New Teams, Strong Moves Highlight FloRugby D1AA Top 40

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Big shifts in the D1AA rankings because we have two weeks of data.

Western Move

Western Michigan and Western Washington move up, partly due to strong performances and partly due to other additional data.


A couple of close losses to very good teams push Louisville into the rankings. Cincinnati gets a bump and could move up more.


Rowan is now 4-0 in the MARC, and while we're not convinced of the overall strength of the schedule, winning is winning.

SIRC Starts

Kennesaw State, Middle Tennessee State, and Florida International all make big strides early. UCF lost convincingly to FIU, but Central Florida has been known to finish strong so we're keeping them in the top 40 for now. 

FloRugby 2017-18 D1AA Men College Rankings Week #6
11DartmouthIvy LeagueBeat Yale
22Lindenwood-BellevilleIndependentBeat Missouri
33Chico StatePacific WesternIdle until January
68South CarolinaSCRCBeat Florida (21)
75Bowling GreenMACIdle
813Western MichiganMACLost to Davenport (12)
910Western WashingtonNCRC7s
107TennesseeSCRCBeat Ole Miss
119Mary WashingtonChesapeakeBeat Salisbury
1314CincinnatiMACBeat Louisville
1415Virginia TechChesapeakeBeat Virginia
15UnrLouisvilleMACClose loss to Cincinnati (48)
1618James MadisonChesapeakeBeat Maryland (17)
1716CSULBGold CoastIdle Until January
1819St. Joseph'sMid-AtlanticBeat Pitt (23)
2022TowsonChesapeakeBeat MSM (12)
2124FIUSIRCBeat UCF (27)
2225Florida StateSIRCBeat FAU
2312Mount St. Mary'sChesapeakeLost to Towson (22)
2426NevadaPacific WesternIdle
2528Miami (OH)MACLost to Cincinnati
2631MissouriHeart of AmericaBt K-State (32), Lost to L-B (2)
2734HarvardIvy LeagueBeat Columbia, Princeton
2835MTSUSIRCBeat Memphis
29UnrRowanMid-AtlanticBeat West Chester (29), Vlllanova
3117Maryland ChesapeakeLost toJMU (18)
3239BrownIvy LeagueBeat Columbia, Princeton
3332Kansas StateHeart of AmericaLost to Missouri (31)
3441Kennesaw StateSIRCBeat Georgia Southern
3521FloridaSCRCLost to South Carolina (8)
3637KansasHeart of AmericaIdle
3833UCSCPacific WesternIdle
3927UCFSIRCLost to FIU (24)
4023PittMid-AtlanticLost to St. Joe's (19)

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?


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.