The Mid-South Conference is fully underway this weekend as four teams are in action.
Lindenwood is at Life and Davenport is at Clemson.
Life and Lindenwood are both coming off some confidence-boosting results.
The US Naval Academy's Varsity Cup buildup got a nice shot in the arm with two wins over the weekend.
Navy took on the Glendale men's club, and won 40-17.
It was what Head Coach Mike Flanagan called "a really good defensive effort coming off a hard, focused week."
NEW YORK – The Varsity Cup has released the brackets for its 2017 playoff today, Feb. 22.
Fourteen well-regarded college teams will compete in a four-weekend playoffs. Two teams - the top finishers from 2016 that remain in the competition - will get a bye.
NEW YORK City (Varsity Cup Release) – The 2017 Penn Mutual Varsity Cup Rugby Championship kicks off once again this April with 14 teams vying in the April postseason to advance to May’s championship final.
Clemson University opened up the teams new home rugby field, National Athletic Village Field, with a 48-10 defeat of South Carolina Saturday.
This was the first home game at Clemson since October of 2015. With a solid team defensive performance, the Tigers got a big day from loosehead prop Josh Dyson, who scored two tries and was inspiration in leading the pack.
Some big changes are afoot for the rugby program at Clemson.
Glendale, Colo. - August 25 sees eight college rugby teams clash at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. for the USA qualifying round for the Red Bull Uni 7s tournament.
The international tournament will see 11 of the best universities from across the world compete in the global finals, which will take place in the city of Bath, England on September 17, 2016.
Arkansas State and Clemson will be playing against Mid-South DIA opponents this coming 2016-17 season, but it won't be a full five-team conference just yet.
Glendale, Colo. - Glendale, Colorado's Infinity Park will host eight college rugby teams August 25 in a collegiate rugby 7s tournament.
This tournament will be a Red Bull Uni 7s qualifier. The eight US teams will compete for a spot in the Red Bull Uni 7s finals in Bath, England on September 17.
The teams slated to compete in Glendale are:
Arizona State University
The Clemson University Women’s Rugby team today announced the appointment of Nick Whitrow as their head coach.
Whitrow just completed a successful year with the Rugby South Carolina Academy and Elite youth rugby, previously held a coaching role with the Men’s program at Clemson.
The month of April is around the corner and that means playoff time in college rugby, including the Varsity Cup.
Emory and Clemson will be meeting each other on the pitch Saturday morning after a brief hiatus. Both teams are facing a numbers issue due to injuries and will be playing 13s for their bout.
Although Emory has limited numbers, they’re known to be fit scrappers. After their 84-0 win over GSU and a loss against Georgia Tech, Emory is looking for a win to make it to playoffs.