FloRugby All-D1 College Rankings: Who WMU?

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There weren't too many shifts in the All-D1 rankings this week, as 7s games and some time off by teams slowed the charge.

Still, here are a few developments:


Navy Flies Too

You can learn to be a pilot in the Navy as well as the Air Force, and the U.S. Naval Academy was a little higher in the sky than the U.S. Air Force Academy in a 46-7 win this past week. That victory, coupled with a loss by Utah and a somewhat shaky win for Davenport, vaulted Navy to No. 10.


WMU Almost Downs Panthers

Western Michigan and Davenport were tied at 21 before a late Davenport try won the game for the Panthers 28-21 on Saturday. WMU gets a 15-place boost from that very competitive loss.


Somebody Has To Move Up

With Ohio State losing to Wisconsin, UW moved up and OSU went down. Utah Valley also rose up the rankings after downing Utah, which fell five places to No. 16. But where can others sneak in? We took two solid Rugby East teams, Kutztown and Iona, and gave them a bump.


What Gives With WWU?

We had Western Washington ranked too low given that the Vikings had played a couple of games in Canada we missed. So if your team won or didn't play but moved down a spot, that's why. 


FloRugby 2017-18 DI Men College Rankings Week #6

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Team

Notes

11Saint Mary'sIdle until December
22LifeIdle until November
33BYUIdle until January
44CaliforniaIdle until January
55Penn StateIdle
66Arkansas StateIdle
77IndianaBeat U. Notre Dame
88LindenwoodIdle
99Notre Dame CollegeIdle
1013NavyBeat Air Force (30)
1110ArmyBeat St. Bonaventure
1212DavenportBeat Western Michigan (46)
1317Utah ValleyBeat Utah (11)
1418KutztownBeat NEC
1520IonaBeat Delaware
1611UtahLost to Valley State (17)
1714Central WashingtonIdle until January
1815San Diego StateIdle until January
1925WisconsinBeat Ohio State (16)
2016Ohio StateLost to Wisconsin (25)
2119ArizonaIdle until October
2221Colorado StateBeat Wyoming
2322DartmouthBeat Yale
2423UC-DavisIdle until January
2524Lindenwood-BellevilleBeat Missouri
2626LSU7s
2727Grand Canyon7s
2828Chico StateIdle until January
2929ClemsonIdle
3030Air ForceLost to Navy (13)
3146Western MichiganLost to Davenport (12)
3231Baylor7s
3332KentuckyIdle
3433Oklahoma7s
3534AICIdle
3635South CarolinaIdle
3736Bowling GreenIdle
3841Western Washington7s
3937UCLAIdle until January
4038TennesseeOle Miss
4140Mary WashingtonBeat Salisbury
4239Texas A&M7s
4342Cal PolyIdle until January
4443AlabamaIdle
4548CincinnatiBeat Louisville
4647Arkansas7s
4744FordhamBeat Stony Brook
4849SUNY CortlandBeat Syracuse
4950Virginia TechBeat Virginia
50UnrLouisvilleClose loss to Cincinnati (48)

7s Eagles Take Coaching Roles At San Diego State While On Rehab

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Injured but not idle, recovering USA sevens players Zack Test and Brett Thompson spent part of their fall coaching the San Diego State sevens team.

Division Debates Part IV: Seasonal Stuff We Can't Change

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After NBC and United World Sports parted ways on broadcasting the Collegiate Rugby Championship Sevens Invitational, people started speculating that the CRC might be history.

Can You Make The Rugby-Football Crossover As An All-Star?

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English rugby-playing sensation Tyrese Johnson-Fisher is a speedy center/wing who also wants to be a football player, and he's going to get his chance.

Bracket Watch: If The D1A Playoffs Started Tomorrow

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At the halfway mark of the 2017-18 college season, a bunch of D1A teams are in playoff limbo — and it's not the good kind.

McWilliams Lauds Leadership Of Eagles Players

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The USA men's 15s team is still waiting for its new head coach to join the fold, but leadership isn't an issue for the Eagles in the interim, according to one of the squad's assistants.

The Division Debate Part III: Is D1A Doing Its Job?

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In Part III of our series on the structure of men's college rugby, we're taking a look at whether D1A is serving its purpose.

FloRugby To Live-Stream Life University Home Games

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FloRugby has reached an agreement with Life University to live-stream a series of men’s and women’s undergraduate rugby team games for this winter and spring.

Still Many Changes To Expect In D1AA Rankings

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We've got a fall champion in D1AA and currently that team, Mary Washington, is the new No. 1 in FloRugby's Men's D1AA rankings.

New Zealand Wins Cape Town, USA Finishes 6th

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New Zealand defeated Argentina 38-14 on Sunday to take the Cup Final at the Cape Town Sevens and shoot to first place in the HSBC Sevens World Series standings, while the USA left the series' second leg with a lot more to be happy about than when it arrived in Cape Town.

USA Does A 180 To Go 3-0 In Cape Town

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The USA men's sevens team produced a massive turnaround to open the Cape Town Sevens on Saturday and will look to get a top four finish, or better, on day two.