With both clubs coming off dominant wins, the Glendale Raptors hosted the Austin Huns at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. for an exciting non-conference competition. After a tight first half where the Huns’ defense stymied the Raptors’ offense, the Glendale attack broke out for five tries in the second period to win 41-10. The Raptors refocused their attack in the second frame bringing the... Read More
A decade ago in 2007, the domestic Super League celebrated its tenth anniversary when perennial powerhouse Belmont Shore (Long Beach, California) defeated the Chicago Lions 27-21 in San Diego for the club title. Belmont Shore chalked up their fourth championship. They had made the finals on eight occasions in those ten years, dominating American club rugby. Belmont were considered favorites... Read More
An action packed weekend saw nine Division I club games across the country. In the most significant matches, the Austin Huns broke its 24-year losing streak to the Austin Blacks in a rout, 45-14, and the Glendale Raptors cracked New Orleans, 59-5, in a non-conference battle. The Huns are taking the Red River and the nation by storm, but face a stiff test next Saturday when they travel to Infinity... Read More
It’s a whole new ballgame in the DI Red River Conference as the new look Austin Huns are challenging for the top spot in the league. After dispatching OMBAC last weekend, the Huns took another major step knocking off the defending conference champions, the Dallas Reds, 24-18 on Saturday. In the Houston Athletic versus the Dallas Harlequins match, the Quins beat HARC, 36-19.
Dallas Reds at the... Read More
The second week of the DI Red River season featured a severe blowout and big scare to the National Finalist. The Dallas Reds picked up their first win of 2017 with the 92-8 destruction of the Houston Athletic Rugby Club (HARC) and the Austin Blacks capitalized on a late yellow card to score two tries to defeat the Dallas Harlequins, 35-27.
Houston Athletic at Dallas Reds
It was a true team effort... Read More
Looking to start 2017 off with intense competition, the Glendale Raptors kicked off six months of rust by challenging itself against Cal Cup Finalist Life West in Hayward, Calif. on Saturday. The Raptors were the aggressors on both sides of the ball pressuring the Gladiators at every opportunity and then stretching the field to create mismatches and overloads to score. Led by dominant... Read More
In its first major match since its full organizational reboot, the Austin Huns beat OMBAC, 24-21, in a hotly contested match in Austin, Texas. The lead changed hands eight times and came down to the final second as Austin scrumhalf Michael Reid scored on a quick tap from five meters to win the game. Traveling from the west coast fresh off its Cal Cup Championship, OMBAC played hard and gave it... Read More
Two non-conference heavyweight club games will take place this weekend with OMBAC traveling to the Austin Huns and Life West hosting the Glendale Raptors.
Austin Huns vs OMBAC
After completing a grueling seven-week campaign in the Cal Cup that culminated in a thrilling title victory over Life West, OMBAC will be tested once again when they travel to Texas to take on the Huns.
"It will be a tough... Read More
Five weeks of intense competition of the inaugural California Cup concluded on Saturday with OMBAC emerging as champions over Life West, 26-22. At the Grande Final at Treasure Island, San Francisco, Calif., OMBAC built a 20-3 lead at the half only to have Life West surge back with the help of a couple yellow cards. Two second half penalties gave OMBAC enough of an edge to hold off the Gladiators... Read More
In the last round before the California Cup Grande Final next weekend at Treasure Island, Life West and OMBAC punched their tickets to championship on Saturday. With the Olympic Club versus Belmont Shore match being rained out, the last two games of the competition were win or go home. Life West came back from a 14-point deficit to beat SFGG in the final minutes to win 36-34 and OMBAC bashed the... Read More