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
OMBAC flyhalf Zach Pangelinan scored a try at the death and kicked the
all-too-crucial conversion to lift OMBAC to a 29-28 victory over Santa
Monica Saturday in Pacific Rugby Premiership action.
In an exciting and back-and-forth match, the teams
traded the lead, but it seemed, with time essentially up and the Dolphins
leading 28-22, that Santa Monica would take this one.... Read More
|SFGG goes into this weekend’s clash with the Denver Barbarians with a few
questions to answer.
Sure they beat Santa Monica last weekend, but falling behind 20-7 doesn’t
seem like a long-term winning strategy, does it? And will they be able to
dispel the issues that led to such a first-half deficit?
Captain and evergreen scrumhalf Mose Timoteo
thinks they will.
“We were in... Read More
The North Texas All-Stars team is still basking in the glow of an
unexpected 17-5 defeat of Belmont Shore at the Las Vegas Invitational Jan
Eager to show off what they felt was overlooked talent from Texas, the team
played the game to show USA Head Coach Mike Tolkin what they could do, and
Center Kelly Kolberg was outstanding and the Texas players exposed... Read More
The opening weekend of the Pacific Rugby Premiership showed that all of the
teams involved are very competitive, as no one ran away with it. The
largest winning margin was ten points, and that team, Glendale, had to come
back from a 9-3 halftime deficit.
SFGG had to come back, too, and you can hear Head Coach Alex Houser's
thoughts in the video interview below. Golden Gate did... Read More
Vasi Navia scored an astounding six tries as Santa Rosa blew by SFGG's DI
side to win 50-5 in NorCal DI club play Saturday.
The teams were close at halftime - 12-5 in Santa Rosa's favor - but it was
all Rosa, and all Navia, in the second half.
Also in Northern California, the East Palo Alto Razorbacks defeated San
Jose 26-13 and Fresno notched their first victory, 41-29 over... Read More
The Glendale Raptors came back from a 9-3 halftime deficit to defeat the
Olympic Club 27-17 in the Pacific Rugby Premiership opening game for both
The game was held at Treasure Island in San Francisco as part of a
double-header with the SFGG v Santa Monica game.
Glendale fell behind 9-3 as they got into early penalty trouble.
"We gave away some silly penalties," said... Read More
San Francisco Golden Gate scored two tries late in the game to overcome
Santa Monica 36-27 in the opening weekend of the Pacific Rugby
Battling a high penalty count and a motivated opponent, Golden Gate needed
all of its home-field magic to pull this one out.
Samisoni Pone scored two tries, with Riccardo Reynolds, Tom Rooke, Derrick
Wavomba, and Grant Hyjer scored... Read More
Belmont Shore opened Pacific Rugby Premiership play with a 26-20 defeat of
the Denver Barbarians in Long Beach, Calif. Saturday. Belmont jumped out to
a 19-point first-half lead on the back of three quality tries, and Denver
scored at the death to secure a bonus point.
Dotting down the first try for Belmont Shore was fullback Mikey Te’o, who
tallied a second in the second half... Read More
The Denver Barbarians clash with Belmont Shore in a repeat of the 1999
Super League Final to kick off the Pacific Rugby Premiership for both
It’s almost 15 years later and still these clubs are near the
top in the American scene. Both are undergoing changes.
Shore is one of the few clubs in the PRP not having undergone a recent
coaching shift. Ray Egan still blows the... Read More