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.
Gonzaga HS hosts the annual Gonzaga Classic this weekend and once again the event has a long list of ranked teams involved.
The Xavier-Greenwich rivalry is everything you want in a high school rivalry. It's between the two top programs in the Northeast..The annual game goes back to the late 1980s. Xavier is the perennial favorite, but Greenwich is good enough to pull off the upset about 1/3 of the time (most recently in an overtime win on penalty kick shootout at the 2017 Nationals). The rivalry produces intense,
High School Summer 7s is becoming a bigger and bigger phenomenon around the country, as players finish their 15s seasons and simply want more.
Rugby PA has a robust season underway, with the Dragons Breath 7s rounding out June.
Xavier HS defeated Greenwich 19-5 in the annual rivalry game between the two northeast HS teams.
The Jesuit Classic kicks off this weekend at Morven Park in Leesburg, Va. with some of the top-ranked HS teams in the country participating.
Greenwich HS defeated Fordham Prep 43-25 on Wednesday, pulling away late after Fordham battled to keep it close.
Repeat Connecticut state champs Greenwich (nine years straight), did well to hold on against a tough Fordham team.
The rugby coaches at Greenwich HS, Joe Kelly, Glenn Fox, Mike Schacter and Mike Fina, are very optimistic about the upcoming season as the Cardinals look to push for a high finish at the Boys HS Rugby National Championships.
The Rugby Bowl Series schedule has been set, with 12 college rugby teams facing off this coming weekend at Iona College.
Here is the latest list of Boys all-star teams slated to play in the Northeast Regional Cup.
The tournament will be June 18-19 at the Lincoln Park Bowl in Albany, NY.
Here's the latest on Day Two of the Boys HS 7s at the CRC in Philadelphia and Chester, Pa.
In the Boys Open, Archmere continues to play well and shut out Narberth in the quarterfinals. West Chester also looked impressive.
Greenwich High School defeated Xavier HS 34-29 Saturday night, scoring in the final moments to pull out a victory.
This was a clash between the #6-ranked Xavier team and the #14-ranked Greenwich squad (both rankings Goff Rugby Report single-school Boys HS rankings). Both teams had logged impressive victories, but both had also stumbled in what is still a relatively young season.