After a four-week hiatus from competition, the Dallas Griffins returned to competition and took home a bonus-point victory after playing against the Houston Athletic Rugby Club. The final score had the Griffins over HARC, 34-14.
When the Griffins took the field Saturday the main goal was to get the win, but the more important aim was to improve and progress in the development of the team’s skill... Read More
The Red River Rugby Conference played host to a pair of matches on Saturday with very different outcomes. The Austin Blacks beat the Houston Area Rugby Club by a score of 43-20, and the Dallas Reds tied the Austin Huns 10-10 after their mostly one-sided match concluded.
For the Blacks, their match came down to doing the best they could with the players they had available. According to Tane... Read More
In a tight race for the top four seeds in the Mid-Atlantic Division I, the Norfolk Blues utilized three drop goals, including the game winner, to edge the Potomac Exiles 29-27, and Schuylkill River shut out Baltimore-Chesapeake in the second half to win 13-7. The top four teams in the division are each separated by five points, and each team will be facing off against each other in the final... Read More
The Griffins and Austin Huns played to a 22-13 result Saturday. Mentality of the players seemed to make the difference when deciding the result. Where the Griffins were positive and took home the win, the Huns let lacking mental awareness get in their way.
In the weeks leading up to this match the Griffins focused on the positive aspects of each contest, even finding the upside in a loss. When... Read More
On Saturday, NOLA escaped with an 18-17 win over the Dallas Harlequins. Despite an offensive surge from the Harlequins and offensive errors on its end, NOLA was able to protect a first-half lead and get the win.
The match between the two clubs was close from start to finish. At the end of the opening 40 minutes, only eight points were the difference between the them, with NOLA ahead, 18-10.... Read More
The Austin Blacks came away with a big win over the Dallas Reds over the weekend, as their DI teams faced off on the Blacks’ home turf. The Reds fell to the Blacks, 60-13, in a match where the numbers and odds were set against the Reds.
According to the Reds’ Club Manager, Filip Keuppens, his team started out on the wrong foot, with several players out of commission for various reasons and two... Read More
In SoCal DI play, Belmont Shore (6-0) remained undefeated with a commanding 63-17 win over Pasadena (2-4). The San Diego Old Aztecs (4-2) nipped Santa Monica (3-3), 38-21, and Oceanside (2-4) outlasted OMBAC (2-4), 33-27.
OMBAC and Oceanside were very much try for try in the first half. Oceanside scored the first try of the second half, and OMBAC, who has struggled to put two halves together all... Read More
Week 5 of the NorCal DI brought Santa Rosa and Sacramento their second victories, and the EPA Razorbacks pushed their winning streak to five games via forfeit. Santa Rosa (2-2) exploded in the second half to beat the San Jose Seahawks (1-3), 39-15, and the Sacramento Lions (2-2) shut out the EPA Bulldogs (3-2) in the second half to win, 29-12. SFGG (2-2) forfeited their match against the EPA... Read More
In SoCal DI play, Belmont Shore (5-0) remained atop the division with a come-from-behind win over OMBAC (2-3), 27-14. Los Angeles (2-3) edged Oceanside (1-4), 12-7, and the San Diego Old Aztecs (3-2) outlasted Downtown (2-3), 29-19.
Belmont Shore moved to 5-0 in DI action thanks to a strong second half performance. Trailing 7-0 into the break, and 14-0 midway through the second half, Belmont... Read More