With their 29-10 victory over NOVA the Schuylkill River Exiles have moved
to 5-2 and jumped into third in the Mid-Atlantic DI club league.
While 4th-ranked Pittsburgh has a game in hand, the Exiles are
in excellent position to garner a playoff position as the season enters its
final phase. PAC still leads, with the Maryland Exiles hot on their heels.
But the closest teams to the... Read More
The final seedings for the Midwest DII men's club playoffs were decided
after Wisconsin shut out the South Side Irish 39-0 in a game where either
team could have overtaken Lincoln Park in the Midwest-West Conference
In the end, SSI was left in third and Wisconsin, 7-1 on the season, vaulted
to 1st, leaving Chicago-based Lincoln Park in 2nd.
The Cleveland Rovers had already... Read More
The Milwaukee Barbarians secured the #7 seed in the Midwest DI club
playoffs with a 41-20 upset of Palmer Saturday.
This result, combined with Columbus losing 29-26 to the Indianapolis
Impalas confirmed Milwaukee as #7 and Columbus as #8.
As a result, Columbus will face Metropolis in the quarterfinals, while
Milwaukee gets to play the Chicago Lions.
Metropolis fell to the... Read More
The Middlesex Barbarians did enough to clinch 2nd place in the
New England DI club competition, beating Amoskeag 83-20 to finished 5-2 and
just ahead of the Boston Irish Wolfhounds Saturday.
John Kokinda was again brilliant with his goalkicking for the Barbarians,
although he did miss for the first time this season, slotting five of six
for a season record of 23-24.
The... Read More
Fall DI club leagues wrap up this weekend – if they can squeeze their games
in and around the rains of former Hurricane Sandy.
Here’s a look at the matchups, and the key games that have playoff
Midwest DI Metropolis at Chicago Griffins
Chicago Blaze at Chicago Lions
Cincinnati Wolfhounds at Detroit Tradesmen
Columbus at Indianapolis Impalas
Palmer at... Read More
If you ask Boston Irish Wolfhounds Head Coach Fergal Hehir, you will hear no
bravado when talking about this game.
“Oh come on, Boston has to be a huge favorite,” said Hehir. “Look at the
scores they’ve been putting up.”
Hehir’s team might not even be in this position had it not been for a few
late-game heroics. Down 25-19 and not much time left against New Haven, the
Wolfhounds got as... Read More
Only Metropolis can equal their 6-1 record, achieved after the Wolfhounds
edged the Chicago Griffins 31-30 this past weekend.
For Head Coach Nick Lauterbach, this victory was a big step forward.
Cincinnati has not been considered (in these pages anyway) as one of the
big scary teams of the region, but maybe they are.
“We’ve become smarter,” said Lauterbach. “I think the players... Read More
With one weekend left in the Midwest DI club competition, the playoffs
matchups for November 3rd.
Eight of the ten teams will compete in the quarterfinals, with the
remainder of the playoffs slated for the spring.
The first-place team in Pool 2 will take on the 2nd-seeded third-place
bonus point victory this weekend, Metropolis has clinched 1st place in Pool... Read More
Sure they had traveled light – injuries, illness, work, weddings, you name
it, they were shorthanded and in fact played the final 50 minutes with only
14 men because of injuries – but that wasn’t good enough.
“We always say,
the best team wins,” said Barbarians captain Logan Collins. “And that was
true in Provo. But also, I think the best club won. They were definitely
the better club.... Read More
The Maryland Exiles continue to nip at PAC's heels in the Mid-Atlantic DI
club league as they won again.
However, this wasn't all smooth sailing for Maryland, as they had to work
to beat still-winless Washington 29-15.
"Once again we started off poorly," said Maryland hooker Owen Lentz,
referring to the fact his team was down 3-0 in the opening minutes.
The Exiles scored a try... Read More