Tokyo - Japan will represent Asia at Rugby World Cup 2015, while Hong Kong face the long journey to Uruguay for the first round of the repechage after the Brave Blossoms clinched their seventh straight Asian 5 Nations title with a 49-8 win at Tokyo's National Stadium on Sunday evening.
Mountain View defeated Nakahi 40-33 to win the Rugby Idaho boys HS final Saturday, coming back from a 28-7 deficit.
ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Following a nationwide search, Mel Denham has been hired as the new women's rugby head coach at Central Washington University. Denham, who has served as the head women's rugby coach at American International College (AIC) in Springfield, Massachusetts since 2012, will assume her new post on next month.
The Capital High girls won their third Idaho state championship in a row defeating, The Centennial Furies 55-0 in the final.
The Eagles completed their third undefeated season outscoring opponents 474-22 and giving up only one first-half try all season.
USA flanker Scott LaValla got a chance to give a nod back to the club that got it all started recently.
Midwest All-Star Tournament
Rocky Mountain Challenge
Great Northwest Challenge
South Regional All-Star Tournament
East Regional All-Star Tournament
Historical Champions in the Girls NIT.
In 2000, a group of girls HS team got together to host their own national championship. They did this for eight years before USA Rugby took the competition under their organization. The USA Rugby Girls National Championship lasted for four season, 2008-2011, before USA Rugby made it a National Invitational tournament in 2012.
Action from the 2014 Boys NIT. Tamara Tidey photo.
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Alex Goff checks in with USA High School All American Head Coach Salty Thompson to talk about the HSAA season so far, and what's to come.
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Dignitaries from USA RUGBY, the NZRFU, and the City of Chicago announce the USA v New Zealand test match.
Mechanicsburg, PA- The 2014 Rugby Pennsylvania State Championships took place this past weekend at Cumberland Valley High School with West Shore United and Cumberland Valley taking home the top honors in the High School Boys brackets.
Kent 15-10 Catholic Memorial
Fallbrook 57-0 North Bay
DSHA W-L Danville
Amazons 19-12 St. Joseph's
Fallbrook 22-3 Kent
Amazons 20-5 DSHA
Catholic Memorial 45-14 North Bay
The USA Women’s 7s team won the Plate at the Amsterdam 7s, defeating Russia 27-12 in the Plate Final, and recording one of their better tournaments for the season.
At the same tournament, Cathedral won the HS Club bracket.
In Tier II, Jesuit B - the 2nd side of Jesuit of Sacramento, which had competed in the HS Club league in Northern California all year, defeated Brother Rice to win.
Two of the winners won by a single points.