UCLA defeated Cal Poly Saturday 39-24 in a game that was clearly early in
the season for both.
Each team had their good moments and their error-filled moments, but it was
the Bruins that pulled away in the second half,
Cal Poly took an early lead and the two teams battled to a virtual
standstill in the first half.
Then UCLA reeled off four tries in a 20-minute period, but the... Read More
keep coming for St. Mary’s, as they followed up their defeat of University
of Utah Friday evening with a 36-22 defeat of Chico State on Saturday.
They’re not done yet as the Gaels will field a mostly freshman team against
University of San Francisco on Sunday.
“I still feel our team is in its infancy,” said Head Coach Tim O’Brien, and
maybe he feels that way because his... Read More
won in Pacific Mountain West play Saturday, while one pick ‘em game was
taken in big fashion. UCSB handled UC Irvine 43-15 and Loyola Marymount
defeated USC 43-15, as could have been expected.USD DOMINATES CLAREMONT
The one potential surprise was U. San Diego walloping Claremont Colleges
“The reality is we left our game on the practice field and on the bus. We... Read More
South Florida scored the first upset in South Independent Rugby Conference
history, beating Central Florida 13-0 in Orlando Saturday. The Golden
Knights beat the Bulls big in fall Florida Cup league play, and that may
have resulted in a false sense of confidence heading into the SIRC
“I think there are two things,” said USF coach Gordon Campbell. “One, I
think that because... Read More
St. Mary's in red, Utah in hoops. Michael Geib
St. Mary's weathered early Utah pressure
and defeated the touring Utes 41-10 Friday in Moraga, Calif.
Utah had the lion's share of possession and
territory in the first half, but were frustrated by the staunch Gaels
defense, and even more so by the excellent St. Mary's... Read More
The South Independent Rugby Conference gets started in earnest this
weekend, with five games on tap.
One, which could be the most interesting from a fan’s perspective, won’t
count for anything but pride, as Arkansas State and Life’s second sides
Another will be for South Florida bragging rights and a .500 record, as FAU
and FIU, both of whom lost to Florida State last... Read More
Paced by a sterling effort from their massive forwards, Brigham Young
University looked most impressive in defeating Central Washington 76-7
Thursday in the first match of a three-game trip to Seattle.
BYU rode a coach all the way from Provo on a somewhat hair-raising
overnight trip through the mountains. But they made it safely and put the... Read More
Brigham Young University
started its Northwest tour with an impressive 76-7 win over Central
The Cougars, ranked first in RUGBYMag's preseason DI-A top 20,
dominated #8 CWU up front, winning seemingly every scrum.
Cougar center Hoseki Kofe scored a hat-trick of tries in the win.
BYU takes on the University of Washington Friday and Old Puget Sound Beach... Read More
The game of
the week in the Pacific Mountain West Conference features UC Irvine and UC
Santa Barbara. The third-ranked Gauchos are coming off a much needed bye
week, and the Anteaters are fresh off the heels of their 34-5 PMWC win over
Irvine’s lopsided victory over the Trojans hasn’t instilled a false sense
of confidence, as the Anteaters are aware of the monstrous challenge... Read More
The Life Running
Eagles, in the midst of preparation for the CRC Qualifier in Las Vegas next
month, are traveling to Tallahassee, Fla. Friday for a 15s friendly with
The Seminoles, 2-0 in South Independent Rugby Conference play, have played
a tough preseason slate, which comes to a crescendo against Life.
“That’s a litmus test for us, see where we’re at,” FSU... Read More