Tag Archives: Rugby

Rutland Rugby Club wins local tournament
Local News
May 10, 2017

Rutland Rugby Club wins local tournament

By Evan Johnson 

On Saturday, May 6 in West Rutland, rugby fans from all over the state descended on a field outside of town for a day of hard tackles, mooseburgers and fundraising for a good cause. The event: The Keith Page Memorial Rugby Invitational.

Sports
June 16, 2016

Rag-tag rugby Roosters battle Bennington

By Maxx Steinmetz In what turned out to be a classic game of rugby, Rutland Roosters Rugby Football Club (RFC) visited the Bennington Battle on Saturday, June 11. Mother Nature seemed to follow its ritual of raining on the day the teams meet. This time…

Sports
November 4, 2015

History made at Rugby World Cup finals

14-year-old fan charges field, meets idol who gives up winning metal

By Maxx Steinmetz

Bronze final

The losers of the semifinal games, the Springboks of South Africa and Los Pumas of Argentina, got one last hurrah in this year’s world cup, as they played in…

Sports
July 16, 2015

Roosters steal win from Wolfpack

By Maxx Steinmetz

After a three week hiatus, including the Fourth of July weekend, the Rutland Roosters held their first home game since holding their annual Keith Page Memorial Rugby Invitational.

This game was the first of a three game series leading up to the…

Black River edges Roosters
Sports
June 17, 2015

Black River edges Roosters

By Kate Troy

Saturday, June 13, marked the last away game of the spring season for the Rutland Roosters rugby team; they visited Black River Rugby Football Club of Ludlow, Vt.

Without a referee assigned by the New England Rugby Referee Society, it…

  • Stowe rugby team wins again, Rutland loses in finals
  • Stowe rugby team wins again, Rutland loses in finals
  • Stowe rugby team wins again, Rutland loses in finals
  • Stowe rugby team wins again, Rutland loses in finals
  • Stowe rugby team wins again, Rutland loses in finals
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May 14, 2015

Stowe rugby team wins again, Rutland loses in finals

By Maxx Steinmetz

Photos Courtesy of Kate Troy

RUTLAND — For the second year in a row, Mad River Rugby Football Club took home first place honors at Rutland’s home tournament, the Keith Page Memorial Rugby Invitational.

On a hot, sunny day Saturday,…

Sports
October 30, 2014

Rutland impresses despite big loss

By Maxx Steinmetz Rutland traveled to Pittsfield, Mass., on Oct. 25 to face Berkshire for the second time this season. Despite only showing up with 12 players, the Roosters displayed hard-nosed, aggressive “in-your-face” defense forcing Berkshire to use their signature football-style passes in order to…

Sports
September 17, 2014

Rutland Rugby drowns against Mad River

By Maxx Steinmetz

On Saturday, Sept. 13, Rutland traveled to Stowe to play Division 3 relegates, Mad River/Stowe in the second week of the regular season.

Despite a strong opening 20 minutes, Rutland could not convert their efforts into points  until the second half when…