Games To Watch This Weekend – Club – April 4, 2014

[match id=109]
When: 3:30
Where: Gretna Park, New Orleans, LA 

The Dallas Reds (12-0-1) will be traveling down to face New Orleans this weekend. This will be a rematch battle of the two top teams in the Texas Rugby Union. The last time these two faced, they ended in a tie. These two have been keeping close with each other in the standings, with the only negative mark being against New Orleans (11-1-1)  when they lost to Houston Area Rugby. This will essentially be the match up that will most likely determine who is number one in the Texas Rugby Union. New Orleans will be the favorites in this game.

Photo by New Orleans Rugby Football Club

[match id=135]
When: 2:00pm
Where: Gretna Park, New Orleans, LA

Dallas Red DII (5-2-1) will be facing New Orleans DII (6-3-1). New Orleans is still in control of the DII Standings, but are only ahead by one game. This will be a match for top of the league. New Orleans is coming off a huge 25-5 loss to the Austin Blacks, while the Dallas Red dominated the Harlequins 57-10. The Dallas Red will be the favorite for this game.

[match id=248]
When: TBD
Where: Montgomery, AL

The Louisiana Lagniappe is back in matrix play, after playing in a few friendlies up to this point. Knoxville has played two matrix games this spring, but have not fared to well. Louisiana Laginappe lost to Knoxville back in October, 22-17. The favorites in this game will be the Louisiana Laginappe.

Chattanooga vs. Birmingham
When: 1:00pm
Where: Chattanooga, TN

This will be the last match before the True South Championship Semi-Finals. This game was pushed back due to conflicting schedule with the USA vs. Uruguay Rugby Qualifier match. This match will face the two #1 seeds in the True South East and West divisions. This match up is essentially a meaningless match as both teams are locked at their seeds. Both teams have played very well this season.

Additional matches:

NCR2 Semi-Finals:
#1 @Charlotte vs #4 Charleston Outlaws
#2 @Atlanta Old White #3 Greenville (2pm)

LSU B-side vs. Lakeshore/Louisiana Tech
When: 2:00pm
Where: BREC Highland Road Park, Baton Rouge, LA

 

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