Glendale Raptors players Dewon Reed and Shaun Davies lead the scoring stats
for the Elite Cup, with one round to go in pool play.
Reed leads the competition with four tries, having scored twice in both
games this season. Right behind him is Denver's Phil White, who scored all
three of his tries this past weekend against San Francisco Golden
Meanwhile,... Read More
The Metropolis rugby club won the Midwest Sunday with a 38-8 defeat of
Palmer Chiropractic College.
Both teams have already secured byes into the National Round of 16, because
the South was only given two seeds for the Round of 32 (just as well as the
South has only three teams).
As a result of Sunday's match, Metropolis will play the winner of the
Northeast #2 (yes to be... Read More
The Chicago Griffins defeated the Chicago Lions 34-26 Sunday in the
3rd/4th playoff of the Midwest DI club championships.
The game was a huge one, as the winner secured a home Round of 32 match
against the New Orleans rugby club, while the loser would have to play on
the road at South champs Life University.
Thus the game not only set up an easier
playoff game, but was worth... Read More
With their 29-21 defeat of Boulder, the Provo Steelers have clinched 1st in
the Men's DI club West.
Provo finished their regular season 4-0-1, with 21 points in the standings,
eight clear of both Glendale and the Denver Barbarians, two clubs that have
a game left to play.
Glendale will make up their postponed game against the Denver Highlanders
on April 15 at Infinity Park. the... Read More
Paced by two tries from Dewon Reed and a superb kicking effort from
scrumhalf Shaun Davies, the Glendale Raptors kept their Elite Cup playoff
hopes alive with a 49-39 defeat of Old Puget Sound Beach Saturday night at
Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo.
The teams battled all night, and it was not until late in the game that
Glendale had a comfortable lead.
OPSB punished sloppy... Read More
The New Orleans Rugby Club wrapped up the South DI club league with an 84-0
shutout of the rapidly-fading Atlanta Renegades.
With that victory, New Orleans finishes 2-2 and 2nd in the South.
They will play away at either the Chicago Griffins or Chicago Lions.
Those two Chicago teams play tomorrow. The winner hosts New Orleans, and
the loser visits South winners Life.
Final South... Read More
SFGG moved to 2-0 in the Elite Cup with a 29-23 defeat of the Denver
Barbarians in Denver.
The Barbarians defense was impressive, especially
in the first half, and Denver led 15-12 at the break.
"They disrupted us big-time," said SFGG Head Coach Grant Wells. "We
couldn't really get into any sort of pattern."
At halftime, the San Francisco club decided to simplify things. They... Read More
Metropolis will play Palmer Sunday for the Midwest DI Club championship
after winning semifinals Saturday.(Editor's note - here was had a long
paragraph about confusion surrounding an extra game for these teams. That's
apparently been settled and we will explain later.)
Palmer ran out to a 25-10 lead and held on as the Chicago Lions mounted a
furious comeback, and fell just short... Read More
The New York Athletic Club moved to 2-0 in the Elite Cup with a 28-22
defeat of Boston that was probably closer than it needed to be.
NYAC scored five tries, but on a breezy day Toby L'Estrange had a poor game
with his goalkicking, and failed to convert on all five.
"When you score five tries to one, you kind of expect to win by more than
six points," said NYAC Head Coach Bruce... Read More
Life University's Elite Cup men's club team held off a determined Old Blue
squad 25-21, needing a late try from Blake Bradford to snatch victory from
the jaws of defeat.
In a game that promised to be a battle of excellent goalkickers and of who
could stay out of penalty trouble, both teams squandered point-scoring... Read More