Best of the West…aren't we organized!!

The Best of the West tournament is in Austin, TX this weekend….I am very excited!! I have recieved many phone calls, emails etc and am LOVIN’ the organization. Makes me want to make our tournaments even better! Here are the pools and the teams attending:Pool 1Austin ValkryiesColorado Black IceOklahoma Roses Pool 2Olde GirlsBoulder BabesAlamo City … Read more


Thought this was pretty interesting…found via ————— USARFUReferees and Laws CommitteeLaws sub-committeeBOULDER, Colo.- Less than three years ago the ruling copied below was circulated to all Referees Societies. Recent events have made it clear that this issue needs to be circulated again, with some amplification. ———————————–Original Ruling—————————- RULING ON USE OF RED AND YELLOW … Read more

Wilkinson is sore but happy after comeback

Since this is my favorite male rugger, I had to include him!——found via Google Alerts Wilkinson is sore but happy after comebackBy John WesterbyNewcastle Falcons 32 Sale Sharks 21 Jonny Wilkinson (GETTY) AS THE referee blew for full time at a sunny Kingston Park yesterday, Jonny Wilkinson stood hunched over, his hands resting on his … Read more

KC Jazz update

From an anonymous poster: The first half of this match saw the Menagerie’s ‘A’ side pitted against most of the Jazz’s new more inexperienced players. The Menagerie jumped out to a 14 – 5 lead at the half. In the second half the Jazz put many of their experienced players in while the Menagerie played … Read more

West Collegiates Wrapup.

QuarterfinalsMen’s DIWyoming 29 Oklahoma 16Truman State 38 LSU 5Colorado 78 Texas 13Colorado State 17 Texas A&M 10 Women’s DIColorado 5 Oklahoma 10Texas A&M 7 UNC 10Air Force 29 Truman State 5New Mexico 29 Wayne State 15 Mens’ DIIAngelo State 29 Regis 12Texas Tech 33 Wayne State 0Northern Colorado 72 New Mexico State 15Missouri 35 Northeastern … Read more

KC Jazz Photos (Menagerie and Chicago)

KC Jazz played Minneapolis Menagerie this weekend…send me scores! They also played the Chicago Women’s Rugby Club on April 1, 2006…couldn’t find any results. Heard a rumor that ya’all might be attending Best of the West…is that right? Let me know! Your Scrumhalf Connection – Women’s Rugby Blog. Daily posts about rugby across the world! … Read more

Atlanta Defeats Austin Valks

Still waiting for the official score of the game, but sounds like it was a great test for Austin as they work to move up in the national rankings. On April 22, 2006 the Valks are hosting Best of the West with 12 teams already confirmed. They are: Valkyries A (possibly B), Austin, TXHarlequin Olde … Read more

Valks Lay Down Gauntlet to 'Lanta

Valks Lay Down Gauntlet to ‘Lanta By Alex Goff April 7, 2006 – The Austin Valkyries women’s club will face the Atlanta Harlequins this weekend in a friendly, but to consider this a game of little consequence would be foolish, as Austin is hot on the trail of proving themselves a national contender. The Harlequins … Read more

Western Collegiates

You all have probably figured out I am from Oklahoma…and I have to do a bit of bragging here! The University of Oklahoma is proudly hosting a 24 team tournament this weekend in Norman, OK.As we meet the demands of the West (lengthy list!) we have realized how much this costs to run a tournament. … Read more