Men DII College News
The SCRC has set its schedule for the fall of 2021, with, once again, a D1 and D2 men's collegiate conference in play.
The Men's D1AA conference will likely operate independently from any of the acronymic organizations (NCR, CRAA, ACR), but will find an end-of-fall postseason option within the CRAA framework.
The New England-Wide College Rugby Conference has set its schedule for the fall of 2021, with two tiers of men's competition.
The Tri-State men's D2 league has finalized its schedule for the fall of 2021.
The Tri-State men's league will continue to separate D2 and Small College. The D2 league includes six teams that will all play each other once from mid-September to mid-October. The top two teams in the league will get a bye to the semifinals, while the other four will play off for a spot in the semis.
Talk has been drifting around the college rugby arena about a make-up year of eligibility because of COVID-19; we’re here to tell you that it’s not going to happen.
OK, maybe not completely “no.” The NCAA is giving an extra season to athletes, and that will apply to student-athletes in NIRA, as well. But elsewhere? Probably not.
In a major move in college rugby, the University of Memphis has signed former Arkansas State University Head Coach Blake White to be the Tigers' new Head Coach.
White was named Head Coach for Arkansas State in August of 2017 on an interim basis before being made the long-term head guy. He lead the Red Wolves for three seasons before stepping down this summer.