On Sunday the TIRR Texans (Houston) took first place with a gritty win over the Switzerland Fighting Snakes in the title game. The Boise Bombers (Idaho) led by Spencer Larimore, finished third with a nice win over the Edmonton (Canada) Steel Wheels. Rounding out Sunday’s great games, the North Texas Cowboys (Dallas) were unable to herd the Texas Stampede (Austin).
Northeast Passage 'not about the disability'
The Milwaukee Iron hosted their 11th annual rugby tournament November 9 and 10. The weather was great. It was brisk but not cold. There were six teams in attendance. Each team played 5-6 games each. The tournament started with St Louis beating Grand Rapids and Milwaukee beating Omaha.
The annual Crazy 8's Wheelchair Rugby tournament was held November 16-17 in Perryville, MO. Perryville is the home of 2 St. Louis players, Steve Reisenbichler and Mike Schamberg. Saturday was a short but action filled day with all teams playing 3 games in a row with a lunch break in between the first and second game. Two teams had international players (Indy – Jose¢ Hilingo; Tampa – Leevi Ylonen).
BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby is thrilled to announce a monumental partnership with Paralympic counterpart USA Wheelchair Rugby.