In the DI Mid-Atlantic Conference Finals, Rocky Gorge preserved its reign as defending MAC champions and earned its seventh straight appearance to Nationals with a 38-15 victory over the Pittsburgh Harlequins. Seventeen penalties in the first half limited Gorge to a 7-3 advantage at halftime. However, Gorge solved its issues and opened the second half with four straight tries to break the game... Read More
The DIII men’s club playoff field is taking shape with two weeks to go until nationals. There are some familiar teams and some new faces battling it out for the DIII national title.
The national tournament is made up of eight teams from the various geographic unions across the country. (see the picture above to see how the eight spots are made up). Like past years, the field will be divided... Read More
Major League Rugby officially launched with a press release Thursday, announcing that it will get off the ground in 2018 with nine teams across the country – Glendale, Colo., Kansas City, Dallas, Houston, Austin, New Orleans, Seattle, Minneapolis and Salt Lake City. News and rumor about the entity had slowly been trickling out over the last several months, but Thursday’s release was the first... Read More
In the final Red River Conference weekend, both DI Austin clubs have advanced to next stage of the postseason. With a 7-1 record including Saturday’s 95-8 win over Houston Athletic, the Austin Huns wrapped up their first conference title in years and a seat at the table in the West Regionals. The Austin Blacks captured second place in the Red River with a 41-31 victory over the Dallas Reds. As... Read More
In the final set of DI NorCal “round robin” playoff matches, Olympic Club fell to San Francisco Golden Gate, 55-5, and Life West handled the EPA Razorbacks, 43-27. SFGG advances to the Pacific North Championship against the Northwest champion, ORSU, at Treasure Island, Calif. on Saturday, while Life West travels to Texas for the West Regional Repechage match against the Austin Blacks.
SFGG locked... Read More
The DI Midwest Conference Championship is set for Saturday in Lemont, Ill. between Columbus and the Chicago Lions. The #3 seeded Lions pulled off the road win versus #2 Metropolis, 40-19, in the first semifinal, while top-seeded Columbus took care of business against the #4 Chicago Griffins, 29-19.
In the #2 versus #3 semifinal, the Lions made the long trip to Minneapolis, Minn. to play... Read More
The spring will end how it started as Rocky Gorge and the Pittsburgh Harlequins will play in the DI Mid-Atlantic Conference Championship. In March, the two teams played in a tight 31-29 match won by Rocky Gorge in the final minute. Gorge and the Quins won their semifinal tests on Saturday and will meet at 3pm in Richmond, Va. for the conference final.
In Columbia, Md. for the first conference... Read More
This story has been edited to reflect scores and matchups not known at the time of first publication.
The DII Men’s Club Playoffs are full steam ahead. There will be a new champion this postseason with Tempe joining the DI ranks. Can the Detriot Tradesmen finish the job or will there be a new contender to the crown. The final eight will be determined in the next two weeks, as regional playoffs... Read More
In a busy weekend on the left coast, a champion was crowned in the Pacific Northwest, the final was set in the Pacific South, and San Francisco Golden Gate all but sewed up its ticket to Nationals in NorCal.
In the Pacific Northwest Championship, ORSU outlasted the Portland Pigs, 16-10. ORSU will now have two weeks to rest and prepare before taking on the NorCal Champion on May... Read More
In the penultimate weekend of the DI Red River, the Austin Huns essentially locked up its spot as the conference representative at Nationals with a one-point victory over the Austin Blacks. A trip to the national play-in game is on the line on Saturday as the Austin Blacks host the Dallas Reds for second place in the Red River. The winner will play the #2 seed from the Pacific North on May 6th to... Read More