GRR: Cardinals Conference
Cape Fear defeated Clayton 33-32 in the North Carolina to make the state final.
Clayton came out strong and played some exciting rugby. Fear was playing their first game without two of their leading scorers in center Dev Gardner and wing Zay Arrington as they had football commitments, but Eli Rivera, Cohen Cortes, and Mason WIseman all filled in for them and all played well.
The University of Virginia appears to be miles ahead of everyone else in the Cardinals Conference, but how will that translate on the national stage.
The National Small College Rugby Organization (soon to be renamed NCRO), has announced that the Cardinals Collegiate Rugby Conference (CCRC) has joined the organization.
We're running down the playoff picture on Men's DII college conferences and now it's time to look at the South, with the Southern, SCRC, and Cardinals conferences.
Men DII College Playoff Picture: The Northeast
We're down to one more DII playoff spot to be decided.
Sunday, RPI hosts Sacred Heart in the Tri-State final.
Saturday, the play-ins were held, and the WIIL Conference came out of it pretty well.
#2 Illinois State edged the Midwest winner IUPUI 24-21. The WIIl #3, UW-Milwaukee, defeated Minnesota-Duluth 39-31 to halt Duluth's longtime run to the national final four.