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
The Elite Cup got a little jolt of life Wednesday night when USA Men's 15s
Head Coach Mike Tolkin approached the four clubs supposedly involved and
asked them to consider keeping the competition going.
Tolkin told the clubs that he wants the best players in America playing top
competition, and that means, for teams in the East, the Elite Cup.
The reasons behind the Elite Cup... Read More
The Dallas Reds improved to 3-0-1 and remain in first place in the DI Club
Red River Conference after handling Houston Athletic Rugby Club 42-10
The Dallas Harlequins improved to 2-0 with a forfeit win over Fort Worth,
and the Griffins improved to 2-2 with a victory over The Woodlands, while
idle New Orleans (2-0-1) and Austin Blacks (2-0) remain unbeaten.
Dallas... Read More
USA Rugby’s Elite Cup appears to have imploded and won’t be competed in
After the emergence of the Pacific Rugby Premiership, only five teams
remained in the Elite Cup – Old Blue and NYAC in New York, Boston, Life in
Georgia, and Seattle-OPSB in the Pacific Northwest. In addition, some other
teams, notably Metropolis out of Minneapolis, had shown an interest in
playing.... Read More
The New Orleans Rugby Club moved to 2-0-1 with a convincing 37-19 defeat of
the Austin Huns in Louisiana Saturday.
After every game in the Red River Conference was called off last week due
to cold and snow, this was the first league game for both teams in three
weeks. Even so, New Orleans captain Jeff Reuther said he was happy to see
his team in action.
“We’ve got 16 great games... Read More
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