The New Orleans Rugby Club wrapped up the South DI club league with an 84-0
shutout of the rapidly-fading Atlanta Renegades.
With that victory, New Orleans finishes 2-2 and 2nd in the South.
They will play away at either the Chicago Griffins or Chicago Lions.
Those two Chicago teams play tomorrow. The winner hosts New Orleans, and
the loser visits South winners Life.
Final South... Read More
SFGG moved to 2-0 in the Elite Cup with a 29-23 defeat of the Denver
Barbarians in Denver.
The Barbarians defense was impressive, especially
in the first half, and Denver led 15-12 at the break.
"They disrupted us big-time," said SFGG Head Coach Grant Wells. "We
couldn't really get into any sort of pattern."
At halftime, the San Francisco club decided to simplify things. They... Read More
Metropolis will play Palmer Sunday for the Midwest DI Club championship
after winning semifinals Saturday.(Editor's note - here was had a long
paragraph about confusion surrounding an extra game for these teams. That's
apparently been settled and we will explain later.)
Palmer ran out to a 25-10 lead and held on as the Chicago Lions mounted a
furious comeback, and fell just short... Read More
The New York Athletic Club moved to 2-0 in the Elite Cup with a 28-22
defeat of Boston that was probably closer than it needed to be.
NYAC scored five tries, but on a breezy day Toby L'Estrange had a poor game
with his goalkicking, and failed to convert on all five.
"When you score five tries to one, you kind of expect to win by more than
six points," said NYAC Head Coach Bruce... Read More
Life University's Elite Cup men's club team held off a determined Old Blue
squad 25-21, needing a late try from Blake Bradford to snatch victory from
the jaws of defeat.
In a game that promised to be a battle of excellent goalkickers and of who
could stay out of penalty trouble, both teams squandered point-scoring... Read More
Life University’s men’s team hosts Old Blue this weekend and it’s a welcome
big game for the Running Eagles after what has become a debacle of a DI
season, with the games they play massive blowouts, and their last scheduled
match, against Atlanta, not even being played.
Well Life hasn’t really been worried about DI anyway. The Elite Cup is the
thing, and Head Coach James Isaacson... Read More
New York Athletic Club visits rivals Boston this weekend, and this will be
a chance for both teams to raise their game.
Boston Head Coach Mike Diamantopoulos said he wasn’t overjoyed with his
team’s performance last weekend when they lost to Life University
Having spent much of the last month training
inside, and with two backline additions way too new to be dumped into... Read More
At 1-0, SFGG and Denver will face each other in Denver with a chance to
take control of their Elite Cup destiny.
SFGG runs out their best side, with Eagle Chris Biller at hooker and
underrated locks Tom Rooke and John Thomas at second row. The back row of
Danny LaPrevotte, Bruce Thomas, and Tevita Koloamatangi - so good they
forced All American Rooke's... Read More
OPSB rolls into Glendale, Colo. this weekend for the second Elite Cup match
for both teams, and with both trying to shake off an 0-1 start.
OPSB were beaten in a close one by SFGG 36-27 on March 23.
Glendale also lost a tight contest, 33-28 to Denver a week before.
The closeness of the games should give both the Beach Dogs and the Raptors
reason for optimism.
“I think there... Read More
Glendale took a mixed side to Kansas City for a friendly Saturday and
emerged with a 29-22 win. The Raptors and Blues traded barbs throughout the
match, with Glendale never pulling far away.
Last time Glendale came to Kansas City with its full arsenal, the Blues
tied them, so the Raptors knew they were in for a fight.
“Kansas City at... Read More