in NSCRO.

With the result Roger Williams drops to 3-1 and Endicott improves to 2-2. Endicott, which lost an earlier game in somewhat controversial fashion to Bridgewater State, finally was able to put together its best performance, and the result put them in the playoff conversation.

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