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
In a Division I showdown between two of the undefeated Mid-Atlantic teams, the Potomac Exiles traveled south to play the Norfolk Blues in Virginia. Both teams have enjoyed early season success to find themselves on top of the division. With the clubs knotted at 3-3 early on, a red card by Norfolk’s scrumhalf gave Potomac a man advantage for most of the match, which propelled the Exiles to a 31-10... Read More
In Empire DII action, Princeton handily defeated Monmouth 35-14 in Princeton, NJ yesterday. With the win, PAC moves to 5-1 and atop the New Jersey Empire division. Monmouth falls to 5-1 and second place.
Since the Empire GU restructured the conference this season, all the New Jersey squads will play a home-and-away schedule with one another. This week marked the start of the second half of... Read More
The Potomac Exiles brought their unblemished record to Philadelphia to battle divisional power, the Schuylkill River Exiles. A beautiful fall day turned into a war where Potomac pulled out a five-point victory, 22-17.
Potomac struck first getting tries from flanker Ben Wiedemer and flyhalf Conor Mannix in the 11th and 16th minutes, respectively. Scrumhalf Matt Quigley converted both of his... Read More
In North Atlantic DI action, Portland defeated Hartford 28-22 in Portland, Maine yesterday. With the win, Portland moves to 2-1 on the season while Hartford falls to 1-2.
Hartford jumped out to an early 5-0 lead, but Portland answered with two converted tries. Right before halftime, the Wanderers closed the gap to two points making it 14-12 at the break.
“It was drizzly and greasy. There were a... Read More