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The Journey To Three

After winning the first two Women’s Premier League (WPL) titles in 2009 and 2010, New York spent the following four seasons in the fifth-place bracket, slipping a place each year. In 2014, New York was winless and finished eighth overall. But even then, the pieces...

2017 WPL Championships – Day 2

New York is the first team to win three Women's Premier League (WPL) championships, earning the ninth title with a 27-26 victory over Glendale Sunday. Both of New York's wins in Tucson, Ariz., needed a come-from-behind effort, making the 2017 trophy an especially...

2017 WPL Championships – Day 1

The Women's Premier League (WPL) has concluded day one of the national championships in Tucson, Ariz. The title will be awarded to either New York or Glendale, while Berkeley and ORSU look to top the 5th place bracket. The championships resume within Kino Sports...

WPL Semis Set for 2017!

In terms of post-season implications for the Women’s Premier League (WPL), it was the San Diego vs. Berkeley match that headlined week 10. The victor would take the second Blue Conference seed to the semifinals, and join Glendale, New York and Beantown in the title...

Week 9 Recap!

In the penultimate round of the Women’s Premier League regular season, two more teams secured their berths to the championship semifinals. The final seed will come down to San Diego and Berkeley, which play each other this Saturday. New York (7-0) had established...

Merlins Book Ticket to WPL Semis

After last weekend, one team has reserved its spot in the Women’s Premier League (WPL)championship semifinals. It will all come down to the final two rounds of play. Glendale (6-0-1) officially booked its spot in the championship semifinals after defeating San Diego...

WPL Week 7 Results!

With each passing round, the Women’s Premier League (WPL) intensifies, as teams chase those four coveted semifinal spots at nationals. Week seven was no different. The weekend started in Illinois, where Glendale and Chicago North Shore battled each other and the...

WPL Week 6 Recap!

Week 6 of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) was unique in that San Diego and Chicago North Shore contested a double-header weekend to minimize travel in the Blue Conference. The Surfers came away with two contrasting wins to better their position in the standings and...

WPL Week 5 Recap

After five weeks of the Women’s Premier League, eight of 10 teams have played all of their conference opponents. This past weekend, the Blue Conference contested its games on Saturday, while the Red Conference followed on Sunday. Berkeley was coming off a road loss to...

Offenses Flourish in WPL Week 4

Week 4 saw the Women’s Premier League (WPL) teams better express themselves offensively as they combined for a season-high 240 points last weekend. Six of eight teams earned bonus points for tries scored. But Chicago North Shore (1-2) had even more reason to...