Bentley won the Rugby Northeast championship match 30-8 over
Providence College Saturday.
Providence jumped out to an early 8-0 lead and kept that lead through the
first 30 minutes.
But as time went on Bentley began to take control, especially at set piece.
The solid platform from the forwards allowed the Bentley backs to star
running, and wing Forest Detwhiler capped off a... Read More
American International College thrashed St. Michael’s 47-0 to claim
the Rugby Northeast women’s college title.
The game was a virtual carbon copy of the October 28 game between the two,
won by AIC 44-0.
“I feel pretty good,” said AIC Head Coach Josh Macy. “It seems no one ever
plays their best in a final. We did our best to keep the girls relaxed but
nerves were a factor... Read More
And then there were two.
Top-ranked UW-Whitewater and No. 6 Northern Illinois staved off upsets in
the Midwest semifinals Saturday to advance to Sunday’s final.
Whitewater avenged a slow start against UW-Milwaukee earlier in the season
by racing out to a 33-5 halftime lead over the Panthers Saturday. The
defending national champion Warhawks held serve in the set pieces and... Read More
We’ve seen players perform
recently – at nationals, NASC, Pan-Ams and Sri Lanka, and here's where we
see the players who in camp:Players who have been in strong form or have so much potential that a
little imperfection here or there won’t keep them off the team:
Why... Read More
Midwest DII women’s college playoffs are down to two after two very close
semifinals Saturday. Pittsburgh defeated UW-La Crosse in overtime, while
Minnesota’s Winona State edged Grand Valley State in an exciting match,
Winona scored early in that match before GVSU replied to lead 7-5. Grand
Valley scored again to lead 12-5, but neither team was going to break free... Read More
Sunday’s women’s DI college final promises to be a barnburner as two
high-powered offenses in Ohio State and Northern Iowa will face off.
UNI hammered Michigan 51-8, their second straight 50+ playoff outing.
Meanwhile OSU beat Minnesota 33-13.
For the Buckeyes it’s a return to the lofty heights of territorial playoffs
after a couple of years of struggle.
“We have a very young... Read More
The New Orleans club made it two for two in South DI club rugby with a
62-11 demolition of Boca Raton Saturday in the Big Easy.
Bobby Johns, Ross Bellaci, Sean Malek and Brad Guarisco were all involved
in the scoring, but the try of the day was most likely that of flanker
Jarrett Falcon, who dragged four defenders a number of meters to paydirt.
“They had a tough road game,” said... Read More
East Stroudsburg and the College of New Jersey advanced to the Eastern Penn
semifinals Saturday with wins over Villanova and Lafayette, respectively.
Both receive bids to the spring Mid-Atlantic playoffs. Who gets the top
seed will be determined next Saturday when they meet in the EPRU finals.
East Stroudsburg, who finished the EPRU regular season undefeated, got off
to a slow... Read More
The Boston Irish Wolfhounds are into the Northeast DI club final after
beating Long Island 29-8.
The crowd at the Irish Cultural Center in Canton, Mass., enjoyed the match,
but BIW Head Coach Head Coach David Gonzales didn’t so much.
“We didn’t have a lot of continuity and I thought the game was a bit
sloppy,” Gonzales told RUGBYMag.com. “I do felt we left some points out
there... Read More
Saturday morning the Burlington Rugby Club had 17 players ready to make the
trip all the way from northern Vermont to Bayonne New Jersey; then one of
their players woke up sick.
“We had one sub coming down,” said lock Tyler Riggs.
In the end, that was enough, as Burlington scored two tries in the first 14
minutes to lead 12-0, and held on to win their Northeast DII club... Read More