LATEST NEWS
  1. Preseason practice has started
  2. Over 230 attendees at Blacks 50th Anniversary Gala
  3. Blacks 1st preseason match in November
  4. Blacks preseason practice starts in October
  5. Hall of Fame Inductees 2017 named

News

Weekend of death Vs Woodlands and Reds
April 15, 2014

What’s better than spending Saturday at rugby and having the old ball & chain hassling you about not doing housework? You guessed it. Spending Saturday and Sunday at Burr field enjoying the sunshine and squelching on your husbandly responsibilities. Sometimes life is good. Sometimes the gods smile on us.

Griffins blowout means little for Reds Showdown
April 8, 2014

The Griffins might well be the thorn that holds back the Austin Blacks in 2014. As a new club coming into Divison 1, little was expected of them back in September. Yet the early-season draw between the two clubs’ Division 1 teams has been the difference all year between contention and stagnation for the Blacks. A…

Roster changes highlight internal Prop conflict
April 4, 2014

To my dismay, I was unable to support the gents in NOLA this past weekend. The Austin Blacks Division 2 squad was spectacular from all reports. Division 1 had a spirited loss. With bodies put on the line, the guys came up just shy of a famous victory. I’d like to be able to share…

The 'Dave Pena' effect
March 27, 2014

Another week at Burr Field and another excellent round of wins by the Austin Rugby club. Barely a month ago, both teams had traveled to Houston to play a very tough couple of games against HARC. On that long day, Austin came away with two tough victories. Short on numbers and players in key positions,…

A family conundrum
March 17, 2014

This week saw the Austin Rugby Club successful in both grades with the Division 1 team handily taking apart Fort Worth in what was a tough game to watch in many respects. Let’s be honest, here’s only so many times you can see Ron Nicks bumble his way across the white line before you turn…

Honoring the Veterans of Austin Rugby
November 11, 2013

It’s Veterans Day today and while we want to thank all the veterans that have served our country and fought for our freedom, we wanted to honor a special few veterans that also sacrifice for their teammates on the rugby pitch. The Austin Rugby Club has a long history of ruggers with proud military service…

Austin Announces 2013 Preseason Schedule
October 25, 2013

The Austin Blacks are ready to kick off the preseason this Saturday October 26th as they travel up I-35 for a showdown with Baylor University in Waco. Austin will send a development squad up to take on the Bears. The Blacks have been training for the past month but this will be the first opportunity…

Blacks Players Key In Rep Team Comeback
October 2, 2013

The Central Texas All-Stars, led by several Austin Blacks, traveled down to Houston this past Saturday to battle the South All-Stars which resulted in a tie 24-24. The Central team lead 14-7 at the half, but South fired out  in the second half and built a big lead until Central, with a few late game…

Blacks Kick Off Preseason Training September 10th
August 25, 2013

The Austin Blacks will kick off the 2013-2014 season with their first preseason training starting on September 10th. The first league match is just about a month after the start of preseason, so it’s important everyone takes the proper amount of time to shake off the rust.

Where To Watch Monday Night Football In Austin
August 20, 2013

Austin’s best Happy Hour just got a whole lot better. J. Black’s Feel Good Lounge on West 6th st will be featuring favorites from the home team every week on Monday nights during the NFL season. Get out there and support our sponsor!!