After five weeks of fall 15s, rugby is in full swing in the college, club, and professional ranks. Ten of the top 25 D1A teams were on the pitch on Saturday along with four conferences in club land and sixth week games in the WPL.
Out of the ten top 25 D1A squads playing this weekend, eight were victorious. Penn State, Army, Arkansas State, Indiana, Iona, and St. Bonaventure added to their win... Read More
It’s heating up all over the country as the first day of fall descended upon rugby in the USA. Almost 50 games were played in the top levels of D1A, D1AA, DI Men’s and Women’s Club, and the WPL. It’s still early in most schedules, but big games marked huge returns for squads.
The big "wow" match in D1A was the near upset of Navy against Mary Washington on Friday night. Down 14-0 at the half, the... Read More
With the weather wreaking havoc on the east coast, most matches were able to be played this weekend. It was a full schedule in college as the Rugby East, Big Ten, Liberty, Rocky Mountain, Chesapeake, SCRC, and MARC were in action. In addition to the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and ARP for the men’s side of DI Club, the first weekend of women’s DI was played as well as four games in the WPL. Lastly,... Read More
Despite inclement weather plaguing the East, this weekend marks the first full weekend of 15s rugby. Games were played on all levels on Saturday and Sunday with many amazing results. We will be covering as much as we can to bring you the scores available.
D1A is mostly still in preseason mode with a few clubs taking their first shots at conference play. In the Rugby East, NDC blanked Buffalo, 65-... Read More
Starting on Saturday, DI Club 15s are back. The last time we saw the league in action Mystic River captured its second national championship in three years with a gutsy 25-24 victory over Belmont Shore in Glendale, Colo. The three eastern conferences begin the fall 2018 season this Saturday with many new additions and intriguing matchups, while the west and Red River starts in the spring.
The... Read More
A summer full of competition culminates this weekend as the 2018 USA Rugby Emirate Airline Club 7s National Championship descends upon Columbia University in New York City, N.Y. From the nearly 70 men’s teams at the start of the summer, 16 teams qualified for Nationals in the 29 regional tournaments. There is a lot of turnover from last year as only nine clubs return to the postseason from 2016.... Read More
The West won three of the divisions of USA Club Rugby last season and a strong crop of squads battled in Fort Worth, Texas this past weekend to contend for this year’s crown. When the dust finally settled, Belmont Shore, the Life West Gladiatrix, the Denver Barbarians, the St. Louis Sabres, and Austin Blacks will join the five teams from the East in two weeks for the Club National Championships... Read More
Teams from the Atlantic North, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and South assembled at the Fortress Obetz in Obetz, Ohio for the Eastern National Quarterfinals and Semifinals this past weekend. In the semifinals on Sunday, each game came down to the wire with three being decided by two points or less and one going to overtime. By the final whistle, five teams emerged victorious to represent the East in... Read More
It was conference championship weekend for USA Club Rugby and three DI teams joined the clubs from the Midwest and Atlantic North with entries to the regional round of the National Playoffs. In all three finals, the winning teams were down in the second halves and had to fight back to earn their spot in the next round.
In the Pacific Rugby Premiership Grand Final, Belmont Shore beat OMBAC, 52-29... Read More
Three months of rugby of the Samurai Sportswear Pacific Rugby Premiership is coming to an end tomorrow with the Grand Final between OMBAC and Belmont Shore. Playing at Little Q Field in San Diego, Calif. at 3:00 pm PST, the winner advances to the USA Club Regionals in Fort Worth, Texas on May 19th.
The championship squads split the season series as OMBAC won the first meeting 54-27, but Belmont... Read More