It’s been tight all season in the Rugby Maryland HS club league, with the Maryland Exiles, West Carroll, and Howard County all in a virtual tie atop the standings.
This weekend’s playoffs decided a state winner—Maryland Exiles—but didn’t change the perception that these teams are all pretty strong.
A high-level invitational comes to Virginia with the Mid-Atlantic Youth Rugby Festival.
In a game that illustrated how close the top three teams in Rugby Maryland are, the Maryland Exiles were able to just get by West Carroll 15-14 this past weekend.
Capped Eagle Inaki Basauri returned to his high school team, Maryland Exiles Youth Rugby, to run a practice session during his brief Christmas Holiday before returning to his professional rugby commitments in France.
With the 2018 high school season on the horizon, the Fort Hunt Warriors have been preparing for the tough campaign ahead.
While some teams rest and relax in the fall, the Warriors have been training since November. Even though 2017 was the team’s most successful season to date, head coach Dale Roach knows that this team has even more to offer.
Some of the top rugby talent in the Mid-Atlantic will be converging on Rockville, Md. October 28 for the Halloween Sevens.
Teams such as DeMatha, Saint Johns, Calvert Hall, DC Elite, Legion, Frederick, West Carroll, and the Maryland Exiles will be there. The Exiles have a long tradition of 7s success, and DC Elite will be heavy with Gonzaga players.
We're down to two teams in the Rugby Maryland league after Bethesda and the Maryland Exiles won semifinal games over the weekend.
The Roosters took care of West Carroll 31-14, while the Exiles, which had lost to North Bay just a few weeks ago to get bumped down to 3rd, rebounded with a convincing 45-14 victory over North Bay this time around.
In near perfect weather conditions, the third weekend of Mid-Atlantic High School Sevens featured the Maryland Exiles Sevens Tournament held as the opener for the important Mid-Atlantic Premier Division Match between the Potomac Exiles and the Norfolk Blues. In attendance to check out the action were former USA Eagles Chris Saint, Owen Lentz, and Tom Sanders.
It's time to finish recognizing the thrilling 2015-16 Boys HS rugby season.
It was a weekend of surprises at the U19 bracket of the Surfside 7s in New Jersey.
DMV (formerly having competed as the Maryland Exiles) sent two teams to the event in Stone Harbor, NJ. There was an older team of experienced players, and a DMV 2 team, made up of younger players.
In the end, it was the younger kids who came out on top … of everyone.
Archmere won the Boys HS Open and the Maryland Exiles won the Boys HS Elite 7s at the HSRC in Chester, Pa. Sunday.
Archmere defeated Media 22-5 in the semis, and West Chester downed Downingtown 21-12 to make the championship game.
Here’s the latest from the Boys HS 7s at the CRC.
Saturday saw teams play only the one game on Saturday, the quarterfinals for most and consolation semifinals for some.
In the HS Open competition, Archmere shut out Narberth and West Chester won big over St. Augustine 24-5. Media edged LaSalle and Downingtown beat Unionville 2 by a try.