Women’s Division I
In the lone matchup of this weekend, Raleigh and Northern Virginia squared off in a very highly contested matchup. While it was Raleigh leading the charge in the first half with a 20-5 lead, Norther Virginia came rallying back in the second half. They came up just short, however, as Raleigh was able to secure the victory, 25-20.
There are two matches next week in the women’s division I bracket. Boston will take on Albany, and Northern Virginia will play again against Philadelphia.
Men’s Division II
Going to start things off with a bang in the Empire Men’s New Jersey division. The Union County Mudturtles won decisively 101-0 against Princeton Athletic. In a much closer affair, the Bayonne Bombers narrowly defeated Monmouth 31-24. For the final math in this division, Monmouth defeated Morris, 35-14.
Jumping to the New York City division, New Haven defeated the Village Lions 46-26. New York Rugby defeated White Plains 46-22. Lastly, Old Blue and Lansdowne couldn’t have been more evenly matched as they ended in a tie, 17-17.
Moving over to the Great Lakes division. Buffalo squeezed out a close one against the Cleveland Crusaders, 18-14. Pittsburgh Forge hung up a lot of points against Rochester in a victory, 67-36.
In the New England division, Newport defeated Worcester 30-19. Boston defeated Amoskeag 33-14. Mystic cruised to a 45-10 victory over South Shore. The Boston Irish Wolfhounds traveled up to Albany and won marginally, 29-8. Lastly, Portland defeated Hartford, 14-7.
Women’s Division II
In the Empire division, New Haven took on Danbury and ended in a tie 24-24. Fairfield downed Long Island 58-17. Morris downed Monmouth 41-19. In a large victory for Rochester, they won 90-0 against the Ithaca Avengers.
In the New England division, Portland defeated Burlington 38-12. Worcester downed the Charles River Rats 52-0. Providence sizably defeated Amoskeag 52-0.
Men’s Division III
In the New Jersey/Long Island division, Suffolk defeated North Jersey 62-19. Long Island won big, 112-7 over Morris.
Jumping to the New York City division, Brooklyn defeated Old Maroon 76-0.
In the New York/Connecticut division, Saratoga defeated White Plains 40-21.
Moving over to the Upstate division, Southtown defeated South Buffalo 74-19. Ken-ton downed Rochester 24-5.
Last but not least, the New England division. Charles River Rats won 48-28 over Burlington. Boston Maccabi defeated Freedom 54-7. Providence defeated Upper Valley 44-14. Old Gold squeezed out a close one against New London 47-42. North Shore came down to the wire against Springfield 33-31 North shore.