This past weekend, Mystic River hosted its first and last triple-header of the spring season at Pine Banks. The Old Boys kicked the day off against the Greyhounds, followed by the NERFU Playoff match vs. the Boston Irish Wolfhounds, which was then followed by the first MLR match at Pine Banks vs. the Ontario Arrows.
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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
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GLENDALE, CO – The Mystics managed to stick out the full 80 minutes against the Austin Blacks in a back and forth contest that was up for grabs until the final minutes of the game. The final score was 45-33 to the Mystics, but the match was an incredibly close contest until the Mystics scored in the dying minutes to put them out of Austin reach. It was an absolute rollercoaster of a match where both teams had momentum and the lead at various stages. In case you missed it, the full match is currently available online at The Rugby Channel. Continue reading
Glendale, CO – The Mystics fought back from a 18-26 half time deficit to claim the D1 National Championship against the Austin Blacks with a final score of 45-33. We will have a full match report shortly, but are still processing the fact that the Mystics have claimed the title with a huge second half performance!