The lineups have been set for PRO Rugby's third week of action, with Ohio hosting San Francisco in its home opener and Denver making the trip to San Diego Sunday. The viewing information has also been determined, with the league having to make a separate television deal for Ohio matches.
Time Warner Cable will carry the Ohio home matches through its regional sports channels, but it will only be... Read More
Denver ruined San Francisco’s home opener Sunday at Boxer Stadium, winning 35-18 in PRO Rugby’s second week. The home team gained a 13-6 lead in the first half, but Denver scored 29 unanswered points to win the game. The result puts Denver alone in first place at 2-0. Only San Diego, which defeated Sacramento earlier in the day, is also unbeaten.
San Francisco opened with a penalty in the fourth... Read More
San Diego scored a 37-24 victory in its debut Saturday, beating visiting Sacramento at Torero Stadium on the campus of the University of San Diego. The hosts never trailed, taking a commanding 24-3 lead into halftime.
It was all penalty kicks to start the game, with two Kurt Morath goals sandwiching one from Sacramento’s Harry Bennett to give the home team a 6-3 advantage. In the 15th minute,... Read More
There's action from five differen continents viewable in the United States this weekend. Domestic college playoffs, PRO Rugby, European club championships, Super Rugby and the Junior World Trophy are all on offer. Here's when and where you can catch them.
The professional era of American rugby was ushered in over the weekend, as Denver met Ohio at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. and Sacramento hosted San Francisco at Bonney Field. League officials are grinning after a stellar opening showcase.
PRO Rugby’s broadcast of the California tilt touted that roughly 8,000 paid to watch the league’s inaugural weekend – about 2,300 in snow-buried Denver (... Read More
The starting linueps for Sunday's inaugural PRO Rugby test between Sacramento and San Francisco have been released. The match is predicted to be a slugfest with national and international talent featured on both sides of the ball. The game is scheduled to begin a 4pm at Bonney Field in Sacramento, Calif. The match will be streamed on AOL.com.
Head coach Paul Keeler's San Francisco side is... Read More
PRO Rugby announced this week its broadcasting and streaming partners. Televised matches will be carried by One World Sports, a cable channel which carries a variety of sports from around the globe, like the Chinese Basketball Association, the Asia Football Championship and professional table tennis. The streaming will be done by Yahoo!.
The detailed broadcasting and streaming schedule has not... Read More
PRO Rugby kicks off this weekend, so the competitiveness of each team will be decided on the field soon, but not soon enough for us to avoid peering at the rosters to see who might be considered favorites or underdogs.
The team most glaringly stratified from the others appears to be Sacramento, evidenced by a narrow win over the Sacramento Blackhawks in a scrimmage last week. Granted, the... Read More
(Evan Lappen contributed to this story)
PRO Rugby has announced the signing of 103 players amongst its five teams. 28 come from international clubs or professional teams, seven come from college teams or are unattached, and the remaining 68 come from the domestic club game, the level most affected by the creation of the new competition.
31 players come from DI clubs across the country – Life West... Read More