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
After a long winter of friendlies and practice games the Elite Cup is
finally here for the East Coast, with Big Apple rivals New York Athletic
Club and Old Blue facing off this weekend.
There remains little love lost between the two teams, and the prospect of
clashing in the crisp air of New York, when those hits hurt a little bit
more, is something both will relish.
NYAC is... Read More
Eighteen points from Taylor Howden and a snappy start saw the Denver
Barbarians defeat local rivals Glendale Raptors 33-28 in the first ever
Elite Cup match.
The Elite Cup is the offshoot of the Super League, which ran from 1997 to
2012. The Elite Cup will feature eight teams in two divisions leading to
semifinals and then a final May 25. Both Glendale and Denver are
highly-... Read More
Despite the fact that the Mid-Atlantic DI league was virtually complete in
November, there are still questions to answer in March.
Weather-related makeup games involving playoff-bound, or hopeful, teams
remained this month.
On Saturday Schuylkill River entered their final league match tied with the
Maryland Exiles for 2nd in the league, and were behind on point
differential... Read More
Santa Monica and Belmont Shore remain in a tight race atop the Southern
California DI league after Santa Monica won convincingly 40-10 over a tough
Los Angeles team Saturday, and Belmont Shore escaped with a 27-25 victory
OMBAC had a shot to tie the game with the final conversion of the day. But
Zach Pangelinan's kick hit both uprights before bouncing back onto the... Read More
Paced by Mike Valeti's two tries the Provo Steelers overtook 1st place in
the West-North DI club league with a 38-18 defeat of the Denver
Provo is 3-0-1 with 16 standings points and one game to go, against
The New York Athletic Club defeated West Point 34-31 on a frigid Saturday
at NYAC’s Travers Island pitch.
Both teams came into the game banged up. Army rested four starters as they
finished off a spring break camp and readied for Kutztown University. NYAC
had several prominent players on the sidelines. Eagle scrumhalf Mike Petri
has a broken thumb, Eagle lock Brian Doyle was... Read More
The Elite Cup officially kicks off Saturday when
the Denver Barbarians host the Glendale Raptors at Shea Stadium in
Highlands Ranch, Colo.
This will be the third of four meetings between Glendale and Denver this
competitive cycle. The Barbos beat the Raptors at the Aspen Ruggerfest in
September and at Infinity Park in October.
The latter match was a DI league contest. With... Read More