High School Girls
After a period where it seemed we might not have a Northeast RCT at all, we actually have a very compelling tournament.
The Middle School NIT is growing and expanding as the tournament approaches.
Slated for June 24-25 in Rock Hill, SC, the tournament has now expanded into three brackets.
The first is the Boys Middle School bracket, which will include Washington DC, South Carolina, Texas, Florida, Virginia, and two teams from North Carolina.
The Indiana Hawks, Indiana Speed, and Celtic Elite met up in a girls Midwest All-Star Challenge this past weekend in what is basically a preview of the upcoming Midwest RCT.
The Indiana Hawks won both of their gams, beating the Speed 27-20 and the Celtic Elite 32-26. The Celtic Elite defeated the Speed to go 1-1, and the Celtic Elite JV Girls went 2-0.
Scores and standings from the Northeast Regional Cup Tournament in Rahway, NJ.
Check back for score and update throughout the weekend.
Link to Scores from Rocky Mountain Challenge
Here are the latest team lists for the Regional Cup Tournaments coming in the next two weeks.
Five HS all-star tournaments will be held throughout the country, with state-base all-star teams, and select teams sponsored by various organizations, as well as a few HS clubs that decided they didn't want the season to finish just yet.
Latest HS scores this weekend.
Check back for updated scores.
Rowe-Clark completed an undefeated Illinois league season over Memorial Day Weekend, defeating first-year program Hinsdale 39-22 in the final.
Hinsdale Central High School went 5-2 in its inaugural league season. In the final, Rowe-Clark came out strong some early breakaways and took the lad. But Hinsdale worked its way back and with only ten minutes to go, were within a try.
Rugby Pennsylvania crowned their state champions this weekend, with a surprise or two along the way.
Played in Mechanicsburg and Conshohocken, Pa, the championships covered two days, with semifinals and finals in Boys HS Club, Boys Varsity, Girls DI and DII, and Juniors and Youth.
Pelham HS clinched a return to the Rugby NY playoffs with a 27-21 defeat of Harvey School.
Harvey actually ld 14-0 t halftime, but a change in tactics, using scrumhalf Luke Persanis to box kick and lengthen the field on Harvey. That worked nicely, and Persanis scored off a quick tap from long range, and then he slipped through for another long run to set up Sam Louman for a try.
The Tennessee state playoffs are ready to kick off now that the West Tennessee Conference has completed its playoffs.
It's early days in the Rugby Oregon girls HS competition but already three teams have risen to the top.
Linn Benton is 2-0 after beating Canby 47-12 this past weekend. Grant is 2-0 now after shutting out both North Clackamas and Cleveland. The Lady Barbarians are also 2-0 after taking care of North Clackamas.
LAFAYETTE, Colo.(USA rugby/Atavus Release) – USA Rugby announced a long-term extension with partner Atavus to facilitate the USA Rugby Academy (USARA) – a critical part of USA Rugby player development – at locations across the country to identify and develop the nation’s top young players.