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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.

January 11, 2016 Downtown Rhinos Defeat LA Rugby Club in a D1 League Opener Photo: Tom Carter Doug Coil Downtown Rhinos D1 Match Report v Los Angeles Rugby Club: Match Jan. 9, 2106, Adaptation from Tom Carter report This was the first league game of the season as the Los Angeles Rugby Club traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada for the match. The Downtown Rhinos opened the scoring with a penalty kick 11 minutes into the match to take a 3-0 lead. After that, the first half the match was one of seesaw possession. It wasn’t until the 34 minute mark…

December 21, 2015 Austin Huns Ends 2015 Beating Dallas Harlequins Photo: NormaSalinasPhotography Austin Huns Rugby Football Club Press Release: Austin, TX (December 21, 2015). “The Austin Huns moved to 2-0 on Saturday with a strong 36-12 road victory over the Dallas Harlequins. The Quins swept the Huns in last year’s competition, but it was clear the visitors were intent on reversing that trend, putting in big hits across the park. Quins’ talented #12 Darragh Lynch was injured in a ruck just 4 minutes in, and play stopped for several minutes. Fortunately he was able to walk off the pitch to…

December 16, 2015 Huns Rugby Releases New Website Austin, TX (December 15, 2015). The Huns Rugby Football Club launch their brand new website. “With the first matches of the 2015/2016 season under their belts, the Huns management team is proud to announce the debut of their new website. As of Tueday, December 15th, the new Huns website is live. Marketing Director, Thierry Daupin shared his excitement about the release on Wednesday. “The new website is the window to show that the club is ready to go to the next step, and become one of the main clubs in the USA…

December 7, 2015 Austin Huns RFC Beat Houston Athletic Photo: Norma Salinas Photography Press Release: Austin Huns Rugby Football Club “The Austin Huns Rugby Football Club wins over Houston Athletic 40-7 Austin, TX (December 7, 2015). On a beautiful sunny day in Austin, Texas, the Huns Rugby club opened the 2015-16 Red River Rugby Premiership season with a convincing 40-7 victory over longtime Houston rivals HARC. Conditions were perfect for players and spectators alike at the Huns’ field on Nixon Lane, and the crowd was treated to a fast paced match with lots of scoring. The Huns  jumped to an…

December 7, 2015 Boston Irish Wolfhounds RFC Looking For Head Rugby Coach Logo: Boston Irish Wolfhounds Boston Irish Wolfhounds Press Release: Fergal Hehir, December 7, 2015 The Boston Irish Wolfhounds are advertising the position of head coach for the upcoming season. Chief responsibility will be coaching the ARP squad into the spring season and beyond plus coaching the 7’s side during the summer. If interested please respond to fhehir@aol.com. Please supply a resume of your rugby coaching/playing experience. Thanks, Fergal Hehir Director Of Rugby Boston Irish Wolfhounds Boston Irish Wolfhounds Web Page, FB and Twitter http://djcoilrugby.com/

November 16, 2015 Glendale Raptors Win Women’s Premier League Title Photo: Travis Prior Doug Coil The Women’s Premier League Championships were held November 13th and 15th at Infinity park in Glendale, Colorado. The Glendale Raptors captured the championship with a 26-17 win against the Berkeley All-Blues. This was their second consecutive title. It was enjoyable to view high quality women’s club rugby, as it was streamed by USA Rugby TV. Women’s rugby deserves greater attention to grow the sport. It is hoped that there will be greater promotion in the future by all. November 13th Semi-Final Matches In the 5th-8th…

October 5, 2015 Dallas Harlequins Names Jan Boot As Head Coach Photo: Jan Boot on the right, with the Oostelike Eagles, Johan Beukes. Doug Coil Press Release: Dallas Harlequins Rugby Club, Dallas, Texas. Mickey McGuire, Board of Directors. The Dallas Harlequins have announced that Jan Boot has become the new head coach for the 2015-2016 rugby season effective October 5, 2015. “Jan Boot, a South African native, brings over 22 years of playing and coaching experience to the Quins, including two years with the Quins in 1999 and 2001. As a Quin player, Boot played with the club in the…

September 11, 2015 USA Rugby Results: Sep 7-13, 2015 Doug Coil Club Men ARP NYAC 44-3 Boston (LRS) D1 Cincinnati Wolfhounds 21-27 KC Blues Milwaukee Barbarians 25-28 Columbus Norfolk Blues 50-26 Charlotte Raleigh Atlanta Old White Chicago Lions 67-7 Davenport University Chicago Lions B 41-38 Purdue University D2 Bayonne 25-26 Montclair Princeton AC Monmouth (M won) Union 41-20 Morris Lansdowne Long Island (LI won) New Haven 69-18 White Plains Village Lions 30-24 Old Blue D2 Buffalo 31-0 Syracuse Rochester Aardvarks 33-12 South Buffalo Miami Tridents 27-17 Bahamas Lancaster Roses 17-10 Doylestown Media Washington Old Gaelic 16-15 Washington Irish Richmond Lions…

Pacific Northwest Rugby Football Union Men’s Club Division Changes for the 2015-2016 Season Doug Coil June 4, 2015 Changes will be occurring for Men’s Club Rugby in the Pacific Northwest. At the Annual General Meeting this past weekend, “it was voted by the men’s members to split the men into 3 divisions, 6 D1, 8 D2 and 7 or remainder in D3.” Clubs were selected based on the final standings from the past season. The decision to move from 2 divisions to 3 divisions was made to help with the wide range of caliber of play within each division. The…

USA Rugby DIII Men’s Club Projected Bracket By Doug Coil / 05.06.15 The 2015 USA Rugby DIII Men’s Club Playoffs have been in progress since April 25th and the Round of 32 brackets will be completed this weekend, with the Midwest West and East Division Champions being decided. After the eight Region Geographic Regions are decided next weekend, the Quarterfinal and Semi-final matches will be held at the West and East Regionals on May 30-31 in San Francisco, California and Charlotte, North Carolina, respectively. The National Championship will be held June 13th in Glendale, Colorado. One quarterfinalist is already known.…

Monmouth Claims Empire DII Title Sunday, April 27, 2014 By Doug Coil The Empire DII semi-finals took place on April 12 with top seeded Monmouth Rugby winning 81-24 vs Union County and Buffalo winning 25-22 over Princeton AC. This set up the finals today, April 26th, Monmouth vs Buffalo. The first score of the match was at the nine minute mark with Monmouth fly-half Evan Fitzgerald taking an off load into space for a try under the post. #11 Mike Dorata conversion made it 7-0. Mike Dorata then scored a try after an off load from #12 Joe Lucarelli. Once…

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