WPL Player of the Week: D.C.'s Anna Cohen-Price

WPL Player of the Week: D.C.'s Anna Cohen-Price

11.04.15

The final week of the Women’s Premier League season meant different things to different teams. For many, the goal was qualifying for the semifinals; for others, Week 6 was the last chance for a win. The D.C. Furies found themselves in the latter category, and after a long season of patience and growth, the team was rewarded with a 17-10 win over New York.
WPL 2015 Recap: Week Six

WPL 2015 Recap: Week Six

11.02.15

Entering the final week of the regular season, every Women’s Premier League game had semifinal ramifications.
WPL Player of the Week: New York's Rebecca Brafman

WPL Player of the Week: New York's Rebecca Brafman

10.29.15

Perhaps “upset” inaccurately describes the tie that New York produced against Red Conference leader Twin Cities, but Sunday’s game certainly qualifies as the Women’s Premier League’s most interesting result of the season. New York upstaged the undefeated Amazons, who were playing at home and at full strength, and longtime club player and Eagle Rebecca Brafman, the WPL Player of the Week, helped drive the memorable performance.
WPL 2015 Recap: Week Five

WPL 2015 Recap: Week Five

10.26.15

There was drama on tap during week five of the Women’s Premier League. In the Red Conference, where bonus points are everything for the teams attempting to advance to the semifinals, two tie games resulted. In the Blue Conference, two second-half surges were needed to overcome determined visitors.
Rugby Gold Cup competition launched for Midwest, Red River competitive region premiership clubs

Rugby Gold Cup competition launched for Midwest, Red River competitive region premiership clubs

10.24.15

USA Rugby announced today that four teams will compete in the inaugural Rugby Gold Cup competition, a premiership level tournament featuring the top men’s’ clubs from the Midwest and Red River Competitive Regions (CRs). The competition will take place in November 2015 and March 2016.
WPL Player of the Week: Atlanta's Angela Sun

WPL Player of the Week: Atlanta's Angela Sun

10.15.15

Last weekend, Atlanta won the most important game of its Women’s Premier League season thus far. The 26-10 victory over New York was recompense for the loss Atlanta suffered in the teams’ first meeting, but it also kept the Harlequins in the race for second place in the Red Conference and berth to the semifinals.
WPL 2015 Recap: Week Four

WPL 2015 Recap: Week Four

10.13.15

With two-thirds of the Women’s Premier League season gone, the competition is only getting tighter. In the Blue Conference, two standings points separate the first- and third-place teams. Twin Cities has clinched the Red Conference, but the battle for second will come down to the final round.
WPL Player of the Week: Berkeley’s Katy Augustyn

WPL Player of the Week: Berkeley’s Katy Augustyn

10.07.15

In the Women’s Premier League, teams must win their homes games when there is a higher probability for the top side, unwearied by travel, to play together. In the Blue Conference, winning at home is even more important, as each of the four sides has the ability to defeat the other. At present, there are three teams at 2-1.
WPL 2015 Recap: Week Three

WPL 2015 Recap: Week Three

10.05.15

Week three of the Women’s Premier League was a treat, as all but one match was decided by five points or fewer. There are three 2-1 teams in the Blue Conference, as Berkeley broke Glendale’s streak, and ORSU rallied late against winless San Diego. The Red Conference sports the only undefeated team – Twin Cities – and Atlanta got its first win of the season against D.C.
WPL Player of the Week: Glendale’s Jeanna Beard

WPL Player of the Week: Glendale’s Jeanna Beard

09.23.15

Glendale wrested a 27-24 victory away from ORSU during week two of the Women’s Premier League (WPL), and completed the feat in the 79th minute of play. For the second week in a row, Glendale head coach Mark Bullock pointed to Jeanna Beard as a standout performer, and her efforts in Portland earned the new hooker Player of the Week honors.