Author Archive for Matt Ryan
Matt Ryan is a rugby lifer from the shores of sunny San Diego. Need we say more? Call him lucky.
SAN DIEGO, CA – Another week of the California Cup competition is in the books, and week three did not disappoint. Heading into the two-week holiday break, Life West sits at the top of the table with a 3-0 record. OMBAC, SFGG, and Belmont Shore all sit one game back with identical 2-1 records, but […]
SAN DIEGO, CA – If there was to be an unofficial “rivalry week” in the California Cup, the second weekend of the Cal Cup competition would be it. San Francisco Golden Gate squared off against Bay Area rivals Olympic Club, Life West and the Old Aztecs added another brilliant chapter to their budding rivalry, and […]
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – This weekend the top six clubs in California kicked off the newly established and much-anticipated California Cup competition. America’s newest premier amateur competition will pit San Francisco Golden Gate (SFGG), the Life West Gladiators, Olympic Club, Belmont Shore, the San Diego Old Aztecs, and Old Mission Beach Athletic Club (OMBAC) in a five-week round […]
OBETZ, OH – I first met Matt Hughston in October of 2014 in the Denver airport. He was with Charlotte teammate Chris Milledge, and we were all on our way to LAX to meet the rest of the team we’d be going on tour to Australia with. Over the next ten days this rising superstar […]
SAN DIEGO, CA – Who do you think of when you hear the term “Beast Mode?” Maybe it’s the Tuilagi brothers, New Zealand’s Julian Savea or Ma’a Nonu, or perhaps the USA’s own Danny Barrett. Sooner rather than later, you’re going to think of this man: LangiLangi Haupeakui. One of the newest capped USA Eagles is […]