High School Girls
The Minnesota girsl team is 2-0 at the Midwest Rugby Challenge, and in getting there, upended longtime nemesis Ohio 19-17.
That means that the Tundra will take on Wisconsin, also 2-0, in the championship game Sunday in Elkhart, Ind.
The Wisconsin girsl all-star team is set to travel to Indiana for the Midwest All-Star Challenge.
This was supposed to be a rebuilding year for Armstrong girls in Minnesota.
The four-time state champions had graduated a huge part of their 2013 team, and with weather playing havoc with their early schedule, Head Coach Jimmy Hanson decided to pull back, not go to the Midwest or NIT tournaments, and concentrate on competing at the state level.
Rugby Indiana has named its Girls All-State team.This is the pool of players that will make up the Rugby Indiana team to play in the Midwest All-Star Challenge in Elkhart, Ind. June 14.
Rugby Indiana will field a girls Varsity and JV team in the tournament.
In addition, they will field a girls 7th-8th-grade team, which will match up against Illinois.
Does anyone like to finish 2nd? Certainly it's no fun, but the Sacramento Amazons have plenty to be proud of.
The big, powerful Amazons team did indeed lose to Fallbrook in the NIT final, but they weren't blown out (most Fallbrook opponents were), and they won an imposing Northern California league.
There are still available spots on the HHP girls team. Any interested female players should email Evan Haigh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only three years old the Pleasanton girls team won the Tier II of the Girls NIT, defeating State College, Kingston, and Morris while allwoing only three points.
The Player Rugby USA New York Academy defeated Kingston in overtime to take the 2014 New York girls state championship.
Player Rugby hammered Hamburg of the Buffalo area 62-10 in Saturday's semis.
Kingston, the 2013 winners, defeated Kenmore of the Buffalo area 24-10 to make the final.
Hamburg edged Kenmore 10-5 for third.