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06.13.2014 - Alex Goff
  Japan National Team Coach Eddie Jones has named his side to face the USA at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., on Saturday at 7:30pm Pacific Time. Wing Yoshikazu Fujita has been ruled out with a shoulder injury incurred while he scored a try in his team'sstartling comeback over Canada last weekend.
06.13.2014 - Alex Goff
Representatives from DIA colleges met last weekend in Houston to discuss issues related to the 2014-2015 season. The meeting was at times contentious, but according to reports, contentious in a way that produced results. The overriding question seemed to be, how does DIA define itself?
06.12.2014 - Alex Goff
Men’s Collegiate All Americans have started their assembly at Merrimack College in Massachusetts, with Head Coach Matt Sherman and his staff looking at 55 players who have four days to show they have what it takes to make the team. As happened last year, the All American team won’t be named until everyone has tried out. The camp itself will include
06.12.2014 - Alex Goff

Northampton Saints have confirmed that former Naples HS and Life University star Cam Dolan has re-signed with the club for a year.

06.12.2014 - GRR Staff

The East Coast Rugby Conference has selected 24 players in its All-Conference pool. 

Eleven players were selected to the conference's 1st Team, with 13 on the second team, and two honorable mentions.

 

06.11.2014 - Alex Goff
With the USA women’s team off to the United Kingdom for an important three-game tour in advance of the World Cup, there are potential changes afoot. Head Coach Pete Steinberg has named a squad with plenty of players we expected to see - Jamie Burke, Emilie Bydwell, Lynelle Kugler, Nathalie Marchino, Jillion Potter, Stacey Bridges to name just a few. 
06.11.2014 - Alex Goff
USA National Development Director for 7s, Alex Magleby, has had some work to do scouting talent at both the CRC and then the Elite City 7s.  
06.11.2014 - Alex Goff

Goff Rugby Report unleashes its first Boys HS Club rankings of 2013-2014 season.

Unfortunately, because of the timing of the season and our launch, it's also the last rankings of the season. Ah well, we temper your disappointment by making th rankings big - 45 teams!

06.10.2014 - Alex Goff
This weekend will be a busy one for the Rugby Indiana Boys Select Side Program, with the Boys Varsity being split into three teams - North A, South A, and South B - and two JV teams, plus a 7th/8th grade team and a 5th/6th grade team.
06.10.2014 - Alex Goff


The Wisconsin girsl all-star team is set to travel to Indiana for the Midwest All-Star Challenge.

06.10.2014 - Alex Goff

While the High School All American boys team will be assembling July 10 for their tour of South America, coaches are still scouting for one or two players to fill out the squad.

That means that Head Coach Salty Thompson and his staff will be attending several Regional All-Star Tournaments looking not only for next year’s players, but perhaps one or two for this year.

06.10.2014 - Alex Goff
The Girls Regional All-Star season begins official with tournaments in Colorado and Indiana this coming weekend. The Rocky Mountain Challenge features five teams - APEX, Northern California, Colorado, Texas, and Utah. APEX is Summit County in Colorado, of course featuring longtime repeat Colorado champs Summit.
06.10.2014 - Alex Goff
It’s Regional All-Star Tournament time, as age-grade select sides from around the country get on the field to represent their state, and get seen by national team coaches. First up this late spring will be the venerable Rocky Mountain Challenge, which is the oldest of these sorts of tournaments, and the Midwest Rugby Challenge. At GoffRugbyReport we
06.09.2014 - Alex Goff

This is an opinion column by Alex Goff 
06.09.2014 - Alex Goff
Over 60 high school, U23, and youth teams converged on Dixon, Calif. Sunday for the opening 7s tournament of the Northern California Youth Rugby summer series.
06.09.2014 - Alex Goff
The joke going around Minnesota is that they are the Edina Yankees, and maybe there is a dynastic quality to the team, which won its third straight Minnesota Boys HS title Sunday with a convincing defeat of Minnetonka. Head Coach Chris  Babiash said repeating isn’t easy, but it happens because he and the team are proactive. “We continue to build the
06.09.2014 - GRR Staff

Houston, Texas – The United States will once again be represented by both an east coast and west coast team at Premiership Rugby’s World Club Sevens this year after Seattle defeated San Diego in the inaugural Elite City Sevens Final Saturday.

06.09.2014 - Alex Goff

Highlights of the USA v. Scotland match at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston June 7, 2014.


06.09.2014 - Alex Goff

This was supposed to be a rebuilding year for Armstrong girls in Minnesota.

The four-time state champions had graduated a huge part of their 2013 team, and with weather playing havoc with their early schedule, Head Coach Jimmy Hanson decided to pull back, not go to the Midwest or NIT tournaments, and concentrate on competing at the state level.

06.09.2014 - Alex Goff

Rugby World Cup 2019 hosts Japan continued their impressive form with a 34-25 victory over Canada in the North American Conference of the IRB Pacific Nations Cup in Burnaby, BC on Saturday.

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