Week Six in the American Rugby Premiership brought two blowouts and the Atlantic Cup exhibition opener between NYAC and Life. In rematches from September, Old Blue and Mystic River blew out the Boston Irish and Boston by a combined score of 168-0. In Life’s first match of the season, the Running Eagles traveled up to New York for the first match of the inaugural Atlantic Cup. In a competitive... Read More
The DI Midwest had its most exciting weekend of the season so far as the top six teams in the conference as separated by eight standing points. Two big rivalry matches showcased over the weekend as the Cincinnati Wolfhounds edged Columbus, 26-22, and the Chicago Lions beat the Chicago Griffins, 24-23. The Kansas City Blues improved to 4-1 with a 30-17 victory over the Milwaukee Barbarians and... Read More
The three-headed monster that is the American Rugby Premiership enters the fifth week of play with each of the top teams playing. In the battle between the last two DI National Champions, NYAC came from behind in the second half to beat Mystic River, 27-22, and Old Blue stomped Boston in Massachusetts, 96-0. Only seven points separate the teams at top of the standings and one-loss Old Blue trails... Read More
The top three clubs in the DI Mid-Atlantic improved their records over the weekend. With Pittsburgh on a bye, Rocky Gorge, Schuylkill River, and Norfolk won their games by impressive margins. Rocky Gorge almost hit the century mark crushing Wilmington, 89-12, Schuylkill River cruised to a 31-8 win over the Potomac Exiles, and the Norfolk Blues blanked Baltimore-Chesapeake, 41-0.
Rocky Gorge... Read More
The unpredictable DI Midwest rolled on in Week 5 as the traditional frontrunners are now in the middle of the pack. The surprising Ohio squads sit on top of the standings as they continue to impress as Columbus came out on top against the Kansas City Blues, 35-19, and the Cincinnati Wolfhounds beat the Barbarians of Milwaukee, 41-10. The two Chicago sides secured close wins as the Griffins edged... Read More
After four weeks of play in the DI Mid-Atlantic, Rocky Gorge once again proved it is the best team in the DI Mid-Atlantic with a 69-7 stomping of the second place team, the Pittsburgh Harlequins. The Schuylkill River Exiles earned an easy second win of the season over Wilmington, 79-3, and Baltimore-Chesapeake picked up its first win against the Potomac Exiles, 22-14.
At Founder’s Field in... Read More
In the storied rivalry match between NYAC and Old Blue, the American Rugby Premiership squads battled for 80 minutes with only six points separating the teams at the final whistle. When the dust settled, NYAC earned a 19-13 victory on the backs of inspired forwards play. Additionally, Mystic River picked up its second win of the season over the Boston Irish Wolfhounds, 28-11.
At Travers Island, N... Read More
After the initial shake-ups in the conference, the DI Midwest has started to settle into a pattern, with the Ohio clubs continuing to be successful and two heavyweights knocking off some strong competition. Columbus got a last-minute, four-point win over the Milwaukee Barbarians, 36-32, while Cincinnati beat a very physical Palmer side by a wider margin, 27-19. The Kansas City Blues topped the... Read More
With the DI Mid-Atlantic competition only three weeks old, the frontrunners have defined themselves. Rocky Gorge doesn’t look like it has lost a step after winning the division last season as it easily dispatched Schuylkill River, 49-12. The Pittsburgh Harlequins have gone 7-1-1 this calendar year and took another big step defeating previously unbeaten Norfolk at home, 32-10. Lastly, the Potomac... Read More
In the third week of American Rugby Premiership competition, Mystic River and NYAC took advantage of the Boston area clubs to produce two high scoring results. After losing in the DI National Semifinal rematch to Old Blue, Mystic River rebounded to crush Boston, 86-0. NYAC was on bye last Saturday and got ready for next weekend’s rivalry match against Old Blue with a 38-7 win over the Boston... Read More