The Albuquerque Aardvarks are virtually assured of being the top DII club
out of New Mexico as they defeated their closest rivals, the Santa Fe
Scorpions at Balloon Fiesta Park Saturday.
Paced by a Man of the Match performance by captain
Jonathan Gray and with debutant Kevin Thomas scoring twice, the Aardvarks
Gray, who was an all-territory player with Red Mountain in... Read More
The Hawaii Harlequins started the Hawaii men's club season well with a
22-11 defeat of the Titans.
Paced by two tries from James Nakajo and with Rowan Newton Smith adding ten
points in a try, a conversion, and a penalty (Thierry Daupin kicked the
other conversion), the Harlequins downed a tough Titans squad.
The Titans were physical and very strong in the scrums, but a little slow... Read More
Baltimore-Chesapeake moved into sole possession of 1st place in the
Mid-Atlantic DI club conference as they defeated the Maryland Exiles 61-29
With the bonus-point win, B-C moved ahead of the Potomac Athletic Club, who
won, but only 17-0, failing to make the bonus point for four tries.
Keeping pace were the Norfolk Blues, who won 48-5 over NOVA, while falling
off was... Read More
The nationwide club restructure is making its debut this season, and we've
mapped out the road to the postseason for DII men. There are eight
competitive regions, whose champions advance to the national quarterfinals.
Here’s a look at how each CR will fill its playoffs, and what teams are in
the driver’s seat for postseason berths.
While different competitive regions have their... Read More
After a four-month break, the Mid-Atlantic DI club season gets back on
track with four games this weekend.
Five teams remain in with a shot at finishing 1st in this highly
competitive league, with leaders Baltimore-Chesapeake essentially tied with
PAC, the Norfolk Blues in third having played two fewer games, and
Schuylkill River in 4th have played one fewer.
(Pittsburgh... Read More
The Snake River Rugby Club did not make the big move they wanted to make
over the weekend, as they played a two-match series against ORSU and
Portland, their two main rivals in the DII Club Pacific Northwest -
A sweep by the Idaho team would have put them at 7-1, and a game ahead of
of the other two teams. Instead, they lost to ORSU 21-16 on Saturday,
giving up a try in... Read More
The playoff race in Florida is extremely tight, and Tampa Krewe’s 34-23
defeat of first-place Miami Saturday sets up an important match this
weekend. The top four teams in Florida at the end of the regular season
will play in a four-team playoff, with the winner advancing to the NCR2
Tampa’s win over previously unbeaten Miami sees the 2010 National Champions
tied... Read More
Oklahoma City scored a big win on the weekend by taking down the only
unbeaten team in the Red River Conference – HURT. With the way the Red
River’s DII competition breaks down, the winners of the three divisions
(North, South and DI-B) get into the semifinals, and there’s one wildcard
The Crusaders, 5-1, were in second place in the North and in danger of
falling behind... Read More
Rain swept away this weekend's slate of DI men's club games in Southern
California, but rugby did get going elsewhere.
In Texas, the Austin Blacks pulled off an important result, beating
contenders HARC 28-7 36-23. The Houston club dropped to
7-2, remaining in 3rd behind idle New Orleans and the Dallas Reds, while
the Blacks remained in 4th but improved to 5-2-1 - somewhat closer... Read More
The top two teams in Northern California's DII league face off as the
Sacramento Blackhawks (4-0) take on 4-0 Vacaville.
It's going to be rainy and sloppy Saturday, as Winter Storm Titan moves in.
That's going to make scoring a difficult proposition.
"We'll really need to keep the unforced errors to a minimum and remain
relentless on defense," said Vacaville Head Coach Chris Motes... Read More