Salisbury and Towson advanced to the Potomac final Saturday with wins over
Mt. St. Mary’s and Georgetown, respectively.
The first game of the day, Towson vs. Georgetown, was considerably closer
than the second one. The Hoyas drew first blood with a try from inside
center Liam Burrell and conversion by Jack Sheridan. Towson responded with
a converted try to tie the game, and would... Read More
USA Head Coach Al Caravelli is welcoming two players who have been away for
a while in Nick Edwards and Mike Palefau, and also some young college and
recent college players such as Greg Ambrogi and Garrett Bender.
Injury means Paul Emerick and Rolan Suniula will not be in camp.
Here's the list of camp attendees:
Greg Ambrogi (Schyulkill River)
Garrett Bender (... Read More
The Empire 7s, the final qualifier for the national college 7s tournament,
has confirmed its list of teams and schedule.
Hosts Stony Brook and the US Naval Academy headline a 12-team bracket,
while Temple, currently leaders in Eastern Penn, and Iona, which tied Stony
Brook with a 5-1 league record this fall, are also top seeds in their
of DII club rugby in 2010-11, New Orleans is already 1-0 in the new USA
Rugby South DI league, and looking to add on to their tally.
Head Coach Jerry Malina said he felt his team breathed a sigh of a relief
after their opening match, a 31-29 home win over defending South champs the
“We feel fortunate that we were able to win a very close game... Read More
The success of the Heineken Cup, which made €50 million last year, has
prompted a group to look into a broader competition with a larger TV
The idea is to bring the best eight non-national teams from all over the
world in a sort of Champions League.
The Guardian is reporting that rugby teams from France, England and South
Africa are looking into creating a sort of global... Read More
Cup, which pits the best European clubs against one another, begins Friday.
The best teams from France, Italy, England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales
compete for the most coveted club title in the Northern Hemisphere, and
four Americans have been selected to their clubs' 22-man roster for the
Chris Wyles and Hayden Smith are both slated to start for... Read More
Way up there in Portland, Maine, a DII club playoff game will be played as
Union visits Portland Saturday.
It’s a big improvement for Portland, 6-0-1 this season after a 3-3-1 record
in 2010. The reason for the improvement may lay at the feet of another
team, from even further north.
“We hosted a touring side from Scotland last spring,” said club... Read More
New England and Met NY
square off in a pair of play-in matches Saturday, the winners of which
advance to the New England semifinals. The losers miss out on the
Northeast’s spring crossovers against the Mid-Atlantic in the national
round of 32.
In one of Saturday’s tilts, the Boston Irish Wolfhounds host Long Island.
These two met last fall in the postseason, a game which the... Read More
State University Head Coach informed RUGBYMag.com Friday that the Tigers
will not be able to attend the new USA Rugby Collegiate 7s Championships
December 16-17 at Texas A&M.
LSU has declined the invitation to be an at-large team, McLean said.
""We are honored to be asked ... but will not be able to attend," McLean
said in an email.
McLean cited the short... Read More