The Northeast Olympia Development Academy is back from the Tobago 7s after
winning the tournament and finishing 2013 with a solid run of
The ODA did not win their pool, losing as they did to English professional
club Esher in pool play. But, after beating Canada's Dog River Howlers in
the semis 21-12, they avenged their loss to Esher with a 21-12 victory to
take the... Read More
The Division I clubs from Northern California have voted not to challenge
the West DI champion for a place in this season’s national
As reported in
RUGBYMag.com earlier, the West DI league has collapsed from six teams
to three, far below USA Rugby’s minimum. USA Rugby, in an effort to keep
the West league going, is allowing the remaining three teams to continue to... Read More
New Orleans opened a new chapter in the club’s history book Saturday,
beginning play in the Red River league. The disintegration of the South’s
DI competition was the impetus for the move to the Texas league, which will
see NOLA play two road games on most away weekends. Saturday New Orleans
tied the Dallas Reds in Dallas, and Sunday they beat the Griffins 52-13 in
Allen, Texas... Read More
The DI club league scores and standings are all updated.
The Red River Conference in Texas put three games on the field after last
week's single-game rollout. The Austin Blacks won their game fairly
comfortably over the Austin Huns, while HARC adjusted very well to the
tough pack of The Woodlands by keeping the ball moving in the backs and
New to DI, the Griffins... Read More
The league picture in the Mid-Atlantic DI club conference is getting
blurrier and blurrier as teams that started poorly are now winning, and
teams that started well have faltered.
This weekend, Schuylkill River improved to
6-3 with a bonus-point 36-14 defeat of Maryland. Meanwhile, the Norfolk
Blues took care of business on the road in Raleigh 37-17 to improve to 6-2.
The Blues... Read More
The New York Athletic Club got a late penalty from flyhalf David Neville
and dodged a bullet just before the final whistle to emerge 28-26 victors
over the Boston Rugby Club Saturday in a clash between the last two
undefeated DI clubs in the Northeast.
Boston had a chance to win the game with a penalty goal
attempt from Niko Ratumaitavuki, but the flyhalf missed. That's not to say... Read More
The Dallas Reds opened the Red River DI club conference with a decisive
50-10 victory over the Austin Huns Saturday.
It was a game of speed over power and speed won, with Dallas defending well
and getting enough ball, after key first-half injuries for Austin in the
front row and in the backline.
Wing Bear Albritton, fullback Mike Kenealy and flanker Chad Joseph all
scored two... Read More
The Midwest DI league continues to be interesting as Kansas City and the
Chicago Lions rebound from difficult starts.
Metropolis, meanwhile got a bit of a shock this weekend, as did
First, Metropolis. The league... Read More
The Chicago Lions ended Milwaukee's five-game winning streak with a
dramatic 33-29 victory in Midwest DI club play Saturday.
The Lions led almost the entire game, but couldn't shake the Barbarians,
who answer Chicago score-for-score through the game.
Two tries from Paul Passino and a late one from Brian Rooney stakes the
Lions to a 33-22 lead late. Milwaukee scored a try to pull... Read More
This weekend the Red River DI conference begins play as the Dallas Reds
faces the Austin Huns.
The conference - renamed in part as a nod to the regional nature of the Red
River - has expanded as the Allen (nee Frisco) Griffins have moved up a
division and New Orleans has joined from the defunct South.
Austin and Dallas share a sponsor, Crispin Cider, so this is the Crispin
Cup,... Read More