All-time IRB 7s World Series points leader Ben Gollings has been tabbed the head coach of the boys team to compete at the Youth Olympics Aug. 17-20 in Nanjig, China. He'll be assisted by Salty Thompson, currently the head man of the High School All American program and formerly of the Junior All Americans (U20s).
USA Rugby announced it would enter a boys team and a girls team in the Games in... Read More
The Utah Lions dominated the weekend’s High School Rugby Challenge run in conjunction with the Collegiate Rugby Championship. Allowing just 17 points all weekend, the Lions capped off a 6-0 championship run with a 26-0 defeat of Malvern Prep Sunday in front of the CRC crowd at PPL Park.
The Lions are an all-star team out of Salt Lake City, and the HSRC title was the club’s second major tournament... Read More
PHILADELPHIA — Doylestown romped over the New Jersey Blaze 36-5 Friday in pool play of the Girls High School Rugby Challenge and seemed on track to do the same early in Sunday's championship match at PPL Park.
Doylestown built a 10-0 lead before allowing a Tess Feury score and the go-ahead try from N.J. Blaze's Jordan Cowan off a botched scrum deep inside its own territory just before the first... Read More
The Cathedral Royal Irish's 14-0 victory in the Boys HS Club NIT was a
tough battle, but that was OK, Cathedral is used to it.
The Indianapolis team won their second NIT in three years by beating three
Californian teams by an average of nine points - Sierra Foothills 24-17,
Danville 12-7, and Santa Monica... Read More
In an exciting final, Gonzaga HS held off a furious Jesuit comeback to win
the boys High School NIT single-school bracket 27-26 Saturday in Elkhart,
Gonzaga were paced by the excellent goalkicking of
Ben Cima, and two tries from center Michael Barry, the Air Force
Academy-bound midfielder who had a lights-out game at a critical
Jesuit scored early when a Gonzaga... Read More
It will be Jesuit of Sacramento and Gonzaga of Washington DC in the final
of the Boys Single-School NIT, a repeat of the 2013 final won by
The Marauders from Sacramento showcased some slick ball-handling and
superior power up front to take a commanding lead against Xavier. But in
the second half of that semifinal, the New York team battled back, scoring
twice to make it... Read More
Cathedral Royal Irish have qualified for their third-straight Boys HS Club
NIT final with a tough 12-7 victory over Danville Friday.
In a game where both teams squandered
excellent scoring opportunities despite the rain in Elkhart, Ind.,
Cathedral at least got points from multiple trips inside the 22 - scoring
four penalty goals.
The teams were deadlocked at 0-0 for much of the... Read More
Xavier High School moved into the Single-School Boys NIT semis with a 29-3
defeat of Greenwich Thursday, a game that Xavier never felt completely
"We didn't make many substitutions," said Xavier Head Coach Joe Sweeney.
"Greenwich is very dangerous and I think we wanted to be absolutely sure.
We also were bringing back some players from injury and wanted them to get... Read More