The Division I club scene was crowded on Saturday with six divisions in action. Pittsburgh was the lone victor in the Mid-Atlantic, while Cincinnati, Life West, Olympic Club, Pasadena, OMBAC, Belmont Shore, Oregon Sports Union, Portland Pigs and Austin Huns took victories across the Midwest, Pacific, and Red River.
With snow-covered fields postponing the Schuylkill River versus Rocky... Read More
The third weekend of matchups of the Major Rugby Championship saw two huge blowouts by the Glendale Raptors and the Austin Huns. At Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo., the Raptors eviscerated the Rugby Utah Select XV, 94-17, and the visiting Huns pillaged New Orleans, 91-8. The winning teams put on a clinic against their opponents.
With the 94-17 rout of Rugby Utah, Glendale stretches its unbeaten... Read More
With four divisions in action, this past Saturday was very busy in Division I Club Rugby. San Francisco Golden Gate Gold, the EPA Razorbacks, Sacramento Lions, Santa Monica Dolphins, San Diego Old Aztecs, OMBAC, Eastside Tsunami, Portland Pigs, Snake River, and Austin Blacks picked up wins over the weekend.
In the Pacific North division, San Francisco Golden Gate Gold remained... Read More
This past weekend, four teams from the Midwest and Red River gathered in Round Rock, Texas for the second annual Rugby Gold Cup. On Friday, the Austin Blacks clobbered the Chicago Griffins, 54-17, and the Dallas Reds came back to beat Metropolis, 33-26. In the second round of matches on Sunday, Dallas remained undefeated with a 38-17 win over Chicago, and Metropolis was victorious against Austin... Read More
With the 2017 Division I Club schedule in full swing on the west coast and Texas, the competition at the top of the standings is fierce. In the Pacific North, Life West and SFGG Gold picked up wins on Saturday to lead the division and after destroying Pasadena 82-10, Belmont Shore remains undefeated in the Pacific South. Down in the Red River, the Dallas Reds toppled the Austin Blacks, 63-35, and... Read More
With both clubs coming off dominant wins, the Glendale Raptors hosted the Austin Huns at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. for an exciting non-conference competition. After a tight first half where the Huns’ defense stymied the Raptors’ offense, the Glendale attack broke out for five tries in the second period to win 41-10. The Raptors refocused their attack in the second frame bringing the... Read More
A decade ago in 2007, the domestic Super League celebrated its tenth anniversary when perennial powerhouse Belmont Shore (Long Beach, California) defeated the Chicago Lions 27-21 in San Diego for the club title. Belmont Shore chalked up their fourth championship. They had made the finals on eight occasions in those ten years, dominating American club rugby. Belmont were considered favorites... Read More
An action packed weekend saw nine Division I club games across the country. In the most significant matches, the Austin Huns broke its 24-year losing streak to the Austin Blacks in a rout, 45-14, and the Glendale Raptors cracked New Orleans, 59-5, in a non-conference battle. The Huns are taking the Red River and the nation by storm, but face a stiff test next Saturday when they travel to Infinity... Read More
With rain causing numerous schedule changes throughout the season, there were only three matches in the Pacific North this weekend. Santa Rosa took a bye week while Life West defended home turf against a tough Olympic Club, 38-20, and San Francisco Golden Gate’s two Division I clubs went 1-1 on the weekend.
In the Pacific South, Santa Monica blew out Los Angeles, 62-5, while the San Diego Old... Read More
It’s a whole new ballgame in the DI Red River Conference as the new look Austin Huns are challenging for the top spot in the league. After dispatching OMBAC last weekend, the Huns took another major step knocking off the defending conference champions, the Dallas Reds, 24-18 on Saturday. In the Houston Athletic versus the Dallas Harlequins match, the Quins beat HARC, 36-19.
Dallas Reds at the... Read More