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USA Men’s Club Rugby is divided into West & East Leagues, each with 4
Conferences. Conferences include West (Pacific North & South, Frontier & Red River) & East (Atlantic North, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest & Southern). Levels include Premier and Divisions 1-4.

May 4, 2016 USA Rugby Men’s Club DI Playoffs Doug Coil The National Division I 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 4th. Western Region The Pacific North Championship will have Life West Gladiators facing Oregon Sports Union. In the Northern California Championship Life West beat the EPA Razorbacks 22-15. In the Semi-finals, Life West…

May 4, 2016 USA Rugby Men’s Club DII Playoffs Doug Coil The National Division II 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. Western Region In the Pacific Northwest Final the Portland Pigs beat the Bend Roughriders 20-19. They now meet the Sacramento Capitals this weekend to decide the Pacific North Champion. In the Northern…

May 4, 2016 USA Rugby Men’s Club DIII Playoffs Doug Coil 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. Western Region The Pacific Northwest Champion was the 43rd State Crimson Lions and had a bye into the Round of 16. The Northern California playoffs began with Napa Valley defeating the Reno…

May 4, 2016 USA Rugby Women’s Club DI Playoffs Doug Coil The USA Rugby Women’s Rugby DI play0ffs teams are now set and Eastern Regional matches are being held. Eastern Regional This weekend the Atlantic North first and second placed teams will be decided when Beantown faces Boston. The winner will face the second place Mid-Atlantic team, while the loser will face Chicago Northshore May 21st in the National Quarterfinals at Founders Field in Pittsburgh, PA. This weekend the Mid-Atlantic playoffs also begin. In the semi-finals, Pittsburgh Angels meet Northern Virginia and Raleigh faces Philadelphia with the winners meeting on…

May 4, 2016 USA Women’s Rugby Club DII Playoffs Doug Coil The USA Rugby Women’s Rugby DII play0ffs teams are now set and some of the action has already taken place. Western Regional Two weeks ago, the Bend Ladies Roughriders became the Pacific Northwest Champions after first coming back to win 22-19 against the Tacoma Sirens and then in the Final against the Emerald City Mudhens 20-15. Emerald City beat the Budd Bay Bandits 35-5 to reach the final and were undefeated entering the Final. The NorCal playoffs began on April 16th as Life West Gladiatrix won their semi-final 74-10 against…

April 26, 2016 Austin Huns lose 7-24 to Austin Blacks Photo: Norma Salinas Photography Austin Huns Press Release: April 26, 2016 by Thierry Daupin The Austin Huns faced their crosstown rival Austin Blacks this past Saturday on a hot, sunny day at Nixon Lane. The Huns were looking to avenge their road loss to the Blacks earlier in the year in what was the final home game of the 2016 season. USA Rugby flew in national panel referee Jim Rogers to call the match, and the hosts had a professional film crew on hand to capture the action. The game…

April 11, 2016 Queen City Secure Playoffs, Friendly Win Against Western State Photo: PaytonB Photography – Queen City & Western State Doug Coil Queen City secured a D3 playoff spot and will meet the Denver Highlanders on April 30th or May 1st. With a recent win against the Glendale Raptors D3 and last week’s 85-12 win against the Northside Marauders they clinched a playoff spot.This week they play Colorado Springs at Infinity Park. The match against the Denver Highlanders will decide the number 1 Rocky Mountain seed. The winner of that match faces the Mid-America – Missouri #1 seed on…

April 11, 2016 Austin Huns Narrowly Lose Against Dallas Reds Photo: Norma Salinas Photography Austin Huns Press Release: April 11, 2016 Austin, TX (April 11, 2016). The Austin Huns traveled to Dallas to face last season’s #3 team in the nation, Dallas RFC, losing 18-29. They were looking to avenge their January loss in Austin by a very similar 17-25 margin. There was light rain as the game began at Dallas’ Lake Highlands Park, but the weather soon cleared. The small crowd was treated to a somewhat sloppy but fiercely contested match. The Huns put Dallas under pressure right from…

March 30, 2016 Austin Huns Rugby Partners With Racing 92 Photo: Austin Huns Rugby and Racing 92: “Huns Ambassador Todd Clever and Racing 92 Captain Dimitri Szarzewski Exchange jerseys” Austin Huns Rugby & Racing 92 Press Release: March 30, 2016 Austin Huns Rugby announces French iconic team Racing 92 as partner Austin, TX (March 30, 2016). Austin Huns Rugby is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with the french team Racing 92.  Racing 92 is one of the oldest and most iconic team in France. You Tube: Partnership Austin Huns and Racing92 The objectives of this partnership are: Help the…

March 28, 2016 Scioto Valley Lose Close Spring Home Opener to KC Blues Doug Coil Columbus Rugby Football Club has reverted back to Scioto Valley RFC for rugby 15s. They are a Division 1 club team in the Midwest Rugby Union. This past weekend  was their first home rugby match of the Spring. It featured the Kansas City Blues traveling to Scioto Valley and resulted in a narrow  26-34 loss for the home team. This match was a repeat of the prior week’s away trip to Kansas City. After ten matches, Scioto Valley has a record of 4-6, but have…

March 16, 2016 Todd Clever, Partner Austin Huns Professional Rugby Team Photos: Norma Salinas Photography Austin Huns Rugby Press Release: Austin, Texas, March 16, 2016 Austin Huns Rugby is pleased to announce that USA Eagles icon, Todd Clever, will be an official partner in creating the professional rugby team and complex in Austin, TX. Clever joins the Huns Rugby Management group as co-owner and strategic partner.  His responsibilities will include developing a professional structure for the new professional team, recruiting players, serving as a key contributor in the development of a state of the art training facility and ambassador for…

March 15, 2016 Austin Huns Come Back to Beat New Orleans Photo: New Orleans Austin Huns Press Release The Austin Huns storm back to defeat New Orleans  17 – 19 Austin, TX (March 14, 2016) The Austin Huns traveled to New Orleans this past weekend and secured a thrilling 19-17 come from behind victory to take possession of third place in Red River competition. In spite of a week of rainy weather, the pitch at Gretna Park was firm and the match was played under good conditions. The Huns were without their usual 9-10 combination of Gio Bonilla and Thierry…

March 2, 2016 Austin Huns Rugby Goes Pro Austin Huns Rugby Press Release: March 2, 2016 Austin Huns RFC is pleased to announce the creation of Huns Rugby Management, a professional entity created to develop professional rugby in Austin. Huns Rugby Football Club (RFC) will continue to manage and operate the non-profit including all amateur and youth programming and competition, while Huns Rugby Management will launch a professional team along with a new 34-acre rugby complex. “It’s a very exciting time for the club. We believe that the professional structure will help us to continue to improve and expand the…

February 29, 2016 Austin Huns Savour Win Against Dallas Harlequins Photo: Norma Salinas Photography Austin Huns Press Release: February 29, 2016 The Austin Huns hosted the Dallas Harlequins at Nixon Lane Saturday, coming away with a hard fought 15-10 victory. The day began auspiciously with the Huns’ Division 2 squad avenging their loss in December to run away with the curtain raiser 74-12. It looked as if premier side would feed on that momentum under a clear, sunny sky with a cool breeze at their backs. Off the opening kickoff the men in blue gained possession. Filling in at scrumhalf…

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