GRR: DI College
Friday evening saw four Men's D1 college games, with one of them going down to the wire.
The NCR Championship weekend funnels teams from all sorts of backgrounds into a three-day celebration—here's a look at how the teams got here.
Packed Playoff Weekend in College Rugb—Scores
Two Rugby East teams will face off in the NCR D1 final December 11 in Houston after Penn State and St. Bonaventure both won semifinals on Saturday.
One of the great links about playoffs and tours and non-conference games is that you get matchups you'd never plan for.
NCR's D1 semifinal between Penn State and Queens University Charlotte is one of those games.
"Penn State is a storied program with 60 years of history, whereas Queens has not hit the five-year mark," said Queens Head Coach Frank McKinney.
Despite some cancelations and postponements, we've got Men's D1 rugby going and this week we've got over 40 games in DIA, DIAA, and NCR DI.DIA
Ohio State comes off a really tough-to-take loss to Indiana where they had control of most of the set piece, but couldn't quite hold off a dynamic IU squad. They get to take out their frustrations on Michigan Friday night.