Belmont Shore has essentially assured themselves of 1st place in Southern
California with an 88-0 pasting of the San Diego Old Aztecs.
The result helped Belmont Shore improve to 10-1 and 49 points in the
standings. They could conceivably be caught by Santa Monica, but only if
Santa Monica wins their remaining two games by massive margins and Belmont
Shore loses their remaining... Read More
San Francisco Golden Gate shut down the Glendale Raptors 43-10 Saturday at
Ray Sheerhan Field on Treasure Island, San Francisco Saturday to move to
3-0 in the Elite Cup.
SFGG did a superb job controlling field position and got tries from seven
Glendale scrumhalf Shaun Davies drew first blood for the... Read More
Old Puget Sound Beach has made the Elite Cup semifinals with a bonus-point
39-14 defeat of the Denver Barbarians Saturday in Seattle.
With that result, and Glendale's 43-10 loss to SFGG, OPSB, Denver and
Glendale all end up 1-2. OPSB, which scored four tries in all three of its
games, finishes 2nd because Denver and Glendale each failed to get a bonus
West... Read More
The USA Rugby South beat The Bahamas 42-15 Saturday in The
Bahamas to advance to the North American Caribbean Rugby Association
(NACRA) North pool stage.
Saturday’s victory was the South’s third in the NACRA Championship this
season, previous wins coming against Jamaica and Mexico.
The Panthers now advance to the North pool stage along with Bermuda and the
Cayman Islands.... Read More
Boston will play Middlesex for the Northeast DI club #1 seed Sunday after
both won semifinal matches against Empire conference opponents on
Middlesex had little trouble against Buffalo, which traveled somewhat
light. Despite the fact Buffalo won the Empire with an undefeated record,
they had difficulty with the New England #2 team.
Buffalo started the game on the front... Read More
The Elite Cup finishes up for the West teams as Glendale goes to SFGG in
San Francisco, and OPSB hosts Denver.
SFGG has continued to play good rugby in DI and Elite Cup. Heine McFarland
has been a superb addition at fullback, and their midfield of Mile Pulu and
Soni Pone is working well together. Their back row (Danny LaPrevotte,
Tevita Koloamatangi, and Bruce Thomas) is smart and... Read More
Even with the Elite Cup offering a different competition, it's not enough,
and it is likely that we will see at least two, maybe three or four clubs
follow NYAC out of DI and into an independent schedule along with the Elite
It may be, even, that we see an informal return to a sort of Super
And now word is that one major club will announce next week that they will... Read More
The next few weeks are crucial weekends for DII clubs hoping to win a
Two teams have already booked their place in the National Round of 16. Many
more know by now that they have been eliminated. But 52 teams are still in
the hunt for those remaining 14 playoff spots. Here's where they
In the Pacific Northwest, Snake River clinched first place in... Read More
The West-North has been a weird competition
this season. The league usually plays a home-and-away schedule, but, with
the inclusion of Provo, decided to play home-or-away regular season with a
playoff at the end to determine seeds for the Round of 32 a la the Midwest.
The playoff is set for April 20-21 in Glendale, Colo.
Provo has clinched the top spot going into the West-North... Read More
The Austin Blacks won their league match against the Dallas Reds this past
weekend 20-17, a victory that was both less meaningful and more meaningful
Less meaningful because the previous weekend
had certainly reduced the importance for a mere rugby game in the grand
scheme of things, and yet more meaningful because of how the team showed
their support for their... Read More