The Red Mountain Rugby Club pulled off something of a shocker with a 15-8
defeat of previously-unbeaten Tempe to put themselves in a virtual tie with
their longtime Arizona DII club rivals.
Red Mountain had left their previous match with Tempe, which Tempe won,
somewhat disgruntled with the referee. No such issues this weekend, as they
avoided big penalty trouble and followed a... Read More
The Mid-Atlantic South DII men’s club league came down to the final match
of the season, played this past weekend.
The Washington Irish, which went into the game 3-4, defeated Richmond, who
had entered the game 5-2, to take 2nd in the league. The Irish
managed this, despite having a worse record than Richmond, by virtue of the
bonus points they earned. The Irish got a bonus... Read More
The Snake River club isn’t in 1st the Pacific Northwest DII
South, but they are pretty close after sweeping two matches this weekend.
The Idaho-based team always has a tough road schedule as the rest of their
games are on the west side of the Cascade Mountains. So road weekends are
big, and usually involved two games.
“We look at the schedule early and make sure
the players... Read More
Belmont Shore and Santa Monica have almost clinched home playoff berths
with bonus-point victories this weekend in Southern California’s DI club
Belmont Shore were most impressive in shutting out a good Los Angeles team
44-0, while Santa Monica beat Las Vegas 51-12. Both teams have three games
left on their schedule, and if they lose all three, they could conceivably
be... Read More
The Denver Barbarians struggled to a 10-0 win over the Kansas City Blues
Saturday at Swope Park in Kansas City, Mo. The game was played in the heart
of a thick snowfall, with flakes growing larger and accumulating throughout
The Barbos drew first blood midway through the opening half when Maximo
DeAachaval slotted a penalty... Read More
The Austin Blacks traveled to Chicago this weekend to fill an idle Saturday
with a game against the Chicago Griffins.
Coming off an impressive defeat of the Chicago Lions last week, the
Griffins were looking to build on their solid spring buildup toward the
Meanwhile, the Blacks have been conscious all season of the fact that their
Texas league doesn't always prepare... Read More
SFGG traveled to Seattle Saturday and beat Old Puget Sounds Beach 36-27 in
a match that doubled as a DI Northern California league game, as
The San Francisco club has clinched 1st in Northern California. OPSB drops
to 3-2 in DI league play, but have wrapped up the #2 seed out of that
SFGG moves to 1-0 in the Elite Cup, and OPSB drops to 0-1.
In the East, NYAC got... Read More
The Norfolk Blues have made the DI crossover playoffs after beating the
Maryland Exiles 51-17 Saturday in the final match of the Mid-Atlantic club
"It's win or go home," said Norfolk Head Coach Chris Porter before the
game. "We've glad we're in this position given the hole we started in at
the beginning of the season. The guys have been busting their butts over
the... Read More
Belmont Shore goes into this weekend's game with Los Angeles in solid
position to take 1st place in Southern California.
Sure they are essentially tied with Santa Monica, but Shore has a slightly
easier final four games.
Both teams will face the tenacious San Diego Aztecs
and struggling clubs Las Vegas Blackjacks and Back Bay. But Santa Monica
has to take on OMBAC, and that... Read More
Even in a DI club environment where the top teams are winning easily, SFGG is
especially dominant. The Bay Area club is 8-0 with a points for of 66 per
game and a points against of 8.9. Only Life University (3-0 68-8) is anything
like it. All remaining 1st-place teams in DI (including Life) are,
on average, 7-1-1 with a points for of 40 per game and a points against of
So when you look... Read More