May 9, 2016
USA Rugby Men’s Club DIII Playoffs Updated
In the West Region, the Pacific North had a champion, as Napa Valley won 28-24 over the 43rd State Crimson Lions. In the Pacific South Final, Orange County Ravens won 58-22 over Northern Arizona Landsharks. NApa Valley will meet Orange County Ravens in the National quarterfinals on May 21st.
The Frontier Championships were held and St Louis Royals claimed the title after a 34-26 win over Denver Highlanders. They now meet Euless Texans, the Red River Champion in the other West National quarterfinals.
St Louis Royals defeated Wichita Barbarians 32-5 in one Frontier Semi-final, while Denver highlanders won 32-0 against Columbia Outlaws.
In the Red River Championships, Euless Texans won 26-20 aginst San Marcos Greys and Austin Blacks D3 won 45-5 against Houston United D3. Euless then beat Austin Blacks D3 40-5 to claim the title.
In the Midwest Championship, Bremer County Bucks won 39-22 against Grand Rapids Gazelles. They meet the South Champion, Savannah Shamrocks in the quarterfinals.
In the Atlanta North Final, Fairfield Yankees beat MIT 45-7. Fairfield Yankees will play the Mid-Atlantic Champion that will be decided May 15th.
The Mid-Atlantic Region held their quarterfinals. Reading won 66-19 over Blacksburg, Washington Renegades won 14-10 over South Jersey, Rocky Gorge D3 beat Virginia Beach 38-19, while Newport News Mariners won 32-5 over Schuylkill River D3.
Next weekend the semi-finals and Final will be decided. Reading plays Newport news and Rocky Gorge D3 plays Washington Renegades. The winners meet Sunday, May 15th to decide the champion.
USA Rugby Men’s Club DIII Playoffs – May 4, 2016 Article
The National Division III Quarterfinals and Semi-finals are rapidly approaching. The Eastern Regional is being held at Founders Field in Pittsburgh, PA, May 21-22, 2016. The Western Regional is being held the same time at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Arizona. The National Championship then will be held at Infinity Park, Glendale, Colorado on June 5th.