Round Four of the Pacific Rugby Premiership saw OMBAC remain undefeated while Belmont Shore and Life West kept pace with victories on Saturday. OMBAC doubled up SFGG, 28-14, to win its fourth game of the season and Belmont pushed its record to 3-1 with a 19-3 defeat of Santa Monica. Lastly, Life West got back to 0.500 with a 55-22 drubbing of Olympic Club.
SFGG at OMBAC
In the marquee match of... Read More
For the first Major League Rugby preseason game at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo., the Raptors showed their rugby prowess and professionalism handing NOLA Gold a 38-14 defeat. Behind a two-try performance from Harley Davidson, Glendale leaped out to a 19-0 lead and never looked back.
“We were able to play through the phases, create some pressure, and make some good line breaks,” Glendale head... Read More
At the end of three rounds of play in the Pacific Rugby Premiership, only one team remains undefeated with three challengers jockeying for position behind them. In a clash of the unbeaten, OMBAC scored early and often to beat Belmont Shore, 54-25. Looking to build on victory last week, SFGG outlasted Life West at home, 30-22, and lastly, Olympic Club notched its first win with a 17-7 victory... Read More
After the Pacific Rugby Premiership kicked off its season last weekend at Treasure Island, the venues shifted to Southern California for the second round of games. All but one home team celebrated victory as Belmont Shore and OMBAC improved to 2-0 and SFGG evened its record to 1-1.
Following its closely fought one-point win last week against SFGG, Belmont Shore jumped all over the Olympic Club to... Read More
With two months to go before Major League Rugby kicks off its first official match, Rugby Today wanted to give you an update on where each club stands. Rosters, coaching, and venues are coming into focus as more information and signings are announced every day. All information is subject to change.
With 39 players signed and Justin Fitzpatrick at the helm, the Houston Sabercats are well on their... Read More
NEW YORK (February 13, 2018) -- Rugby United New York (RUNY) will join Major League Rugby as an associate member, the league announced today. New York’s first professional rugby team will play an exhibition schedule in 2018 before playing a full MLR schedule beginning in 2019.
“It is a very exciting time for MLR and we are thrilled to welcome Rugby United New York,” said MLR commissioner Dean... Read More
The Pacific Rugby Premiership is back and a triple-header at Treasure Island in San Francisco, Calif. jump-started the 2018 season. After taking 2017 off, Saturday was a rugby day and the PRP did not disappoint. Life West and OMBAC dominated in the early and late matches, but it was the Belmont Shore versus San Francisco Golden Gate test that provided the drama. Belmont won in injury time, 30-29... Read More
The City of Houston and Major League Rugby’s Sabercats have struck a deal for the Sabercats to build a 5,000-seat stadium at the already existing Houston Sports Park. The deal was finalized with a successful vote from the Houston City Council Wednesday.
The Sabercats will be leasing 41 acres of the park, building a stadium with an estimated price tag of $5.25 million, as well as two practice... Read More
On Saturday, the Capital Selects, an all-star team that draws from the Capital Rugby Union in the Mid-Atlantic, played NOLA Gold in Gretna, La. NOLA is one of seven teams that will compete in Major League Rugby, the United States’ newest foray into professional rugby.
I considered this match the best accomplishment of my rugby career to date. If I’m never signed as a fully professional rugby... Read More
There was once a time when East Coast fifteens competed in a Second Division Championship, an opportunity for secondary clubs to play for their own title. In 1991, the Battleship RFC of Mobile, Alabama, triumphed 19-13 over Burlington, Vermont, in a game played at Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The tournament entered its eighth iteration, and, for Battleship, the win marked their first victory from... Read More