17 players travelled to Milandia pitch in Zurich for the most eagerly anticipated game of the season: victory would mean almost certainly taking the Swiss Champions title back from our closest rivals. Not only is it the hardest fought game of every season, but also a rare opportunity to play 15’s rugby. The weather was perfect. . . . → Read More: What a Fight: Zurich 17 – 19 Luzern!!!
April was never going to be a month for accumulating points – playing the top 3 in the league, all away. Thankfully, the RCL pack learned from an often soft display against Neuchatel last week, taking on the huge Lugano pack well in the loose from the kick-off in a manner that belied the differences . . . → Read More: RCL Men push Lugano in brave fight
It’s a sign of progress that RCL Men were disappointed with a close defeat away to Neuchatel, who started the day Saturday in #2 position in Ligue B. A little perspective: no other team outside the “Big 4″ have come within 20 points of Neuchatel, home or away; Neuchatel have averaged 42 points against them.
RCL started well, . . . → Read More: Close Game vs Ligue B #2 Neuchatel
Newsprint media, television, radio, tinternet and the greater blogosphere is abuzz with the revelation that not one RCL Men squad member is to be included in the list of 14 finalists for Mister Schweiz. RCL President Roland “The Hammer” Enzler, visibly upset, promised that the RCL committee would launch a formal investigation, and is expecting the . . . → Read More: Scandal at Mister Schweiz!
Everything about the Dangels opening game of the season in Bern was the exact opposite of the same match 1 year previously. Early in 2011 we travelled to Bern with almost as many injured & pregnant players as fit & healthy ones, without a coach, played in the freezing rain and barely looked like scoring . . . → Read More: DANGELS: Away Victory to Start the Season
After a solid performance against Zürich2 last week, RCL Men took on Alba Lausanne, a team with several seasons’ experience in Ligue B. After a disappointing defeat away to them in October, we wanted revenge.
RCL started well. Our scrum showed continued improvement, even on the previous week. Throughout the match, plenty of ball was . . . → Read More: RCL Men dispatch Alba Lausanne