The DI club
playoffs are soon upon us, and now is a good time for RUGBYMag.com to
consider how the clubs stack up.
We've spent countless hours poring over the teams and their records, their
competition, and their performances.
It's a tough one, because some of these teams have been playing regularly
in difficult leagues, some have been playing in easy leagues, and some... Read More
Utah Warriors, 2-2, play for their playoff lives Saturday. With Utah in
third place in the West and having already lost to second-place Old Puget
Sound Beach, it’d be hard to imagine a scenario where a three-loss Warrior
team makes the postseason.
Unfortunately for Utah, perhaps, their opponent Saturday is undefeated San
Francisco Golden Gate, who beat the Warriors 32-8 in... Read More
Atlanta, Ga. The
Atlanta Renegades, R.F.C. and Atlanta Silverbacks Park announced Wednesday
that work on their brand new FieldTurf® artificial surface rugby
field at Silverbacks Park has been progressing quickly and the field could
be ready for the Renegades’ April 30 playoff match against
Ground-breaking was held on March 11, 2011, and the new rugby field will be... Read More
The Norfolk Blues clinched 1st place in the Mid-Atlantic DI club
league with a 38-12 defeat of NOVA Saturday.
Almost all the season had been played in the fall, but the MARFU league
ended after a long break, something that was welcome to Norfolk Head Coach
“Friendly matches are nice, but it’s great to get a meaningful league game
under our belts before the... Read More
Golden Gate closed its fist a little tighter on the Super League Western
Conference with a 50-24 defeat of Denver in San Francisco.The score
might look like a blowout, but in the second half, at least, it wasn’t, as
Denver figured out their problems and in fact outscored SFGG 24-17 in the
second half.... Read More
Sound Beach won a big game as they beat the Utah Warriors 18-17 on an icy
pitch in Salt Lake City Saturday.The result
goes a long way to deciding who might be #2 in the Super League West, as
OPSB is now 3-1 with two games to go. Utah, which is the other team that
could finish 2nd in the league, is now 2-2.OPSB won the
game thanks to tries from wings Fili Botitu and Robby... Read More
Life University continued
its winning ways in the Super League, dispatching the Chicago Lions 47-18
to move to 4-0 in the Eastern Conference.
Life hit the Lions hard and fast in the early going, led by two tries from
center Tui Osborne. Head Coach James Isaacson, drummed into service on the
field in addition to his coaching duties, was pleased with the first 40
"It's a... Read More
(Brett Amos photo)
Unbeaten Santa Rosa and unbeaten Fresno do
battle Saturday in what will likely turn out to be the NorCal championship
match. With just one game left on the docket for both teams after this
week, Saturday’s winner will have the huge upper hand in the
These teams, at a glance, are pretty
similar. Not only are their records identical, but their... Read More
NYAC or Boston will
move to 3-1 this weekend unless there's a tie.
Super League champs NYAC have looked solid enough in winning two of their
first three, but know that if they drop this game against Boston, they
could be looking at not making the playoffs.
Boston might feel they can knock us off, and rightly so," said NYAC Head
Coach Mike Tolkin. "They're... Read More
Put it out of your mind – that’s the message for
the Life Running Eagles as they prepare to face the Chicago Lions in
Georgia this weekend.
Put out of
your mind the fact that Life is undefeated and the Lions are 2-1,
having won one of those games by only two points. Put out of your mind the
fact the Lions just lost at home. Put out of your mind the fact that
Chicago already... Read More