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02.12.2018 - Alex Goff

The playoffs are set for Southern California's Varsity Red and Varsity White divisions.

In Varsity Red, St. John Bosco and Mira Costa were already settled for the playoffs, in that order, out of LA.

02.12.2018 - Alex Goff

Katy continued its strong run of results with a 24-19 decision over St. Pius X in Rugby Texas D! action over the weekend.

Katy is playing well as a team, and needed every bit of it to hold off a determined St. Pius team.

Aidan de Villiers, Glen Robertson, and Grady Pope all scored tries and Max Palmer converted all three and hit a crucial penalty goal to defeat Pius.

02.09.2018 - Alex Goff

Don't look now, but Cardinal Gibbons is 3-0 in Florida HS action.

The single-school team has beaten St. Thomas Aquinas, Boca Raston, and, most recently, West Pines to lead its league. It's a good start, said Coach Eric Aumann. 

02.09.2018 - Alex Goff

The Boys HS Rugby National Championships application deadline is almost here.

Teams have until February 15 to submit an application.

To apply, click here.

02.09.2018 - Alex Goff

USA Rugby has announced it is launching its official search for the USA Women's 15s National Team Head Coach.

Pete Steinberg stepped down in October following the Women's Rugby World Cup. His post has been unfilled since then, while new General Manager of Women's High Performance, Emilie Bydwell, has been working on a new strategic plan.

02.08.2018 - Alex Goff

It's down to the wire on the Southern California Boys HS Varsity Red competition, as playoff berths hang in the balance.

Last week, La Costa Canyon was able to hold on to beat Cathedral. LCC went up early, fell behind 14-13 at the break, and then pulled away 37-28 late in the game.

Torrey Pines defeated Del Norte, and so the standings now look like this:

02.07.2018 - GRR Staff

Well this is a different one. 

Bruce McLane speaks with learning expert Barb Oakley about how to approach new things ... like rugby.


02.07.2018 - Alex Goff

The D1AA playoff schedules and dates are to be announced by USA Rugby soon. Here's a quick preview of what's going to happen.

Fall Champion Mary Washington is waiting to play the Spring Champion and will do so on the weekend of May 5.

02.07.2018 - GRR Staff

USA Rugby has announced where the Regional Cup Tournaments will be held.

These are the high school all-star events used as scouting for HS All Americans, colleges, and USA U20s.

The tournaments are as follows:

West Regional Cup Tournament June 9-10, 2018 Denver, CO

Northeast Regional Cup Tournament June 16-17. 2018 Rahway, NJ

02.07.2018 - GRR Contributor

By Austin Willis

While the NFL sees their youth participation decline due to the pressing concussion issue, rugby has quickly become the fastest growing sport in the United States increasing by 81% between 2008-2013 (Sports & Fitness Industry). 

02.07.2018 - GRR Contributor

By Austin Willis

While the NFL sees their youth participation decline due to the pressing concussion issue, rugby has quickly become the fastest growing sport in the United States increasing by 81% between 2008-2013 (Sports & Fitness Industry). 

02.06.2018 - GRR Staff

The Fort Hunt Warriors headed south this last weekend to Charlotte looking for good weather and good rugby. They found a lot of good rugby, some good weather, and most importantly a pair of clubs that hosted the touring Warriors side in the true rugby tradition.

02.05.2018 - GRR Staff

Los Alamitos took down undefeated Servite in Southern California action over the weekend.

Senior inside center Dylan Ramirez scored four tries while tries were also scored by freshman wing Xzavier Nadeau-Perez, outside center Andrew Andrade, No. 8 Ken Sale, and flyhalf Gustavo Hernandez. 
Senior Simon Gerard converted six of those tries, and Elijah Tuialii converted one.

02.05.2018 - GRR Staff

On a warm sunny day at Cal Maritime’s rugby complex, the Marauders of Jesuit clashed with the Highlanders of Marin and opened it up in the second half to win 43-0.

Jesuit was able to jump out to a quick lead with Eightman Max Sackett finding a gap off a lineout to dot down. Fullback Mason Phillips, who had a great day with the boot, converted to make it a 7-0 game.

02.04.2018 - Alex Goff

Granite Bay secured a nifty victory in Northern California HS action, beating a very tough CK McClatchy team 38-26. 

Granite Bay Head Coach Jason Divine said the game "looked more like a state championship than a season opener."

02.02.2018 - Alex Goff

Middle Tennessee State and Kennesaw State take each other on this weekend in a game that probably decides the SIRC North.

02.02.2018 - Alex Goff

The New England Rugby Football Union is starting a new College 7s series for the spring.

The series will have a qualifier for the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO), which will be held at Babson College in the Boston area. 

Among the teams expected to participate are:

02.02.2018 - Alex Goff

Here are the boys HS games for the weekend.

Check back for scores.

Watch out for Phoenix v Arrowhead in Arizona ... Phoenix has started well.

Gibbons v West Pines in Florida is a game of two undefeated teams.

02.01.2018 - Alex Goff

Already the Southern California Varsity White league has been shaken up, with Carson HS having beaten Wilson HS twice in close games.

01.31.2018 - Alex Goff

Don't you just love speed?

The Ramblin’ Jesters is an elite invitational sevens team in the grand tradition of the Barbarians and other compilation teams, operating out of London in the UK.