Perfect weather accompanied the Elite Cup’s debut on the Pacific coast, as San Francisco Golden Gate (SFGG) powered past Seattle OSPB 36-27 while temperatures hovered in the 50s at beautiful Magnuson Park.
Under clear blue skies, but with a northerly wind that created wind chills in the 20s, New York Athletic Club bested host Old Blue 29-14 in the opening East Pool match of the inaugural Elite Cup competition.
The USA Rugby Elite Cup was kicked-off on Saturday at Highlands Ranch's Shea Stadium as the Denver Barbarians and Glendale Raptors began the tournament's inaugural session with a lively display of sport.
• Women’s Collegiate Division I & Division II Finals return to Stanford, CA on May 3-4 • Men’s Collegiate Division I-AA & Division II Finals set for Bowling Green, OH on May 11-12 • Men’s Senior Club Division I, Division II, & Division III Finals return to Glendale, CO on June 1-2 • Men’s & Women’s Senior Club 7s Championships to be held in Cheswick, PA on August 10-11
Belmont Shore may have taken the USA Rugby Division I Club Championship from fellow finalists Glendale Raptors last June, but the Elite Cup offers a new opportunity to succeed for Andre Snyman's Raptors.
In one of the most thrilling games of the weekend, the defending National Champions took on Philadelphia. Philly was the last seed in the brackets, so most thought that Chicago NS would walk right over them.
Boulder, Co (Aug 27, 2012) – Looking to create an environment that promotes a higher level of competition for its members, USA Rugby announced today the framework for the coming restructuring of its women’s and men’s senior club championships (15s and 7s).