Mar 242011

Lock up the dogs, gas up the car and someone turn out the lights on your way out of town – because it is a rugby-rugby weekend in The Republic. The big game is not in Texas. The Rice Owls head up I-45 and I-35  to Norman, Oklahoma to take on Colorado College in the [...]

Feb 062011

So, as we have heard many, many times from the regular media (and the blogs), there was some sort of weather event in Texas this past week. The whole state got ice and snow – even Far South Texas. DFW and North Texas got more snow and ice than Sarah Palin’s house. They got some [...]

Jan 192011

Do you want rugby? Well, you can get it all day Saturday if you head to Austin and Burr Field. The Cap City Championship Tournament will be going on, bringing U-13, U-15, U-17 and U-19 teams together from all over southern part of the state. Plus, there is a full compliment of men’s games going [...]

Jul 182010

The USA Rugby Collegiate All-American team will travel to England in August for its 100th tour. This year’s incarnation of the squad will feature five players who either began or developed their game in Texas high school rugby programs. Here is the USA Rugby press release posed on Four of the five (we are [...]

Jul 022010

Texas has three All-Americans in the USA Rugby High School All-American tour to Ontario, Canada going on now. Read the press release here about the tour. Daniel Metcalf is from Dallas Jesuit High School, Ellis Glaw is from Westlake High School and Jason de Villiers is from the Katy Barbarians U-19 team. We caught up [...]

Jul 012010

The Rocky Mountain Challenge released its all tournament team late on June 29, and it includes seven Texans – two from the U-17 team and five from the champion U-19 team. Results from the tournament are here. U-19 Texans Lock- Daniel Metcalf, Dallas Jesuit; Flanker – Paul Rogers, LSU; Scrumhalf – Dylan O’Connor, Plano; Flyhalf [...]

Jun 292010

BOULDER, Colo. – The U.S. High School All-American Boys’ National Rugby Team are assembling today at Seneca College in Toronto. The assembly will last until July 6 and will see the High School All-Americans take on the Ontario Under-18s on July 3 and July 5. “This assembly provides us an opportunity to continue development on [...]

May 212010

Katy went 1-1, making it to the semi-finals of the USA Rugby U-19 Sweet 16s, while Austin Westlake lost to Xavier of New York in round 1 of the High School Sweet 16 on Friday. Katy beat Westerville (Ohio) 22-15 in their first match of the day. Read an excellent write up by Alex Groff. [...]

May 192010

The Katy Barbarians RFC travel to Salt Lake City this week to participate in the USA Rugby Boys’  U-19 Championships. Katy plays the Westerville (Ohio) Worms on Friday, May 21. The Barbarians finished first in Texas and first in the West in the U-19 division to earn the No. 3 seed in the championships. USA [...]

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