Here's what's on tap in some of the Western HS leagues this weekend.
Hawaii- Sevens starts early in the Aloha Sate as the youngsters compete in
the Aloha 7s tournament this weekend. Since its inception, Hawaiian rugby
focuses focuses on "fusing Hawaii's strong community values with rugby's
tradition of discipline, fair play and sportsmanship." Expect a fun and
festive atmosphere... Read More
The Jesuit HS team of Sacramento is undefeated in two competitions, and
hopes to stay that way after this weekend, when their varsity squad takes
on a tough 4-2 Dixon side, and their B side plays Cougar in Northern
California's HS club Sacramento conference.
"I know we were NIT champions last year, but we have a much deeper squad
this year," said Jesuit Coach John Shorey, who will... Read More
Four high school teams from Ohio and four from Indiana faced off this past
weekend in the annual Indiana v Ohio Challenge.
Each team played two shortened games and the wins and losses
tallied. This year, Indiana dominated the A-side scores, winning seven out
of eight games. Among the B-side matches, Ohio held sway, winning six out
of eight. Overall, then Indiana won 9-7.
Here... Read More
Saturday the Seattle Vikings U19 team upended RUGBYMag.com #5 Liberty 25-24
in league play in Washington state.
Seattle ran out to an early 10-0 lead thanks to tries from flanker Riley
O'Keefe and center Matt Brennan, but gave up that lead early in the second
half. Liberty flyhalf Michael Thomson scored just before halftime, and then
wing Corey Hayes raced over to make it 12-10... Read More
The USA U20s capped off their camp in Seattle with a game against
Seattle-Old Puget Sound Beach Sunday morning in Bellevue, Wash.
This was a game with open subs, but was played with high intensity.... Read More
De La Salle rugby goes into this weekend against Bishop O’Dowd favored to
win and move to 4-0.
It’s been a good start for the Northern California boys high
school team, with victories over Bellarmine Prep, Christian Brothers, and
Clayton Valley, that last being the curtain-raiser for Cal v UCLA at Witter
“That game was a great and memorable experience for the high school... Read More
The Orlando U19 rugby club got some double good news this week, as they
edged Daytona HS to remain undefeated in the Rugby Florida North Pool, and
then found out they'd been invited to the Boys National Invitational
For the little-known Orlando team, these are heady times, but heady times
born out of adversity.
"We've had a good start to the season but it all... Read More
The USA U20 men's team is set to assemble in Seattle next week after a
successful camp in February to whittle down the squad.
About 30 players will train in Seattle for three days, culminating
in a scrummage against the Seattle-OPSB men's club. After that, the
coaching staff will work on final decisions for the squad of 26 to go to
the Junior World Rugby Trophy in Hong Kong in... Read More
USA prop Titi Lamositele is reportedly being allowed to play for the USA
U20 team at the Junior World Rugby Trophy.
Lamositele is under contract at Saracens in England, but the club
is allowing Lamositele to join the Junior All Americans before returning to
Sarries after April.
The news is important for the USA U20s, which went through a difficult 2013
and started the 2014 cycle... Read More
Jesuit of Sacramento remains #1 in
the latest Boys High School Single-School Rankings presented by
Selective Service, and not by default. The Marauders do so because
they beat two fairly strong teams quite convincingly, including
previous #22 Clayton Valley.
Moving up closer to them is fellow Northern California team De La... Read More