NEWPORT, RI – The Mystic U17 and U19 teams brought home two trophies after both teams went unbeaten at the Newport 7s on Sunday. The boys beat teams from the Wolfhounds, Boston and Berkshire en route to claiming their tournament victories, and set the tone for what should be a great summer of rugby. Additional congratulations are also in order for Brian Barrett and Kevin Batting, who were both awarded tournament MVP honors!
MONTREAL, QC – The Mystic Collegiate Selects came out firing in the first half, and used the width of the field to move the ball and keep the Voyageurs defense off balance. Mystics put two tries on the board early on. The first try came off a nice break on the sideline by Dave Caputo, and Dylan Amore converted to give the Mystics a 7-0 lead. The Mystics followed that up with a weak side pick from scrumhalf Mike Weinstein, giving them a 12-0 lead. Continue reading →
MALDEN, MA — The Mystic River Rugby Collegiate Select XV will be traveling to Montreal, Quebec on Friday, June 17 to take on the Lower Canada Voyageurs for their fourth annual rugby contest. The 25 members of the Collegiate Select squad were selected following three weeks of tryouts hosted at Pine Banks Park in Malden, MA. The player pool consists of players who attend a variety of colleges across the United States and one in Ireland. The Lower Canada Voyageurs are a representative U19 side drawn from Eastern Ontario and Quebec. Continue reading →
MALDEN, MA – Mystic River Rugby Club, hailing from Pine Banks Park in Malden, MA, claimed the 2016 USA Rugby Division 1 National Championship, the club’s first ever national title in its 42 year history. The team beat the Austin Blacks of Austin, TX by a score of 45-33 at Infinity Park in Glendale, CO on Saturday evening. Continue reading →