Over the weekend, Arizona notched a convincing victory over Notre Dame at Steuber Stadium in Palo Alto, Calif. With the 47-10 win, Arizona retained the Parseghian Cup, an annual trophy established under the former head coaches of both programs.
Anticipation leading up to the annual match against Notre Dame was high. Not only was it a chance for Arizona to test its players against a quality... Read More
In a fight between California Conference rivals, #15 Cal Poly and #17 San Diego State, the match ultimately came down to a conversion attempt at the end of the game. Cal Poly just scored off an opportune deflection on a box kick to make cut the score to 21-20, SDSU. The Mustangs’ fullback Mark Grzanich lined up to convert his own try about 10 meters from the posts.
The kicker set the ball, took a... Read More
With the beautiful backdrop of the Rocky Mountains in Provo, Utah, No. 1 ranked Brigham Young University took the second game of the season series over #3 St. Mary’s College of California, 62-15. After the nail-biter three weeks ago, the Cougars were in control for most of the game and scored eight tries in route to victory. Coming off a grueling match against Utah on Thursday night and a rash of... Read More
A developmental game on Thursday night in Salt Lake City, Utah turned into a high-scoring battle between St. Mary’s and Utah. With each team gearing up for high profile games on Saturday, the clubs fielded mixed sides of starters and reserves to get good minutes against a quality opponent. What they got was a great game where Utah almost pulled off an incredible upset coming back from a 24-point... Read More
This Saturday’s match between No. 4 Life and seventh-ranked Arkansas State in Jonesboro, Ark. celebrates the third-annual Huckaby Cup between the schools. The founder of Arkansas State rugby program over 17 years ago, Curt Huckaby’s impact is felt on both sides of the ball in this weekend’s contest. Life and Arkansas State are now top-10 collegiate programs and their success in some part is... Read More
In the fourth week of the D1A California Conference, four teams looked to improve their records and contend with St. Mary’s for the league championship. Coming off a win against Santa Clara last weekend, #19 Cal Poly handled UC Santa Barbara, 27-3, and San Diego State kept their momentum going with a come behind two-point victory over Santa Clara, 22-20. This coming weekend, Saturday’s winners,... Read More
No. 4 ranked Life University put on an offensive and defensive show on Saturday in Marietta, Georgia as the Running Eagles trounced #16 Davenport, 58-10. Life scored a total of eight tries by five players with Marcus Walsh dotting down four tries in route to victory. The Running Eagles sprinted out to a 34-0 lead at the half while killing off two yellow cards in the period. Life extended it to 51... Read More
In a rivalry game between two of the top collegiate teams in the country, the #2 Cal Bears battled back to defeat #3 Saint Mary’s College of California, 27-14, in Moraga, Calif. on Saturday. Down four points half way through the second half, Cal didn’t panic and scored three unanswered tries to win the game. With the victory, Cal improves to 11-1 on the season.
“I think we had the run of the play... Read More
On Saturday Notre Dame and Indiana kicked off the spring season with a friendly match in Brownsburg, Ind. Though both teams got some good experience out of the competition, Indiana came out on top, 56-8.
The teams opted for an unconventional competition where both sides mixed in the starting and second sides in an effort to give everyone some playing time to start off the season. Each went into... Read More
With only seven weeks in the DIA California Conference schedule, every match is important and in week three, #3 Saint Mary’s College of California defeated the University of California, Santa Barbara, 55-12, and #20 California Polytechnic State University beat Santa Clara University, 26-13.
#3 St. Mary’s at UC Santa Barbara
Dealing with accumulating injuries, St. Mary’s fielded a team of various... Read More