High School Boys
The Boys HS Rugby National Championships is still accepting applications for the 2019.
There have been, reportedly, a large number of applicants. As a result, it's important for teams that want to compete apply as soon as possible.
The BHSRNC Panel accepts teams based on their long-term success, their recent success, and ability to commit and make the trip.
Due to participation in the California State football playoffs, San Diego’s Cathedral Catholic had to delay its start in the inaugural season of the Southern California Interscholastic Rugby Federation, but now Cathedral is ready to go.
The Mid-South Independent Rugby League is back for another go, as seven boys HS teams from several states look to face off in order to get more consistent tough games.
Chapel Hill, Phoenix Alpharetta, Wando, Charlotte Tigers, Union County Lions, South Greenville, and Charlotte Catholic will all compete in the league.
The 2019 Boys High School National Championship will be held in Salt Lake City May 16,17 & 18 and applications are open.
The event will feature the 24 top boys high school rugby teams from across the country in three brackets of eight teams each: Single-School, Multiple School Club, and Tier II.
The Southern California Interscholastic Rugby Federation is about to end its Christmas/New Year break and get back at it, and right now it seems to be a St. Augustine and St. John Bosco on a collision.
St. Augustine 70-0 Fallbrook
San Clemente 54-10 Mira Costa
Torrey Pines 19-16 La Costa Canyon
The 5785 select side has named its squad to face the NOLA Gold Academy in a game that will serve as a curtain-raiser for NOLA's preseason game.
The 5785 program draws mostly from Colorado, with some players from Idaho, Arizona, Utah, Texas.
The Boys HS All American/U18 winter camp finished off with a win and a tie over Canadian opposition to finish off the camp games with a 3-0-1 record.
USA Blue took on Canada White and dominated, winning 33-0.
Saint Augustine defeated the Mira Costa Mustangs in San Diego this past weekend in Round 2 of the new SCIRF league.
The new independent SCIRF got underway this past weekend in boys HS action.
St Augustine played Fallbrook on Saturday. It was a physical affair between the two squads. The Saints worked hard to keep an advantage in territory and wanted to play in the Fallbrook side of the field. The Saints did a pretty good job of forcing Fallbrook to play in their side of the field.
The Arizona Bobcats HS select side program is running a preseason 7s tournament in Phoenix.
The tournament, which includes some teams from out of the state, is part of an ongoing effort to raise the level of play in Arizona.
Southern California kicks off its high school season this weekend with some key early matchups, not least of which will be Torrey Pines hosting La Costa Canyon.
these two teams know each other very well and have formed an excellent rivalry, albeit one in which La Costa has had a slight upper hand in recent years.
The North American Lions took home the Boys International U19 championship at the Dubai 7s over the weekend.
The NA Lions for short, is an Elite Invitational team created by four core academy programs in North America: EIRA, Atlantis, Upright Rugby, and Utah Rugby Academy, with players coming from primarily those four teams.