The Dallas Reds fell to the Austin Blacks in a sloppy match on Saturday. On Thursday and Friday rain fell heavy in the Dallas-Fort Worth area as storms rolled through. Despite the fact that the messy conditions affected both teams’ effectiveness and execution, the Blacks won 27-13.
“It limited our opportunity to kick for goal a few times due to poor footing and heavy clay,” said Reds manager... Read More
Saturday’s cold and rainy weather turned into a great Sunday for rugby in Sandston, Va. for the DI Mid-Atlantic Conference Championship between the Potomac Exiles and the Norfolk Blues. Missed opportunities plagued Norfolk, and the Exiles capitalized on those openings to win their first MAC title, 26-18. Potomac inside center Matias Cima was stellar with his boot, connecting on four penalty kicks... Read More
Behind a strong defensive performance, Life, which played a man down most of the match, improved its record to 5-0 in the American Rugby Premiership with a 26-7 victory over NYAC in Marietta, Ga. To start their spring campaign, the Running Eagles widened their point gap in the standings to eight over the field. Flyhalf AJ MacGinty was six-for-six on his kicks, connecting on three penalties and... Read More
Aided by a red card, Old Blue maintained third place in the American Rugby Premiership standings with a 31-13 victory at Boston Saturday. The loss effectively ends Boston’s bid for the postseason, while Old Blue remains in striking distance for second place and the automatic bid to the DI playoffs. With both clubs battling a strong wind, the game was close in first half, but Old Blue ran away in... Read More
Two tough Texas teams faced off in DI action Thursday evening, as the Dallas Reds faced off against the Griffins. At the end of the intense match-up, the Reds were on top of the Griffins 40-11.
Thursday’s match came fresh off the heels of last weekend’s competition against New Orleans for the Reds. According to Reds manager Filip Keuppens, a couple of Reds were still a little banged up from that... Read More
The Chicago Lions returned to league action after the winter break and took a seven-point win over the Cincinnati Wolfhounds Saturday, 19-12. For the majority of the opening half, the hosts dominated possession and territory, but the stout defensive structure of the Lions kept them from crossing over for points. According to Al Lucas, head coach of the Cincinnati team, miscues in the process of... Read More
The Austin Blacks put together a comprehensive victory against the Austin Huns Saturday. When all was said and done, the Blacks were the victors, 50-10.
The Blacks built this weekend’s victory on the backs of their opponent’s mistakes. According to Tane Jericivich, head coach for the Blacks, lax ball security on the part of the Huns contributed greatly to their offense.
“We scored lots of tries... Read More
The Dallas Reds beat New Orleans in a match that kicked off their final stretch of the season in strong fashion. After a tough, close contest, the Reds came out on top 25-8 on Saturday.
“It was an incredible game,” said Reds manager Filip Keuppens. “Trip and Geoff had their guys ready and fired up.”
The match was hotly contested from the start. During the first half, the farthest apart the teams... Read More
The top four spots in the Mid-Atlantic DI playoffs are locked up with only seeding up for grabs. Each club has at least seven wins and they're separated by ten points, so the order can and will change by the end of the season.
The Potomac Exiles lead the pack with 44 points and nine wins with the victory over third place Baltimore-Chesapeake (7-3, 36 points), 31-26. Schuylkill River, currently... Read More
In their first game since the fall season, Old Blue defeated NOLA 32-19 in New Orleans Saturday. The New York side shook off the rust in the second half to score 25 unanswered points for the victory.
Old Blue struggled to keep pace with NOLA in the first half. After nearly six months off, Old Blue fell behind 16-7 at halftime. New Orleans, who is midway through the Red River, and sitting in... Read More