Empire GU Rugby Men’s Playoffs

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April 10, 2017

Empire GU Rugby Men’s Playoffs

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Doug Coil

Empire GU Rugby D2 & D3 playoffs began on April 8.
In the D2 playoffs No. 1 & 2 seeds, Morris and Village Lions advanced to the Semi-finals with a forfeit in over South Buffalo and Bayonne, respectively. In the other quarterfinals, lower seeded Monmouth and New York advanced with wins over the Syracuse Chargers and Old Blue D2 teams.
On April 22 the D2 playoffs will resume with semi-final matchups of Morris against New York and the Village Lions facing Monmouth. The winners will play the following weekend to decide the Empire GU Champions. On May 6th the Empire GU Champion will then meet the New England RFU Champion.

D2 Men’s Playoffs
08APR2017: Quarterfinals (higher seed is home team throughout)
  • QF#1: #1 Morris 20-0 #8 South Buffalo *Administrative forfeit
  • QF#2: #2 Village Lions 35-18 Bayonne
  • QF#3: #3 Syracuse Chargers 8-10 #6 Monmouth 10
  • QF#4: #4 Old Blue D2 35-41 #5 New York RC

22APR2017: Semifinals

  • SF #1: #1 Morris v #5 NYRC
  • SF #2: #2 Village Lions v Monmouth

29APR2017: EGU Final
Winner SF#1 v Winner SF#2 (home team is higher seed)

06MAY2017: Crossover vs NERFU

D3 Men’s Playoffs

The Empire GU Rugby D3 playoffs also began on April 8 with the top four seeds all advancing to the semi-finals on April 22.

08APR2017: Quarterfinals (higher seed is home team throughout)
  • QF#1: #1 Fairfield 33-19 #8 Danbury
  • QF#2: #2 North Jersey 45-17 #7 Montauk
  • QF#3: #3 Buffalo 36-14 #6 Ken-Ton
  • QF#4: #4 Rockaway 26-20 #5 Lansdowne22APR2017: Semifinals
    SF #1: #1 Fairfield v #4 Rockaway
    SF #2: #2 North Jersey v #3 Buffalo

    29APR2017: EGU Final 
    Winner SF#1 v Winner SF#2 (home team is higher seed)

    06MAY2017: Crossover vs NERFU

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