San Diego, CA – The Old Mission Beach Athletic Club
(OMBAC) Rugby team held its first ever Military Appreciation Day on
Saturday, April 16 at the Little Q in San Diego, CA and they pulled it off
without a hitch. Over $2,500 was raised for each of the Wounded Warrior
Project and the Navy SEAL Foundation.
The day couldn’t have been more pleasant as a cloudless sky with... Read More
Rugby's Club Strategic Committee put in place a new rule effective April 8,
that states that:
Any player on these two clubs who has started two or more RSL matches
this season are not eligible to play in the Div.1 Round of
The purpose of this rule was the cover a perceived loophole caused by the
Super League season ending earlier than usual. With the Super League... Read More
The DII Men’s club playoffs are starting to take shape. Aside from the
Pacific Coast, where the Pacific Northwest RFU has yet to determine its
representatives, and the Northeast, where their champs are already decided,
the entire country is in the territorial playoff stage.
The West just reached this point over the weekend, with Tulsa punching its
ticket to the West... Read More
Tulsa won its way to the
West semifinals over the weekend with victories over the Omaha GOATS and
St. Louis Bombers. Because multiple teams dropped out of the West-Central
DII league over the offseason, the five remaining teams played each other
once during the regular season, with the top four moving on to a four-team
As the undefeated top seed, the Bombers hosted the... Read More
While no team has clinched the Southern California DI club title, the four
teams slated for the National Round of 32 in May.
Belmont Shore, OMBAC, Los Angeles and Santa Monica have all clinched spots
in the playoffs, and now just need to fight it out to see who will finish
With their loss to Los Angeles this past weekend, Santa Monica slips to 7-5
and now cannot finish... Read More
The USA Rugby Super League is, all of a sudden, almost over.
All but one team have played five games, and here’s the rundown of where
everyone is and how they’re playing:Eastern
Avg Score: 31-15
Life can still lose home field advantage if they drop their April 30 match
to Boston in Boston. But so far they haven’t looked like they are... Read More
Austin Brewin photo
against San Francisco Golden Gate was a must-win for the Utah Warriors. At
2-2, Utah needed an upset to stay in the West playoff hunt. If you weren’t
aware of the postseason implications, but were on hand at Walker Park
Saturday, you would have concluded, from Utah’s physicality and intensity
early on, that something was up.
Several... Read More
It’s all settled in
the Super League with one week (and an extra game) to go.
In the East, Life beat Old Blue 34-14 in New York, while Boston handled the
Chicago Griffins 34-27, holding off a stirring comeback. And the Chicago
Lions edged NYAC.
It was rotten weather all over the East, making for some sloppy games.
Ugliest was certainly the Lions over NYAC. NYAC got a try... Read More
USA center Paul
Emerick will make his debut for Life University Saturday against Old Blue,
lining up at the relatively unfamiliar position of inside center.
Life Head Coach James Isaacson said he’s excited to see what Emerick can
“He’s just joined us and is getting his feet under him,” Issacson said. “I
think the skills he brings to the team will fit well with him wearing the... Read More
The Denver Barbarians have informed the Glendale Raptors that they will be
forfeiting this weekend’s West-North DI league match due to lack of
numbers. Injuries have stressed an already shallow Denver club, which is
also competing in the Super League.
It is unclear right now whether Denver is dropping out of DI altogether
(and therefore not participating in the West playoffs).... Read More