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DI Clubs Enter Winter Break

The DI club league scores and standings are all updated.The Red River Conference in Texas put three games on the field after last week's single-game rollout. The Austin Blacks won their game fairly comfortably over the Austin Huns, while HARC adjusted very well to the tough pack of The Woodlands by keeping the ball moving in the backs and winning 48-5.New to DI, the Griffins handed Fort Worth a 26-12 defeat.Mid-Atlantic report here.Northeast report here.The Midwest is done for the season as the

PAC, Norfolk Wins Bunch Top of MAC

The league picture in the Mid-Atlantic DI club conference is getting blurrier and blurrier as teams that started poorly are now winning, and teams that started well have faltered.This weekend, Schuylkill River improved to 6-3 with a bonus-point 36-14 defeat of Maryland. Meanwhile, the Norfolk Blues took care of business on the road in Raleigh 37-17 to improve to 6-2. The Blues are the only team in the MAC with fewer than three losses.And that's because the Potomac Athletic Club, which started th

NYAC Edges Boston to Take 1st in Northeast

The New York Athletic Club got a late penalty from flyhalf David Neville and dodged a bullet just before the final whistle to emerge 28-26 victors over the Boston Rugby Club Saturday in a clash between the last two undefeated DI clubs in the Northeast.Boston had a chance to win the game with a penalty goal attempt from Niko Ratumaitavuki, but the flyhalf missed. That's not to say Ratumaitavuki didn't have influence over the match, as he scored 21 of his team's 26 points with a try, two conversio

Dallas Opens Red River Season with Victory

The Dallas Reds opened the Red River DI club conference with a decisive 50-10 victory over the Austin Huns Saturday.It was a game of speed over power and speed won, with Dallas defending well and getting enough ball, after key first-half injuries for Austin in the front row and in the backline.Wing Bear Albritton, fullback Mike Kenealy and flanker Chad Joseph all scored two tries for Dallass, with Kelly Kolberg and newcomer Gerad Crosswy adding one each.Austin battled hard, with locks and twin b

DI Latest - Weird Weekend

The Midwest DI league continues to be interesting as Kansas City and the Chicago Lions rebound from difficult starts.Metropolis, meanwhile got a bit of a shock this weekend, as did Palmer.First, Metropolis. The league leaders looked pretty solid as they ran up a 36-10 lead on Columbus. However, the Ohio-based hosts didn’t give up and scored four tries in the last ten minutes. Metropolis Head Coach Nate Osborn had put the bench on at that point, and this team were without Patrick Latu, Charlie

Drama With Lions and Metropolis in MW

The Chicago Lions ended Milwaukee's five-game winning streak with a dramatic 33-29 victory in Midwest DI club play Saturday.The Lions led almost the entire game, but couldn't shake the Barbarians, who answer Chicago score-for-score through the game.Two tries from Paul Passino and a late one from Brian Rooney stakes the Lions to a 33-22 lead late. Milwaukee scored a try to pull within four at 33-29, but couldn't get any closer."The thing that needs to happen when you're developing and trying to b

Red River Club Conference Kicks Off Saturday

This weekend the Red River DI conference begins play as the Dallas Reds faces the Austin Huns.The conference - renamed in part as a nod to the regional nature of the Red River - has expanded as the Allen Griffins have moved up a division and New Orleans has joined from the defunct South.Austin and Dallas share a sponsor, Crispin Cider, so this is the Crispin Cup, and also a charity game, as the two teams raise donations for Soles for Souls, a cause that provides shoes for the needy.The game its

Around the Country in DI Club Action

All the DI club scores are in, and standings update.All scores are updated by division and throughout the season here:NortheastMid-AtlanticMidwestWest ... see why we say sort-of.And DI standings are here and updated.NYAC and Boston remains undefeated in the Northeast. Old Blue suffered their second loss, and it was a disappointing one against a somewhat under-strength AC team. That puts a big hole in the New York club's playoff hopes. In the Mid-Atlantic, the craziness continues with Norfolk lo