With less than a month to go until Conference and National Playoffs, jockeying for seeding is in full effect. The #1 seeds for each conference has pretty much been locked up, but the remaining positions are up for grabs.
The semifinals of the NorCal Playoffs were Saturday with the Sacramento Lions at Life West and the EPA Razorbacks at Santa Rosa. Life West and EPA advanced to the NorCal Finals... Read More
With five weeks remaining until the start of the DI Men’s Club National Playoffs, the race to the next National Champion is coming into focus. The divisions are sorting out their seeding to get ready for conference championship play.
The Chicago Lions, the Life West Gladiators, and Rocky Gorge remain undefeated after this weekend’s matchups. The Lions (12-0) blanked their closest competitor,... Read More
Based on the results of Saturday’s action, the seeding for the upcoming DI NorCal playoffs was determined. One week of the regular season remains before the conference playoffs begin on April 16th.
Undefeated Life West (9-0) has earned the #1 seed after crushing Fresno, 85-5, and will face the #4 Sacramento Lions. The Lions (5-4) destroyed their cross-town rivals, the Sacramento Blackhawks, 72-5... Read More
With four weeks to go in the regular season, Week 14 brought a big shakeup in the standings of the DI Mid-Atlantic. Rocky Gorge maintained its sizable lead in first place with 49 points with its 46-10 victory over Baltimore-Chesapeake. Schuylkill River crushed NOVA, 40-10, to stay in second place, but Norfolk inched within one point of the Exiles with its 41-32 comeback win against Raleigh.
The... Read More
The race for the Division I Midwest crown may come down to the final weeks of season between the Chicago Lions, Metropolis, and the Kansas City Blues. With the first games of the spring starting this past Saturday, the Lions and Blues added wins to their point totals and the fourth place Chicago Griffins pulled to even at 5-5.
The undefeated Chicago Lions (10-0) sit atop the leaderboard with 48... Read More
Of the 50 Division I men’s clubs in the country, only five teams remain undefeated with less than two months remaining until the start of the National Playoffs. In the Mid-Atlantic Conference, Rocky Gorge is one of those undefeated clubs and it has clearly separated itself from the rest of the pack.
With its ninth consecutive victory and second straight shut out with its 44-0 win over Baltimore-... Read More
With two weeks left in the spring season before the Northern California DI Men’s Club Playoffs start on April 16th in Vallejo, Calif., the top two seeds in the South have all been sewn up with the North yet to be decided. Life West and the EPA Razorbacks lead the South division and Santa Rosa is at the top of the North.
The remaining spot in the North will be decided between San Francisco-Golden... Read More
The Red River Rugby Conference was back in regular competition over the weekend. Fresh off a set of wins in the Gold Cup matches last week, the Austin Blacks bested the Dallas Harlequins, 59-24.
During the match, the Blacks players had to use defense to take the match away from the Harlequins. In the first half, the Blacks kept the Harlequins at bay for the majority of the time, and then did the... Read More
With six weeks left in the season on frigid, snowy Saturday, Rocky Gorge has effectively secured a berth into the Mid-Atlantic Conference playoffs with a 68-0 blanking of the second place Schuylkill River. The Norfolk Blues rebounded from last week to beat Raleigh, 62-15, and pull within one standing point of second place. Lastly, the Potomac Exiles edged Northern Virginia (NOVA), 19-15, and sit... Read More
With PRO Rugby looming on the horizon and players signing on to play in the premier league, its effects are already being felt in the Men’s Club ranks, especially in Northern California. Over 25 players have committed to playing with PRO Rugby from NorCal and the results on Saturday reflected that fact.
Life West, who has about a dozen players given the opportunity to play up in PRO Rugby, only... Read More