This past weekend, the Jesuit of New Orleans Blue Jay rugby team faced their longtime nemesis, the Bayou Hurricanes, in the Louisiana rugby state championship.
The match was played at the NOLA Gold stadium, immediately after the professional match between the NOLA Gold and the Utah Warriors. The Jays won the match, 19-7, and with it, their third-consecutive state championship.
Jesuit of New Orleans and the Bayou Hurricanes will fight it out for the Louisiana Boys HS state title after both won semifinals over the weekend, but those victories were as different as could be.
The Hurricanes won in dramatic fashion over Brother Martin, while Jesuit shut out the NOLA Barbarians in convincing fashion.
Brother Martin won a close one over the Bayou Hurricanes Saturday in Rugby Louisiana action, taking home a 31-26 decision in a thriller.
Christian Brothers of Tennessee visited Louisiana over the weekend and took on the Bayou Hurricanes of Raceland, La.
The game was a tough one, but the Bayou Hurricanes had the better of their scoring opportunities and came away with a 51-0 win.
Jesuit of New Orleans took the Rugby Louisiana state title with a dramatic overtime decision.
The Bayou Hurricanes will face off with the Jesuit-New Orleans Blue Jays for the Louisiana state title this coming Saturday in Gretna, La.
These teams played on April 1, with the Hurricanes capping off a four-weekend, four-victory run with a 29-23 result.
The Jesuit New Orleans Blues Jays won big and the Bayou Hurricanes won bigger in the Louisiana Rugby semifinals, setting up a much-anticipated final in two weeks.
Jesuit of New Orleans defeated Brother Martin 34-5 in one semifinal. The teams had played earlier, with Jesuit winning a close one 19-10. But this time, it was all Blue Jays.
In a clash of the undefeated teams in the regular season in Louisiana, the Bayou Hurricanes traveled to City Park to play Jesuit of New Orleans.
We're coming down to the crucial final games in the Louisiana HS rugby league.
The Bayou Hurricanes is in the middle of a late-season charge, and is now 3-0, the same record as Jesuit of New Orleans.
The Bayou Hurricanes kicked off their torrid four-week stretch in Louisiana HS Rugby with a solid 45-12 victory over St. Paul's.
The Bayou Hurricanes pulled off an impressive result in Memphis, Tenn. this season with a 37-5 defeat of Christian Brothers.
The game started a little slow for both teams, however rookie Landon Hewett kick-started the Hurrcans with a try, and then stalwart inside center James Williams touched down two times before halftime.