Week Six in the American Rugby Premiership brought two blowouts and the Atlantic Cup exhibition opener between NYAC and Life. In rematches from September, Old Blue and Mystic River blew out the Boston Irish and Boston by a combined score of 168-0. In Life’s first match of the season, the Running Eagles traveled up to New York for the first match of the inaugural Atlantic Cup. In a competitive... Read More
The three-headed monster that is the American Rugby Premiership enters the fifth week of play with each of the top teams playing. In the battle between the last two DI National Champions, NYAC came from behind in the second half to beat Mystic River, 27-22, and Old Blue stomped Boston in Massachusetts, 96-0. Only seven points separate the teams at top of the standings and one-loss Old Blue trails... Read More
In the storied rivalry match between NYAC and Old Blue, the American Rugby Premiership squads battled for 80 minutes with only six points separating the teams at the final whistle. When the dust settled, NYAC earned a 19-13 victory on the backs of inspired forwards play. Additionally, Mystic River picked up its second win of the season over the Boston Irish Wolfhounds, 28-11.
At Travers Island, N... Read More
In the third week of American Rugby Premiership competition, Mystic River and NYAC took advantage of the Boston area clubs to produce two high scoring results. After losing in the DI National Semifinal rematch to Old Blue, Mystic River rebounded to crush Boston, 86-0. NYAC was on bye last Saturday and got ready for next weekend’s rivalry match against Old Blue with a 38-7 win over the Boston... Read More
The second weekend of the American Rugby Premiership was marked on the calendar ever since the DI National Semifinal this past spring. In the rematch, Old Blue led the entire match to defeat Mystic River in New York, 29-22. Playing on a dry field, Old Blue’s dominant forward pack was relentless as the club moved to 2-0 in the league. For the battle of Boston, the Boston Irish overcame a late... Read More
The 2016 American Rugby Premiership began with two of the top teams asserting their dominance. Old Blue and New York Athletic Club (NYAC) opened their seasons traveling to Massachusetts to take on the Boston area clubs. Both squads left with resounding wins as Old Blue shutout the Boston Irish, 56-0, and NYAC stomped Boston, 48-10.
After reaching the DI semifinals earlier this year, Old Blue... Read More
The American Rugby Premiership Championship came down to the last match of the season between Life and Old Blue. Old Blue trailed Life by five standing points going into the match and all Life needed for the title was a bonus point. In a competitive match in New York, Old Blue earned the 37-19 victory securing all five points and depriving the Running Eagles of a bonus try. With each team having... Read More
The Championship match of the American Rugby Premiership comes down to next Saturday’s match between Old Blue and Life. Before next weekend, both clubs were in action yesterday with different results. Life cracked the Boston Irish Wolfhounds with seven tries to win 41-17 and Mystic River’s forwards won the game for the team beating Old Blue, 32-17.
In the ARP, Life is 7-0 with 34 standing points... Read More
Based on this past weekend’s results, the last two weeks of the American Rugby Premiership season will be exciting with the top teams battling it out. On Saturday, Life remained undefeated with a 28-19 victory over NYAC and Old Blue destroyed Boston, 83-3.
The winner of the regular season will be named the ARP Champion and top two clubs of the Atlantic North (all the teams of the ARP, except Life... Read More
It’s crowded at the top of the standings of the American Rugby Premiership after 13 weeks of play. Five standing points separate four teams as Old Blue, Mystic River, Life, and NYAC are battling for the title. Three weeks and seven games remain on the schedule before a champion is crowned and second place is guaranteed a place in the DI Men’s Club National Playoffs.
Boston at Life
It was no... Read More