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:
It looks like a Ohio State/Indiana chase to the top of the Big 10 after both teams won games this weekend, and Michigan State faltered.
Ohio State defeated Michigan 57-14 on Friday.
Ohio State Defeats Michigan
Ohio State moved to 6-1 on the season and 3-1 in the Big Ten with a fairly convincing 57-14 defeat of Michigan Friday night in Columbus, Ohio.
With the D1A games coming up for October 12 we here at Goff Rugby Report think you need to see what the conference standings are.
PAC, California, and Red River have not kicked off yet, and the Mid-South is just getting a couple of games done in the fall. Here's what we have.
The long weekend cuts the number of DIA games down a little but, but we still have the Game Of The Fall so far in Penn State vs Kutztown.
What's going on in the Big 10?
It's still completely up in the air.
Wisconsin started really well with wins over Michigan State and Minnesota, but the Badgers were surprised this past weekend by Illinois, 17-15.
Indiana held off a late Ohio State charge to win Game 1 of the two-game Battle For The Mitten challenge in Lansing, Mich. Friday night.
The game was part of a doubleheader that also included Michigan vs Michigan State. Both games were held at the baseball stadium for the Lansing Lugnuts minor league team.
It’s that time again as the Michigan State Spartans host the University of Michigan Wolverines in the Battle For The Mitten.
A classic rivalry match between these two colleges, the event has been built up into something more under the leadership of Michigan State player Josh Ressio. He has spearheaded this idea into a rugby event that draws thousands of fans.
It's a full weekend of D1A action this weekend. Here's a look at what's up:Rocky Mountain
BYU is at Colorado State in an early clash of two teams with conference hopes. We have a closer look at Colorado State, and the Rams have a ton of potential, but BYU's ability to reload and maintain has always been strong.
It was a day of crossover non-conference games and some conference openers in DIA rugby Saturday.
On the crossovers, Trinity continued its winning ways on its tour of the USA, beating Iona 61-12 in what Iona head coach Bruce McLane called a "great learning experience for Iona."
Nandipha Dube and Cam DiGiorgio scored tries for the Gaels in the loss.
As usual it's a bit of a hedge maze to navigate the US DI college, but we've still got to navigate it.
Right now we have 70 teams in D1A, the most ever. They are split into the following conferences (or not conferences). We've got some links to more detailed articles if you want them.