GRR: College Men
A really competitive conference, a team on tour, and some pre-conference warmups characterize this weekend in Men's D1A and D1AA rugby.
The Red River D1A conference started up with a bit of a surprise.
Texas beat Baylor by the tune of 31-7 a week after a one-point win over UTSA.
It's good news for the Longhorns which have started to build with a revamped coaching staff that includes former HS All American Brian Hannon.
More than 25 college rugby teams are in action this weekend, with a little bit of an international flair.
Saint Mary's is on a tour that sees them play Cambridge University on Sunday, Oxford University on Wednesday, and Dublin University (aka Trinity) on next Saturday. Cambridge has several teams they field and are listing this fixture as a game for their 1st team.
Both 2022 finalists in the Florida Collegiate Conference were upset this past weekend, showing once again that the FCC is competitive, and full of surprises.
South Florida beat defending champs Florida State 25-19.
Cal, Grand Canyon, Saint Mary's, and Central Washington all logged impressive victories over the weekend.