Despite four inches of heavy snow, the Kansas City Blues outlasted the Chicago Griffins 12-5 in Chicago Friday night. The game was one of few on the DI men's club calendar. “The conditions completely threw all the game plans out the window,” Kansas City Blues coach Markus Valovalo told Rugby Today. “I have been coaching for ten years now and I have never played in that kind of snowfall before.”... Read More
Olympic Club and SFGG teamed up this past weekend to play the New South Wales traveling side out of Australia. With only two-and-a-half sessions of practice together, the San Francisco All Stars fell to New South Wales 54-10 on Friday.
“It was a good opportunity to get the PRP some exposure in the offseason,” SFGG Club Director and back rower Bruce Thomas told Rugby Today. “The game was... Read More
The North Atlantic DI finished its fall season this weekend with Hartford overmatching Amoskeag 87-15 at home and White Plains narrowly edging Portland 22-20 in New York. Mystic River, at 5-0, had already finished its fall campaign last weekend.
In the closer of the two affairs, White Plains notched the first points of the game with a penalty, but overall the first half belonged to the visiting... Read More
The frontrunners kept pace with each other at the top of the Mid-Atlantic on the weekend, as Norfolk and Baltimore-Chesapeake won comfortably and Potomac edged out a one-point victory over Raleigh.
Potomac Exiles at Raleigh Vipers
Leading by less than 10 points with about 10 minutes left, the Potomac Exiles held off a fierce Raleigh Vipers side who brought to the lead to one point with two... Read More
Life moved to 4-0 in American Rugby Premiership action with a commanding 61-6 victory over Old Blue in Marietta, Ga., Saturday. With the loss, Old Blue drops to 1-3 in conference action. The first half was very tight with Old Blue playing some valiant defense. Going into the break Life lead 19-6.
“In the first half we had really good set piece with quite a few line breaks that we didn’t cash in... Read More
In a battle of local rivals, the Boston Irish Wolfhounds and Boston played to a 22-22 draw in ARP action Saturday. The Wolfhounds used a last second penalty to even the game and earn two points.
With games like these, records are thrown out the window. While they are enemies on the field, there is a mutual respect for one another. “There is certainly friendly banter more than anything else,”... Read More
Coinciding with the city's Oyster Festival, New York Rugby Club defeated Long Island 50-22 in Oyster Bay this weekend. With the win, NYRC moves to 5-1 in the Empire Upstate and atop the division standings.
On Sept. 6th, NYRC easily defeated Long Island 53-14. Saturday, however, NYRC got off to a rocky start, trailing 15-10 at halftime. “We felt pretty confident going in, but we shot ourselves in... Read More
With both clubs looking to rebound after losses to the divisional frontrunners, the Norfolk Blues trekked north to Philadelphia, Pa. to encounter the Exiles of Schuylkill River. Schuylkill River took advantage of Norfolk’s multiple penalties in the first half, turning them into kicks as they took a halftime lead of 20-14. The Exiles maintained their advantage with two tries in the second to keep... Read More