West Shore United rode an impressive second half to defeat the Jersey Cape
Storm in the Eastern Penn U19 quarterfinals.
West Shore will take on the Northeast Raiders next week in the EPRU semis.
These two teams have faced each other twice in the last two years in the
playoffs, with West Shore winning two years ago, and Northeast winning 9-8
Asked if that loss was a... Read More
The record says the Colorado Springs U19 team lost a game Thursday, but
sometimes a loss is also a win.
The Grizzlies’ 20-10 scoreline against top-ranked Highland was an
impressive result, perhaps made all the more impressive because they held
Highland scoreless in the second half.
“Colorado came with passion and heart,” said Highland Head Coach Larry
Gelwix. “Highland Rugby did... Read More
Top-ranked U19 club Highland visited #4 Colorado Springs Thursday night in
Colorado, and came away with a tense 20-10 victory. The two sides held each
other scoreless in the second half.
More to come ...
USA Sevens is providing a unique opportunity for high school rugby players
to meet with college coaches during the Collegiate Rugby Championships 7s
tournament June 4-5 in Philadelphia.
During the tournament weekend, players will be able to participate in
combine-like workouts in front of college rugby coaches. Then at PPL Park
during the CRC event, coaches will be available in... Read More
Highland U19s defeated United Saturday 37-5 to secure the top spot in
Utah's U19 competition.
On a pleasant, breezy day at Burgess Park in Alpine, Utah, Highland ran out
to a commanding lead in the first half and cruised from there.
"In our first match with United two weeks ago, I thought we came out a
little tentative," said Highland Head Coach... Read More
Tempe U19s edged the upstart Red Mountain squad Saturday 24-20 to win the
Arizona U19 title.
Tempe had defeated Red Mountain 10-3 earlier in the season, but expected a
much sterner test as Red Mountain had added some players during the season,
inclulding some from New Zealand.
The game ended up much like the Arizona men's club final, with both teams
putting everything on... Read More
There have been some big games, featuring big-time programs, played in the
high school/U19 realm the past week, and more are on the horizon.
Two notable teams, Denver East (CO) and Westerville (OH), went on tour last
weekend. East traveled to Kansas City and played half a dozen matches over
the course of two days, with their A-side emerging 1-1. On Saturday, they
fell 29-5 to the... Read More
Rugby went on a tour of Newcastle, England and Edinburgh, Scotland in March
with a U19/17 mixed squad, playing four matches in a week to prep for the
Texas State Championship.
Up first for the Texas team were the Tynedale Colts.
"Our Texas-style rucking and aggression disrupted the English style of
play," said Woodlands' Mike Thibodeaux of their 31-8 defeat. "... Read More
Illinois Youth Rugby kicked off their 2011 season with an exhibition game
at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont at half-time of an Arena Football League
Chicago Rush game. The Arlington Stallions played the St. Charles Predators
in a modified game to showcase youth rugby to the football fans in
repeated as Jesuit Classic champions Sunday, again downing 3Xavier in the
final, 22-5 (They beat Xavier 22-10 in the inaugural final). Sunday marks
the second time the Eagles have beat the defending high school national
champs this spring, and Gonzaga never trailed in the match.
“Anytime you play Xavier it’s going to be a tough, tough physical match,
and we... Read More