Wheeling Jesuit opened their Rugby East conference account with an impressive 37-19 defeat of Iona Saturday.
In a tough, physical game, Iona shocked WJU a little early on with their aggressive defensive front, but the Gaels couldn’t get anything on the scoreboard for their efforts, and the Cardinals entered halftime up 12-0.
The American International College Yellow Jackets opened up their ECRC Conference with a 24-7 defeat of New England College in the President Trophy rivalry match.
It's a big weekend in Men's DI action around the country.
Check back on this article for scores throughout the weekend. We have links on the schedule below to articles previewing specific conferences or teams.
A bigger Rugby East conference kicks off this weekend with an eye toward producing the top DI men's college team of the fall.
This year, eight teams are in the conference - Army, Buffalo, Iona, Kutztown, Penn State, St. Bonaventure, West Virginia, Wheeling Jesuit.
After winning the National Small College Rugby Organization championship, New England College is now in DI, and will open the fall 2015 ECRC conference schedule with a clash against defending conference champion AIC.