Positioning for the DI Divisional Playoffs is in full swing as the four games in the Atlantic North and Mid-Atlantic were played on Saturday. In the Atlantic North/ARP, Old Blue, who decided not to participate in Nationals this season, blasted Mystic River, 66-20. Meanwhile in the Mid-Atlantic, Rocky Gorge and Norfolk rebounded from defeats from the week prior with wins over Baltimore-Chesapeake... Read More
In the penultimate weekend of the American Rugby Premiership fall season, Old Blue held off a surging Mystic River club, 32-25, and the New York Athletic Club crushed the Boston Irish, 81-29. Old Blue’s victory completes a season sweep over the defending DI National Champions, but Mystic will now shift its focus to NYAC this Saturday. Old Blue will conclude its fall season at home against Boston... Read More
With two weeks remaining the fall season of the American Rugby Premiership, the latest chapter of the NYAC and Old Blue epic rivalry was on display Saturday at Randall’s Island, N.Y. After winning the first match 19-13 a month ago, NYAC completed the season sweep against Old Blue winning 30-25. Life completed its Atlantic Cup exhibition with a 43-17 road loss to Mystic River and the Boston Irish... Read More
With only three weeks until the end of the fall American Rugby Premiership season, the New York Athletic Club and Mystic River clobbered the Boston area teams, while Old Blue ventured to Georgia to play former ARP participant, Life, as part of the Atlantic Cup. In the DI Atlantic North/ARP competition, NYAC blanked Boston, 74-0, and Mystic River came back in the second half with four tries to... Read More
Week Six in the American Rugby Premiership brought two blowouts and the Atlantic Cup exhibition opener between NYAC and Life. In rematches from September, Old Blue and Mystic River blew out the Boston Irish and Boston by a combined score of 168-0. In Life’s first match of the season, the Running Eagles traveled up to New York for the first match of the inaugural Atlantic Cup. In a competitive... Read More
The three-headed monster that is the American Rugby Premiership enters the fifth week of play with each of the top teams playing. In the battle between the last two DI National Champions, NYAC came from behind in the second half to beat Mystic River, 27-22, and Old Blue stomped Boston in Massachusetts, 96-0. Only seven points separate the teams at top of the standings and one-loss Old Blue trails... Read More
In the storied rivalry match between NYAC and Old Blue, the American Rugby Premiership squads battled for 80 minutes with only six points separating the teams at the final whistle. When the dust settled, NYAC earned a 19-13 victory on the backs of inspired forwards play. Additionally, Mystic River picked up its second win of the season over the Boston Irish Wolfhounds, 28-11.
At Travers Island, N... Read More
In the third week of American Rugby Premiership competition, Mystic River and NYAC took advantage of the Boston area clubs to produce two high scoring results. After losing in the DI National Semifinal rematch to Old Blue, Mystic River rebounded to crush Boston, 86-0. NYAC was on bye last Saturday and got ready for next weekend’s rivalry match against Old Blue with a 38-7 win over the Boston... Read More
The second weekend of the American Rugby Premiership was marked on the calendar ever since the DI National Semifinal this past spring. In the rematch, Old Blue led the entire match to defeat Mystic River in New York, 29-22. Playing on a dry field, Old Blue’s dominant forward pack was relentless as the club moved to 2-0 in the league. For the battle of Boston, the Boston Irish overcame a late... Read More
The 2016 American Rugby Premiership began with two of the top teams asserting their dominance. Old Blue and New York Athletic Club (NYAC) opened their seasons traveling to Massachusetts to take on the Boston area clubs. Both squads left with resounding wins as Old Blue shutout the Boston Irish, 56-0, and NYAC stomped Boston, 48-10.
After reaching the DI semifinals earlier this year, Old Blue... Read More