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04.24.2017 - Alex Goff

The USA Rugby South select side program is looking ahead to a crucial selection camp and also the RAN Championships in July.

Th South Panthers program will combined with Eagle Impact Rugby Academy to have a combined camp in Chattanooga, Tenn. Sunday, April 30.

EIRA Coach Brendan Keane will run a skills session from 10am to 1pm.

04.24.2017 - Alex Goff

Kennesaw State has earned the right to face Davenport in the women's DII championship final.

04.24.2017 - GRR Staff

In a game that felt like a must-win for both teams, neither team accomplished what they came to do as Genesis and United played to a 12-12 tie.

Genesis is the 13th-ranked HS club (ranked by Goff Rugby Report), and United is ranked #16.

04.24.2017 - GRR Staff

Herriman built a 40-point halftime lead and cruised to a 55-24 win over Westlake in Utah Youth Rugby league action Saturday. 

With stranger than usual spring weather, consistent games have been tough to come by at times, and the Mustangs were happy to get back out on the playing field - for their first home contest of the year, no less.

04.24.2017 - Alex Goff

We took a week off from the college rankings last week in part because it was such a busy week, and in part because there weren't a lot of results and they basically confirmed out expectations.

That wasn't the case for Navy v Central Washington, so fans of the US Naval Academy had to wait an extra week to see how their overtime win over the Wildcats would affect the rankings.

04.24.2017 - Alex Goff

We took a week off from the college rankings last week in part because it was such a busy week, and in part because there weren't a lot of results and they basically confirmed out expectations.

That wasn't the case for Navy v Central Washington, so fans of the US Naval Academy had to wait an extra week to see how their overtime win over the Wildcats would affect the rankings.

04.24.2017 - Alex Goff

Jesuit of New Orleans took the Rugby Louisiana state title with a dramatic overtime decision.

04.23.2017 - Alex Goff

In a result that was something of a surprise, given previous meetings between the two teams, St. Thomas Aquinas of Florida beat the Okapi Wanderers 27-18 to win the Florida Youth Rugby Boys HS state championship Saturday.

04.23.2017 - Alex Goff

Gonzaga HS defeated Fort Hunt 10-3 to win a somewhat rain-soaked Jesuit Classic Sunday.

With rain limiting some of the games, not all of the brackets were played to a conclusion, however the cup bracket was.

04.23.2017 - Alex Goff

Penn HS put in a big score Saturday in the Indiana Boys HS Super League, beating Hamilton SE 97-5.

Strength in th scrums allowed Penn to launch their back row attack. That, coupled with being able to steal four scrum put-ins, gave Penn a nice attacking platform. 

Head Coach Bart Bottorff said he was pleased to see his team move the ball unselfishly.

04.23.2017 - Alex Goff

The qualifiers for the various end-of-season 7s tournaments are starting to fall into play.

We know the teams going to the CRC (see here), bar one more to be selected. The USA Rugby list is less set as most observers aren't even sure what the qualifiers are.

04.23.2017 - Alex Goff

The Dallas Harlequins Colts proved wrapped a nice bow on their conference title in the Rugby Texas North with a 51-26 defat of the Allen Eagles.

The victory meant the Colts finished 7-3, and dropped Allen to 6-3-1 for the season. 

04.22.2017 - Alex Goff

UC Davis put everyone, especially Notre Dame College, on notice with a dominant performance in the DIAA spring final.

04.22.2017 - Alex Goff

We’re down to four in the DIA playoffs as Saint Mary’s, BYU, Arizona, and Life all won.

Of those four games, Life v Lindenwood was easily the closest, although Indiana put up a a fight against BYU.

04.22.2017 - Alex Goff

St. Ignatius of Cleveland edged Royal Irish of Indianapolis 22-21 Saturday in a game between the #1 single-school team and the #2 HS club team.

It was a game where Royal Irish spent large periods in control of the run of play, but failed to get the tries they needed at the crucial moments.

04.22.2017 - Alex Goff

Cal and Arkansas State will play each other for the Varsity Cup final after they won difficult semifinals Saturday.

Arkansas battled Navy in the rain in Jonesboro, Ark., and it was a game that hinged, to a certain extent, on one play. With the score 10-7 to ASU near halftime.

04.22.2017 - GRR Staff

Saint Ignatius College Riverview, one of the top rugby schools in Sydney, made their final stop of a ten-day tour in Sacramento to take on Jesuit High School.

04.22.2017 - Alex Goff

Highland HS moved to 8-0 with a nicely-taken result of Olympus Friday.

After playing some games where they won comfortably, Highland had a chance to build on their earlier win over well-regarded Herriman, and did so, dispatching Olympus 44-10.

Lock forward Tevita Noa, and flankers Ismael Vaifoou and Lilo Clark were very strong on the day. Clark is also the team captain.

04.21.2017 - Alex Goff

So there's the little matter of the DIA Quarterfinals Saturday, with eight teams left with a rugby game and a dream.

Baylor hosts Arizona, broadcast live by FloSports.

04.21.2017 - Alex Goff

What is DIAA?

That might, in fact, be the important question. For those following college rugby around the country, it can be confusing as to what DIA, DIAA, and Varsity Cup is all about.

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