GRR: Rugby Oregon
The Union Titans repeated as Oregon single-school champions last week, defeating the Portland Pumas 49-38 in the final.
It was a dramatic and difficult final for Union as they had defeated Portland fairly easily in the regular season. But since then the Pumas had improved markedly, and studied Union enough to cause them some real problems.
There weeks before Rugby Oregon’s finals weekend, undefeated Polk County faced off with undefeated Northside Panthers, and the Panthers won 38-17.
Both teams ended up winning their respective conferences anyway, but it seemed clear that Northside was the stronger team.
Of course, that’s why they play the playoffs.
Who has won the major state, regional, or national championships in Boys HS Rugby?
Here's the list. Check back on this list for updates. The links on each state or regional group gives you news on that competition.
In getting to the final of the Rugby Oregon Boys Club competition, Northside needed something special, and they got it.
US Sports Camps has collaborated with State Rugby Organization (SRO), Rugby Oregon, to offer an overnight youth rugby camp held at Oregon State University this summer. Employing world-class rugby figures, including former Team USA players and college coaches, this program is designed to benefit athletes of all skill levels with training on key fundamentals, match play, fitness and more.