GRR: Southern Rugby Conference
In another brutal and well played match in the Southern Conference's Eastern Division, ECU sewed up the #1 seed over a game Coastal Carolina side, 25-12.
The match was a war of attrition in the pack and ECU prevailed with overwhelming control of possession.
In a midweek clash of top teams in the Southern Rugby Conference, UNC-Charlotte defeated Furman 29-16.
Both teams were undefeated going into the match and understood that the game would have playoff implications.
East Carolina put in a bit of a speed bump for The Citadel in the Southern Rugby Conference this past weekend, winning a key clash 24-5.
On a hot fall afternoon the Citadel Bulldogs came into Cape Fear to play UNCW and came away with an impressive 45-24 victory.
UNCW flanker Tom McCrimmon started the scoring, pouncing on a loose ball for a 5-0 lead. But Citadel's Daniel Smith took a 45-meter run after being set up by Aaron Moore. Ellison Rourke converted to put the Bulldogs up 7-5.
The Citadel finally opened up the season after tropical depressions and Hurricane Irma delayed the first two matches.
The Backyard Brawl took place for the Holy City Cup. The annual event when the Citadel takes on cross town rivals the College of Charleston.