Posts tagged "playoffs"

ALL ARE WELCOME IN RUGBY

Time and time again, I find myself writing about how much rugby is a family. It’s a bond, a brotherhood, the largest fraternity in the world. It’s truly the one sport where you really do love your enemy.  In the past week’s Illinois High School playoff matches, the Naperville Warriors and the Downers Grove Renegades... Read more »

A Rugby Filled Weekend

There will be a whole lot of rugby going on this weekend out at the Chicago Blaze Facilities, in Lemont. The Chicago Blaze Rugby Club will be hosting this year’s D2,D3, & D4 Midwest Championships at Thornley Fields in Lemont, IL. The winners of these matches will be bidding at a chance to claim national... Read more »

NCS 2014

The USA Rugby National Championship Series for the Senior Clubs was held in Madison, WI this pat Saturday. It was a n absolutely beautiful day for the games, and though the crowd started small, it grew throughout the day.
NCS 2014, a wrap up with photos!
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This weekend: Madison to host 2014 USA Rugby Emirates Airline Senior Club National Championships

VIA USA RUGBY MADISON, WIS. — The city of Madison will host the nation’s premier club rugby event in less than two days as the local rugby teams host the USA Rugby Emirates Airline Senior Club National Championshipsat Breese Stevens Field Saturday, May 31. The national quarterfinals and semifinals determined the 10 men’s and women’s teams hailing from nine... Read more »

Nationals, UPS & DOWNS

This weekend was the start of not just another round of playoffs for the Blackhawks, but also for the Brother Rice Crusaders for HIgh School Nationals, and Chicago North Shore Women. Brother Rice was Crusading for their 10th National titles since the clubs creation in 2001. The Boys High School National Championship games were held... Read more »

Notre Dame to host Rugby Coaching Clinic

If you are looking for some extra help, tips, and ideas for your rugby team as the spring season quickly sneaks up on us, the University of Notre Dame will be holding their pre-season rugby coaching camp from Monday January 6th to Sunday January 12th, 2014. The coach instruction sessions from January 9-12 will be... Read more »
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Brother Rice, Plainfield, Lake Forrest Harries and Blackhawks all have WINNING in common!

iYRA State Championship games included games on all three fields starting at 10 am and the day ended with Tier 1 State Championship at. Over 40 teams competed at the event, hoping for the championship or pride of taking in the third place trophy. The Illinois Tornados All State Team also had their annual Possible/Probable game
What a week it’s been for sports in Chicago. The Chicago White Soxs hosted the Chicago Cubs for the first set of the Crosstown Classics.  The Blackhawks had an intensely awesome game  winning in an extremely tight game minutes into over time. Hawks fans across the city have been on edge the past two games... Read more »

Memorial Day and IYRA State Championships

FROM iYRA RUGBY- The Illinois Youth Rugby Association is proud to announce our 14th annual State Championships this Memorial Day May 27th. We are proud to develop youth through rugby and this event is the culmination of a very competitive season. We will also hold the Middle School Championships on June 2nd, as the event... Read more »

It's Playoffs and Nationals TIME!

So it may not be as well publicizes as the Blackhawks making it to the play offs and getting the President’s Trophy, but this weekend there will be National qualifies and ways to support teams that are already headed to nationals. This weekend the weather is going to be awesome and perfect to get your... Read more »
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Last few games...

The fall season is coming to a wrap this Saturday. Chicago Women and Chicago North Shore were both eliminated from the National playoffs and will not be making the trip to Florida this weekend. However Chicago Riot, Chicago Griffins and Chicago Lions were all successful in their playoff games last weekend and will be playing... Read more »