Cal Rugby – Following his return to campus this semester, former Cal rugby player Robert Paylor was officially welcomed back in a ceremony Sept. 29 at California Memorial Stadium, where a national television audience joined fans at the Cal-Oregon football game to witness the progress in his rehabilitation from a severe spinal-cord injury.
Here are the latest DII games this weekend with scores coming in.
Watch out for NC State vs Queens in the Cardinals, GVSU vs Bethel in Great Lakes, Northern Iowa vs Marquette in Great Midwest, Vermont vs Sacred Heart, and RPI v WPU in Tri-State as games of note.
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Arkansas State University put on another scoring show to defeat Texas, 74-0, in collegiate rugby here Saturday. Freshman Louis Neal led with three tries, followed by two apiece from freshman Keagan Barrett and sophomore Tino Msasanure.
The victory puts the Red Wolves at 4-0 on the year and elevates their point output to 297-6 against their opponents.
Bethel took control of the Great Lakes men' D2 conference with a convincing 56-20 defeat of Grand Valley State.
An early yellow card to Grand Valley lock Jake Gite didn't help GVSU any and Bethel surged to a 22-0 lead.
We've got our D2 college rankings at this link as part of GRR's partnership with FloRugby.
FloRugby D2 Men's College Rankings
What's the thinking behind it all?
Games in Men's D2 college rugby September 21-23.
Navy defeated Iona 25-7 Saturday on the same day that Iona dedicated the Quinn's Corner, in honor of Iona rugby alum Pat Quinn and his campaign against ALS.
Here are the men's D2 college games going on this weekend.
See the Men D2 Rankings here.
This is a big weekend as the Great Midwest really gets going and the teams in the Northeast also start play.
The Men's D2 college leagues are underway; here's a look at what has happened so far:
Upstate New York: League action begins this weekend with Buffalo State at Fredonia and SUNY Geneseo at RIT. NEWCRC also opens September 15, as does Northern Lights and Rugby Northeast.
The United States Naval Academy Rugby program had three teams play this Saturday, September 8, with all three Midshipmen teams coming away winners.
AIC opened its inaugural DiA season by defeating DIAA and Ivy League squad Yale 38-19.
Center Filippo Banzato opened the scoring four minutes in, capping off an attacking move from a lineout. Lock Malik Walker rambled in from midfield and then Bonzato neeted his second for a 19-0 lead after 30. Yale replied to make it 19-7 at the break.