Schuylkill River at Raleigh
With their longest road trip of the season, the Schuylkill River Exiles made the 400-mile hike south to face the Raleigh Vipers at their home pitch in North Carolina. The game was a battle and was decided by two points with the Vipers pulling the upset to win 17-15.
“I was extremely proud of our players effort,” said Raleigh head coach Rick Bell. “We still made more... Read More
The third week of North Atlantic action saw both home sides secure dominant victories. At Pine Banks Park in Malden, Mass., Mystic River defeated Hartford 60-19, and in New York, White Plains notched 47 first-half points to cruise to a 57-28 victory over Amoskeag.
Amokseag slept through most of the first half, allowing White Plains runners time and space. Combined with 17 missed tackles and five... Read More
In all three Mid-Atlantic DI games this weekend, the victors won by at least 20 points. The matches were highlighted by explosive offensive performances and solid defense.
Norfolk Blues vs Raleigh Vipers
Norfolk head coach Chris Porter had good reason to be proud of his club after a resounding win against the visiting Raleigh Vipers, 50-28.
“Offensively, we were fantastic. The guys moved the ball... Read More
In the second week of DI North Atlantic play, Mystic River defeated Portland by the score of 43-10 at Pine Banks Park in Malden, Mass. The other game saw Hartford pick up a thrilling road victory over White Plains, 47-46.
Mystic River jumped out to an early 19-0 lead before Portland got on the board with a converted try. The Barbarians added the next two tries, moving the game to 36-7, before... Read More
With a crowd of 2,500 fans and supporters, the final game of the club championship weekend showcased the best of Division I rugby at Breese-Stevens Field in Madison, Wisc., as Life downed New Orleans 41-7 to win its second DI National Title in as many years.
“(We) played well, stuck to the gameplan, and got rewarded. Possession was the key of this game. NOLA is a pretty good side, they kept in it... Read More
OMBAC flyhalf Zach Pangelinan scored a try at the death and kicked the
all-too-crucial conversion to lift OMBAC to a 29-28 victory over Santa
Monica Saturday in Pacific Rugby Premiership action.
In an exciting and back-and-forth match, the teams
traded the lead, but it seemed, with time essentially up and the Dolphins
leading 28-22, that Santa Monica would take this one.... Read More