In SoCal DI action, Belmont Shore (4-0) remains undefeated and has jumped out ahead of the rest of the pack by defeating Santa Monica (1-2), 33-24. The rest of the division remains log jammed after four weeks of play.
OMBAC (2-2) was looking to remain a game behind Belmont Shore, but penalties and a strong performance from Downtown (2-1) led to a 30-17 victory for the Las Vegas based side.... Read More
The Pacific Rugby Championship opened up play this weekend with two highly contested games and an easy win for the reigning champions, SFGG. In a thriller, Belmont Shore (1-0) overcame a double-digit halftime deficit to beat Santa Monica (0-1), 29-28. At home, OMBAC (1-0) outlasted the Glendale Raptors (0-1), 24-13, and SFGG (1-0) cruised by Olympic Club (0-1) to the tune of a 59-10 victory.
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The Pacific Rugby Premiership kicks off this weekend with three matches. Santa Monica, San Francisco Golden Gate and Glendale are on the road against Belmont Shore, Olympic Club and Old Mission Beach Athletic Club, respectively.
The first two of those games are crosstown rivalry matches. The third pits the two teams who were most active in player acquisition in the offseason. Player movement,... Read More
In SoCal DI action, OMBAC narrowly escaped a late comeback from the Old Aztecs, winning, 42-34. In other action, Belmont Shore moved to 3-0 with a 30-22 win over Los Angeles and Pasadena defeated Oceanside, 34-31, on the road.
With the PRP opening up next week, Belmont Shore started roughly half of its PRP players to get ready. “We played some of the PRP players, just some of the guys that had... Read More
The EPA Razorbacks and EPA Bulldogs continued to be the frontrunners in NorCal DI with wins this weekend, and Fresno notched its first victory of season. The Razorbacks remain undefeated (3-0) early by defeating Santa Rosa (0-2) in a close game, 27-19. The Bulldogs improved their record to 2-1 by knocking off the San Jose Seahawks (1-1), 39-18. In the last game, Fresno (1-2) beat the hosting... Read More
Week two in the DII NorCal saw the Sacramento Capitals improving to 2-0 with a 27-8 win over Vacaville (1-1), the Sacramento Blackhawks (1-1) blasting the Chico Mighty Oaks (0-2), 56-17, and BA Baracus (1-1) scoring four early tries to double up the Diablo Gaels (0-2), 43-20. Life West and Berkeley postponed their match and will make it up next weekend.
The Sacramento Capitals once again came out... Read More
Both teams from the East Palo Alto area and San Francisco-Golden Gate (SFGG) were victorious in the second week of NorCal Division I matrix play. The EPA Razorbacks remain undefeated with a 33-12 win over the Sacramento Lions, and the EPA Bulldogs and SFGG pulled even to 1-1 with victories over Santa Rosa and Fresno, respectively. The San Jose Seahawks (1-0) were idle this weekend.
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SoCal Rugby featured four games this weekend with varying results. Oceanside outgunned Santa Monica in a high scoring affair, 59-34, while Los Angeles escaped a second half comeback from OMBAC to win, 28-21. Belmont Shore stymied Downtown, 24-3, and the San Diego Old Aztecs outlasted Pasadena, 21-14.
With the emergence of the Pacific Rugby Premiership, OMBAC, Belmont Shore and Santa Monica have... Read More
The 2015 NorCall Division II opening weekend featured the defeat of the unbeaten division champion, a 61-point blowout, the DIII National Runner-Up earning their first DII win, and a one-point victory.
The Sacramento Blackhawks were 12-0 in the division last year and made it to the round of 16 before being narrowly defeated by Snake River. Their opponent this weekend was the Vacaville Old Dogs,... Read More
Glendale came up one point and one win shy of a dream season in 2014. The Raptors embarked on the inaugural Pacific Rugby Premiership voyage along with six other clubs. They held the best record at the end of the regular season, 11-1, falling only at San Francisco Golden Gate. Glendale then beat a scaled down SFGG side at home in the last match of the regular season, when both teams were already... Read More