There are some compelling images from the USA women’s performance at the
Hong Kong 7s.
McGee looking oh-so-dangerous running onto a shot ball, and yet not quite
getting the timing right with her teammates.
The teeth-rattling tackles from Amy Daniels and Jillion Potter, and the
maddening clustering around those tackles that left massive holes for the
Australians to... Read More
Seven teams in DI and eight teams in DII of
the Mid-Atlantic women's college leagues are down to four each as the MARFU
quarterfinals wrapped up Saturday.
In DI, Penn State has a bye and played
anyway, edging Norwich 35-30 in a friendly.
In west conditions around the greater DC
area, teams struggled to get scoring going. Virginia shut out West Chester
10-0, and Maryland... Read More
It was not a pretty Hong Kong 7s semifinals for North American teams, as
England and Australia put Canada and the USA to the sword.
Canada, uncharacteristically, could not control the ball at critical
moments, and struggled to find space for their attackers in losing 22-12 to
The USA were thrashed by Australia, and while they... Read More
The top seeds in the women's 7s at Hong Kong won out, with the two expected
close games being just that.
Spain was considered one of the toughest #2 seeds, and pushed the USA all
the way, finally succumbing 8-5 on a late drop goal penalty by the
Americans. That was a key kick, as a tie would have put Spain through on
Meanwhile, in Pool C, Australia and the... Read More
women's rugby ran out to an early 12-0 lead and held on 24-19 over touring
Dartmouth Friday night in Palo Alto, Calif.
scored a try and two conversions as Dartmouth stormed back in the wet
Stanford did just enough in the final 60 minutes to get the win.
The Kent Crusaders girls HS team defeated local rivals Budd Bay Sunday 29-5
in the opening match of Rugby Washington league play in Lacey, Wash.
Paced by an outstanding effort from USA U20 prospect Cassidy Meyers, Kent
played much of the game in the Budd Bay half and scored five tries.
In a match where Budd Bay often had... Read More
Megan Bonny led the Washington State women to a 42-0 victory over
Washington last Saturday, scoring four tries to lead her team with 20
points. The win puts WSU atop the Pacific Northwest’s women’s DII college
standings, going 4-0 with only Central Washington left on the schedule. WSU
defeated their toughest opponent, Western Washington, 17-14 during the fall
portion of the league... Read More
Led by four tries from fullback Kiara Harris, and seven conversions from
Julia Fortkort, the University of Texas women's team hammered a stretched
Texas Tech side 54-12 Saturday.
The win put Texas at 3-0 in Texas league play and essentially clinched 1st
in the league. Their league is too small to get an automatic bid to
national playoffs, so the Longhorns will have an extra... Read More
The USA is in the final of the USA 7s Women's International 7s with a
comeback victory over the Netherlands in front of a huge Sam Boyd Stadium
They make the final Sunday against either France or Canada.
The Eagles received the kickoff and immediately perhaps showed a few
nerves, dropping a couple of balls they should... Read More
and U19 teams have less than two weeks to apply for a spot in the new
National High School and National High School Club Championships
Boys and Girls teams that want to gain an
invitation to the National Championships in May (May 12-13 at Stanford for
the girls, and May 19-20 in Salt Lake City for the boys) must fill out an
Teams... Read More