GRR: Iowa State
Iowa State held off University of Iowa 18-10 in a tense Heart of America conference game Saturday.
The Cyclones secured an early 15-0 lead but after that was under a lot of pressure from Iowa. Seeing one player get two yellow cards, and thus being shorthanded throughout the second half, didn’t help.
Iowa Central CC and Iowa State got out of the blocks with an early-season clash this weekend, with Iowa Central coming away with a 51-6 victory.
Iowa Central Community College Playing for the final time this season, and took care of in-state rivals Iowa State 64-8.
The two programs also played a B-side match, which the Tritons won 53-10, and a 7s match, also won by Iowa CCC, 21-19.
Iowa Central CC defeated Iowa State 40-12 in one of the very, very few college rugby games slated for this fall.
The two teams had met in a scrimmage at the end of August (won by ICCC 23-14), and have continued to stay careful with their COVID-19 protocols, and thus were able to meet in Fort Dodge, Iowa, for the rematch.
Iowa Central Community College and Iowa State will face off for the second time this fall season.
While the vast majority of college teams are unable to play, some have been able to get something going. This is the second game between the two teams.