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05.28.2019 - Alex Goff

After taking 3rd place in Tier 2 at the Boys High School Nationals tournament in Salt Lake City, Utah, Aspetuck Valley Rugby Club defeated Simsbury HS and Greenwich HS to win the Connecticut State Championships.

The final, 20-12 over Greenwich, was considered something of an upset, as Greenwich has generally dominated the Nutmeg State in HS rugby for years.

05.28.2019 - GRR Staff

Head Coach Ricardo Ramirez has selected 36 Women’s U20s for an upcoming preparation camp, June 2-6, hosted in partnership with NSCRO at Neumann University in Aston, PA.

05.26.2019 - Alex Goff

The Charlotte Tigers followed up on their 3rd-place finish at the Boys HS Rugby National Championships with a 48-24 defeat of the Raleigh Redhawks to win the North Carolina state HS club championships.

The Tigers B side also won the Tier 2 championship.

05.26.2019 - Alex Goff

The Indiana Boys HS State Final will be a repeat of the Midwest final with Penn HS taking on Royal Irish Monday in Elkhart, Ind.

Penn defeated Brownsburg 29-12 Sunday to advance to the championship game, while Royal Irish defeated Fishers 29-5.

In the last two meetings between these two teams, Penn has won in close contests. 

05.24.2019 - Alex Goff

The Neuqua Wildcats defeated Marist 26-12 to reach the final of the Rugby Illinois Boys HS playoffs.

05.24.2019 - GRR Staff

Susquehanna Conference powers Berks County and West Shore United met on the campus of Penn State University’s Berks County campus Saturday to battle it out for the Rugby Pennsylvania Division 1 Club State Championship this past weekend.

05.24.2019 - GRR Staff

LOUGHBOROUGH, ENG. - The USA Women’s Under-20s will face Canada and England in the U20 Women’s Tri Nations Cup hosted in LoughboroughUniversity from July 20-28. Canada hosted the tournament last year where England won the title and the Canadians were runners-up.

05.23.2019 - Alex Goff

If you want a great high school rugby team, start in elementary schools—then work at it over time.

05.23.2019 - Alex Goff

If you want a great high school rugby team, start in elementary schools—then work at it over time.

05.22.2019 - Alex Goff

Regis Jesuit edged East HS Saturday to win the Rugby Colorado Boys HS Championship.

The game, played at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo., was a thriller. Sophomore Eddie Maxfield broke a 14-14 tieby scoring with less than a minute to go, and the conversion iced it for Regis.

05.22.2019 - Alex Goff

Gregory the Great held off Cumberland Valley 18-10 to win Rugby Pennsylvania's single-school boys title over the weekend.

05.22.2019 - Alex Goff

These scores are a bit late as you know your beloved editor was at the HS Nationals.

05.21.2019 - GRR Staff

GREELY, CO. - USA Rugby will host Women’s All-Star Week, a two-part competition taking place August 1st and 3rd at the University of Colorado in Greeley, featuring teams from the Women’s Premier League (East and West), Division I and Division II All-Stars, as well as the Collegiate All-Americans.

05.21.2019 - GRR Staff

GREELY, CO. - USA Rugby will host Women’s All-Star Week, a two-part competition taking place August 1st and 3rd at the University of Colorado in Greeley, featuring teams from the Women’s Premier League (East and West), Division I and Division II All-Stars, as well as the Collegiate All-Americans.

05.21.2019 - Alex Goff

Fort Hunt won the Virginia State Championship over the weekend, defeating a tough West End team 28-5.

The Warriors also took the JV title 27-14 over Richmond.

While Fort Hunt started slowly this year, the Warriors have come on strong since then. Led by center Charlie Martel, who was game MVP, they held off a solid West End attack to take the state title. 

05.21.2019 - GRR Staff

World Rugby has today launched a new ‘Women in Rugby’ brand identity and landmark global campaign ‘Try and Stop Us’ aimed at driving increased participation and engagement among fans, audiences, players and investors in the women’s game. 

05.14.2019 - Alex Goff

It’s been tight all season in the Rugby Maryland HS club league, with the Maryland Exiles, West Carroll, and Howard County all in a virtual tie atop the standings.

This weekend’s playoffs decided a state winner—Maryland Exiles—but didn’t change the perception that these teams are all pretty strong.

05.14.2019 - Alex Goff

Cathedral Catholic High School senior, Miles McCormick, currently the only high school rugby player vying for a spot on the USA U20 team, was named the Cathedral Catholic Male Athlete of the Year and Winter Season MVP during the annual Cathedral Athletic Awards Ceremony on May 13.

05.13.2019 - GRR Staff

The Gold Coast Collegiate Conference has named its Select Sides selections.

The Gold Coast Men's D1 Conference includes: Cal State Long Beach (LBSO), Claremont Colleges, University of San Diego (USD), Azusa Pacific (APU), Southern California (USC), and Loyola Marymoutn (LMU).

05.13.2019 - Alex Goff

The Rugby Virginia boys HS season is down to two teams, as Fort Hunt and West End will face off after both won their preliminary playoff games this past weekend.

West End took care of a combined Newport News / Norfolk side 34-7, and Western Loudoun/great Falls 47-5.

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