Cal State Long Beach Annual Men's Collegiate Rugby Kick-off Tournament
On Saturday, 18 teams representing 12 universities, met on the "pitch" at Cal State Long Beach for a full day of rugby to kick-off the upcoming season.
All of the teams were from Southern and Central California and the size of the event proved that rugby is alive and well on the West Coast. Each school played two "pool" matches, the outcome of which determined how they advanced into the later brackets and, ultimately, the semi and final matches.
Teams traveled from as far north as Fresno and as south as San Diego to compete for the Division 1 and Division 2 titles.
For more rugby action and a complete schedule of upcoming tournaments, go to scrfu.org/clubs.htm.