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.
The Woodlands rugby club out of the Houston area took a trip to New Orleans and faced off with the New Orleans Jesuit Blue Jays.
The Jesuit of New Orleans Blue Jays opened up their 2019 league season with a 36-12 defeat of Brother Martin.
Coming off a loss to the Bayou Hurricanes the week before, Brother Martin was looking to get back on the winning side. But, facing the two-time defending Louisiana state champion Blues Jays made it tough.
On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the undefeated Jesuit Blue Jays of New Orelans squared off in the Lousiana Boys HS state championship match against a surging and powerful Brother Martin squad.
Rocky Rugby out of Texas took a preseason trip across the South earlier this month, facing two defending state champions.
The Austin-area team faced Georgia state champions Phoenix Alpharetta and then Louisiana state champs Jesuit of New Orleans. In frigid temperatures in Georgia, Rocky defeated Phoenix 31-12 at the Life University grounds in Marietta. Phoenix won the B-side game.
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.
Jesuit New Orleans defeated Brother Martin this past weekend, and the Bayou Hurricanes won via forfeit to put both teams at 4-0 with one week to go in the Rugby Louisiana regular season.
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.