It wasn't that hard last week to pick the games last week as there weren't too many, and we maybe were a little lucky as we got all six DIAA-vs-DIAA winners correct.
When we run these Gamebreaker columns, we try not to repeat names too often.
The reason is, there are players who do unsung work we’re trying to sing about. But, as the season progresses, you start to see the same names pop up again and a again. Eventually we have to repeat someone. This is that kind of week.
Dartmouth is the best team in the men’s Ivy League rugby conference.
It appears that Grand Valley State's place in the USA Rugby Men's DII playoffs will be taken by Great Lakes Conference #3 Central Michigan.
With GVSU unable to play because of a series of injuries and family issues that decimated their roster, and Bethel (the Great Lakes #2) not playing for some time and already hit hard with injuries, CMU has stepped in to fill the spot.
Here are all of the kickoff times for this weekend's college playoff games.
All times are local.
Grand Valley State men's team has informed USA Rugby that it cannot play in the USA Rugby Men's DII College playoffs this coming weekend.
Loyola University of Maryland defeated Bucknell 46-19 over the weekend to secure a trip to the National Small College Rugby Organization national playoffs.
Flyhalf Anthony McGrath led Loyola with two tries, and wing Jack Preston also got a pair, while fullback Dan Giannascoli, flanker Jake Walshe, and Tim Callaghan and Kyle Lin also touched down.
A late penalty goal saw Navy edge Notre Dame College 29-27 Saturday in South Euclid, Ohio, n a game that saw seven lead changes.
The Falcons and the Midshipmen went at it all day, with neither team backing down.
Tennessee defeated Kennesaw State in fairly convincing fashion to win the SCRC Saturday, taking revenge for an earlier 29-19 KSU win in league play.
Northeastern University defeated Boston College in the Liberty DIA Conference Saturday, while the rest of the conference played challenge matches at Fairfield University.
The USA Rugby Men's DII College Round of 16 is complete after five teams got through Round 1 games.
Memphis is through after Southeastern Louisiana opted not to play the game. The other four games went off on Saturday.
Wisconsin-Whitewater ran out to a 27-0 lead over Thomas More, and while the Saints mounted a spirited comeback in the second half, the Warhawks held on 48-24.
Very few games this weekend; this is the first round of the national playoffs.
We are determined not to bail on these picks and say "pick 'em" so we could well be wrong here.
There are not a lot of favorites here.
Check back for scores.