2024 USA Club XVs Rugby National Championships – Schedule, Viewing Options, and Results – May 17-19

The USA Rugby Club National Championships are set to captivate fans from May 17-19, 2024, at the Round Rock Multi-purpose Complex in Austin, TX. Organized the USA Rugby Senior Club Committee (USAR SCC) and hosted  by the Austin Blacks, this tournament promises thrilling matches across multiple divisions, showcasing top talent in American rugby.

Women’s Divisions

In the Women’s Division 1 (WD1), the Final Four features powerhouse teams battling for supremacy. NOVA will take on the San Diego Surfers, while the Utah Vipers face off against Pittsburgh Forge. Reigning champions, the San Diego Surfers, are determined to defend their title against these formidable opponents. These matches are scheduled for Friday, with NOVA versus San Diego at 2:00 PM and Utah Vipers versus Pittsburgh Forge at 1:00 PM.

The Women’s Division 2 (WD2) also promises excitement, especially with last year’s champions, Knoxville Minx, no longer in the running. The lineup includes Phoenixville against Sacramento Amazons and Tampa Bay Krewe versus South Buffalo. New champions will emerge, and the initial clashes will take place on Saturday, starting with Phoenixville versus Sacramento at 12:00 PM followed by Tampa Bay against South Buffalo at 1:00 PM.

Men’s Divisions

The Men’s Division 1 (MD1) features intense matchups, with NOVA clashing with Belmont Shore and Dallas RFC facing St. Louis Bombers. These games are scheduled back-to-back on Friday, starting at 3:00 PM for NOVA versus Belmont and 4:00 PM for Dallas versus St. Louis. Notably, the Austin Blacks are the defending champions in this division; however, they faced a stunning upset by Dallas RFC, adding an extra layer of anticipation to see how Dallas will perform this year following their remarkable victory.

In Men’s Division 2 (MD2), teams like Boston Irish and Miami will try to outmaneuver their opponents, Oceanside and Indianapolis, respectively. The battles commence on Saturday, with Boston Irish taking on Oceanside at 2:00 PM and Miami against Indianapolis at 3:00 PM. It’s worth noting that the Denver Barbarians were the champions last year, setting a high benchmark for this season’s contenders who are eager to claim the title for themselves.

Men’s Division 3 (MD3) includes host team Austin Blacks, who are the defending champions, playing against Red River Ruffians, and Charles River competing against Colusa. These matches are slated for Saturday morning, with the Austin Blacks game at 10:00 AM and Charles River at 11:00 AM. The Austin Blacks aim to defend their title on their home turf, adding an extra level of excitement to the competition.

Final Showdowns

Championship Sunday will see winners from previous days go head-to-head to claim the national titles across all divisions. The first match starts at 10:00 AM with MD3 finalists, followed by the WD2 and WD1 finals, and concluding with the MD2 and MD1 title games.

Experience It Live or Stream Online

Spectators can enjoy these action-packed games live for $10 per day, with children under 12 entering for free. For those unable to attend, Next Level Rugby will bring the electrifying tournament production to fans worldwide, streaming exclusively on The Rugby Network.

Explore Their Journey

Curious about how these formidable women’s teams advanced to the Nationals? Check out our detailed competition guide for insights on their path to the championship!

Schedule & Results

Date

Game

Time (CST/CDT)

Division

Team 1

Score

Team 2

Score

Field

May 1711:00 PMWD1Utah Vipers31
Pittsburgh Forge
221
May 1722:00 PMWD1NOVA31
San Diego Surfers
242
May 1733:00 PMMD1NOVA24Belmont Shore471
May 1744:00 PMMD1Dallas RFC15
St. Louis Bombers
192
May 18510:00 AMMD3Austin Blacks48Red River Ruffians191
May 18611:00 AMMD3Charles River31Colusa County332
May 18712:00 PMWD2
Phoenixville White Horse
32
Sacramento Amazons
211
May 1881:00 PMWD2
Tampa Bay Krewe
67South Buffalo52
May 1892:00 PMMD2
Boston Irish Wolfhounds
25
Oceanside Chiefs
341
May 18103:00 PMMD2Miami Tridents34Indianapolis212
May 191110:00 AMMD3
Austin Blacks
83Colusa County02
May 191211:00 AMWD2
Phoenixville White Horse
14
Tampa Bay Krewe
591
May 191312:00 PMWD1
Utah Vipers
12
NOVA
442
May 19141:00 PMMD2
Oceanside Chiefs
10
Miami Tridents
381
May 19152:00 PMMD1
Belmont Shore
25
St. Lous Bombers
262

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