New York Defeats Berkely

10 years would have been an amazing record, not that nine years isn’t pretty damn impressive. New York played hard and was able to upset the reigning champs. Nice work ladies! From USA Rugby: 11-12-2006 – NYRC WINS FIRST WOMEN’S TITLE, STOPS BERKELEY’S QUEST FOR 10 STRAIGHTBOULDER, Colo. – The Women’s New York Rugby Club … Read more

Black Eyes, Team Pictures and more…

Bad Sportsmanship: While we were in South Carolina for Sweet 16s one of our girls got seriously raked in the bottom of the ruck. She vividly remembers being “walked on” in the bottom of the ruck. The referee said that he didn’t see it, and no one on the DC Furies would fuss up and … Read more

Pictures of the Beaver Bus!!

We picked up the bus last week and here are some pictures of the adventure!! (Click on any image to get a bigger version!) First we have Jonathon and I waiting for the bus to be unlocked. My hands are in my pockets because it was surprisingly cold that morning!! I love how the front … Read more

Pictures from High Desert Tournament

Some GREAT pics from the High Desert Tournament a few weeks ago. Use the dropdown menu to access the pics. High Desert Pictures Your Scrumhalf Connection – Women’s Rugby Blog. Daily posts about rugby across the world! Read the blog at and follow me on Twitter at

Buy Nothing Day

Buy Nothing Day. From Every November 25, for 24 hours, we remember that no one was born to shop, we make a small choice to participate by not participating. We call it Buy Nothing Day, and judging by the huge successes seen all across the globe last year – with thousands of activists and … Read more

USA Rugby Posters

I HATE SCHOOL!!! Ok, sorry had to get that out…argh, well I’m doing a presentation on Youth Rugby growing in the US and found some AWESOME posters! Check them out! Just click on the image to get a larger view.They also have a GREAT Spectator’s Guide that is graphically enhanced. Check it out here… Your … Read more

We Got DA BUS!!

Rocky, Shalay, Jonathon and I picked up the bus this morning…its so exciting!!! It’s a huge school bus that has been converted into an RV. It has bench seating, row seating, plenty of room for storage, a toilet, fridge, cabinets, microwave, running water and more!! We are already talking about painting one side with the … Read more


I am proud to post this email…the Satiated Beavers (Austin Valkyries 7’s team) is taking a 7’s tour in June 2007. Check out the bus we just had donated!! It’s so sweet! It needs some work, but we are excited!! Valkyries, Here is the big announcement: We are planning a BEAVER 7s TOUR of the … Read more

I think I'm ready…

I don’t know how to start this post. If you have been reading my blog for the last month you know everything has been about Sweet 16s. I have seriously slacked on my college coverage of local teams in the area. Sorry guys. We trained, trained, strategized, ate, slept, dreamed, visualized, felt, and wanted that … Read more