The Houston SaberCats professional rugby team began their inaugural pre-season with a 50-07 win over the Seattle Saracens last Saturday at Constellation Field. Below are photos provided by the SaberCats and photographer Rhonda Currie. … [Read more...] about Houston SaberCats start pre-season with 50-07 win
The Bush Broncos beat Clements 62-47 last week at Clements to begin the new year with a victory. Bush started strong as they took a 35-20 lead at halftime. Da’Jah Vigilante scored 11 points in the first half to lead the Broncos. De’Jah Vigilante and Arianna Sturdivant had nine points each, and Chinyere Eziuloh added six. Clements relied on outside shooting … [Read more...] about Lady Broncos beat Rangers 62-47 to start new year
The District 23 5A All District Football Team has been announced and Devon Achane of Marshall was voted co-offensive most valuable player, and Korey King, also of Marshall, was voted special teams most valuable player. “I am very proud of both Devon and Korey. They are two dynamic and explosive players. And they are even better kids. Their futures are very bright on the … [Read more...] about Marshall’s Achane, King, and Willowridge’s Johnson top 23-5A performers
The Houston SaberCats open their inaugural exhibition season with a game against the Seattle Saracens of the British Columbia Rugby Union on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Constellation Field in Sugar Land. The SaberCats will be a member of Major League Rugby which includes the Austin Elite Rugby, Glendale (Colo.) Raptors, NOLA (New Orleans) Gold, San Diego Legion, Seattle Seawolves … [Read more...] about Are you ready for some Rugby?
If you combined soccer, football and that old playground favorite, kill the guy with the ball, you would come close to describing rugby. The key features of the game are: Rugby has two 40-minute halves and no stoppage or injury time. The winner is the team with the most points after 80 minutes. The field is 100-meters long by 75-meters wide. There are two … [Read more...] about It’s not football, so what is this game?