GRR: Rugby Idaho
Mountain View improved to 4-0 in the Idaho Girls 15s league, but it was a hard-won trek to 4-0.
The Meridian, Idaho team seemed to be breezing through the season early on, beating local rivals Meridian HS 62-12 in their opener and handling Eagle 27-17 and Rocky Mountain 29-14. But injuries were piling up.
Rugby Idaho has a full schedule of games kicking off this weekend, with games as early as Thursday.
After a long wait, and basically a year from the last games to now, Rugby Idaho's high school seasons (boys and girls) are back.
Rocky Mountain goes in as one of the favorites in both Boys and Girls D1, but not prohibitively so. The upsets in the playoffs of the girls fall 7s
High School rugby may be returning in the field this spring, at least in some areas.
Of course states are varied in how they have dealt with high school sports, and with some football or soccer seasons being bumped to the spring, other sports, such as rugby, have had to adjust.
Yet another State Governing Body is coming under scrutiny about how it does business, with a complaint being filed with the State of Idaho Attorney General’s office regarding Rugby Idaho.
The Idaho AG’s Consumer Protection Division is reviewing the complaint from Audrey Billingsley, who served as Rugby Idaho’s Executive Director from late 2017 to late 2018.
Surprises all around as Rugby Idaho completed its girls fall 7s season.JV
Rocky Mountain Purple started the season on September 8, beating Rocky Mountain Black 29-5 in the first game of the entire season, but then struggled to retain that form, finishing the regular season 4-8.