The New Orleans Rugby Club made a big statement Saturday, beating the
Dallas Harlequins 36-8 to improve to 4-0-1 and tie the idle Dallas Reds for
1st in the Red River men's DI conference.
Fullback Chance Doyle scored two tries for New Orleans, as the club ran in
seven tries in the first 25 minutes. Dallas locked the barn door after
that, but the horse had well and truly bolted... Read More
In an effort to revitalize the lost art of select side rugby, the North
Texas All-Stars will be playing a challenge 15s match against Belmont Shore
next week at the Las Vegas Invitational.
North Texas won comfortably a Texas Cup all-star tournament last year, and
will try to get their team more exposure by playing a top club. USA Head
Coach Mike Tolkin will be in town, and the... Read More
Red River play continued Saturday with four games. There were two
incredibly lopsided contests – New Orleans blanking The Woodlands 100-0 and
the Dallas Reds shutting out Fort Worth 91-0. The blowouts keep NOLA and
Dallas, which tied 12-12 back in November, undefeated in league play.
Dallas was paced by flanker Chad Joseph’s five tries and three each from
flanker Colin Yerian and... Read More
Defending Northern California DII club Santa Rosa almost upset the
Sacramento Lions Saturday in a hard-nosed 25-21 match.
This Northern California DI league opened up for business this past weekend
and the Santa Rosa v Sacramento game was the pick of the group.
The game came down to the wire as the Lions took an early lead which they
carried... Read More
The Northern California DI club competition kicks off on Saturday, with
eight teams in action across the region.
One of the favorites, the Sacramento Lions, will take on one of the teams
that moved up from DII, Santa Rosa. SFGG is in the league, too, but has
made it clear this competition is for their 2nd side. They will not put
their front-liners in the NorCal DI, and that was a... Read More
A last-ditch effort to save the Elite Cup for 2014 has failed and,
according to some sources, was never going to succeed in the first place.
Clubs came together this week to discuss the option of adopting one of USA
Rugby's suggested schedule formats, but even as some started to feel that
such a schedule would work, it all fell apart.
One source said the league had been dead... Read More
The Austin Blacks are back in the saddle this weekend as they re-start
their Red River conference season and take on the Griffins, who were
winners last weekend.
Austin is 2-0 and has plenty of rugby ahead of it under the new coaching
staff of Miguel Berthet, Tane Jericevich, and Steve Corcoran, and are
itching to play more and catch up to the rest of the league.
"We've got a... Read More
Whether the Elite Cup regroups for the spring of 2014 or not, it’s clear
that Seattle-Old Puget Sound Beach won’t be in it.
Old Blue, Boston, and Life voted not to allow S-OPSB to join the East after
the Seattle club opted not to join the Pacific Rugby Premiership in
The club is now in a sort of limbo, with no
domestic club competition to play in. Head Coach Justin... Read More
While many DII men’s club leagues played out their competitions in the
fall, Southern California opens up conference play with a string of games
The Las Vegas Irish look to pick up where they left off as they open
conference play against a tough San Fernando Valley side. Both teams
enter the 2014 campaign with their eyes on a division title. Southern
California was... Read More
Action continues this weekend for some in the Men’s DII competition in
Texas. For others, it is their first action of the season. Nearly half the
league, including Oklahoma City and Little Rock, elected to play their
entire league schedule in the spring, while the other clubs began league
play in the fall.
Although it is coined the Texas League, the league spans multiple states... Read More