After being thrashed 61-17 a week ago against Santa Monica, the San Diego
Old Aztecs pulled off a bit of a shock, getting a late try from Jeff Diggs
to beat OMBAC 31-28 Saturday in SoCal DI club action.
With the entire back row of flanker Diggs, flanker Bryan Barnard, and No. 8
Chase Burge playing well, and backed by wing Micah Kropp and a solid effort
from the tight five, the... Read More
Marietta, Ga. - Paced by a big-scoring second half the USA Rugby South
men's select side defeated Mexico 56-23 Saturday at Life University's rugby
The victory allows the South to advance in the North American Caribbean
Rugby Association (NACRA) 15s championships, where they will... Read More
Sixteen DI clubs are in league action this weekend in California and Texas.
In Texas the Austin Blacks will be feeling pretty good after a 50-10
defeat of Forth Worth. This was a week after the Blacks scraped past HARC
26-22 in a game where Head Coach Lachlan Ferguson was disappointed with his
The Blacks certainly converted their scoring opportunities against... Read More
The dates and locations of the Elite Cup, DI,
DII and DIII club playoffs have been confirmed. The Elite Cup news was
previously made available to premier subscribers.
The DI, DII and DIII Rounds of 16 and eight will be held May 18-19 in two
locations, Dallas and Virginia Beach, Virg. The semifinals and finals are
June 1-2 at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo.
2013 is slated... Read More
Division II club rugby really gets going this weekend with a full slate of
games in warmer states.
Southern California This is week two and Pasadena and Ventura
County, two of the clubs that contended well last year, are off to 1-0
Pasadena hosts 0-1 South Bay Rhinos this weekend, while Ventura County
visits San Fernando Valley, who were idle last week. Pasadena and... Read More
The Austin Huns improved to 2-0 with a convincing 37-13 defeat of HARC
Saturday in Austin. The Huns led 18-3 at halftime and 32-3 with about 25
minutes left in the match.
“We came out in the second half and got two converted tries in the first 15
minutes and kind of salted it away,” said Austin Huns coach Kirk Tate. “We
actually let up a little bit after that.”
Inside... Read More
Belmont Shore pounded OMBAC Saturday in the marquee DI game of the
week. The final score was 48-23, but Belmont led 31-9 at one point.
Leading the way in the scoring department for Belmont were Eric Duechle and
Jack Tracy. Tracy scored two from the inside center position and Duechle
two from blindside flanker.
“Eric had made a couple of big runs. He was clean through after... Read More
San Francisco Golden Gate traveled to Moraga, Calif. Saturday for a
friendly with Saint Mary’s and emerged 49-17 winners. The Elite Cup club
started its top side and ran out to a 32-12 halftime lead before using all
St. Mary’s did give SFGG fits on the day.
“They’re a good scrambling, very fit team. They’re very physical at the... Read More
The Austin Blacks improved to 2-0 with a 50-10 win over Fort Worth Saturday
at Burr Field in Austin, Texas. Fort Worth led 10-5 at halftime, and the
Blacks exploded for a 45-0 second half.
“We spent probably the first 15-20 minutes of the game defending in our own
half, getting all the energy sucked out,” said Austin coach Lachlan
“We were really frustrated with... Read More
Every week features important games in Southern
California, but this week has a big one in particular – OMBAC traveling
to Belmont Shore.
Belmont has won Southern California the last three years and OMBAC has
finished second the last two. Belmont Shore is riding an 18-game win streak
in SoCal play. The last team to knock them off was OMBAC, in February of
Both enter... Read More