In the final leg of the second annual Rugby Gold Cup between the teams of the DI Red River and Midwest, the Dallas Reds, Austin Blacks, Chicago Lions, and hosting Metropolis squared off in Minneapolis, Minn.
On Friday, 80 minutes of rugby ended in the 25-25 tie for Metropolis and Dallas and the Blacks routed Chicago, 50-5. Two days later, the teams swapped opponents as Metropolis edged Austin, 32... Read More
In the second part of a home and away series with the Glendale Raptors, Brigham Young University nearly pulled off the upset losing by two points, 41-39. After losing 57-12 in early February in Glendale, Colo., the Cougars improved immensely in Saturday’s match and will use the experience in the upcoming D1A Playoffs. For the Raptors, the game was preparation for its battle with the Austin Huns... Read More
DI Club Rugby is back in the Midwest and the competition was tight throughout almost the entire division. Milwaukee, Columbus, and Palmer all notched narrow victories, with the Kansas City Blues’ 19-point win being the outlier. The standings remain crowded at the top with five teams separated by five points.
The Milwaukee Barbarians hit the road to Cincinnati, Ohio and came away with a 32... Read More
In the first round of the Pacific North playoffs, Life West ran out to a 50-27 victory and SFGG survived a stiff test from Olympic Cub, 32-17.
“We started well in the first ten to fifteen minutes,” said Life West coach Adriaan Ferris of his squad’s 50-27 win. “We were fairly dominant upfront, but I think that gave us kind of a false sense of where we were. We didn’t really earn the... Read More
In the Mid-Atlantic, Potomac scored a home win over Baltimore-Chesapeake, 43-27, Rocky Gorge held on for a 31-29 victory versus Pittsburgh, and Schuylkill River blew out Wilmington on the road, 54-17.
In Gaithersburg, Md., the Potomac Exiles ran out to an early lead and never looked back against Baltimore-Chesapeake. Centers John Davis and Joe Whalen set the tone with big runs and... Read More
The Division I club scene was crowded on Saturday with six divisions in action. Pittsburgh was the lone victor in the Mid-Atlantic, while Cincinnati, Life West, Olympic Club, Pasadena, OMBAC, Belmont Shore, Oregon Sports Union, Portland Pigs and Austin Huns took victories across the Midwest, Pacific, and Red River.
With snow-covered fields postponing the Schuylkill River versus Rocky... Read More
The third weekend of matchups of the Major Rugby Championship saw two huge blowouts by the Glendale Raptors and the Austin Huns. At Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo., the Raptors eviscerated the Rugby Utah Select XV, 94-17, and the visiting Huns pillaged New Orleans, 91-8. The winning teams put on a clinic against their opponents.
With the 94-17 rout of Rugby Utah, Glendale stretches its unbeaten... Read More
With four divisions in action, this past Saturday was very busy in Division I Club Rugby. San Francisco Golden Gate Gold, the EPA Razorbacks, Sacramento Lions, Santa Monica Dolphins, San Diego Old Aztecs, OMBAC, Eastside Tsunami, Portland Pigs, Snake River, and Austin Blacks picked up wins over the weekend.
In the Pacific North division, San Francisco Golden Gate Gold remained... Read More
This past weekend, four teams from the Midwest and Red River gathered in Round Rock, Texas for the second annual Rugby Gold Cup. On Friday, the Austin Blacks clobbered the Chicago Griffins, 54-17, and the Dallas Reds came back to beat Metropolis, 33-26. In the second round of matches on Sunday, Dallas remained undefeated with a 38-17 win over Chicago, and Metropolis was victorious against Austin... Read More
With the 2017 Division I Club schedule in full swing on the west coast and Texas, the competition at the top of the standings is fierce. In the Pacific North, Life West and SFGG Gold picked up wins on Saturday to lead the division and after destroying Pasadena 82-10, Belmont Shore remains undefeated in the Pacific South. Down in the Red River, the Dallas Reds toppled the Austin Blacks, 63-35, and... Read More