The Gentlemen of Aspen go on to win the first annual Aspen 7s Rugby Tournament at Rio Grande Field.
The Gentlemen won their first match with a clear victory over the Denver Harlequins with a score of 36-5. Aspen next took on Defiance of Glenwood Springs and won 33-0.
After a tough 19-5 loss to the Denver Barbarians in pool play, the Gentlemen came back strong defeating Vail 19-5, who they then... Read More
PHILADELPHIA — The New York Rhinos and the Ontario Blues were on the PPL Park pitch for a while in between two Collegiate Rugby Championship matches Saturday - 48 minutes, to be exact.
The match between the domestic select side and the Canadian squad - a 79-43 Blues win - was an exhibition for the 'Super Sevens' rugby format. Normal sevens rules apply, but instead of two seven-minute halves, 16-... Read More
The last time Tempe made it to the DII National title game came 12 years
ago when it lost to Riverside. Over the last dozen years Tempe has
been a consistent contender but has kept falling short. After beating
Glendale and Little Rock in back to back days, Tempe has a chance to make
Brandon Thompson, the only remaining player from the side that lost
12 years ago... Read More
The Gladiators, in their first year of rugby, are 14-0 and headed for the
DIII National Championship game. The college whose name they bear, Life
Chiropractic College West, shares a history and maintains a close
relationship with Life University in Marietta, Ga. But the Gladiators rugby
team isn't in any way affiliated with... Read More
The DI final May 31 in Madison, Wisc. will feature Life and New Orleans
after both clubs won their semifinals Sunay. In each game, one half was
more competitive than the other, with New Orleans winning 34-29 and Life
In Irving, Texas, New Orleans had to protect a big lead in the second half
as the Dallas Reds charged back. In Pittsburgh, Pa., Life trailed... Read More
(Additional reporting from Joe O'Brien)
Sunday's DI semifinals are set after Saturday's quarterfinals in
Pittsburgh, Pa. and Irving, Texas. Life and Metropolis will meet in one
semifinal, and the Dallas Reds and New Orleans in the other.
In what many considered the DI championship match being played a few rounds
too early, Life overcame an early deficit to beat NYAC 24-8 in... Read More
It's finally a DI club playoff of eight teams, with all eight having proven
themselves in league play and/or playoffs to get here.
Here are our picks for how the playoffs will go:
Dallas Reds v Los Angeles
Dallas had to play in, but played well enough to win the Red River - it was
extremely close. Los Angeles had arguably a weaker league to win, but still
had to... Read More
Like Division I and II the Men’s DIII playoffs sees the final eight teams
playing at two locations (Dallas and Pittsburgh) for a shot at the National
In Dallas, the Kansas City Islanders will battle the SoCal Kings
while the Life West Gladiators will take on hometown Dallas Athletic.
Kansas City won two fairly close games against the Queen City Rams
and the St. Louis... Read More
This Saturday the eight remaining teams will square off for a chance to
play in Sundays Final Four and the final on May 31st. The games will
be played at two regional sites (Dallas and Pittsburgh) along with the DI
and DIII playoffs.
Wisconsin vs. Rocky Gorge
In possibly the most intriguing matchup of the weekend,
defending champions Wisconsin will battle... Read More
Tempe soundly defeated Oceanside 52-8 for a spot in the final eight of the
Men’s DII playoffs Saturday.
Although the game ended with a lopsided score line, the early stages
of the game were close. Oceanside jumped out to an early 5-0 lead and
were deep in Tempe territory when Chris Isofu intercepted an Oceanside pass
and took it 80 meters for a try.
“That really jump... Read More