DIAA College Rugby News
UMW won the 2018 Cherry Blossom 15s Tournament this past weekend, going 6-0 over two days and scoring 229 points to their opponents' 37.
This historic tournament, in its 52nd year, featured Virginia Tech, SUNY Oswego, RPI, Christendom, Univ of MD, Georgetown, Xavier of Cincinnati, Salisbury, and Towson St among others.
For some reason, University of Central Florida seems to start slowly these last few years, but in the end, the Golden Knights always make a move late.
The D1AA playoff schedules and dates are to be announced by USA Rugby soon. Here's a quick preview of what's going to happen.
Fall Champion Mary Washington is waiting to play the Spring Champion and will do so on the weekend of May 5.
Middle Tennessee State and Kennesaw State take each other on this weekend in a game that probably decides the SIRC North.
Iowa State was named one of FloRugby's potential breakout DI college teams, and things have been going well for the team so far.
ISU beat Iowa two weekends ago 43-0, getting four tries from center Joe Dillon, and two from scrumhalf Emmett Wagner.
USA Rugby's D1A seems to have emerged as the dominant post-season in college rugby.
We haven't heard anything specific about the Varsity Cup, but that's the problem. With perennial Varsity Cup teams seemingly getting closer to D1A, it looks as though things might drift that way even more.
In a entertaining and rainy day of rugby the UMW Futures side beat Christendom College 36-19 and the UMW first side ran out a 63-5 decision over the Griffins u23 side from NoVA.
USA Rugby has named their men's Collegiate All Americans.
This list is not the list of who will play for the All Americans this September against Oxford University. Instead, this is the list of players honored as the best at their positions.
To see more recognition for men's college players go to the following
The University of Washington Huskies will be playing an independent schedule for the coming 2017-18 season.
Director of Rugby Mike Alfstad said the decision has been under consideration for some years now, and it wasn't to do with dissatisfaction with the NCRC conference.
It's College Rugby Awards time!
The South Independent Rugby Conference (SIRC) has announced the addition of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) to the conference.
The Gold Coast Rugby Conference has named its all-conference team for the Men's DI division.
Conference champion Grand Canyon puts seven players on the 1st team,
Gold Cast 1st Team All Conference
1. Lincoln Sii (Grand Canyon)
2. Omar Rodrigues (Claremont)
3. Joseph Kooiman (Grand Canyon)