The University of Colorado has been sanctioned by DIA Rugby fot fielding two unregistered players in a league game this fall.
Two players, Hayes Ward and Sam Tilley, played against New Mexico on September 21. Neither player was CIPP'd and neither was listed on the official matchday roster. Those players were later registered with USA Rugby in the following week.
The University of Colorado pulled off a remarkable result over the weekend, defeating a good Colorado State team 36-5.
The teams went into the game somewhat even and Goff Rugby Report had CSU winning, but the Buffs built on a recent 20-0 shutout of Air Force and held the Rams to just the one try.
It's a bit of a rivalry weekend in DIA and DIAA college rugby with several schools that have a bit of a history going at it; one of those rivalries will be revisited in the Rocky Mountains as Colorado takes on Colorado State.
BYU just throttled Utah State by the credulity-straining score of 167-0 Saturday to improve to 4-0 in the Rocky Mountain Conference.
In a result no one wants to see, the Cougars got three tries from scrumhalf Dylan Parry and 30 points from fullback Connor Parry with ten conversions and two tries.
Lindenwood University (St. Charles, Mo.) rebounded from a somewhat humbling loss to Central Washington University a week ago with two victories on a trip to Colorado.
The Lions defeated the University of Colorado 84-0 on Thursday, and the United States Air Force Academy 53-7 on Saturday.
The rosters for the PAC Rugby Conference 7s have been finalized.
The PAC Rugby Conference 7s is set for Saturday in Tucson, and while four-time defending champs Cal have to be favored, there are other teams to watch out for.
PAC Rugby 7s Set for Tucson
The PAC Rugby Conference 7s tournament is set for Saturday and Sunday at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
The West D1A has been thrown into a little bit of turmoil that now means that this weekend’s Air Force v Colorado game could be for 1st place.
Colorado State University moved to 2-0 in the West DIA after an impressive 30-26 defeat of the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
CSU now leads the West DIA and is the only team not to have suffered a loss.
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
Colorado hosts the Rocky Mountain Challenge but the home team often finds itself just a little short.
For Head Coach Allan Wilson, who was coaching the JVs but now handles both the JVs and Varsity, winning the HS all-star tournament is important.