Florida’s DII league got a bit of a shakeup last week as the Tampa Bay
Krewe lost a match to Daytona they would have expected to win.
“Rough result for us,” said Krewe president Jeffrey Herron. “Daytona really
starved us of the possession we needed to get things going. They were very
scrappy at the breakdown and were able to slow down our ball or steal it
away. We are going to... Read More
It's the next step in what has become a very difficult process for South DI
rugby. At one point in recent years the South went through a period with
eight to ten teams involved in two conferences. But travel pressures and
difficulty competing on the national stage promoted many clubs to move down
That left the league with the situation they have faced for years now -
trying to keep... Read More
After throttling the East Palo Alto Razorbacks 84-7 on Saturday the San
Francisco Golden Gate club looks ahead to a much tougher proposition in the
Head Coach Grant Wells said he was happy with the game, but not because it
turned into a blowout. He was happy because the blowout was the... Read More
The Dallas Harlequins were happy to secure a victory this past weekend,
defeating Fort Worth 44-17, but they still have a long way to go, says prop
Rooke nabbed two tries on the day. “I don’t know how that happened,” he
joked. And he said the players are encouraged by what they saw. But they
need to be better.
“I think it’s a bit of a transition for the players to... Read More
On paper, no team in the United States has a better front row than Olympic
Club. Will Johnson, Harvard gridiron football player turned O-Club, Oxford
University, London Irish, Rosslyn Park and Eagle prop, is back with the
club with which his rugby career started.
St. Mary’s All American hooker Matt Crawford has matriculated to O-Club,
too, following in the... Read More
Two weeks after struggling to a 12-8 scoreline against Santa Monica,
Belmont Shore exploded for 65 points in beating Back Bay 65-24.
For Head Coach Ray Egan, the offensive explosion was good to see.
“We kind of got off to an un-Belmont start,” Egan told RUGBYMag.com. “We
got going early, we were very physical, and we didn’t let up. I... Read More
The Austin Blacks weren't too happy with how they started their Texas DI
club season, but they are pretty happy with Saturday's effort, which turned
out to be a 24-0 shutout of The Woodlands.
"Keeping them to zero was what we were really most pleased with," said
Coach Steve Corcoran, overseeing the squad in place of absent Head Coach
Lachlan Ferguson. "We have been working on our... Read More
Santa Monica improved to 2-1 in Southern California with a 27-13 defeat of
Los Angeles Saturday.
Los Angeles jumped out to a 10-0 lead in the first 15 minutes of the game,
taking advantage of a slow start by Santa Monica.
“We thought we’d warmed up well. It was a hot day today in Southern
California, so I don’t know if it was that,” said Santa Monica coach Doug
Bratcher. “... Read More
The Houston Area Rugby Club claimed their first league win of the season,
downing the Dallas Reds 29-15 in Texas DI club action Saturday.
HARC was paced by No. 8 and former Texas A&M standout Chris Parker, who
"did all the hard work for us," said Head Coach Chris Bradshaw. Also solid
for the team was wing Thibaut Drevet.
"We played well in patches, but in those patches we... Read More
Paced by three tries from fullback Heini McFarland and two each from
flanker Ricky Reynolds, lock Tom Rooke and center Mile Pulu, SFGG put the
East Palo Alto Razorbacks to the sword in NorCal DI club action Saturday.
All told nine SFGG players scored 14 tries and three players kicked seven
conversions in the 84-7 rout.