Big weekend for New Orleans Rugby. The D2 Gold side defeated Nashville 44-3. The D3 Green side beat Tampa Krewe D3 22-12. Next up for each team is the South Final Four in Lakeland, FL on April 30th-May 1st.
12pm: Game 1: Ft. Bragg vs. Gainesville 12pm: Game 2: NORFC D3 Green vs. Columbus/Ft. Benning
2pm: Game 3: Old White vs. Krewe 2pm: Game 4: NORFC D2 Gold vs. Greenville
10am: D3 Final: Winner 1 vs Winner 2
12pm: D2 Final: Winner 3 vs Winner 4
The Louisiana High School Rugby State Tournament and the NORFC playoff games will be held on the same date, Saturday April 16th.
The following is the schedule for the day:
All Games Played at Pan-American Stadium except as noted.
11am #1 Jesuit v #4 Rummel (City Park Rugby Pitch)
11am #2 Shaw v #3 Brother Martin 12:30 NORFC Gold vs. Nashville - D2 South Quarterfinal Playoff 2:30 NORFC Green vs. Tampa Krewe B - D3 South Quarterfinal Playoff
4:30 High School Consolation Game
5:30 Brother Martin B v Jesuit B
6:30 High School Championship Game
Admission to the day of rugby will be $10 for adults and $5 for those 18 and under.
Peter Steyn, Competitions Chair with input from Rod Seddon and Dominique Duffy had been working on a policy that would re establish a South D1 structure and looking forward have a set policy for promotion relegation.
After discussion, certain amendments were made and a final copy was e mailed to all participants, and was: