Match Reports

 
 

BRFC improve to 4-1 (2-1) with complete performance over Needham

Belmont High School Belmont, MA April 15, 2014 Playing in less than ideal conditions, with a strong, biting rain, coming off a physical road loss last week and missing 3 starters, Belmont put in their most complete performance of the year thus far defeating Needham High School 38-10. With pack captain Pat O’Connor unavailable, starting [...]

 

Belmont defeat Xaverian in league play debut; 2nd XV just edged

Xaverian Brothers High School Westwood, MA April 2, 2014 Belmont began 2014 Division 1 league play much in the same way they ended 2013, with a blistering, relentless defense and dynamic open attacking play, defeating Xaverian Brothers High School 31-7. In absolutely perfect rugby conditions Belmont were able to move the ball quickly & freely, [...]

 

Belmont win 2 pre-season tune ups, ready for regular season

March 22nd, 2014 Staples High School, Westport, CT: An annual tradition between Belmont & Staples has grown into a successful tradition, with the clubs trading home & home visits for the last 4 years as a way to prepare for the arduous regular season campaigns. In this year’s installment Belmont RFC traveled to Westport and [...]

 

Belmont improve to 4-1 (2-1) with win over Xaverian High School

Belmont High School Rugby improved to 4-1 (2-1) on the season with an impressive, gutsy, gritty win over Xaverian Brothers High School. Avenging a sound thumping at the hands of Xaverian last year, Belmont put themselves in a position to secure one of the top 4 spots in Division 1 and a place in the [...]

 

Belmont drop to 3-1 (1-1), losing to Hendricken 5-13 – Pictures thanks to Dave Chan

After an emotional victory against St. John’s Prep, a postponed match with Brookline, and a 10 day tour to Spain, Belmont RFC had trouble executing offensively, and problems defensively as they lost to Bishop Hendricken High School 5-13. Belmont has faced Hendricken only once before in the regular season – a bruising, physical match in [...]

 

Belmont Rugby Topple St. John’s Prep

Belmont Rugby RFC improved to 2-0 {1-0} on the season with a gritty, hard nosed, come from behind victory over St. John’s Prep. The Eagles have dominated Massachusetts rugby for the better part of 7 years, having not lost a game since the last decade. It was a brutally tough contest – physical, aggressive, and [...]

 
Photos of Belmont’s 51-7 win over Lincoln-Sudbury

Photos of Belmont’s 51-7 win over Lincoln-Sudbury

Photos courtesy of Dave Chan.

 

Belmont end the regular season 6-3 with back-to-back victories

After starting the season 3-0 Belmont was faced with a gauntlet of road games at powerhouse Bishop Hendricken, St. John’s Prep, & Xaverian. Withering the top three Division 1 teams took a tool on BRFC and dropping each of them was a blow to the season’s high hopes. The team could have folded. But, showing [...]

 
Photos of Belmont’s 26-14 win over BC High

Photos of Belmont’s 26-14 win over BC High

Thanks to Dave Chan for the great images. Belmont’s 1st XV v. Boston College High School’s 1st XV. Results: Belmont 26-BC High 14

 

Belmont drops to Xaverian, falls to 3-3 on the season

Traveling for matches is never easy. Playing in the friendly confines of Harris Field, under the lights, with a home crowd, is always an advantage. Leaving home for the 3rd straight match, Belmont Rugby once again faced off against a Division 1 Catholic powerhouse. This time, Xaverian High School. The two teams had never faced [...]