New Orleans won two games over the weekend to leapfrog the idle Dallas Reds
into 1st place in the Red River DI club conference.
New Orleans used 33 players in the two games, both played on Saturday, to
defeat Fort Worth 84-7 and Woodlands 56-12.
Meanwhile, HARC edged the Griffins in Frisco, Texas 19-16 to stay in the
hunt. And also still in shouting distance are the Austin Blacks... Read More
Los Angeles handled their sternest test of this young DI club season with a
29-20 victory over the San Diego Old Aztecs Saturday.
Adrian Ojeda led LA with a player-of-the-game performance, as his club
improved to 4-0. Three teams went into the weekend at 2-1, hoping to gain
some ground on Los Angeles. The Old Aztecs lost to LA, Belmont Shore was
beaten by Santa Monica, and OMBAC... Read More
With all the talk about the Dallas Reds and New Orleans leading the Red
River DI Conference, it's easy to miss the fact that the Houston Athletic
Rugby Club is lurking in 3rd place, with a game in hand over those other
This weekend, HARC takes on a tough Griffins team out of Frisco, Texas. The
Griffins are 2-4-1 but HARC Head Coach Jason Van Wyk said the long trip to
Frisco... Read More
The Red River DII competition is split into three divisions – North, South
and DI-B. The winner of each of the three divisions advances to the GU’s
semifinals, and the top second-place team gets in as a wildcard. Saturday,
the undefeated first-place teams from the North and South do battle in what
could be a playoff preview.
Little Rock is 3-0 in the North Division with sound wins... Read More
After beating Las Vegas 28-15 on Saturday the Los Angeles Rugby Club leads
the Southern California DI league with a 3-0 record, setting up a nice
clash with the 2-1 San Diego Old Aztecs on Saturday.
the Pacific Rugby Premiership teams from the region playing mostly their
2nd-team players, the door is open for the clubs not in the PRP, and LA is
taking advantage, having... Read More
It may not be an earth-shaking result, but Fresno's 27-24 defeat of the
Sacramento Lions is a nice boost to the former DII club as they navigate
Northern California's new DI league.
The victory dropped Sacramento to 3-1 (all of those games close) in Group
A, and moved Fresno to 3-2 in Group B.
"It was a really tough game," said Fresno Coach Frick Fourie. "We worked
really hard... Read More
New Orleans swept their two-game trip to Austin, Texas this weekend,
beating the Austin Blacks 42-12 and then defeating the Austin Huns 41-25 on
The Blacks game was perhaps more worrying for New Orleans, given that the
Blacks went into the weekend 3-1-1- while the Huns were 2-4 after beating
Fort Worth on Saturday.
"It was a pretty big result for us," said New Orleans... Read More
Tiger Rugby will be taking its first international tour since being
announced as an Olympic Development Academy, as they head to China for
Shanghai 7s Oct. 26-27. The Tigers will get to China early, play in a local
tournament the weekend prior to the big event and work with some schools
during the week.
Tiger has tabbed 10... Read More
There aren't too many intra-city rivalries that are as passionate as the
Chicago Lions vs. the Chicago Griffins.
NYAC vs. Old Blue and Denver vs. Glendale might be as good, but that's
about it. Most intra-city rivalries feature two teams that don't like each
other much, but one team that wins almost all the time. The Lions against
the Griffins is a back-and-forth game that has no... Read More
Last week was a big one for the Chicago Griffins. The club didn't have its
best year last season, and opened up this year against a tough Palmer
College in Iowa.
Battling without all of their top players, and in oppressively hot, muggy
conditions, the Griffins pulled out a key 27-22 road win.
"Getting a win on the road in the first week was huge... Read More