Rugby New Jersey held an invitational HS All-Star tournament this past weekend, with three brackets on the field.
In perfect weather, Met New York defeated Rugby Colorado 23-19 in a very hard-hitting and dramatic final.
SHAWNIGAN LAKE, B.C. - USA Men’s U20s head coach Scott Bracken has named his match-day roster for the finale of the World Rugby Trophy Qualifiers against Canada tomorrow, KO 8 PM ET, LIVE on facebook.com/RugbyCanada. Canada head coach Jeff Williams has also named his lineup.
VANCOUVER, B.C. - Boys High School All-Americans (U18) Director Brendan Keane has named his full squad for the North American Summer Series taking place July 7-14 at Brentwood College.
GLENDALE, CO. - The USA Men’s Collegiate All-Americans are confirmed to face a newly formed All-Canadian University XVs on July 27, Kickoff 4 PM Mountain Time, at Infinity Park in Glendale, CO.
Edina defeated Eagan 22-17 to win the Minnesota Youth Rugby Boys HS title this past weekend.
After running through the season undefeated, Edina was the favorite here, but, as head coach Chris Babiash said, "you always hear the cliché that beating a team three times is a tough task."
And that's how it ended up.
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SHAWNIGAN LAKE, B.C. - Head Coach Scott Bracken has named his match-day roster for the USA Men’s U20s’ first match of the World Rugby Trophy Qualifier Series against rival-Canada tonight.
Here's our ongoing list of boys state champions:
Edina defeated Eagan 22-17 in the Minnesota Youth Rugby Boys HS final, capping off an undefeated league season.
(Photos from the game courtesy of Guy Warren)
This Sunday the NIKE Rugby Camp Selects will play against EIRA Southern California in what promises to be an action packed affair. The match will take place at the University of San Diego as a curtain raiser to the San Diego Legion and NOLA Gold match.
Howell defeated Rockford in dramatic fashion to win the Rugby Michigan Boys HS championship this past weekend.
The playoffs produced plenty of drama throughout.
Rockford themselves had to work very hard to get to the final … even the semifinal. The quarterfinals included a tight 19-17 defeat of Detroit Central Catholic.
In a game where both teams had scoring opportunities only to see them go begging, Royal Irish garnered some measure of revenge in beating Penn HS for the Indiana state title over the weekend.
St. Augustine and the Union County Mudturtles secured Rugby New Jersey state titles over the weekend.
Led by a player-of-the-game performance from Andrew Whiteman, the Hermits battled in a tight game with Delbarton. Delbarton led 12-7 at halftime but St. Augustine came back, tied it 12-12 through a try from John Lawson, and then Whiteman scored the game-winner.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Neuqua Wildcats defeated Marist 26-12 to reach the final of the Rugby Illinois Boys HS playoffs.
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.
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.