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2017 Olympic Rugby Championship Set for Knoxville

04/03/2017, 9:15am EDT
By MTB

8 teams compete for the Penn Mutual CRC Bid on Saturday

Eight Southeastern Conference schools compete on Saturday for the Southeastern Collegiate Olympic Rugby Championship in Knoxville.  The victor also earns an invite to the 2017 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship held in Philadelphia in June along with a possible bid to the USA Rugby National Championship Tournament.

South Carolina enters the championship event as a decided favorite having overwhelmed the competition in the lone qualifying event held in Columbia on April 01.

1 South Carolina
2 Tennessee
3 Kentucky
4 Georgia
5 Alabama
6 Ole Miss
7 Auburn
8 Mississippi State

 

The first game of the day kicks off at 9 AM and the Championship is slated for 5 PM.  This year the championship is hosted by the University of Tennessee at the Tennessee Rugby Park in Knoxville.

Tennessee Rugby Park
8051 Oak Ridge Highway
Knoxville, Tennessee

The event will be streamed by Purple Moose Media so check by just prior to the event for details on viewing if you can't make it to Knoxville to see it live.  Updates will also be posted throughout the day on Twitter at @SCRCRugby.  

 

Pools

  Pool A   Pool B
1 South Carolina 2 Tennessee
4 Georgia 3 Kentucky
5 Alabama 6 Mississippi  
8 Mississippi State 7 Auburn

Schedule

9:00 South Carolina   Mississippi State  
9:20 Georgia   Alabama  
9:40 Tennessee   Auburn  
10:00 Kentucky   Mississippi    
10:20 South Carolina   Georgia  
10:40 Alabama   Mississippi State  
11:00 Tennessee   Kentucky  
11:20 Mississippi   Auburn  
11:40 South Carolina   Alabama  
12:00 Georgia   Mississippi State  
12:20 Tennessee   Mississippi  
12:40 Kentucky   Auburn  

Format

3 Points for Win
2 Points for Draw
1 Point for Loss
0 Points for No Show

1. Head-to-head result between the tied teams.
2. Difference in points scored and allowed during pool play.
3. Difference in tries scored and allowed during pool play.
4. Total points scored during pool play.
5. Coin toss.

Playoffs

  Bowl Semifinal
2:00 3rd in A   4th in B  
2:20 4th in A   3rs in B  
  Cup Semifinal
2:40 1st in A   2nd in B  
3:00 2nd in A   1st in B  
4:00 Shield Championship / 7th
4:20 Bowl Championship / 5th
4:40 Plate Championship / 3rd
5:00 Cup Championship / Final

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