Austin White might just have the best rugby résumé of any young player in the United States and it was the birth of his twins that set his rugby career in motion.
Jun 4, 2019
Olympic Club, Sacramento Amazons, and the Austin Blacks all took home national championships Sunday in USA Rugby's Club 15s finals.
Jun 3, 2019
The USA Rugby D1 club finals were about as close as you could get, as Life University Men and NOVA Women won their championships by a total of three points over opponents from Austin, TX.
Jun 2, 2019
In the eastern bracket if you lined up all the teams side-by-side you would have to say that Raleigh would’ve been the favorite. Look at their size, and look at their 13 Shawn Gatewood. Then Raleigh went out and put an 89-0 thumping on Detroit, ouch. Gatewood could not be tackled and ran in five tries.
May 31, 2019
This weekend southern teams head north to claim trophies. Atlanta Old White and Life have an opportunity to change the reputation of rugby in the south. In France, Montpellier heads north to face Lyon in the Top14 Playoffs. The Ohio high school state championship matches will kickoff all the action this weekend at the Fortress Obetz.
May 30, 2019
One team cruises into this year's Men's D2 club final after scoring 49 points in the second half, and the other needed a final-play try to book its ticket, but they're both here now.
The Austin Blacks had aspirations to win three national championships this coming weekend, and the dream is still alive for two of their teams.
Sacramento and Harrisburg will face off for the Women's D2 Club Championship this weekend, and while these teams are somewhat different, they both will bring the fire, and the hit.
In the Men’s D1 bracket only four teams advanced to the Regional Club Playoffs. In the East the Chicago Lions bussed down south to take on the Running Eagles from Life. While out West the Austin Blacks hosted the PRP champions, Life West.
May 29, 2019
The Rugby Ohio HS Championship games will be LIVE on FloRugby as part of FloRugby's coverage of the USA Rugby Club Finals in Obetz, OH.
Steve Wiley is one of the original landowners of Burr Field, home to the National Championship bound Austin Blacks. Wiley helped clear the land 40+ years ago and today the Austin Blacks have one of the best club grounds and reputation in the country.
The Grand Rapids Gazelles and Austin Blacks will face off this Sunday for the Men's D3 National Club Championship, and the final will be live on FloRugby.
May 28, 2019
Sam Rooke was with the D1 Austin Blacks squad that went to the National final and lost.
Playoff teams from across the east coast flew into Greenville-Spartanburg airport with national championship dreams heavy on their mind. Heavy on their backs would be sweat-soaked jerseys.
May 21, 2019
The USA Rugby West Regional Club playoffs finished up in Austin, TX with the worst weather, thankfully, holding off, and five teams advancing to a national final June 1-2.
May 20, 2019