What's Happening In Women's D1 College Rugby?

The women's D1 fall season has entered its playoff phase, with 12 teams still in contention for the title. 

Four teams have received byes to the quarterfinals, while the other eight will face off to earn their place as well. 

Watch the Women's D1 Fall National Championship, December 8th, on FloRugby!

On the west side of the bracket, Air Force is into the quarters after their huge 83-19 victory over Wyoming in the Rocky Mountain final. They'll face Indiana, who swept through Big Ten this season. 


Texas A&M, 25-14 winners over Texas in the Texas Conference championship, will take on Wyoming on November 16th for the right to face Minnesota on November 23rd in the other west quarterfinal. Minnesota ran through the Midwest undefeated this fall. 

On the East side, only Connecticut, Northeast Conference champions after defeating Northeastern 51-5, has a bye to the quarters. On November 23rd, they'll face the November 16th winner between Michigan State, the Big Ten runner-up, and Pittsburgh, the Allegheny Conference champ. 


The last quarterfinal fixture will be on November 23rd between the winners of Davenport vs Northern Iowa (Nov. 16) and Northeastern vs Navy (Nov. 16.) Davenport, Northern Iowa, and Navy are all at-large teams, while Northeastern is the Northeast Conference runner-up. 

The D1 championship will be played on December 8th in Matthews, NC and will be aired on FloRugby. 

Watch the Women's D1 Fall National Championship, December 8th, on FloRugby!

5 Things To Get Excited About This Weekend

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Here are five big things going on across the World Rugby landscape this weekend:

Great Day 1 Has The Eagles In The World Schools 7s Quarters

The U-18 Eagles were mighty impressive on Thursday at the World Schools 7s, competing hard against the defending champion New Zealand Condors, and then putting wins over Rugby Academy Fiji and Australia Indigenous 7s. 

Texas, Pacific Northwest Dominate All Star Challenges

This past weekend, eight women's teams competed in the TRU All Star Challenge. Over 140 women participated in the tournament, as well as a player-development clinic put on by USA Eagles head coach Rob Cain. 

Watch: World School 7s on FloRugby

Tune in tomorrow and Friday to see some of the best young talent in the United States and Canada take on the the top nations in the world at the World School's 7s tournament in New Zealand. 

Men's Collegiate Championships Dream Team

This past weekend we saw a bunch of high quality rugby players compete at the USA Rugby Fall Collegiate Championships. 

Iowa Central Claim 1st Ever DI-AA Title

On Sunday morning in sunny Charlotte, NC, Iowa Central Community College completed a journey five years in the making by defeating Western Michigan in the DIAA national championship, 36-21.

Air Force Women Are Back-to-Back Champs

In what might have been the hardest-hitting game of the weekend, Air Force held off a determined Navy team to win their second straight national title. 

Redemption & National Title For Winona State

Winona State fought through two extremely tough games to become the 2019 DII National Champions. 

Queens Dominate To Win National Title

Queens were simply ruthless over the weekend, as they put in two dominant displays en route to winning their first ever national championship just two-and-a-half years into their existence. 

Men's DII Collegiate Semifinal Preview

The men's DII collegiate field will be trimmed from its last four teams to its last two on Saturday, when Wisconsin-Whitewater, Missouri S&T, Norwich University, and Queens University compete in the DII semifinals.