With two Saturdays left on the schedule before the start of the DI Red River playoffs, the Austin Huns continued to separate itself from the pack with a 40-19 win over the second place Dallas Reds. The Reds are now tied with the Austin Blacks, who against each in the season finale on April 29th. The Huns host the Glendale Raptors this Saturday before finishing their spring against the Blacks and... Read More
With DI conference playoff quickly approaching, the Pacific North, Pacific Northwest, and Pacific South are all finishing up their regular seasons. For the start of the four-team round robin playoffs in NorCal, San Francisco Golden Gate continued its undefeated season with a 72-8 win over the EPA Razorbacks while Life West won a tight contest over Olympic Club, 20-15. Portland notched a 17-17... Read More
In the tightly contested DI Midwest Conference in one week to go, first place Columbus extended its winning streak to four games with a road win over Kansas City, 64-24, and second place Metropolis out-punched Cincinnati in 59-49 slugfest. In third, the Chicago Lions beat the Barbarians in Milwaukee, 23-10, and Palmer outlasted the fourth place Chicago Griffins, 31-29.
At home in Columbus, Ohio,... Read More
With multiple field issues, only three games were in DI Club on the east coast. In a non-conference test, NYAC looked to avenge its loss last season to Rocky Gorge. At Travers Island in New York, NYAC welcomed Gorge to the Empire State with a 65-0 blowout. In the Mid-Atlantic, Wilmington picked up its first DI victory over Rocky Gorge, 39-5, and Baltimore-Chesapeake came back from a first half... Read More
In its third match of the Major Rugby Championship, the Austin Huns trounced the Rugby Utah Select XVs, 48-22. With the victory, the Huns stretched their winning streak to eight games. Rugby Utah had its moments in the match as its powerful pack pounded against Austin’s defensive front. However, it was the Huns’ overall talent and athleticism that brought about the win.
“It was a hard physical... Read More
The race for the top spots in the Midwest is getting even tighter with two weeks remaining on the regular season schedule. Columbus and the Chicago Lions stay in first and place with Saturday’s victories and the Kansas City Blues inch closer to fourth place with a 43-39 victory over the Milwaukee Barbarians.
The Chicago Lions hit the road to Cincinnati, Ohio and came away with a 37-26... Read More
In the final leg of the second annual Rugby Gold Cup between the teams of the DI Red River and Midwest, the Dallas Reds, Austin Blacks, Chicago Lions, and hosting Metropolis squared off in Minneapolis, Minn.
On Friday, 80 minutes of rugby ended in the 25-25 tie for Metropolis and Dallas and the Blacks routed Chicago, 50-5. Two days later, the teams swapped opponents as Metropolis edged Austin, 32... Read More
DI Club Rugby is back in the Midwest and the competition was tight throughout almost the entire division. Milwaukee, Columbus, and Palmer all notched narrow victories, with the Kansas City Blues’ 19-point win being the outlier. The standings remain crowded at the top with five teams separated by five points.
The Milwaukee Barbarians hit the road to Cincinnati, Ohio and came away with a 32... Read More
In the first round of the Pacific North playoffs, Life West ran out to a 50-27 victory and SFGG survived a stiff test from Olympic Cub, 32-17.
“We started well in the first ten to fifteen minutes,” said Life West coach Adriaan Ferris of his squad’s 50-27 win. “We were fairly dominant upfront, but I think that gave us kind of a false sense of where we were. We didn’t really earn the... Read More
In the Mid-Atlantic, Potomac scored a home win over Baltimore-Chesapeake, 43-27, Rocky Gorge held on for a 31-29 victory versus Pittsburgh, and Schuylkill River blew out Wilmington on the road, 54-17.
In Gaithersburg, Md., the Potomac Exiles ran out to an early lead and never looked back against Baltimore-Chesapeake. Centers John Davis and Joe Whalen set the tone with big runs and... Read More