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May 23, 2016 World & USA Rugby #WRugby Results May 23-29, 2016 Logos: USA Rugby and World Rugby Doug Coil International PRO Rugby San Diego Sacramento – M28 San Francisco Ohio – M29 Aviva Premiership Final -Twickenham Stadium Saracens /Leicester Tigers v Exeter Chiefs/ Wasps – Final Guinness Pro12 Final – BT Murrayfield Leinster / Ulster v Connacht /Glasgow Warriors -Final Top 14 Bordeaux Begles Brive La Rochelle Racing 92 Montpellier Toulon Pau Grenoble Stade Francais paris Agen Toulouse Clermont Oyonnax Castres Super Rugby Hurricanes Highlanders M27 Waratahs Chiefs Kings jaguares M28 Blues Crusaders Brumbies Sunwolves Stormers Cheetahs M29 Bulls…

May 7, 2016 Cal Beats BYU In Varsity Cup Final Photo: AjbFlyer Photo Cal Atrhelics Pres Relase: May 7, 2016 PROVO, Utah – The California Golden Bears defeated the previously unbeaten Brigham Young Cougars, 40-29, to win the 2016 Penn Mutual Varsity Cup national championship final Saturday on South Field. Cal (20-2) scored six tries to four for BYU (22-1), dotting down the last three tries of the match in an epic contest that saw the Bears take a brief lead early, trail at the halftime break, claw their way back into the lead with 11 minutes to play and…

May 7, 2016 Village Lions Name Brad Dufek Head Women’s Sevens Coach Photo: Brad Dufek Village Lions RFC Press Release: May 6, 2016 The Village Lions RFC announces the appointment of Brad Dufek as the Head Coach of the Women’s Sevens program. A native of Wisconsin, Brad has been involved with the Quinnipiac University Women’s Rugby program as an assistant coach, helping to bring them to win the 2015 Inaugural NCAA National Championship. “Brad impressed us with his clear, organized approach to the Sevens training session and how each session fits into a bigger picture of a…

May 7, 2016 PRO Rugby Week 4:  San Francisco-San Diego & Sacramento-Ohio Doug Coil PRO Rugby week four action will take place in Northern California as San Francisco hosts San Diego at 3pm PT and Sacramento does the same at 5pm PT against Ohio. Both matches are broadcast on ONE World Sports and streamed live on AOL. Last week saw Denver keeping its undefeated streak alive with a 22-16 win over previously undefeated San Diego, while Ohio unleashed its potent offense winning 51-17 against San Francisco. After three weeks, Denver is in first place and has a bye week, but…

May 5, 2016 Francois Louw to Coach at Old Blue Rugby Open Training Session Photo: Bath Rugby – Francois Louw Old Blue Rugby Club Press Release: May 5, 2016 Old Blue Rugby is pleased to announce that Francois Louw from Bath and Springbok rugby will be attending training and running a breakdown/contact session. When: May 10th 2016 at 7.30pm Where: Baker Field 218th St and Broadway This is an open session to any players and coaches from high school and up that would like to attend. RSVP: Harry Higgins at harry@insiderunning.com Francois Louw; RBI ambassador Originally from Cape Town, Springbok…

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…

May 2, 2016 Women’s Eagles Sevens Selected for USA Olympic Training Center Doug Coil Richie Walker, Head Coach of the Women’s Eagles Sevens, has selected 20 resident athletes for the United States Olympic Committee’s Olympic Training Center. The Olympics less than 100 days away and the last leg of the HSBC World Rugby Seven’s Series is May 28-29, 2016 in Clermont-Ferrand, France. New to the program is Lilly Durbin, a Junior from Fallbrook High School. She is the only athlete in the program without Series cap, but has played internationally with the USA Rugby Girls High School All-Americans powered by…

May 2, 2016 Rugby Utah Rugby Business Network Luncheon Photo: David Smyth (above) and Dean Howes (below) Rugby Utah Rugby Business Network Press Release: Ken Rivera, May 2, 2016 We’re excited to be partnering again with Cambridge Financial to host the next Rugby Business Network Luncheon on May 5th at 12pm at the Cambridge Financial offices: 6440 South Wasatch Blvd. #150, Holladay, UT 84121. We’ll be treated to words from former Real Salt Lake CEO Dean Howes and 5x National Champion BYU Rugby head coach David Smyth as they discuss how to build teams and businesses that will last the…

May 2, 2016 World & USA Rugby #WRugby Results May 2-8, 2016 Logos: USA Rugby and World Rugby Doug Coil International PRO Rugby Sacramento Ohio – M8 San Francisco 33-46 San Diego Rugby Americas North USA Rugby South 38-5 Bermuda Bahamas 3-39 Mexico Aviva Premiership Bath 38-27 Leicester Tigers M7 Gloucester 20-28 Northampton Saints Harlequins 24-62 Exeter Chiefs Newcastle Falcons 15-21 Sale Sharks Wasps 38-12 London Irish Worcester Warriors 19-43 Saracens Guinness Pro12 Connacht 14-7 Glasgow Warriors Edinburgh 17-21 Cardiff Blues Leinster 50-19 Benetton Treviso Munster 31-15 Scarlets Ospreys 26-46 Ulster Zebre 45-17 Newport Gwent Dragons Top 14 Brive 33-27…

May 1, 2016 PRO Rugby Denver wins 22-16 in San Diego  Photo: Bryan Ray Doug Coil San Diego won their initial match at home last week against Sacramento 37-24. They shows a potent offensive attack by their backs and was able to capitalize on Sacramento errors with the accurate kicking of Kurt Morath. After a home win against Ohio in extra time 16-13, Denver traveled to SAn Francsico last week and came away with a 35-18 win. They dominated the scrums last week and unleased an offensive attack of their own. Both teams are undefeated with Denver top the standings…

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