DII Mens Teams: Nashville, Chattanooga, New Orleans, Birmingham
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September 17: Nashville kicked-off the season with a bunch of new faces, making the long trek to face a very strong Charlotte team in a friendly, but was outmatched and outgunned, losing 82-0.
September 23: Nashville took multiple sides to Birmingham and played two matches versus Northern Illinois and Birmingham, splitting the two friendlies, beating Northern Illinois and losing to Birmingham.
October 7: Facing their biggest rival for the first Matrix match of the year, Nashville traveled to Chattanooga and played a great first half, but Nooga was too much and pulled away, winning 38-14.
October 14: Rebounding from their tough Matrix loss, Nashville unleashed an offensive fury with a bunch new players, throttling Hopkinsville in a friendly, 59-12.
October 28: The Possums from East Tennessee made a strong charge late in the game, but Nashville holds on for their first win in Matrix play, beating Knoxville 36-24.
November 4: Nashville closes out the Fall session with a commanding win over the Memphis Blues 30-7 finishing the Fall season 2-1 in Matrix play, 4-3 overall.
March 3: Nashville extends it's winning streak to four matches as they topped the Possums in Knoxville, 32-14. With the victory, Nashville has all but wrapped up a spot in the True South Playoffs, improving it's record to 5-3 overall, 3-1 in Matrix play.
March 17: It was a St. Patrick's day party as Nashville played their first international match in over two years hosting the Turks & Caicos social side in friendly competition. Some great rugby, camaraderie and fun times. In the end, Nashville won 49-12; improving to 6-3 overall.
March 24: It was a rough day at the office for Nashville as in-state rivals, Chattanooga came to Nash Bash and won 32-0. It was a defensive struggle and close game in the first half, but Nooga ran away with it in the second half. Nashville is now 6-4 overall, 3-2 in Matrix play.
April 14: After a long lay-off due to bye weeks and weather cancellations, Nashville traveled down to the Big Easy for their final game of the regular season, and took care of business in a weather-shortened contest, beating New Orleans 20-8. Nashville ends the 2017/18 season 7-4 overall, 4-2 in Matrix play, qualifying for the True South Conference Championship in Nashville on April 21-22.
April 22: True South Semifinal. Nashville's season came to an abrupt end as Birmingham put an unexpected beating to Nashville in the True South Semifinal match, wining 44-24. It was a tight contest in the first half, but mistakes from Nashville coupled by solid all-around play by Birmingham caused the game to open up in the second half as Birmingham ran away with it.
May 26: Nashville was treated to a post-season treat playing in their second international match in as many months. It was a fun (and physical) day on the pitch when the gentlemen from Talywain rolled in deep all the way from Wales. Much of the contest was back and forth until the end when Talywain put up a try in the final moments to pull ahead for the victory.