The DI season starts in Texas Saturday,
as the Austin Huns host the Dallas Harlequins in a match between a team on
the rise and a team that is somewhat descending. The Huns are still
relatively new to DI, while the Harlequins’ top side is back in DI for the
first time after spending several seasons in the now defunct Super League.
These teams aren’t unfamiliar with each other,... Read More
According to reports, Charlotte Rugby Club, which was for a while a Super
League team and was slated to play in the South DI league, has pulled out due
to low numbers.
That leaves the South with only three teams once again, a state of affairs
that continues to plague the region. No word yet on how USA Rugby will handle
a league that has fewer than the minimum four clubs involved, but it's likely... Read More
If Kutztown wins the National Title today, sponsor CMI Plastics will donate
$5,000 to the families of children with cancer. It's part of the company's
campaign called "Victory for a Cause".
If Kutztown wins the Collegiate Rugby Championship in the spring, CMI will
Fort Miami Co-Coach Mike Hayden said his team is ready to play after
qualifying for the final eight of the women’s DII club
Led by co-captains KayJay McAuley (prop) and Michelle Horevitz (lock) Fort
Miami is looking to continue their improvement. Brie Cokos
and Devin Huber hold down a backline that has gotten better throughout
the season, thanks also to the addition... Read More
The Las Vegas Slots are making some history as they make their debut in a
national championship weekend.
The Slots starts their national championship quest Friday morning against
Severn River, and it’s the first time they will be playing at this
“We are all really excited for this weekend,” said Las Vegas club president
Alexis Kadolph. “It’s almost unexplainable the... Read More
Eight teams are left in the Midwest DII
club competition after this weekend’s playoffs.
The playoffs have a multi-step format that allows teams to play their way
into a higher seed, but also gives teams credit for a good regular
The top two teams from the Midwest-East played off for the top seed from
the East. Saturday the Wisconsin team came back from a 24-8 halftime... Read More
The system, so rumors indicate, will involve prominent clubs throughout the
country, such as Tiger Rugby, 1823, Old Puget Sound, and Chicago Lions. The
plan will not, however, simply be USA Rugby giving money to clubs so they can
operate as usual.
Instead, the plan is to assign young players to programs near them, and allow
those players to train and compete with the coaching staffs at the... Read More
The playoff picture in the Mid-Atlantic Men’s DI Club competition was
shaken up considerably after this weekend’s results.
Norfolk came into the weekend at 1-4 and seemingly out of playoff
contention. But the Blues shocked 4-2 Pittsburgh to put themselves squarely
in the conversation.
Meanwhile, Baltimore-Chesapeake jumped to 4-3 after pulling off something
of an upset of their... Read More
The Provo Steelers and Glendale Raptors battled to a tough 15-15 tie in
West DI club league action Saturday in Utah.
The Raptors were missing a few starters due to a variety of issues, but
pitched up bravely against a bigger, physical Provo team.
The teams were deadlocked 15-15 at halftime, but the game was stymied a bit
as a spectacle when two Provo players were red-carded within... Read More
The drive from Columbus, Ohio to Minneapolis is a long one, and Metropolis
made the whole day even longer as they thumped the road warriors from
Columbus 81-3 to win the last Midwest DI club quarterfinal.
Center Louis Joubert scored three tries and had a strong game, as did
flanker Vili Toluta'u and lock forward Nick Barrett in a total performance
by the Metropolis club.
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