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Rugby NorCal to Name its Champs Saturday

  • 09 May 2024
Wolverines Rugby

Rugby NorCal will name its girls’ high school champions in 15s and 10s, as well as a middle school 7s champion. The games occur at Cherry Island Sports Complex (2429 U St.) in Rio Linda, Calif. No admission fee but parking is $10.

In the 15s bracket, reigning champion SacPAL Amazons will face the San Mateo Wolverines. Both teams will feature at the May 17-18 High School Club 15s National Tournament in Wisconsin, with SacPAL in Division I and San Mateo in Division II (read more).

The Amazons beat Pleasanton 86-0 in last weekend’s semifinals, while the Wolverines eliminated the Sacramento Harlequins 24-13. All four teams will play to place on Saturday.


SacPAL rugby

Photo: Jackie Finlan/TRB


11:30 a.m. 3rd Place, Field 4
Pleasanton v Sac Harlequins

11:30 a.m. Championship, Field 3
SacPAL v Wolverines


Oakland/Lamo rugby

Photo: Jackie Finlan

Meanwhile, nine high school teams are vying for the NorCal 10s championship. There are three groups of three teams for pool play rounds, then another two rounds of playoffs will follow. Carondelet is the reigning champion.

Group A: SacPAL Amazons, East Palo Alto, Lamorinda/Oakland
Group B: Lanu Olin 1, Carondelet, Chico
Group C: Lanu Olin 2, Mother Lode, Marin


10 a.m. Mother Lode v Marin (field 3)
10 a.m. Amazons v Lamo/Oak (4)
10:30 a.m. Amazons v EPA (3)
10:30 a.m. Carondelet v Chico (4)
11 a.m. Chico v Lanu Olin 1 (3)
11 a.m. Mother Lode v Lanu Olin 2 (4)
11:30 a.m. Lamo/Oak v EPA (6)
12 p.m. Lanu Olin 2 v Marin (6)
12:30 p.m. Lanu Olin 1 v Carondelet (6)

1 p.m. Playoffs begin (fields 6 & 7)


Six middle school teams will be playing toward the NorCal 7s title. They’re divided into two groups of three teams for pool play rounds, which are then followed by two rounds of playoffs. All of the middle school 7s matches will occur on field 7.

Group A: Amazons, Mother Lode, Lamorinda/Oakland
Group B: Wolverines, Harlequins, Lanu Olin


All games on field 7
10 a.m. Amazons v Mother Lode
10:20 a.m. Harlequins v Lanu Olin
10:40 a.m. Amazons v Lamo/Oak
11 a.m. Harlequins v Wolverines
11:20 a.m.Mother Lode v Lamo/Oak
11:40 a.m. Wolverines v Lanu Olin

12:20 p.m. Playoffs begin

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