Despite the fact that the Mid-Atlantic DI league was virtually complete in
November, there are still questions to answer in March.
Weather-related makeup games involving playoff-bound, or hopeful, teams
remained this month.
On Saturday Schuylkill River entered their final league match tied with the
Maryland Exiles for 2nd in the league, and were behind on point
differential... Read More
Santa Monica and Belmont Shore remain in a tight race atop the Southern
California DI league after Santa Monica won convincingly 40-10 over a tough
Los Angeles team Saturday, and Belmont Shore escaped with a 27-25 victory
OMBAC had a shot to tie the game with the final conversion of the day. But
Zach Pangelinan's kick hit both uprights before bouncing back onto the... Read More
Paced by Mike Valeti's two tries the Provo Steelers overtook 1st place in
the West-North DI club league with a 38-18 defeat of the Denver
Provo is 3-0-1 with 16 standings points and one game to go, against
The New York Athletic Club defeated West Point 34-31 on a frigid Saturday
at NYAC’s Travers Island pitch.
Both teams came into the game banged up. Army rested four starters as they
finished off a spring break camp and readied for Kutztown University. NYAC
had several prominent players on the sidelines. Eagle scrumhalf Mike Petri
has a broken thumb, Eagle lock Brian Doyle was... Read More
The Elite Cup officially kicks off Saturday when
the Denver Barbarians host the Glendale Raptors at Shea Stadium in
Highlands Ranch, Colo.
This will be the third of four meetings between Glendale and Denver this
competitive cycle. The Barbos beat the Raptors at the Aspen Ruggerfest in
September and at Infinity Park in October.
The latter match was a DI league contest. With... Read More
With so much attention paid to NYAC, and with good reason, and to Old Blue,
their main rivals, Boston has been quietly going about its business preparing
for the playoffs and the Elite Cup in the spring.
The big piece of news for Boston is the fact
that newly-capped flanker John Quill is no longer with the club. After
playing in Boston last season and using that as a springboard to the national... Read More
The Cincinnati Wolfhounds defeated Norfolk, the Atlanta Renegades, and a
tough Barbarians compilation side to win the Savannah Tournament this
The Wolfhounds were paced by wing Rashad
Finley, who was a constant threat on the outside and scored numerous
Head Coach Nick Lauterbach praised his team's phase play.
"We've been working on our play three to four phases... Read More
The shock loss by the Austin Blacks in Texas hasn't actually done much to
muddle the Texas DI club league, as the Blacks have a large cushion and did
get two bonus points out of the match.
Perhaps of greater interest was that Dallas got a massive bonus-point win
over The Woodlands and are now in 2nd place (albeit with the 3rd-place
Dallas Harlequins possessing two games in hand).... Read More
has been a region of wild scores, upsets and last-minute game-winning tries
this season, from college to men’s club, and the trend continued Saturday.
Fort Worth beat the previously undefeated Austin Blacks for the first time
in a long time via a game-winning converted try at the death, the Austin
Huns eked out a close win over HARC, and the Dallas Reds torched The... Read More
The San Diego Old Aztecs slammed the Back Bay Sharks 73-7 Saturday in the
only DI club match in Southern California.
The game was notable in that the result bolstered the playoff hopes of the
Old Aztecs, only promoted form DII this season. San Diego is now 3-3, one
standings point behind Los Angeles and OMBAC. They have a game in hand over
Back Bay dropped to 1-6.
The game... Read More