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
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