For the last four years, one of the most contested rivalries in club rugby has played out in the DII Mid-Atlantic Conference Championship between Rocky Gorge and Wilmington. Each club has seen their season end at the feet of their opponent with the victor advancing to the National Championship. This year mirrored last year’s match as Wilmington built a 17-8 halftime lead only to see Rocky Gorge... Read More
After the penultimate week of PRP play, four teams have a chance to advance to the Cup Final. Glendale (8-3) bested local rival Denver (5-6) 40-36 and will control its own destiny. Belmont Shore (7-3-1) edged a scrappy Olympic Club (1-10) 31-29 and SFGG (7-2-2) thumped Santa Monica (2-9-1) 76-7 to avenge a loss to OMBAC(7-4).
Glendale vs Denver
Battling injuries and a number of players out due to... Read More
For the fourth year in a row, the Division II Mid-Atlantic Conference Championship will feature rivals, Rocky Gorge and Wilmington. Gorge owns a 2-1 record over Wilmington in the conference final and the winner of the match has reached the National Championship each year. Last year, Wilmington held a 24-10 halftime lead before Rocky Gorge came back to win 34-24. This year, both clubs were... Read More
Semifinal Saturday ended with two closely fought matches that saw the Potomac Exiles and the Norfolk Blues advance to the 2015 Division I Mid-Atlantic Conference Championship on Sunday. On a rainy and muddy Saturday afternoon in Mechanicsville, Va., both semifinals were played at the same time with the Potomac Exiles edging the Schuylkill River Exiles, 14-11, and the Norfolk Blues defeating the... Read More
OMBAC (6-4) continued to stay hot in week 11 of the Pacific Rugby Premiership, knocking SFGG (6-2-2) out of the top spot of the leader board with a 30-29. In a track meet, Glendale (7-2) defeated Santa Monica (2-7-1) 62-38 while Belmont Shore (5-3-1) clipped Denver (4-5) 32-13 at Infinity Park.
SFGG vs OMBAC
SFGG took an early lead as a result of what OMBAC club captain Ian Denham deemed to be... Read More
Behind a strong defensive performance, Life, which played a man down most of the match, improved its record to 5-0 in the American Rugby Premiership with a 26-7 victory over NYAC in Marietta, Ga. To start their spring campaign, the Running Eagles widened their point gap in the standings to eight over the field. Flyhalf AJ MacGinty was six-for-six on his kicks, connecting on three penalties and... Read More
Aided by a red card, Old Blue maintained third place in the American Rugby Premiership standings with a 31-13 victory at Boston Saturday. The loss effectively ends Boston’s bid for the postseason, while Old Blue remains in striking distance for second place and the automatic bid to the DI playoffs. With both clubs battling a strong wind, the game was close in first half, but Old Blue ran away in... Read More
With a win in week 10 of the PRP, and a Glendale bye, SFGG regained the lead a top the table. SFGG (6-1-2) used a dominant second-half performance to defeat Denver (4-4) 48-17 in Colorado, Saturday. Belmont Shore (4-3-1) may have seen its playoff hopes go up in smoke with a disappointing 34-12 loss to OMBAC (5-4), and Olympic Club (1-8) earned its first win with a 38-31 victory over Santa Monica... Read More
In a match both clubs were waiting for, Boston’s ARP side battled the defending DII National Champion, Rocky Gorge, to a 21-21 draw in Fulton, Md. Moved from the original field because of weather issues, the game was played on artificial turf at a nearby high school. Trying to get away from the winter weather up north, Boston traveled to Maryland, but seemed to bring the windy and cold conditions... Read More
With the PRP winding down, a pivotal matchup between Glendale (6-2) and SFGG (5-1-2) did not disappoint. SFGG overcame two yellow cards and a halftime deficit to win 23-21 at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. The Denver Barbarians (4-3) scored 38 unanswered second-half points to scorch Santa Monica (2-5-1) while OMBAC (4-4) broke out of a slump to defeat Olympic Club (0-7).
SFGG vs Glendale
In a... Read More