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06.06.2018 - GRR Staff

LAFAYETTE, CO. - Brendan Keane has been appointed as the new Director for the USA Rugby Boys High School All-American XVs, the organization announced today.

06.05.2018 - GRR Staff

BERKELEY – Limited space remains available for boys age 15-18 to enroll at this summer's Cal Varsity Rugby Camp, the premier on-campus student-athlete experience for aspiring collegiate rugby players, held July 24-27 at the University of California.

06.02.2018 - Alex Goff

St. Augustine won the New Jersey single-school boys title for the second time in a row, holding off a determined Delbarton.

06.02.2018 - Alex Goff

We've got a long list of Boys HS state champions below, along with some other major tournament winners.

But there are more to decide, with Minnesota, Ohio, and Massachusetts, especially, still to decide.

So below are some championship schedules, and then a list of who has won at the state level so far.

Congrats to all.

06.01.2018 - GRR Staff

This from Xavier HS: Xavier has lost one of its best.  Coach John Kelly, loving husband of Janine, devoted father of Seamus '09 and Sean '10, and a true Man for Others, passed away early today after a long and fierce battle against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

06.01.2018 - Alex Goff

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05.31.2018 - Alex Goff

Rugby Maryland will field a U17 and U19 Boys all-star team to face Beyond Rugby Bermuda Friday.

Beyond Rugby is a youth outreach program in Bermuda started by John Layfield, and has helped at-risk youth throughout the island.

This team is touring the USA.

The Rugby Maryland teams are:

 

Rugby Maryland U17s

05.31.2018 - Alex Goff

USA Rugby Board Chairman, Will Chang and Vice Chairman Rob King, both announced their stepping down from the leadership group effective today, Thursday, May 31st.

Both Directors, having been instrumental in bringing the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 to the US, informed current Board member, Barbara O’Brien of their resignation. O’Brien will now assume the role of Interim Chair.

05.31.2018 - Alex Goff

Belmont HS leads the MIAA table as the league moves into June after beating defending D2 state champion, Hanover HS, 46-12.

05.30.2018 - Alex Goff

The USA Men's 7s team is set to play in the London Sevens this weekend, and the task for the final two tournaments is pretty straightforward: do better than Argentina, Kenya, and England.

05.30.2018 - Alex Goff

The USA Men's 7s team is set to play in the London Sevens this weekend, and the task for the final two tournaments is pretty straightforward: do better than Argentina, Kenya, and England.

05.30.2018 - Alex Goff

Neuqua defeated Morton HS 48-12 this past weekend to take the Rugby Illinois Boys HS D1 Championship.

Neuqua finished the  2018 Varsity Season 16-0,  including four wins over ranked teams.  Defensively, the team gave up no more than two tries in any match during Rugby Illinois regular season and playoffs, and capped playoffs with 177 points for and only 19 points against.

05.29.2018 - Alex Goff

Here's a look at HS championships from the Tri-State Area:

 

Connecticut

Greenwich took the Rugby Connecticut title this past weekend, defeating Staples 33-27 in the state final.

05.26.2018 - Alex Goff

Here are some updates on HS Boys rugby around the nation.

Massachusetts

The MIAA keeps on rolling and Belmont High is still on top. Belmont beat Lincoln-Sudbury and Xaverian Brothers to remain undefeated in the Massachusetts varsity league. 

 

05.25.2018 - GRR Staff

LAFAYETTE, CO. - Men's Junior All-American (U20s) Head Coach Scott Bracken and his staff announce a 26 man roster that will compete in the two game World Rugby Trophy qualification series against Canada's U20s next month.

05.24.2018 - Alex Goff

Going into this past weekend's Rugby Washington state finals, you'd be hard-pressed to pick the winner.

With Eastside passing up the boys playoffs to play at nationals, most would have picked Liberty to take the final. But that didn't happen.

On the girls side, Kent has long been the queen bee - sometimes pushed but never really surpassed. But Kent didn't win, either.

05.24.2018 - Alex Goff

Going into this past weekend's Rugby Washington state finals, you'd be hard-pressed to pick the winner.

With Eastside passing up the boys playoffs to play at nationals, most would have picked Liberty to take the final. But that didn't happen.

On the girls side, Kent has long been the queen bee - sometimes pushed but never really surpassed. But Kent didn't win, either.

05.24.2018 - Alex Goff

Furman University has officially named Mike Miller the men's rugby program's new Head Coach.

Miller replaces John Roberts, who announced in January that he was stepping down.

05.24.2018 - Alex Goff

Glenwood took the Rugby Nebraska title, defeating Gretna and Millard over the past weekend to get there.

 

May 19th

05.24.2018 - Alex Goff

FloSports has acquired The Rugby Channel, and will be showing all of the events that The Rugby Channel was showing, as well as FloRugby's current lineup of events.

The news comes on the heels of plenty of rumors, and financial struggled within Rugby International Marketing (USA Rugby's for-profit arm), which led to several changes at the top of RIM and the USA Rugby Board.

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