Fall finally has arrived and there is plenty to get excited about as colder weather approaches. The highlights of Saturday include Ohio State’s upset of Indiana, a pair of intense fights in the Rugby East, an offensive explosion between Old Blue and Life, a three-way dogfight in the WPL, and multiple blowouts.
The downward spiral continues for Indiana as the Hoosiers dropped their second straight... Read More
The first weekend of October brought a Big Ten surprise, a hundred-point debut, a Chicago club upset, and a multitude of dominating victories. Fall rugby is in full swing as the conferences are moving into the meat of their schedules and potential champions are making their mark.
The surprise of D1A was Wisconsin’s 40-24 win over Indiana in Madison, Wis. After an early season loss, Wisconsin beat... Read More
After five weeks of fall 15s, rugby is in full swing in the college, club, and professional ranks. Ten of the top 25 D1A teams were on the pitch on Saturday along with four conferences in club land and sixth week games in the WPL.
Out of the ten top 25 D1A squads playing this weekend, eight were victorious. Penn State, Army, Arkansas State, Indiana, Iona, and St. Bonaventure added to their win... Read More
It’s heating up all over the country as the first day of fall descended upon rugby in the USA. Almost 50 games were played in the top levels of D1A, D1AA, DI Men’s and Women’s Club, and the WPL. It’s still early in most schedules, but big games marked huge returns for squads.
The big "wow" match in D1A was the near upset of Navy against Mary Washington on Friday night. Down 14-0 at the half, the... Read More
With the weather wreaking havoc on the east coast, most matches were able to be played this weekend. It was a full schedule in college as the Rugby East, Big Ten, Liberty, Rocky Mountain, Chesapeake, SCRC, and MARC were in action. In addition to the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and ARP for the men’s side of DI Club, the first weekend of women’s DI was played as well as four games in the WPL. Lastly,... Read More
Starting on Saturday, DI Club 15s are back. The last time we saw the league in action Mystic River captured its second national championship in three years with a gutsy 25-24 victory over Belmont Shore in Glendale, Colo. The three eastern conferences begin the fall 2018 season this Saturday with many new additions and intriguing matchups, while the west and Red River starts in the spring.
The... Read More
Positioning for the DI Divisional Playoffs is in full swing as the four games in the Atlantic North and Mid-Atlantic were played on Saturday. In the Atlantic North/ARP, Old Blue, who decided not to participate in Nationals this season, blasted Mystic River, 66-20. Meanwhile in the Mid-Atlantic, Rocky Gorge and Norfolk rebounded from defeats from the week prior with wins over Baltimore-Chesapeake... Read More
In the penultimate weekend of the American Rugby Premiership fall season, Old Blue held off a surging Mystic River club, 32-25, and the New York Athletic Club crushed the Boston Irish, 81-29. Old Blue’s victory completes a season sweep over the defending DI National Champions, but Mystic will now shift its focus to NYAC this Saturday. Old Blue will conclude its fall season at home against Boston... Read More
With two weeks remaining the fall season of the American Rugby Premiership, the latest chapter of the NYAC and Old Blue epic rivalry was on display Saturday at Randall’s Island, N.Y. After winning the first match 19-13 a month ago, NYAC completed the season sweep against Old Blue winning 30-25. Life completed its Atlantic Cup exhibition with a 43-17 road loss to Mystic River and the Boston Irish... Read More
With only three weeks until the end of the fall American Rugby Premiership season, the New York Athletic Club and Mystic River clobbered the Boston area teams, while Old Blue ventured to Georgia to play former ARP participant, Life, as part of the Atlantic Cup. In the DI Atlantic North/ARP competition, NYAC blanked Boston, 74-0, and Mystic River came back in the second half with four tries to... Read More