GRR: Calvin Whiting
BYU held on to defeat Saint Mary's 35-26 Saturday in Provo in a game where the Cougars made some key improvements from the teams' earlier meeting, and the Gaels made some key mistakes.
Saint Mary’s defeated BYU 27-12 Saturday in a meeting of the #3 and #4 teams in Goff Rugby Report’s all-DI rankings, and it was a pretty impressive performance by the Gaels.
Before the game, captain Kevin O’Connor told Goff Rugby Report that his team had to play the full 80 minutes, and put a ton of defensive pressure on the Cougars. That is exactly what Saint Mary’s did.
BYU opened its 2017 spring season with a 91-3 defeat of Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo Thursday night.
TOOWOOMBA, Queensland - The USA Rugby Men's Collegiate All Americans defeated Darling Downs 31-17 in the opening game of a three-match tour of Australia, sponsored by WellDog.
HS All American players Malcolm May and Calvine Whiting told Goff Rugby Report that the team's 35-13 loss to Argentina's U18s included some very positive moments.
The HSAA team was close to Los Pumitas at 14-13 in the first half, and that was due to some superb play from Ben Cima, among others, and hard-nosed work in the breakdowns.