High School Boys
The Mount Saint Mary’s University Men’s Rugby High Performance Academy finished second in the High School 7s Rugby Championship at the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championships May 31 through June 2 outside of Philadelphia.
Midwest teams converged on Elkhart, IN for a small all-star tournament on Sunday.
The games were designed to give players some select-side experience even if they are unable to make the trek to a more remote event.
Allegheny, Michigan, Celtic Elite (Ohio), Indy Speed, and Illinois all suited up in the Girls Varsity division.
Eagle Impact Rugby Academy Southern California defeated Rhinos Academy and EIRA Midwest Blue to win the Boys Tier 1 bracket at the Rocky Mountain Challenge.
EIRA SoCal won 38-14 and 55-15, finishing the weekend 4-0 with 123 points scored and only 36 allowed.
Rhinos Academy took 3rd, beating 5785 Blue 24-0.
Nine Eagle Impact Rugby Academy teams went 11-7 in the Rocky Mountain Challenge Boys Tier 1 action on Saturday, with five of the teams winning or leading their pools.
WASHINGTON, DC—On June 9, new Major League Rugby team Old Glory DC hosted a full slate of middle school and high school all-star curtain-raiser matches prior to their final match of their inaugural exhibition season against the Toronto Blues at Catholic University in Northeast Washington DC.
It's all-star season and the first of the tournaments are underway.
As reported on Goff Rugby Report, MetNY took home the Boys Varsity, and Rugby PA took home the Boys JV and Girls Varsity trophies at a tournament held last week in New Jersey.
This week, the famed Rocky Mountain Challenge is underway in Colorado.
Rugby New Jersey held an invitational HS All-Star tournament this past weekend, with three brackets on the field.
In perfect weather, Met New York defeated Rugby Colorado 23-19 in a very hard-hitting and dramatic final.
Edina defeated Eagan 22-17 to win the Minnesota Youth Rugby Boys HS title this past weekend.
After running through the season undefeated, Edina was the favorite here, but, as head coach Chris Babiash said, "you always hear the cliché that beating a team three times is a tough task."
And that's how it ended up.
At Goff Rugby Report we've been posting stories of how teams benefit from tours; this is part of our support and partnership with Irish Rugby Tours—this time around, we've got a video to show you.
Here's our ongoing list of boys state champions:
Edina defeated Eagan 22-17 in the Minnesota Youth Rugby Boys HS final, capping off an undefeated league season.
(Photos from the game courtesy of Guy Warren)
This Sunday the NIKE Rugby Camp Selects will play against EIRA Southern California in what promises to be an action packed affair. The match will take place at the University of San Diego as a curtain raiser to the San Diego Legion and NOLA Gold match.