The Neuqua Wildcats defeated Marist 26-12 to reach the final of the Rugby Illinois Boys HS playoffs.
Neuqua continues to post impressive results in Rugby Illinois and this weekend was no different, as the Naperville, IL school defeated Notre Dame de La Salette 43-10 in league play.
Neuqua defeated Morton HS 48-12 this past weekend to take the Rugby Illinois Boys HS D1 Championship.
Neuqua finished the 2018 Varsity Season 16-0, including four wins over ranked teams. Defensively, the team gave up no more than two tries in any match during Rugby Illinois regular season and playoffs, and capped playoffs with 177 points for and only 19 points against.
Illinois HS team Neuqua came out of a trip to St. Xavier (OH) with two victories.
Neuqua defeated Penn HS 14-10 in what can only be called a major upset.
This past Memorial Day Weekend the best young men and women in the state of Illinois gathered to battle for the title of State Champion. Morton West High School in Berwyn, Illinois, hosted this year’s games. Matches throughout the day were fierce in competition and showed tremendous athleticism. Some games were close until the final minutes, others were major upsets.
Neuqua HS is now 3-0 in the Rugby Illinois Suburban league after defeating Notre Dame de La Salette 20-17 on Saturday.
It was a long day of rugby for La Salette, as they played two league games, beating the Fox Valley Chiefs 39-0. But for Neuqua, this was a big result.