The USA U20s are getting ready to start the Junior World Championships in
France on Wednesday.
They will take on South Africa in Pool A at Stade Henri Desgrenge in La
Roche-sur-Yon at 8:45pm local time, which is 2:45pm EST, 11:45pm PST.
The games will be broadcast live online on Universal Sports. Universal
will also show the games on tape delay at 10pm EST, 7pm PST.
Here is the... Read More
The College Recruitment Combine Program (CRCP) is partnering with Serevi
Rugby and the USA 7s CRC to hold a one-day combine June 1 at PPL Park in
Chester, Pa. during the CRC.
will being 11am, with pre-registration for walk-ups starting at
High School players will be run through a series of drills and athletic
tests, under the watchful eye of college... Read More
Holed up in a park in Georgia, the team is cut off, somewhat, from the
outside world and hard at work as they face a monumental task in La
Roche-sur-Yon in France.
The players have been staying at Hard Labor Creek State Park (how's that
for a name?) in Georgia near the Oconee National Forest. The players are
staying in cabins with a central meal cabin and a... Read More
The San Francisco Golden Gate club hosted the California State Cup and
All-Star Tournament this past weekend as Sheeran Field on Treasure
The top girls and boys teams from Northern and Southern California clashed
in their respective all-state competitions, and all-star teams from Bay
Area... Read More
Massive changes in the HS Club
rankings because of the results at the NIT.
United, which lost to Herriman twice in Utah, thus moving them
down, beat #1. #2 and #3 to win the NIT. Amazing performance. We
still think Cathedral is #2, but then things go haywire. Given that
Danville almost beat Cathedral (game went to OT), and... Read More
Well you might say it wasn't a
National Championship because it didn't include a play-in for every
region, but the old USA Rugby National HS Championship didn't
either. Many regions in America opted out of the final tournament
simply because it didn't fit in with their schedule, or was too
expensive... Read More
Granite Bay won the Varsity and Junior Varsity Northern California
Championships May 4. The varsity downed the Islanders of Burbank 50-32 in
the championship match.
The Islanders knocked off Danville, ranked No. 3 in the country, in one
semifinal. Granite Bay beat Hayward 46-29 in the other. The latter contest
was exciting to watch, with a total of nine lead changes. San... Read More
Jesuit of Sacramento scored three times, and Gonzaga of Washington DC
scored four times, but it's the tries that count more and Jesuit defeated
Gonzaga in the final of the single-school bracket of the Boys HS National
Invitational 21-16 Saturday.
Gonzaga drew first blood with a penalty from Jimmy Ronan, but Jesuit struck
back almost immediately, using... Read More
Brother Rice of Illinois defeated Connecticut team Greenwich to win the
Tier II/Combo bracket of the Boys High School National Invitational
Saturday at the Moose rugby Grounds in Eklhart, Ind.
Greenwich was the highest-ranking team of either HS Club or Single-School
to be put into the Tier II, and were understandably displeased with the
move. They... Read More
United of Salt Lake City won their first HS Club national title since 2010
with a 24-10 defeat of defending champs Cathedral Royal Irish.
Cathedral started the game on the front foot and pinned United back in
their 22. After United committed a penalty near their goal line, Cathedral
opted to tap and run. United's defense, however, held, and that would be a
theme of the game. Some... Read More