A bitter final defeat for the Big Guns

The rugby season 2018 ended with a depressing defeat for HRC in the men’s championship final. The derby rivals Warriors took the title with a 37-21 (29-14) win.

The Finals Day lineups and the YouTube stream link

The rugby season 2018 ends today with the Finals Day in Kuopio (Väinölänniemen stadion) where two HRC teams fight for titles. Here are our lineups for the day and the live YouTube stream link.

Final preview: Season 2018 culminates with a derby final

Rugby season ends next Saturday in Kuopio with men’s championship final HRC versus Warriors. The game is a clash of neighbours as well as two different styles of play.

Big Guns through to the final

Big Guns through to the final Helsinki Rugby Club secured a place in the men’s championship final with a win over Kalev Tallinn in a nailbiter semifinal. The Saturday’s game ended 21-10 (14-10). HRC was ready from the start storming to 14-0 lead in the first fifteen minutes of rain and heavy winds. With four…

Lineups for Saturday’s semifinals

Tomorrow’s an all-important championship semifinal day in Myllypuro. In the women’s championship HRC face Jyväskylä Rugby Club and in the men’s top class the Big Guns meet Kalev Tallinn.

Semifinals ahead for HRC

The regular seasons in the Finnish rugby championships were finished on Saturday with HRC taking the second place and a home semifinal in both men’s and women’s series.

Come back win for the Big Guns in Kuopio

HRC’s final game in the men’s championship’s regular season was a thrilling show where the Big Guns made a big comeback to victory. HRC’s second half surge led to a 24-21 win over the host Kuopio.

Saturday’s preview: The Big Guns blaze in Kuopio

HRC’s regular season in the men’s championship ends on Saturday in Kuopio. The game is the last one also for Kuopio and the stakes are fittingly high.

Vital derby win for HRC

HRC scored an all-important 25-20 win over the Warriors in Saturday’s derby in the men’s championship. The bonus-point victory keeps the Big Guns in contention for a top-two finish and home advantage to the semifinals. The game started under a grey sky with an ominous resemblance to the season’s earlier meeting. Penalties started to pile…