The Pan-Am Games rugby competition has seen a change in the pools, as the
IRB asked for Argentina and the USA to be switched.
The Pools are now as follows:
The USA is now in a much harder pool, but as a result puts them in a likely
easier situation going into the quarterfinals.
The... Read More
As confirmed by USA Rugby CEO Nigel Melville, the organization is building
on its model of hiring coaches for specific areas of play, who then work
with various national teams and in clinics and development roles around the
Luke Gross and, for a few years, Bill LeClerc, have worked those jobs for
lineout and scrum, respectively. Gross did not work with the Senior Men’s... Read More
Bowling Green's Tommy Walsh powers
onward. Roger Mazzarella photo
Davenport's JP Eloff en route to one of
three tries, Taylor Hodge photo
Davenport and Miami shellacked their respective opponents Saturday by a
combined score of 144-18, setting up a massive Oct. 22 clash in Grand
Rapids, Mich... Read More
The Kansas City Blues recorded their first win of the West RFU league
season Saturday with a 63-3 defeat of visiting Boulder.
KC scored eight tries from seven different players, including three in the
first 15 minutes, and were in control from the start. Flanker Afele Taula
was the only player to touch down twice, while fullback Jordan Nevel
notched 18 points from kicks.
The... Read More
The Chicago Lions pulled off a huge result to keep them in the hunt for
2nd place in the Midwest-West DI club league.
Lions entered the day at 4-2, just a hair ahead of 3-2 Metropolis. With the
Minneapolis club having a game in hand, and the Lions facing
previously-undefeated Palmer, the Lions were looking at the business end of
However, inspired by some... Read More
A&M's Brian Guillen as a Woodlands
Texas A&M became the sixth team to automatically qualify for the inaugural
USA Rugby college 7s national championship Saturday by winning Oklahoma 7s.
The Aggies went 4-0 on the day, beating Oklahoma State and Kansas State in
pool play, Texas in the semifinals and host Oklahoma in the final.
It... Read More
Jack Heidelberger photo
Monmouth all but claimed MetNY’s top seed to the Northeast playoffs, which
pits MetNY against New England, with a 33-19 defeat of New York Rugby Club
Monmouth poured in six tries to NYRC’s three, and all of the New Jersey
club’s touchdowns were scored via the backline. The lethal midfield attack
of Joe... Read More
Two blowouts and one game that was closer
than expected made up the New England DI club games this weekend.
Mystic River had to work for it in a 25-15
victory that Head Coach Nick Murphy said was a function of his team’s
“New Haven played well, but I don’t think
we played very well,” Murphy said. “We got the win and the bonus point, but
we ran into a lot of... Read More
State University of New York, Binghamton is now firmly in a race with St.
Bonaventure for first place in the Empire West men’s D1AA conference, after
an impressive 38-8 pasting of SUNY Brockport.
Binghamton improved to 3-1, same as Bonnie’s, with four games to go for
each, including a November 5th clash between the two.
“We had played them before and... Read More
Kevin Clark scored four tries as Dartmouth
defeated their closest rivals Princeton 53-21 Saturday.
Dartmouth also got two tries from Madison
Hughes in the victory, which puts them in a commanding position in the Ivy
League standings with two games left for everyone.
Harvard and Brown both won big to vault
themselves into the top four, while Yale recorded their first victory of... Read More