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03.27.2019 - Alex Goff

Rugby tours find their genesis in many ways, from a coach harkening back to the good old days when touring was often the purpose of the game, to a desire to find challenging competition; what happens when the coach just falls in love with a country?

03.27.2019 - Alex Goff

Rugby tours find their genesis in many ways, from a coach harkening back to the good old days when touring was often the purpose of the game, to a desire to find challenging competition; what happens when the coach just falls in love with a country?

03.27.2019 - GRR Staff

The Woodlands Youth Rugby Club held its second annual ‘Come and Take It’ Rugby Tournament in The Woodlands, TX over Spring Break.

03.27.2019 - GRR Staff

The Woodlands Youth Rugby Club held its second annual ‘Come and Take It’ Rugby Tournament in The Woodlands, TX over Spring Break.

03.27.2019 - GRR Staff

The Woodlands Youth Rugby Club held its second annual ‘Come and Take It’ Rugby Tournament in The Woodlands, TX over Spring Break.

03.25.2019 - Alex Goff

NIT invitees East and Herriman met Saturday at Herriman HS in a game with huge implications in league standings in Utah’s Single School Tier 1 division.  With both teams entering the game ranked in the top 10 nationally, the game had the makings of an instant classic, and it did not disappoint.  

03.25.2019 - Alex Goff

Twenty-four teams will compete in the 2019 Boys HS Rugby National Championships.

The competition will be held at the RAC in Salt Lake City, Utah, and will consist of three games for each team over three days, May 16-18.

03.24.2019 - Alex Goff

The Penn Invite, in its 14th year, saw 21 HS teams from Indiana and nearby states in a preseason effort at the Moose Rugby Grounds in Elkhart, IN.

Every team played two short games to see different opponents, with Boys and Girls teams both seeing action.

03.23.2019 - Alex Goff

UMW hosted a 7’s tournament at home today and once again came out on top after five victories over a tough field.

03.23.2019 - Alex Goff

Georgetown Prep opened MAVRC league play with convincing wins over St Benedictine (VA) and DeMatha 79-0 and 45-0 respectively.  Injuries, illness and scheduling also meant 9 new starters rotated into the line ups giving Prep's bench the opportunity for minutes and development.

03.23.2019 - Alex Goff

The rankings have been shifting all over, with Gonzaga and Xavier trading the #1 spot in Single-School and Danville, Lamorinda, and now Granite Bay at #1 in the club rankings.

That Northern California Premier league is insane, because Danville entered this weekend winless (and about to face #3 single-school Jesuit), and Danville is a truly excellent team. Crazy.

03.22.2019 - Alex Goff

The nominees for the MA Sorensen Award for the top women's college player in the country have been released.

The award is named after groundbreaking William & Mary and USA prop MaryAnne Sorensen, who was a pioneer in the women's game as a player and a coach, and remains a highly-respected doctor. Sorensen has been present at all three Sorensen Award presentations. 

03.21.2019 - Alex Goff

The nominees for the Rudy Scholz Award have been released.

The award is named after former Santa Clara rugby star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Rudy Scholz, and since 2016 has been given annually to the best men's college rugby player in the country.

03.21.2019 - GRR Staff

The eight newest members of the United States Rugby Hall of Fame will be honored at the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Dinner to be held at Infinity Park in Glendale, CO on Friday, July 26, the night before the test match between the United States and Canada. 

The U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Class of 2019:

03.20.2019 - Alex Goff

Brother Martin won a close one over the Bayou Hurricanes Saturday in Rugby Louisiana action, taking home a 31-26 decision in a thriller.

03.19.2019 - Alex Goff

Colorado's East High School defeated Monarch HS 28-15 in the Infinity Park Stadium this past weekend in Rugby Colorado action.

The match was part of a doubleheader with the Glendale Raptors and San Diego Legion MLR match. It was also a rematch of Monarch's victory in the 2017 State Championship. 

03.18.2019 - Alex Goff

In a battle of the #1 single-school team versus the #3 team, Gonzaga, recently ousted from #1 status, defeated Xavier 21-20 over the weekend.

It was, as usual, a tight and contentious clash between the two squads and it went down to the final whistle.

Both coaching staffs left the game a little frustrated.

03.17.2019 - Alex Goff

The University of Kentucky hosted several boys high school rugby teams over the weekend as a precursor to the regular season.

03.17.2019 - Alex Goff

Granite Bay knocked off #1-ranked Lamorinda 22-5 Saturday in Rugby NorCal action.

Ranked #3 among HS Clubs by FloRugby, Granite Bay won a hard-hitting battle thanks to a solid defensive effort. 

03.15.2019 - Alex Goff

Towson University will be joining the MARC in the fall of 2019 and competing in the MARC's D1AA division.

Towson was for years an accomplished DII team until it combined with other DII, DI, and NSCRO teams to form the Chesapeake Conference three years ago. The Chesapeake was a huge success, but meanwhile, the MARC has been moving a bit further South in the teams that compete.

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