NERFU Men's Clubs Finish USA Rugby Play-offs with Three Wins

NERFU Men's Clubs Finish USA Rugby Play-offs with Three Wins

May 19, 2013

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NERFU D3 Champions Saratoga RFC punched their tickets for a USA Rugby Championship Semi-final in two weeks time with a win over Hilton Head (SC) today.

The strong 30-14 victory was the second win for the Stampede who are playing in the National Play-offs for the first time. Their semi-final opponent will be Oceanaside on June 1st in Glendale, CO.

In the Men's Division 1 quarter-final, Boston lost a close one against Life (GA) 20-18. The other two clubs representing NERFU at the men's club play-offs bounced back from yesterday's losses and won both their Consolation Matches. Middlesex easily handled PAC, 59-29 in Division 1. Worcester came away with a victory of their own in Division 2, downing Pitt 13-7.

Weekend scoreboard:

Sunday May 19, 2013

Saratoga 30 - Hilton Head 14
Life (GA) 20 -  Boston 18
Middlesex 59 - PAC 29
Worcester 13 - Pitt 7

Saturday May 18, 2013

Saratoga 28 - Philadelphia-Whitemarsh 19
Rocky Gorge (MD) 34 - Worcester 3
Boston 29 - Palmer (IA) 15
Metropolis (MN) 45- Middlesex 21