In our travels, we talk to a lot of rugby people. A recent story got our attention, and then it played into some other themes going on. We were speaking with the coach for San Antonio Rugby, Jay Arbizu, and he had a new player come out recently. Younger man in his 20s, who said [...]
Better late than never, we guess. Here are the photos from the Samoa vs New Zealand final of the Las Vegas 7s, and some of the aftermath. These photos are from one of our staff photographers, Rusty Steving.
Let’s face it, most of you reading this post failed to make the playoffs in 15s. Sorry for the honesty. “Sometimes you eat the bar…” But now is the time to get your stuff together for the “thrilla on tha grilla” – i.e. Texas Summer 7s. Yep, 7s in Texas sucks ass. The ground is [...]
The Fifth Annual “Rugby For A Cause” (aka the Pink Ribbons Match), will be held this Friday night when St. Thomas HS hosts cross-town rival Strake Jesuit. Kick-off is 7 p.m. in Granger Stadium on the STHS campus, 4500 Memorial Drive in Houston. Admission is only $5, and you get to see some great high [...]
The University of Texas beat Rice 36-26 on Saturday to win the inaugural Southwest Conference rugby crown. Texas Tech beat St. Ed’s in Austin 34-22 to win D-II. According to this story in Rugby Mag, the Red Raiders believe they should be in the Longhorns’ position. Both teams move on to national playoffs.
Super League NYAC 42 Dallas Harlequins 3 Division I Austin 28 Harlequins 0 Austin D-III 38 Harlequins D-III 7 College A&M 38 Notre Dame 8 – story from Rugby Mag.
Hey, y’all. If you want to order 10 or more tickets for the USA vs Italy game on June 23 in Houston, you can do so starting Monday, March 12. Here is the form from the Texas Rugby Union.
We post ‘em as we get ‘em. Super League Life 39 Dallas Harlequins 8 – report from Rugby mag here. Watch the game here (registration required). Division I HARC 27 Austin Huns 20 Huns III 33 HARC III 0 Division II Shreveport 21 Frisco Griffins 13 Division III San Antonio 17 McAllen 5 Alamo City [...]
So, we start another Rugby Super League season in the USA this weekend. The Dallas Harlequins travel to Atlanta to take on Life University. Recent Report on Rugby Super League meetings tell us that the league wants to be at the table for any talks about professional rugby in the USA. We agree. USA Rugby [...]
First, here is what happened the last time these two teams met. Secondly, here is a link to the stadium in Houston where the game will be played. The game will be one of the first events in the arena. BBVA Compass Stadium Here is tick info – they go on sale Monday, March [...]