The 2013 Ruffneck Cup (home page) will be awarded to the Puget Sound club that can best accomplish the task of the cup slogan: “beat thy neighbor.” The Kitsap Pumas, North Sound SeaWolves, Sounders U23 and Washington Crossfire will have six league battles each to claim the second-annual cup that goes to the winner of …
by David Falk Various sources from all four of the Puget Sound area’s Premier Development League (PDL) soccer clubs have confirmed they will all return in 2013. The Sounders U-23 will play their second season under that name after operating as Tacoma Tide FC for six campaigns. The Kitsap Pumas will play their fifth season …
goalWA.net is starting a new tradition of highlighting one local match as our “Match of the Week.” It is a great time to do so as tonight in Bremerton one of the bigger PDL matches in recent seasons takes place between Washington Crossfire and the Kitsap Pumas.
The Kitsap Pumas have a chance to put their goal-less weekend far behind them when they host Washington Crossfire on Friday night at Bremerton Memorial Stadium. A Pumas victory would earn them the Puget Sound Derby trophy The Ruffneck Cup.
The Kitsap Pumas enter a five-match homestand Friday that could see the club solidify a playoff spot, clinch the PDL NW division and claim the Ruffneck Cup derby trophy as well. The defending PDL Champs host Vancouver, Victoria, Washington Crossfire, North Sound and the Sounders U-23′s between June 22 and July 6.
The Kitsap Pumas took control of the Ruffneck Cup race and jumped back into first place in the PDL Northwest after a convincing 3:0 throttling of the Sounders U-23′s on Friday night at Cheney Stadium. The awkward baseball to soccer configuration might have been a distraction to fans, but Kitsap didn’t let the strange setting …
Tacoma, WA – First place will be on the line Friday night when the Sounders U-23 take on the Kitsap Pumas at Cheney Stadium at 7:30 p.m. The Sounders U-23 are currently atop the PDL Northwest Division standings with 18 points in nine games played. The Pumas find themselves in a three-way-tie for second place …
Tacoma, WA – The Sounders U-23 kicked off their weekend double header with a strong showing as they took down the Washington Crossfire 2-0 Friday night at Franklin Pierce High School.
Tacoma, WA – Come join the Sounders U-23 this weekend as they return home to Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma to take on the Washington Crossfire Friday night at 7:30 p.m., and then the North Sound SeaWolves FC on Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
The Kitsap Pumas are now a perfect 3-0-0 this season in matches against Ruffneck Cup foes from around the Puget Sound. The defending PDL National Champs have now faced the other three and come away with three wins after Sunday’s second-half surge in a 3:0 victory in Edmonds against the North Sound SeaWolves.
EDMONDS, Wash. — The North Sound SeaWolves went into halftime with plenty of momentum but a goal off a corner kick midway through the second half gave the Washington Crossfire a 2-1 victory in a Premier Development League game Friday at Edmonds Stadium.
EDMONDS, Wash. — After opening the season with a pair of games on the road, the North Sound SeaWolves FC will play its first game in its new home stadium Friday evening.
Washington Crossfire have had a very nice week. The PDL club out of Redmond took 7 of 9 points, including a Wednesday night shut out over the North Sound SeaWolves in Ruffneck Cup play.
The name and jersey colors have changed, but the result at Bremerton Memorial Stadium on Saturday night looked very familiar. The Kitsap Pumas took another one from a team that plays in Tacoma.
Seattle, Wash. — Ruffneck Scarves and goalWA.net today announce the birth of the Ruffneck Cup, a derby rivalry cup between the Puget Sound’s Premier Development League (PDL) soccer clubs that will kick off this coming Saturday May 19 in Bremerton when the Sounders U-23 visit the Kitsap Pumas.
EDMONDS, Wash. — With preseason training about to begin, the North Sound SeaWolves FC has signed five more players for the upcoming Premier Development League season.
The Ruffneck Cup debuts in 2012 as a neighborhood battle between the four Premier Development League clubs in the greater Puget Sound area: Kitsap Pumas, North Sound SeaWolves, Sounders U23, Washington Crossfire. Today Ruffneck Scarves and goalWA.net announce that 100 unique scarves will be awarded to the winning side.
The North Sound SeaWolves of the Premier Development League today announce the return of four important players to their roster for the 2012 season. Seattle University provides three local guys and the University of Washington, via a Seattle Sounders FC draft choice, makes the fourth. The SeaWolves will compete for the first-ever Ruffneck Cup in …
EDMONDS, Wash. — After two rounds of tryouts, the North Sound SeaWolves FC have invited 18 players back to participate in a scrimmage against Gonzaga on April 14 at Quil Ceda Stadium in Marysville (5611 108th St. NE, Marysville, WA 98270). Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m.
Tacoma, WA. – The staff that will be developing Sounders FC stars of tomorrow is assembled. Darren Sawatzky will be aided by a staff made up of professional playing and college coaching experience. Assistant coaches, Mike Jennings, Jason Prenovost, and Ben Dragavon have been hired for the 2012 PDL season.
What might you expect to see if you visit Ruffneck Scarves headquarters in Seattle? We get a look inside from intern Jose, who captures the atmosphere of a company that revolves around love for the world’s game.
Fans voting in a poll posted on the new Sounders U23s Facebook page have overwhelmingly picked the Kitsap Pumas as the new PDL Rave Green’s biggest rival. The choice might surprise those who think the Timbers are always the Sounders’ top antagonists…
It’s fitting that the first-ever Ruffneck Cup match pits two former rivals against each other. Tacoma Tide FC and the Pumas once battled for the “Narrows Bridge Bell.” Now the newly renamed Sounders U23 will take aim at the defending national champions in the first kick of the inaugural Puget Sound PDL competition.
Our Top 5 feature is back as we look at what our readers put at the top of the chart for the week of Sunday January 22 through Saturday January 28, 2012.
Ruffneck Scarves and goalWA.net are teaming up to honor PDL soccer in Puget Sound with a derby cup for the winner of the season series between the four local clubs.