Archives for October 2011

Quins 5-2 with Win Over Brumbies

Founders Field, Pittsburgh (by Matt Rosemeyer) The Pittsburgh Harlequins hosted the Baltimore-Chesapeake Brumbies Saturday for their final home game of the Season.  Baltimore was handed their second loss in as many weeks as the Harlequins won decisively, 36-0.   Pre-game field setup included shoveling snow in order to show the field lines.  Kickoff temperatures were still in the […]

Final Home Match for the Quins

Founders Field,  Pittsburgh The Pittsburgh Harlequins (4-2) will take on the Baltimore-Chesapeake Brumbies (2-2) this Saturday at Founders Field.  The Brumbies are coming off of a 55-15 loss against #1 MARFU club, Norfolk RFC, this past weekend.  The Harlequins are coming off a narrow (3-0) loss to Potomac Athletic Club, which dropped them out of the top 25 in the National Rankings […]

Quins unable to Topple PAC

Pittsburgh, PA The Pittsburgh Harlequins took on the Potomac Athletic Club at Founders Field Saturday.  With a good home crowd and moments of sunshine and blue skies, the Harlequins battled for 80 minutes while the visiting team from Washington, DC held on to their tenuous 3 point lead for the win.   Potomac, coming off four […]

Around the League

PITTSBURGH, PA The Pittsburgh Harlequins spent their bye week watching rugby both here in the States as well as the other side of the world in the Rugby World Cup Semi-Finals. The Quins take on Potomac Athletic Club (PAC) this Saturday at Founders Field. The game will split up the 3 way points tie for […]

Quins Edge Media In Last Minute Thriller

The Harlequins took on Media RFC on a gorgeous October day at Founders Field. Once again Pat Russel put the Quins in the lead with a well struck penalty kick minutes into the match. Media answered with a converted try, and the defense took over for a bit. With the Quins forwards having trouble penetrating […]

Quins take Media, PAC beats Norfolk

It took until the last seconds of the game, but the Harlequins were able to further secure their standings with a win over Norfolk this weekend. Final Score 21-22. A hat-trick by center Luke Titus highlighted the Harlequins offense. Elsewhere, Norfolk travelled to the Nations Capitol to face off against the Potomac Athletic Club. PAC […]

Quins to Host Media RFC Saturday at 1:00pm

The Pittsburgh Harlequins look to continue their successful home stand this Saturday when they host cross-State rival Media Rugby Club. The teams last met almost exactly one year ago to the day in Philadelphia, beating the home team 36-25.   Media is coming off a 41-26 win at home against Baltimore-Chesapeake Rugby club- their first […]

Harlequins Defeat Washington, 25-0

Fall swept rapidly into Western Pa. as the Harlequins hosted Washington RFC on a rainy first day of October with temperatures never rising above the mid forties.     The Quins dominated field position early leading to two Pat Russel penalty kicks. The soggy field and wet ball ruled out any expansive play, and center Luke Titus grubbed through the defense […]