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06.01.2014 - GRR Staff

MADISON, Wisc. – The Life University Running Eagles won their second Men’s Division I Club Championship Saturday at the 2014 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Club National Championships with a 39-7 defeat of New Orleans Rugby Football Club.

06.01.2014 - Alex Goff

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06.01.2014 - GRR Staff

PHILADELPHIA – The University of California won their second straight Collegiate Rugby Championships 7s invitational Sunday, defeating Kutztown 24-21 in an exciting final.

06.01.2014 - Alex Goff

The Player Rugby USA New York Academy defeated Kingston in overtime to take the 2014 New York girls state championship.

Player Rugby hammered Hamburg of the Buffalo area 62-10 in Saturday's semis.

Kingston, the 2013 winners, defeated Kenmore of the Buffalo area 24-10 to make the final.

Hamburg edged Kenmore 10-5 for third.

06.01.2014 - Alex Goff

Xavier HS of New York City fell behind early but stormed back to defeat Buffalo's Kenmore 25-8 in the sinfal of the Rugby New York state boys HS final.

In the 3rd/4th game, Fordham Prep of NYC and Fairport of Rochester tied 25-25, after overtime didn't settle things. On penalty kicks, Fordham took 3rd.

06.01.2014 - Alex Goff

With the USA v Scotland clash coming up, much will be needed from the USA's massive lock/flanker, Samu Manoa.

06.01.2014 - Alex Goff

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05.31.2014 - GRR Staff

Madison, Wisc. - Rocky Gorge put in a full, 80-minute performance against Tempe Old Devils in the Men's Division II Club Final Saturday to take home its second championship title in three years with a 29-5 win.

A ninth-minute penalty against Tempe set up Peter Ressler for a 20-meter penalty goal attempt, which he kicked successfully for an early 7-0 lead.

05.31.2014 - Alex Goff
 The first thing you see is the size disparity. In just about every national final they've played, the Fallbrook Girls Team from Southern California is the smaller squad, sometimes by a significant margin.
05.28.2014 - Alex Goff

The Maryland Exiles had defeated North Bay 39-15 the win their fourth-straight Maryland State Boys HS Championship. The Maryland Exiles had won the league match against North Bay 22-7, but this was a new North Bay squad that was fresh off their tour to Ireland and eager to demonstrate the lessons that they had learned there.

05.27.2014 - GRR Staff
After three years in charge of the Cal Poly Rugby Club, Head Coach Dave Burnett is stepping down and returning to his hometown of Sydney, Australia.
05.26.2014 - Alex Goff
Forty players enter camp for the USA Men's National team, and as usual this team comes from a variety of sources. There are crossovers who came to rugby from football (Miles Craigwell), and basketball (Hayden Smith); there are players who learned the game overseas and moved to the USA (Luke Hume), and players who learned the game overseas but through USA parentage (Tom C
05.25.2014 - GRR Staff
High School 7s talent that was on display this past weekend at Sandhills Community College in North Carolina, where Southern Pines, Hoke County and North Raleigh squared off in the first round robin tournament of the year.
05.25.2014 - GRR Staff

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.

05.23.2014 - Alex Goff
Of the 47 players who were named to the USA WNT camp starting May 24 with the hopes of making the USA Women's World Cup squad, only seven played high school rugby. The vast majority of the players (37/47) got their first taste of rugby in college, with only three of the players waiting until after college to take up the game.
05.22.2014 - Alex Goff

Mountain View defeated Nakahi 40-33 to win the Rugby Idaho boys HS final Saturday, coming back from a 28-7 deficit.

05.22.2014 - GRR Staff

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.

05.22.2014 - Alex Goff

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.

05.22.2014 - Alex Goff

USA flanker Scott LaValla got a chance to give a nod back to the club that got it all started recently.

05.21.2014 - Alex Goff

June 14-15
Midwest All-Star Tournament
Elkhart, Ind.

June 14-16
Rocky Mountain Challenge
Aurora, Colo.

June 21-22
Great Northwest Challenge
Portland, Ore.

South Regional All-Star Tournament
Marietta, Ga.

East Regional All-Star Tournament
Pittsburgh, Pa.

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