The Glendale Raptors earned their first Pacific Rugby Premiership title thanks to a well-executed game plan Saturday. They pushed the pace early, played a sound defensive game in key areas and executed in the wide areas to score four tries on the afternoon.
Prior to the match, Glendale coach Andre Snyman changed up his starting 15, in particular his back three. For the majority of the season,... Read More
For the second-straight year, it’s Glendale against San Francisco Golden Gate in the Pacific Rugby Premiership final. These teams have met five times in the last year, splitting regular season matches. SFGG won the shootout in last year’s final, 39-38.
Other than the one outlier, the 2014 regular season finale rendered meaningless by Gate and the Raptors having already clinched their spots in the... Read More
In the final week of PRP play, Glendale and SFGG clinched berths in the Cup Finals with convincing victories. Glendale defeated Olympic Club 27-7 and SFGG handled Belmont Shore 49-5, respectively. In the final game of the weekend, OMBAC won 38-5 over Denver. With victories, Glendale and SFGG claimed the top two spots, respectively, and despite an OMBAC victory, the San Diego based side fell four... Read More
After the penultimate week of PRP play, four teams have a chance to advance to the Cup Final. Glendale (8-3) bested local rival Denver (5-6) 40-36 and will control its own destiny. Belmont Shore (7-3-1) edged a scrappy Olympic Club (1-10) 31-29 and SFGG (7-2-2) thumped Santa Monica (2-9-1) 76-7 to avenge a loss to OMBAC(7-4).
Glendale vs Denver
Battling injuries and a number of players out due to... Read More
OMBAC (6-4) continued to stay hot in week 11 of the Pacific Rugby Premiership, knocking SFGG (6-2-2) out of the top spot of the leader board with a 30-29. In a track meet, Glendale (7-2) defeated Santa Monica (2-7-1) 62-38 while Belmont Shore (5-3-1) clipped Denver (4-5) 32-13 at Infinity Park.
SFGG vs OMBAC
SFGG took an early lead as a result of what OMBAC club captain Ian Denham deemed to be... Read More
With a win in week 10 of the PRP, and a Glendale bye, SFGG regained the lead a top the table. SFGG (6-1-2) used a dominant second-half performance to defeat Denver (4-4) 48-17 in Colorado, Saturday. Belmont Shore (4-3-1) may have seen its playoff hopes go up in smoke with a disappointing 34-12 loss to OMBAC (5-4), and Olympic Club (1-8) earned its first win with a 38-31 victory over Santa Monica... Read More
With the PRP winding down, a pivotal matchup between Glendale (6-2) and SFGG (5-1-2) did not disappoint. SFGG overcame two yellow cards and a halftime deficit to win 23-21 at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. The Denver Barbarians (4-3) scored 38 unanswered second-half points to scorch Santa Monica (2-5-1) while OMBAC (4-4) broke out of a slump to defeat Olympic Club (0-7).
SFGG vs Glendale
In a... Read More
The floodgates opened in the PRP this weekend with SFGG (4-1-2) thumping Olympic Club 83-3 (0-7) at Treasure Island. Glendale (6-1) avenged a week one loss to OMBAC (3-4) with a convincing 57-10 victory. In the final game of the weekend, Belmont Shore (4-2-1) edged Santa Monica 25-15 (2-4-1) in a must win game for both teams.
SFGG vs. Olympic Club
In the battle of the bay area teams, SFGG used a... Read More
With the PRP half way over, a number of teams are within range of advancing to the Cup Final. Glendale (5-1) cemented itself as the top of the leader board with its fifth consecutive victory this week, a 51-31 win over winless Olympic Club (0-6). The Denver Barbarians (3-3) defeated OMBAC (3-3) in a shootout, 44-37, and for the second consecutive week SFGG ended a match with a draw. In a back and... Read More