A couple weekends ago, Mystic River Rugby Club hosted Worcester & NYAC for the first doubleheader of the season. Mystic River’s Division 2 Barbarian side hosted Worcester RFC in their first meeting since the spring playoff match in Worcester, where the Barbarians stood triumphant after 100 minutes of rugby, 34-20. With redemption in the hearts & minds of Worcester, Mystic showed up knowing that there was a target on their back. Following the Worcester matchup, which included a B-side showdown, Mystic River’s ARP side took to the pitch opposite ARP-rival, NYAC. The last time these two teams had met was also a spring playoff match, in the Elite 8 in Pittsburgh, where Mystic was defeated 14-32. Continue reading
This past weekend, Mystic River’s Division 1 team travelled to Pittsburgh, PA to compete in the National Championship Semifinals. Unfortunately, the team’s National Championship title defense came to a halt with a loss to NYAC in the Elite Eight. Continue reading
This past Saturday, the Division 1 Mystics lost a tough battle against NYAC at Pine Banks, while the Division 2 Mystic Barbarians were able to muster out a come from behind overtime victory on the road against Worcester! Continue reading
Last Saturday, the Mystics hosted New York Athletic Club at Pine Banks Park in a matchup between the last two USA D1 National Champions. The match lived up to its billing as a hard-fought contest between two elite teams, but the Mystics lost a nail-biter of a match by a score of 22-27.