In the penultimate weekend of the DI Red River, the Austin Huns essentially locked up its spot as the conference representative at Nationals with a one-point victory over the Austin Blacks. A trip to the national play-in game is on the line on Saturday as the Austin Blacks host the Dallas Reds for second place in the Red River. The winner will play the #2 seed from the Pacific North on May 6th to... Read More
With the DI Midwest Semifinals this coming weekend, the final four regular season matches were concluded on Saturday. After the dust settled, Columbus cemented the #1 seed with a win over Kansas City, who narrowly missed out on the playoffs. Columbus will play the Chicago Griffins, while Metropolis will host the Chicago Lions in the #2 versus #3 semifinal.
The race to the second seed and hosting... Read More
The final Saturday of the DI Mid-Atlantic Conference offered a preview of the playoff semifinals scheduled for April 29th. Rocky Gorge and Schuylkill River notched victories over next week’s playoff opponents, Norfolk and Pittsburgh, respectively. Lastly, Baltimore-Chesapeake closed out its season with its fifth win over Wilmington.
In Columbia, Md., Rocky Gorge survived a scare from an intense... Read More
Traditionally used as a make-up weekend for DI Club, the Easter holiday brought six games to the masses across the country. With Nationals about a month away, every team is searching for wins to secure playoff spots. In the Mid-Atlantic, Rocky Gorge outpaced Schuylkill River, 40-7, and the Potomac Exiles ran past Wilmington, 55-7. As part of the NorCal round robin playoffs, San Francisco Golden... Read More
Positioning for the DI Divisional Playoffs is in full swing as the four games in the Atlantic North and Mid-Atlantic were played on Saturday. In the Atlantic North/ARP, Old Blue, who decided not to participate in Nationals this season, blasted Mystic River, 66-20. Meanwhile in the Mid-Atlantic, Rocky Gorge and Norfolk rebounded from defeats from the week prior with wins over Baltimore-Chesapeake... Read More
With two Saturdays left on the schedule before the start of the DI Red River playoffs, the Austin Huns continued to separate itself from the pack with a 40-19 win over the second place Dallas Reds. The Reds are now tied with the Austin Blacks, who against each in the season finale on April 29th. The Huns host the Glendale Raptors this Saturday before finishing their spring against the Blacks and... Read More
With DI conference playoff quickly approaching, the Pacific North, Pacific Northwest, and Pacific South are all finishing up their regular seasons. For the start of the four-team round robin playoffs in NorCal, San Francisco Golden Gate continued its undefeated season with a 72-8 win over the EPA Razorbacks while Life West won a tight contest over Olympic Club, 20-15. Portland notched a 17-17... Read More
In the tightly contested DI Midwest Conference in one week to go, first place Columbus extended its winning streak to four games with a road win over Kansas City, 64-24, and second place Metropolis out-punched Cincinnati in 59-49 slugfest. In third, the Chicago Lions beat the Barbarians in Milwaukee, 23-10, and Palmer outlasted the fourth place Chicago Griffins, 31-29.
At home in Columbus, Ohio,... Read More
With multiple field issues, only three games were in DI Club on the east coast. In a non-conference test, NYAC looked to avenge its loss last season to Rocky Gorge. At Travers Island in New York, NYAC welcomed Gorge to the Empire State with a 65-0 blowout. In the Mid-Atlantic, Wilmington picked up its first DI victory over Rocky Gorge, 39-5, and Baltimore-Chesapeake came back from a first half... Read More
In its third match of the Major Rugby Championship, the Austin Huns trounced the Rugby Utah Select XVs, 48-22. With the victory, the Huns stretched their winning streak to eight games. Rugby Utah had its moments in the match as its powerful pack pounded against Austin’s defensive front. However, it was the Huns’ overall talent and athleticism that brought about the win.
“It was a hard physical... Read More