The new competition is split into two divisions – an East and a West. Teams
play their division opponents once each, leading up to a division
championship game hosted by the higher seed and an East-versus-West final.
According to Glendale’s website, the May 25th final will be
played at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. Elite Cup participants have been
told by USA Rugby that the... Read More
Last season was a decent one for the former national championship team, but
not a great one.
The club was involved in a number of tense, tight games in the very
competitive SCRFU, winning their opener 37-34 over OMBAC, but also losing
to OMBAC later in the season and losing a close one to Las Vegas, a team
they also tied.
So a 5-4-1 season could have been 8-2 with a little more... Read More
While it is
clear that men’s rugby in the military is strong – they have an Armed
Forces Championship, the women don’t – efforts are afoot to get women more
According to United States Army 7s Head Coach Mark Drown, the program is
looking to put together an All-Army women’s 7s team, and is looking to
encourage other branches of the military to do the same and help start a... Read More
December 28 will see the Danbury, Conn. rugby team recognized during a
local hockey game for their undefeated 7-0 season in the Empire GU DII club
evening at the home rink of the Danbury Whalers of the Federal Hockey
League was supposed to be a celebration for the club, and while they remain
proud of their accomplishment, a heavy cloud is hanging over the region... Read More
Don’t look now, but the first-year Houston United are 4-0 in DII Texas play
after beating Oklahoma City 24-13 Saturday in Houston. The club is part
re-branding and part new venture, sprouting from the former St. Thomas
“We’ve about 10 originals from the St. Thomas days, and then we’ve done
some heavy recruiting here in... Read More
Texas DII season about a quarter of the way done, and the Frisco Griffins
sit comfortably in first place with a 3-0 record. Houston United is also
undefeated, but their games have been much closer than the Griffins’. So
far, Frisco is beating its opponents by an average of more than 45 points a
The Griffins are now in their fourth year of existence. The club was... Read More
The Austin Huns beat the Dallas Harlequins 42-25 Saturday in the Texas DI
opener in Austin, Texas. The Huns led 20-18 at intermission and secured the
win with three second-half tries.
The Huns were anchored by the midfield combination of outside center Angus
McLean and inside center Hugh Stitt. McLean scored three tries and a
conversion, and Stitt slotted three penalties and... Read More
San Francisco Golden Gate defeated Belmont Shore 32-27 Saturday in a
preseason clash between the two top clubs in San Luis Obispo, Calif.
SFGG won the physical battle, especially early, and got some excellent work
from threequarter Opeti Okusi and flanker Danny LaPrevotte. Lock Mike
Stack was strong in the lineout for SFGG, a point of strength as the
Northern Californians won 100... Read More
Golden Gate takes on Belmont Shore this weekend in San Luis Obispo.
This is a preseason clash between the 2012 DI club champs (Shore) and the
2011 Super League winners (SFGG). Both are testing so,e new players and
welcoming some veterans.
SFGG has a new Head Coach in former Eagle flyhalf Grant Wells. Belmont
Shore have some holes to fill.
Both have an exciting... Read More
This will be a two-match (As and Bs) preseason fixture, with both squads
looking to handle some changes within their ranks.
will be without several players who played an important role in last year’s
run to a DI title. Mike Te’o is with the USA 7s team, and Eric Duechle is
training with them, as well. Ed Pitts is injured, and is flyhalf Kameron
Moeller, and... Read More