The Austin Huns get started on their Texas DI season, again.
The team actually played their first league game in December, a 42-25
defeat of the Dallas Harlequins highlighted by center Angus McLean’s three
Head Coach Kirk Tate says this was no fluke.
“We are very confident,” Tate said. “We feel really good about this squad,
and our preparation has been solid.”... Read More
HARC lost 26-22 Saturday to the Austin Blacks, but they came away from the
game confident they can compete with the best teams in Texas this season.
“Coming off the game last week,” said HARC prop Kenneth Hepburn, “we lost
by a very short margin, and I feel like, going forward the rest of the
season, we’re going to be a force to be reckoned with a lot more than last
year.”... Read More
The USA Rugby South continues its rivalry against Mexico Jan.
19th at Life University in the first round of the North American
Caribbean Rugby Association (NACRA) 15s championship.
The competition is single elimination. If the South beats Mexico, it
advances to play the winner of Jamaica and Turks and Caicos. If it advances
past the second round, it travels to The Bahamas in... Read More
The Northern California DI competition is
about to enter its second week of play, and Olympic Club is already
The 2011 DI National Runners-Up chose to
not play the Sacramento Lions last week or the East Palo Alto Bulldogs this
week, resulting in two forfeits. They informed the league of that decision
The Olympic Club was displeased with the... Read More
The DII competition in Florida didn’t waste any time returning to action
from the holidays, with three games being played Saturday. Two were
blowouts, keeping the Tampa Bay Krewe and Boca Raton atop the league table.
Krewe moved to 3-0-1 with a 46-16 defeat of Jacksonville in Tampa Bay. The
former DII National Champs led 34-0 at halftime and comfortably secured a
bonus point... Read More
OMBAC opened their Southern California DI club account with a 55-19 defeat
of Los Angeles.
This was the biggest margin of victory in the opening weekend of SoCal
play, a weekend in which both Belmont Shore and Back Bay recorded
Belmont Shore edged Santa Monica 12-8. Meanwhile Back Bay defeated a young
Las Vegas Blackjacks side 37-7.
The standings are as follows... Read More
Treasure Island, San Francisco, Calif. - In the first DI league game for
these two clubs since 2000, SFGG slammed Old Puget Sound Beach 35-7
The two teams were opening their league play, with OPSB playing a sort of
hybrid season because they have no official league in which to play, and
San Francisco Golden Gate starting their NorCal campaign.
Karl Thomson, standing... Read More
Belmont Shore got four penalty kicks from Geoff Pound and a solid debut
from age-grade callup hooker Joe Taufetee to edge rivals Santa Monica 12-8
in a relatively sloppy early-season league game in Southern
The game was what you'd expect from teams that have hardly been on the
training field in the last few weeks. Neither team... Read More
The Austin Blacks avoided an upset in their league opener Saturday against
the Houston Athletic Rugby Club, scoring a late try for a 26-22 win in
HARC took a 22-21 lead in the 62nd minute and held it until the
74th, when Austin captain and lock James Lowery scored a
pick-and-go try off of a movement started with a lineout near the attacking
With soggy and... Read More
So preparing for their season opener against Los Angeles is a new challenge
for the club and Head Coach Eugene Mountjoy.
“The schedule has taken away from our preparation time,” said Mountjoy,
whose team made it to the national Round of 16 in 2012 before being edged
by the Austin Blacks. “I think all the coaches agree how tough it is to get
started for the season and to get guys fit in... Read More