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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.

April 10, 2017 Marist Hawaii & Titans Rugby to Meet for First Place in Hawaii Rugby Union Doug Coil A special thanks goes to Tapukitea Chontal Tupou for sharing the April 8th Hawaii Rugby Union results. In the Men’s matches, the Titans Rugby Club secured a chance to meet Marist Rugby Club for first place next week after the Timberwolves forfeited their match. Marist then continued their unbeaten league season with a 49-0 win over the Hawaii Harlequins. In the final match of the day, the Kalihi Raiders beat the West Oahu Rugby Club Leatherbacks 78-5 to secure a place…

Lady Raiders Beat Lady Quins: Win Hawaii Rugby Union Championship Doug Coil The Hawaii Rugby Union Women’s Rugby Championship was held on Saturday, April 8 with the Kalihi Lady Raiders Rugby Club prevailing over the Hawaii Lady Harlequins in extra time 19-14. During the regular season the two teams split wins with the Lady Quins winning 35-5 over the Lady Raiders on March 11. The Lady Raiders won 17-10 over the Lady Quins on March 25. In the Women’s Championship match, Kara Fertello and Shorty Matheson scored tries for the Lady Quins, while Yon Smith and Shorty Matheson added conversions.…

April 9, 2017 Monmouth defeat Syracuse in Mudbath Photo: Pat Moroney Pat Moroney, April 9, 2017 On a beautiful spring day in Syracuse sixth seed, Monmouth upset the Upstate conference winners Syracuse Chargers in a tight contest on a soft pitch that churned quickly into a mudbath. On 10 minutes there were contrasting fortunes for each team’s 10 with Monmouth’s Rob Benedetto seeing yellow for getting caught in a ruck and Syracuse’s Justin Melvin converting the penalty for the opening score. Monmouth came back and started to apply consistent pressure in the Syracuse 22, but the Monmouth’s backs struggled to…

April 4, 2017 Everything4Rugby Boston Rugby Camp Everything4Rugby Release: Jennie Reid [Click on Release for Download Camp Brochure & answers to questions posed below. We’re super excited to announce our first camp in Boston, USA!  We’re lucky to be hosting the camp at the Mystic River Rugby Club.  Founded in 1974, Mystic River is a well-established and historic Rugby Club in Boston and has a huge amount of success in recent years.  They’re the current U.S. Men’s Division 1 National Champions for the 2015-16 season.  Rugby in the USA is a growing national sport and rugby union is played at…

April 3, 2017 Delmarva Rugby Derailed by Jersey Shore Delmarva Rugby Release: Tom Colucci, April 3, 2017 In a defensive battle for most of the game, Delmarva finally succumbed to Jersey Shore by a score of 24-7. Delmarva started the game by playing the first 20 minutes of the game inside of their own 22 meter line. Jersey Shore used their very large pack to pound the ball repeatedly into the line to gain a few meters at a time. Delmarva was up for the challenge and made tackle after tackle to hold off the Sharks culminating in a fantastic…

March 31, 2017 Philadelphia-Whitemarsh RFC Seeks Head Coach “Philadelphia-Whitemarsh RFC is seeking a head coach starting in the Fall of 2017. PWRFC is a men’s club in D2 MAC North, and recently moved up from D3 to D2 in 2014 and has made the D2 playoffs each year since. The ideal candidate has the leadership skills, strategic vision, and past coaching experience to help drive PWRFC to being a top national contender. Please reach out to President Tim Antoian (tim.antoian@gmail.com) if you are interested in discussing this opportunity.” PWRFC Release It’s with much solace that we announce our head coach,…

March 30, 2017 Austin Huns Partners With FloSports AUSTIN HUNS RUGBY Release: March 29, 2017 FloRugby To Air Remaining Austin Huns 2017 Season Matches The Austin Huns are excited to announce a new partnership with FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, to air their remaining 2017 season matches. Fans will be able to watch the Huns and enjoy the best in competitive rugby from anywhere online on the day of the match, exclusively on http://www.florugby.com. This new partnership is a milestone achievement for the Huns, as they become the first rugby team to be featured live…

March 21, 2017 Austin Huns Dominate Dallas Harlequins Photo: Norma Salinas Photography Austin Huns Rugby Release: Austin Huns Elite Face Rugby Utah April 1 at Huns Field Austin, TX (March 20, 2017) – The Austin Huns hosted the Dallas Harlequins at Huns Field this past Saturday. This cup match marked the second and final time the two would meet this season. The Austin Huns proved to have too much pace and firepower for the Harlequins, defeating them 89-5 and 103-0, in Division 1 and Division 2 matches, respectively. Austin Huns D2 It was a hot, sunny day at Huns Field…

March 20, 2017 Women’s Premier League Expands to Ten Teams Doug Coil The Women’s Premier League (WPL) was founded in 2009 and is the top division of women’s senior club rugby in the United States. For the 2017 season, the League is expanding to ten teams. Beantown Rugby and Chicago North Shore will join the WPL this year, as they have been among the best DI rugby teams in recent years. The WPL considered many factors in choosing these teams for expansion including consistency of competition and a history of stability within the clubs themselves. Beantown was one of the…

March 17, 2017 Peter Malcolm Joins Austin Huns Photo: Nirma Salinas Photography Austin Huns Release: Austin, TX (March 17, 2017). The Austin Huns are thrilled to announce the signing of Eagle hooker Peter Malcolm, adding more experience to the Elite Squad pack. Peter Malcolm is a native of Parkland, Florida. He was named a three-time Collegiate All-American while playing at Wheeling Jesuit University, in West Virginia. Peter was selected as a U-20 All-American and competed with the team at the Junior World Trophy in 2014, where he made a start at 8-man and won man-of-the-match against Tonga. Malcolm can play both…

March 11, 2017 Austin Huns Hire Springbok Pedrie Wannenburg as the Defense and Forwards Coach Photo: Norma Salinas Photography Austin Huns Rugby Release: March 10, 2017 Austin, TX (March 10, 2017). The Austin Huns are thrilled to announce the hiring of Springbok Pedrie Wannenburg as the Austin Huns Elite Defense and Forwards Coach. “I have known Pedrie since he was a schoolboy playing top level rugby in South Africa. I have always enjoyed watching his enthusiasm and the way he approached the game” said Austin Huns Elite Head Coach Eugene Eloff.  “Pedrie has had a successful career as a Springbok,…

March 1, 2017 Rugby Utah Announces 2017 Select XV Staff & Schedule Rugby Utah Release: William Racule, Feb 28, 2017 Salt Lake City, UT–Rugby Utah (RU), the USA Rugby recognized state organizing body, today announced the staff and schedule for it newly-formed Select XV Men’s Team. The Rugby Utah Select XV Men’s Team will play in the inaugural Major Rugby Championship (MRC), an elite-level series of friendlies between some of America’s top teams, beginning with their match against the Glendale Raptors on March 11th. The Select XVs will then travel to the fast-rising Austin Huns on April 1st. Return trips…

February 20, 2017 Austin Huns Elite Beat Austin Blacks Winning 45-14 Photo Norma Salinas Photography Austin Huns Release: Feb. 20, 2017 NEXT MATCH SET FOR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25 AGAINST GLENDALE RAPTORS AT INFINITY PARK IN DENVER Austin Huns Elite rugby squad stamped their names in the history books as they defeated the Austin Blacks 45-14 at Huns Field on Saturday, February 18—their first win, in Division I rugby, over the Austin Blacks in over 20 years. “It was a great occasion at Nixon Lane, and yes, we made history, but in my years of experience I also know history can…

February 13, 2017 James English Named Head Coach of Empire Women’s All-Stars Empire GU Rugby Release: Ken Pape, Feb 13,2017 NEW YORK (February 13, 2017) — Empire GU named James English as Head Coach of the Empire Women’s All-Stars. The announcement was made today by Ken Pape, Empire GU President. “We are excited to have James English join the Empire GU as Head Coach of the Empire Women’s All-Stars,” said Pape. “He has had a broad and noted career in rugby and he brings a wealth of playing and coaching experience. We expect he will have a significant impact on…

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