South Independent Conference has bolstered its credibility as a legitimate
competition with the addition of Arkansas State. The Red Wolves are still
going to compete in the College Premier Division, but will enter their
developmental side in the South Independent.
ASU coach Matt Huckaby said it was important to get into a DI conference
for a few reasons.
“One for sevens, two... Read More
the Northwest, Old Puget Sound won the 4th of July 7s at Fort
Lewis, and then the Can-Ams 7s against some top Canadian competition. Hard
to argue that they should drop out of #1.
SFGG won their own tournament, and also looked good this past weekend in
the Palo Alto 7s Series. Several other clubs in Northern have emerged as
possible Pacific Coast title contenders: Sacramento... Read More
Murmurs about a 2011 USA Rugby National Collegiate 7s Championship have
been getting louder and louder lately. When Kevin Battle, chair of the
Men’s College Competitions Committee, first said creating a 7s national
championship was on his committee’s to-do list, it seemed as though such a
competition was a year or two away from formation.
Urging from the Board of Directors has moved... Read More
All photos by Pat
Joe Simms of the Kansas City
Rogues running from Rambler defense
Former Jamaican international
Donald Walter separating from the pack
St. Louis Ramblers in white,
Kansas City Blues on defense, above and below... Read More
All Americans Head Coach Alex Magleby visits with RUGBYMag.com
Editor-in-Chief Alex Goff and discusses Saturday's win over New Zealand
This interview was conducted while the team waited to board a bus to Santa
Barbara. Their departure was delayed because the players wanted to watch
the USA v. Brazil women's soccer World Cup match. When the USA wins in a
shootout you... Read More
That often translates into the same problems on the field: mistakes that
lead to opposition scores, and failure to translate pressure into points.
For the USA Collegiate All Americans on Saturday, everything was switched
around. It was the New Zealand Universities team that made the mistakes,
and the Americans the team to punish them for it. And when the All
Americans had scoring... Read More
the USA 7s Collegiate Rugby Championship, in his last 136 minutes of rugby,
Peter Tiberio has scored 11 tries.
Three of those came on Saturday for the All Americans team as he sparked
his squad to a 60-17 defeat of New Zealand Universities.
The key moment came early in the match. With the score 0-0, the New
Zealanders were camped on the All American goal line.
It... Read More
The Chicago Lions picked up their second Midwest
Qualifier win Saturday in Milwaukee at Lakefront 7s, defeating the
Youngbloodz 33-7 in the final. The Lions finished first in their pool with
a 3-0 record, and the Youngbloodz second, losing only to the Lions.
The Chicago Griffins won their pool with an unblemished record, beating all
comers by comfortable margins. However, Eagle... Read More