6 Results for month: 04/2013

For Charles River, Unity and Catharsis in Win

There was no report of last week’s match, though the Lady Rats did play.  They played passably.  They lost to Worcester.  There was no report because, after the weekend, Charles River Rugby, like the rest of beautiful seaside Boston, stood still—silenced by incredulity, confusion and sorrow.  For Bostonians, the attacks on the 117th Boston Marathon felt intensely personal.  Nearly every Bostonian has ties to this venerable athletic tradition, having run, volunteered, or cheered a friend, family member, or complete stranger.  It’s tradition on the Monday Patriot’s Day holiday.  ... More

Charles River Men vs. Boston Maccabi

  Charles River RFC v. Boston Maccabi RFC Match Report April 13th, 2013, 12pm  Moakley Field, Boston, MA Rats Match Position Rats Starter Substitute[1] #1 Prop Phil Adams #2 Hooker Alec “Ox” Tolivaisa #3 Prop Wes Page #4 Lock Mike “Mes” Morrison Mark “The Kid” ... More

Charles River Men vs. Framingham Men

Charles River v. Framingham Match Report        April 6th, 2013, 12:00pm  Moakley Park, South Boston, MA Rats Match Position Rats Starter Substitute[1] #1 Prop Phil Adams Chris Gardner #2 Hooker Alec “Ox” Tolivaisa   #3 Prop Wes Page   #4 Lock Dave “Andre” ... More

Rats Keep on Tickin’

  The retired Timex watch slogan saw its reincarnation last Saturday, on the backs of a Charles River Lady Rat team that never quit in the face of adversity.  Traveling to Sudbury with a severely depleted lineup, the Orange and Green challenged a renowned Beantown squad, clawing their way through the match with ... More

Charles River Men vs. North Shore Men

Charles River v. North Shore Match Report March 30th, 2013, Dilboy Stadium Somerville, MA A-Side Match   Position 1st  Period Starter 2nd Period Starter #1 Prop Phil Adams Jeff Garnder #2 Hooker Alec “Ox” Tolivaisa Phil Adams #3 Prop Wes Page Wes Page #4 Lock Mark “The ... More

Charles River Women Inches Short in Season Opener

In the inaugural game of the spring 2013 season, Charles River fell to perennial rival North Shore, as the Monsoons edged the Rats 22-17.  The Orange and Green had rallied late, staging a comeback after gaining momentum in the second half of a pack-heavy match.  The rally cry was dramatically silenced, though, as in the ... More