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





11Saint Mary'sIdle until December
22LifeIdle until November
33BYUIdle until January
44CaliforniaIdle until January
55Penn StateIdle
66Arkansas StateIdle
77IndianaBeat U. Notre Dame
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
2727Grand Canyon7s
2828Chico StateIdle until January
3030Air ForceLost to Navy (13)
3146Western MichiganLost to Davenport (12)
3635South CarolinaIdle
3736Bowling GreenIdle
3841Western Washington7s
3937UCLAIdle until January
4038TennesseeOle Miss
4140Mary WashingtonBeat Salisbury
4239Texas A&M7s
4342Cal PolyIdle until January
4548CincinnatiBeat Louisville
4744FordhamBeat Stony Brook
4849SUNY CortlandBeat Syracuse
4950Virginia TechBeat Virginia
50UnrLouisvilleClose loss to Cincinnati (48)

What's Up With Notre Dame? Irish Pull Off Upset

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The University of Notre Dame pulled off a bit of an upset this past week, beating Davenport 36-24 on the road to record the Fighting Irish's first victory of the season.

Merlins Weave Magic, Old Blue Tough in ARP

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The Atlantic Rugby Premiership may be a small club competition, but for the Eastern men's clubs it's an important one — the sad news is that the best squad among them is from Colorado.

FloRugby All D1 College Rankings: What To Do About An Upset

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How do you punish an upset? Do you make the assumption that the losing team selected down and didn't have its top players? Or do you immediately assume that both squads had their best lineup and punish the loser.

Justin Johnson, A Star In The Making


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Who's Up, Who's Down: Taufete’e Shines At Euro Challenge Cup

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A USA Eagles player posted a hat trick for his club team in one of the most impressive performances of the weekend, while the Varsity Cup saw its run as a major postseason event all but extinguished.

Playoffs And Glory Beckon: D1A Standings

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With the news that the D1A playoffs will expand and likely will be the only high-level game in town, it's time to check in on the standings.

D1A Postseason Deadline Means Big Changes

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Today, Oct. 15, is the deadline for D1A college teams to declare their intention to participate in the spring playoffs.

Austin Elite Hold Combine

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Austin Elite of Major League Rugby held a combine Saturday in Austin, Texas, to look at several dozen players hoping to make the pro team.

Hanco Cuatro As USA Selects Beat Canada A In APC Finale

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The USA Selects capped off the Americas Pacific Challenge with a 45-26 defeat of Canada A on Sunday in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Arkansas Red River 7s Champion Again

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For the second year in a row, Arkansas won the Red River Rugby Conference 7s championship, defeating Texas A&M 26-12 in the final on Saturday in Stephenville, Texas.