The Houston SaberCats professional rugby team began their inaugural pre-season with a 50-07 win over the Seattle Saracens last Saturday at Constellation Field. Below are photos provided by the SaberCats and photographer Rhonda Currie. … [Read more...] about Houston SaberCats start pre-season with 50-07 win
The Houston SaberCats open their inaugural exhibition season with a game against the Seattle Saracens of the British Columbia Rugby Union on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Constellation Field in Sugar Land. The SaberCats will be a member of Major League Rugby which includes the Austin Elite Rugby, Glendale (Colo.) Raptors, NOLA (New Orleans) Gold, San Diego Legion, Seattle Seawolves … [Read more...] about Are you ready for some Rugby?
If you combined soccer, football and that old playground favorite, kill the guy with the ball, you would come close to describing rugby. The key features of the game are: Rugby has two 40-minute halves and no stoppage or injury time. The winner is the team with the most points after 80 minutes. The field is 100-meters long by 75-meters wide. There are two … [Read more...] about It’s not football, so what is this game?
The Houston SaberCats (formerly the Houston Strikers) and the Sugar Land Skeeters have partnered to bring professional rugby to the Greater Houston area at Constellation Field. The Houston ownership group explained that the new name would reflect a positive and stronger image for the Houston team, explaining that a “saber cat” was known for bringing down their competitors by … [Read more...] about Houston SaberCats bring professional rugby to Sugar Land