Led by tournament MVP Carter West and with the support of Adam Byrd and
Zach Donahue, the Ravenwood Raptors edged Father Ryan 6-5 in the final of
the Tennessee Boys HS final.
Siegel beat Maryville 40-10 to take the girls final.
Below are all the scores, and below that links to video and a photo gallery
from the tournament (photos courtesy Tennessee Rugby Association).
2012... Read More
Top-ranked boys High School club team Cathedral confirmed their ranking
with an impressive run through the Midwest playoffs this past weekend,
beating Lincoln Way 31-12, Marauders 52-0 and, in the final, Westerville
Coach Scott Peterson said the games were more competitive than one might
“I don’t know how... Read More
How does your league handle disciplinary matters? Do you report them? Do
you spell out exactly how suspensions are decided? What criteria do you
Not to say other leagues or unions don’t post their discipline decisions –
quite a few do – but we found this example of a decision from the Iowa HS
The IAHSRA posted their decision as well as video of the... Read More
Greenwich High School’s 31-22 defeat of Xavier was no fluke, as the
Connecticut HS team is on the upswing this season.
Head Coach Joe Kelly wishes now that word of the new National Invitational
format had reached him at the right moment, because he thinks his team
would do well.
“We have athletes and they’re coming together and playing well together,”
said Kelly, who took... Read More
Greenwich unseated one of the top HS teams in the Northeast as they downed
defending national #2 Xavier 31-22 Friday.
Greenwich led 19-10 at halftime, only to see Xavier score twice to take the
lead 22-19. Unbowed, the Cardinals scored through wing Nick Richards and
Richards touched down again to put the game away late.
“The boys played great, both teams,” said Greenwich coach... Read More
It’s coming on playoff time for many of the Boys High School leagues around
Undefeated Triad and Tigers from North Carolina headline the quarterfinals
in that state.
In SoCal, it’s the semifinals. Back Bay defeated Santa Monica 45-9 last
weekend, while the Mustangs were clear winners of ICEF 46-28.
Oceanside beat South Bay 21-7, and SOC Gators edged the LA... Read More
Following their 17-10 loss to Gonzaga in the previous week, the Pride of
Perry Street Prep returned to their winning ways against a game and
determined Eleanor Roosevelt side. Following injuries and a need to develop
some depth, the Pride’s starting lineup saw several changes (hooker,
2nd row, flanker, scrumhalf, wings and fullback) from the
sitting at... Read More
The Kansas City Junior Blues HS team pulled off a big result less than a
week after their opponents did the same.
KC traveled to Colorado for a short weekend tour, taking on Glendale and
Colorado Springs. They beat both, downing Glendale 23-15 and Colorado
“We learned a long time ago that we need to travel to get tough
competition,” said KC Head Coach Ed... Read More
Dixon High School defeated Jesuit 38-28 Saturday to take the showdown
between the two undefeated single-school high school teams in Northern
Jesuit, the perennial national title contenders and defending national
champs, were humbled by an up-and-coming Dixon squad, which led 38-14 into
the closing quarter.
“We have been around for six years, and it takes time to... Read More
Spring Break is over and it’s time to get down to the serious business of
playing some High School Rugby.
This year has seen an interesting shift, in that some high-profile games
between single-school and HS club teams have gone the way of the
single-school programs (not all, see SFGG against Jesuit and Colorado
Springs over East).
It’s no coincidence that the new rule... Read More