Old Puget Sound Beach Seattle took a huge step forward toward clinching the
#2 playoff spot in the Pacific Coast/NorCal DI club league with a
convincing 61-0 shutout of the Sacramento Lions.
Led by another big game from the forward pack, especially Ifereimi Naruma,
OPSB weathered some early pressure from the Lions before opening up the
"The forwards set the platform," said... Read More
Provo, Utah - Turnovers killed BYU as they lost 22-16 Saturday to NYAC in a
meeting of 2012's DI-A and Super League champions.
BYU led early with a Paul Lasike penalty. But NYAC put in a sterling
physical performance and patiently put themselves in position to score.
Their first try, from Mike Petri, made it 5-3 with about 15 minutes to go
in the first half. A little frustrated by... Read More
One of the DII clubs with big ambitions is the Utah Islanders.
Formed out of the wreckage of the Utah Brothers and Utah Warriors, the
Islanders wanted to play DI but was forced by the West RFU to go into
“We plan to move up to DI next year,” said the Islanders’ Lofi Fuatogi. “We
are filling a need, and we’re getting more and more athletes coming to play
with us, so who... Read More
But it’s happening this weekend, with reigning (and final) Super League
champions New York Athletic Club visit 2012 DI-A champs BYU in
The last time this happened was in 2007, when OMBAC beat Cal in Berkeley
36-30. The year before the AC had visited Cal, losing 33-27.
Given those results, this weekend’s game promises to be very close, and
promises to be relatively-high-scoring. There is... Read More
Here's a quick look at games in DI club rugby around the USA.Southern California is slow. The Las Vegas Blackjacks and Belmont
Shore will be busy playing the USA U20s as the Junior All Americans
conclude their regional camp.
The only league game will be the San Diego Old Aztecs against Back Bay.
Both teams are still in the hunt for 4th place in the league,
but a loss here will... Read More
In matchups between the top DII club teams from Florida, the
Southern teams held sway, as Naples beat Orlando in a shockingly
high-scoring game 69-41, and Boca Raton surprised the Tampa Bay Krewe
Because of these results, the final crossover games are set, with Tampa
visiting the high-flying Naples club, and Orlando playing at Boca
See video of the Naples v... Read More
Billy Millard, who coached Australia's 7s team, Australia A, Sydney
Universities, Cardiff Blues, and Connact, will be joining the club soon in
early May and will become the new 7s Head Coach and 15s Backs Coach.
Millard joins an extensive coaching staff at NYAC, but one that is
heavy in forwards expertise. With Mike Tolkin coaching the USA National
Team, the AC wanted someone who... Read More
The Austin Blacks are still on top of the Texas DI league after beating
HARC 47-12 Saturday.
The Blacks were paced by two tries apiece from lock forward
Ty Terrazone and fullback Tomasi Ramanumanu, and also saw loose forwards
Sam Areias and James Lowery as well as wing Jeffrey Seaney. Flyhalf James
Watson kicked two conversions and a penalty.
"Each week I want the guys to play... Read More
On a windless, warm day at Sheeran Field SFGG continued the club's romp
through the Northern California D1 league with a decisive win over the EPA
SFGG led 40-7 at halftime and opened it up from there. SFGG had run in 14
tries when referee Phil Akroyd blew the whistle with 15 minutes left... Read More
The Southern California DI club league got a bit of a shakeup this weekend
with Santa Monica moving into a tie for first place after ditching Belmont
Neither team got the four-try bonus point, and
Belmont Shore did get a bonus point for a close loss, but it was all still
enough for Santa Monica to move into a tie for first place. See more
But just as... Read More