The Gauchos of UC Santa Barbara punched their ticket to the Sweet 16
Friday night with a 13-try performance to beat USC 78-10. Santa Barbara
used a balanced attack that resulted in tries scored by 11 different
players, while USC's lone try was scored as a result of a charged down kick
21 minutes into the second half.
"We are happy with our result, but will need to be more... Read More
There are certain
rules in Super League rugby. Winning on the road is tough is rule #1. And
#2 is, playing shorthanded for any length of time is a recipe for
So Boston went on the road, lost a player to a red card (second row Dave
Prell got two yellows for ruck infringements), and still won. How does that
work? It works by not panicking.
“We were up 17-3 when we got the... Read More
Illinois Youth Rugby kicked off their 2011 season with an exhibition game
at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont at half-time of an Arena Football League
Chicago Rush game. The Arlington Stallions played the St. Charles Predators
in a modified game to showcase youth rugby to the football fans in
pay the piper in DII in sereal western regions this weekend.
Pacific Northwest, the playoff picture will be clarified after this
weekend. The big game is Portland against the Eastside Tsunamis in
Tsunamis are leading Pacific Northwest South, but Portland is just behind
them, and riding a seven-game unbeaten streak.
streak has coincided... Read More
“Breaking my thumb early in the season was frustrating, especially since it
meant I had to miss the fall USA assembly,” Johnson told RUGBYMag.com.
“It's great to be back in playing form, playing games rather than just
leg-pressing and bicycle conditioning in the rehab groups.”
Although, Johnson said the London Irish strength and conditioning staff was
“I came... Read More
The new Minnesota
team in the latest sign that society is crumbling all around us - the
Lingerie Football League - has co-opted the name that was for decades been
associated with the best of women's rugby - the Minnesota Valkryies
As reported by the One Sport Voice blog, the LFL's expansion team in
Minnesota asked fans to vote for their nickname, and Valkyries won.
The choice... Read More
repeated as Jesuit Classic champions Sunday, again downing 3Xavier in the
final, 22-5 (They beat Xavier 22-10 in the inaugural final). Sunday marks
the second time the Eagles have beat the defending high school national
champs this spring, and Gonzaga never trailed in the match.
“Anytime you play Xavier it’s going to be a tough, tough physical match,
and we... Read More
The following players have been selected to play for the New England RFU
Collegiates team to play Mystic River Wednesday night in Boston.
(Numbers refer to roster spot, not position)
1.Alex Reeves - WPI
2.Anthony Rosati - Merrimack College
3.Aarom Smith - St. Anselm
4.Colin Yip - Boston University
5.Dave Cunha - Wentworth
6.Kyle Kicia - Wentworth
7.Chris Rosa - Southern... Read More
There are a few
game-within-the-game scenarios in the College Premier Division. Everyone’s
shooting to make a name for themselves in the new league, to make the
playoffs, but former members of the Mid-Atlantic Premier and West-North
leagues still want to beat their old rivals, and Texas A&M and LSU will
play each other with memories of competing for Texas titles still fresh on... Read More
Jesuit of Sacramento looks once again like one of the top high school teams
coming out of the Pacific Coast after a 36-10 defeat of the previously
unbeaten Cougars Rugby Club Friday afternoon.
Jesuit was led by flyhalf James Poindexter, who was outstanding on defense
and showcased some excellent kicking skills to relieve pressure from the
Cougars. Inside center Patrick Berrentes... Read More