In a matchup of local rivals, Boston Rugby Club narrowly defeated Mystic River 22-12 Saturday. In years past, this would have been a matchup between two division I NERFU clubs; However, with the formation of the American Rugby Premiership, and subsequently the North Atlantic DI league, Boston and Mystic River are playing in different divisions.
Boston, who is one of five teams to competing in the... Read More
With temperatures reaching the mid 90s at game time, the fall season of the Mid-Atlantic Conference (MAC) began with Schuylkill River facing off against Northern Virginia (NOVA) at Gravelly Point Park in Arlington, Virg. With the teams battling each other and the oppressive heat, Schuylkill River used an effective first half to build a lead NOVA was unable to recover from. At the final whistle,... Read More
The Atlantic Rugby Premiership has officially formed, with New York Athletic Club, Old Blue, Boston, the Boston Irish Wolfhounds and Life making up the new competition. ARP play will begin in September and extend through October, go dormant for the winter months, and commence again in April and roll into May, with all teams playing each other home and away for a total of eight league games.
The... Read More
(TORONTO, ON) – Ontario Blues head coach Chris Silverthorn has named his starting lineup for June 28's, Saturday’s clash against USA Rugby’s Collegiate All-Americans at the Irish Cultural Center in Canton, Mass.Silverthorn has chosen to start a mixture of veterans and up-‐and-coming talent, and has stated that Saturday’s lineup will be very comparable to the level of the team he... Read More
The Ontario Blues XV will face their biggest preseason rugby test Saturday in Canton, Mass., near Boston, when they face the College All Americans, Saturday June 28 at 2:30 p.m. at the Irish Cultural Center. With many of the Blues’ internationals tied up with Canada for the month of June, head coach Chris Silverthorn has chosen a mixed team. Into the side, which opened May 3 against NYAC, is... Read More
(Game recap provided by Daniel Soso.)
The Maryland Exiles defeated North Bay 37-15 in a hard fought affair in the Maryland State Championship. The game was played under sunny skies at Warner’s Rugby Farm, the home of the Wild Geese Old Boys.
The Exiles struck first after kickoff moving the ball forward through multiple phases until Fullback Chris Minor was able to touchdown a Javier Quiros... Read More
Two unbeaten clubs clashed Saturday to decide the DII National Championship at Breese-Stevens Field in Madison, Wisc. Rocky Gorge emerged 27-5 winners over Tempe, claiming the club’s second title in three years.
“Unlike the first time where we were riding this train by the seat of our pants, this year was a calculated march to the championship,” said Rocky Gorge captain Matt Carroll. “We knew... Read More
With a crowd of 2,500 fans and supporters, the final game of the club championship weekend showcased the best of Division I rugby at Breese-Stevens Field in Madison, Wisc., as Life downed New Orleans 41-7 to win its second DI National Title in as many years.
“(We) played well, stuck to the gameplan, and got rewarded. Possession was the key of this game. NOLA is a pretty good side, they kept in it... Read More
The Dallas Reds dispatched a strong Austin Blacks team Saturday to secure
themselves in 1st place in the Red River Conference.
In defeating Austin 34-20, Dallas moved to 6-0-1 and the Reds now have an
eight-point cushion over new challengers, HARC, who also won.
"This was a game for our forwards," said Dallas center Kelly Kolberg. "What
the forwards did to get us possession made... Read More