Games to Watch This Weekend – Club – March 14, 2014

[match id=101]
When: 3:00pm
Where: BREC Highland Road Park, Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Memphis (0-7) will be traveling to Baton Rouge (2-5) for the divisional rematch. Last time these two teams played, Baton Rouge had defeated Memphis 35-0 in Memphis, TN. Baton Rouge is still fighting for a second place finish in the the True South West, but lost control of their destiny with a 9-8 loss to division leader, Birmingham. This is a must win for Baton Rouge if they are still hoping for playoff contention. Memphis has the ability to play spoiler for this team, even though their post-season hopes are all but gone. Baton Rouge will be the favorite for this game.

Players to watch:
Baton Rouge: Travis Gooch, scrumhalf; Mike Dellafioria, Fullback
Memphis: Chris Claude, Lock; Charlie Moss, Hooker

Photo by Jeff Cater //Nashville Rugby Club

[match id=239]
Where: 6100 Main St., Houston TX 77251

Shreveport will be traveling to Houston to take on the Houston United. Shreveport (2-3-1) has been on a two game winning streak with blowout wins over Bay Area and Katy. Houston United (6-1) is top of the league. They have been dominate this season, blowing out teams 331-129 points. Houston United will be the favorites in this game.

New Orleans vs. Arkansas State University
When: 12:00pm
Where: Harrell Stadium, 2200 Leonidas St, New Orleans, LA

Arkansas State will be traveling to face New Orleans in this match friendly. This is a great match up between great heavy weights. Arkansas State is coming off the win against Lindenwood and New Orleans is coming off a blowout win over Frisco Griffins. This will be the most exciting match up this week.

Chattanooga vs. Nashville
When: 2:00pm
Where: Montague Park, 1175 E. 23rd, Chattanooga, TN 37408

Nashville (2-5) will be traveling to Chattanooga (7-0) for the second match up against each other. Nashville is coming off a 52-21 friendly loss against St. Louis Bombers. Chattanooga has dominated all season and look to continue the trend. The last time these team faced each other, Chattanooga blew them out 39-3. Chattanooga will be the favorite for this game.

Players To Watch:
Chattanooga: Pat Flynn, 8-man;
Nashville: James Dulaney, flanker

Jackson vs. Birmingham
When: 1:00pm
Where: 3213 Forest Ave Extension, Jackson, MS 39213

Birmingham (5-2) travels down to Mississippi (5-2) to take on Jackson Rugby. This match will determine which team gets top of the True South West Division. Jackson will be looking to rectify a 53-6 beating they took from Birmingham, in Birmingham, AL. Birmingham is coming off a tough 9-8 win over Baton Rouge last week. Jackson is hoping that home-field advantage plays into their hands. Birmingham will be the favorite, but look for Jackson to pull the upset.

Players To Watch:
Jackson: Bill Barrett, flyhalf; James Lawson, flanker
Birmingham: Brenden Smith, 8-Man; Marco Calloway, Prop

Photo by Carly Dartez
Photo by Carly Dartez

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