Santa Rosa, Life West, and the Olympic Club found themselves in the winners’ column last week in Pacific North play. Only Olympic was able to repeat the performance, with a 39-0 victory over the EPA Razorbacks. Sacramento rebounded with a 37-19 win over Santa Rosa, while Life West fell to San Francisco Golden Gate 35-19.
With Tempe idle, there were only two matches in the Pacific South on... Read More
The second week of the DI Red River season featured a severe blowout and big scare to the National Finalist. The Dallas Reds picked up their first win of 2017 with the 92-8 destruction of the Houston Athletic Rugby Club (HARC) and the Austin Blacks capitalized on a late yellow card to score two tries to defeat the Dallas Harlequins, 35-27.
Houston Athletic at Dallas Reds
It was a true team effort... Read More
In chilly Leesburg, Va., hundreds of ruggers from across the Mid-Atlantic came to watch the Capital Selects take on Stars Rugby, with many more streaming the matches at home. There was a lot of top-level talent on the pitch and the games did not disappoint. The Stars wanted to exact revenge for its losses last year; however, the Capital Selects once again won both the women’s and men’s matches,... Read More
Looking to start 2017 off with intense competition, the Glendale Raptors kicked off six months of rust by challenging itself against Cal Cup Finalist Life West in Hayward, Calif. on Saturday. The Raptors were the aggressors on both sides of the ball pressuring the Gladiators at every opportunity and then stretching the field to create mismatches and overloads to score. Led by dominant... Read More
In its first major match since its full organizational reboot, the Austin Huns beat OMBAC, 24-21, in a hotly contested match in Austin, Texas. The lead changed hands eight times and came down to the final second as Austin scrumhalf Michael Reid scored on a quick tap from five meters to win the game. Traveling from the west coast fresh off its Cal Cup Championship, OMBAC played hard and gave it... Read More
With three clubs fresh off of the California Cup, the Pacific North Division enters the season in a bit of a fractured state as Life West, Olympic Club, and San Francisco Golden Gate (SFGG) already have six matches under their belt in 2017. Meanwhile, the East Palo Alto Razorbacks, Sacramento Lions, and Santa Rosa played their first matches, respectively. The Cup experience gave... Read More
Almost a year to the date after the first series of games, the Capital Selects and Stars Rugby will match up in a weekend full of high-level competition. The Stars are seeking revenge after getting swept by the Capital’s Men’s and Women’s squads in the 2016 event.
On Saturday, the men’s developmental sides kick off at 5PM. Then Sunday, the Capital Women take on the Stars at 1:00pm, with a... Read More
Two non-conference heavyweight club games will take place this weekend with OMBAC traveling to the Austin Huns and Life West hosting the Glendale Raptors.
Austin Huns vs OMBAC
After completing a grueling seven-week campaign in the Cal Cup that culminated in a thrilling title victory over Life West, OMBAC will be tested once again when they travel to Texas to take on the Huns.
"It will be a tough... Read More
Five weeks of intense competition of the inaugural California Cup concluded on Saturday with OMBAC emerging as champions over Life West, 26-22. At the Grande Final at Treasure Island, San Francisco, Calif., OMBAC built a 20-3 lead at the half only to have Life West surge back with the help of a couple yellow cards. Two second half penalties gave OMBAC enough of an edge to hold off the Gladiators... Read More
In the last round before the California Cup Grande Final next weekend at Treasure Island, Life West and OMBAC punched their tickets to championship on Saturday. With the Olympic Club versus Belmont Shore match being rained out, the last two games of the competition were win or go home. Life West came back from a 14-point deficit to beat SFGG in the final minutes to win 36-34 and OMBAC bashed the... Read More