The North Atlantic DI finished its fall season this weekend with Hartford overmatching Amoskeag 87-15 at home and White Plains narrowly edging Portland 22-20 in New York. Mystic River, at 5-0, had already finished its fall campaign last weekend.
In the closer of the two affairs, White Plains notched the first points of the game with a penalty, but overall the first half belonged to the visiting... Read More
The frontrunners kept pace with each other at the top of the Mid-Atlantic on the weekend, as Norfolk and Baltimore-Chesapeake won comfortably and Potomac edged out a one-point victory over Raleigh.
Potomac Exiles at Raleigh Vipers
Leading by less than 10 points with about 10 minutes left, the Potomac Exiles held off a fierce Raleigh Vipers side who brought to the lead to one point with two... Read More
Life moved to 4-0 in American Rugby Premiership action with a commanding 61-6 victory over Old Blue in Marietta, Ga., Saturday. With the loss, Old Blue drops to 1-3 in conference action. The first half was very tight with Old Blue playing some valiant defense. Going into the break Life lead 19-6.
“In the first half we had really good set piece with quite a few line breaks that we didn’t cash in... Read More
In a battle of local rivals, the Boston Irish Wolfhounds and Boston played to a 22-22 draw in ARP action Saturday. The Wolfhounds used a last second penalty to even the game and earn two points.
With games like these, records are thrown out the window. While they are enemies on the field, there is a mutual respect for one another. “There is certainly friendly banter more than anything else,”... Read More
Coinciding with the city's Oyster Festival, New York Rugby Club defeated Long Island 50-22 in Oyster Bay this weekend. With the win, NYRC moves to 5-1 in the Empire Upstate and atop the division standings.
On Sept. 6th, NYRC easily defeated Long Island 53-14. Saturday, however, NYRC got off to a rocky start, trailing 15-10 at halftime. “We felt pretty confident going in, but we shot ourselves in... Read More
With both clubs looking to rebound after losses to the divisional frontrunners, the Norfolk Blues trekked north to Philadelphia, Pa. to encounter the Exiles of Schuylkill River. Schuylkill River took advantage of Norfolk’s multiple penalties in the first half, turning them into kicks as they took a halftime lead of 20-14. The Exiles maintained their advantage with two tries in the second to keep... Read More
In a fight to remain undefeated in the Mid-Atlantic, the Potomac Exiles prevailed against the Baltimore-Chesapeake Brumbies behind a staunch defense and strong mauling effort to earn a 22-11 victory Saturday. Under blustery conditions, the Exiles traveled to Bocek Park in Baltimore, Md. for the match. The Exiles were able to adapt to the weather and tie up BC’s ball to limit possession. With the... Read More
In North Atlantic DI action Mystic River extended its undefeated record with a 21-16 road victory over Hartford. In the other league match, White Plains completed a season sweep of Amoskeag with a 36-12 victory in New Hampshire Saturday.
In Hartford, Conn. Mystic River opened the scoring several minutes into the contest thanks to a Hartford lineout being deemed not straight by the referee. Mike... Read More
The Schuylkill River Exiles (2-2) brought their style of rugby south to face the undefeated Baltimore-Chesapeake Brumbies (3-0) in this matchup of DI Mid-Atlantic foes. BC had a narrow victory over Raleigh to start the season, followed by a forfeit over Pittsburgh and a blowout against NOVA.
On the other side, the Exiles won their first two games of the season versus Pittsburgh and NOVA, however... Read More