GLENDALE, CO. - In an effort to expose the next generation of elite athletes to national selection, USA Rugby will host a Men's Collegiate All-American Selection Camp this Aug. 9-17. Set to take place at Infinity Park in Glendale, CO, the event will bring together 100 of the best college athletes for training and exhibition games under the direction of National Team and Major League Rugby coaches... Read More
HALIFAX, N.S. - Less than one week ago, the U.S. Men's National Team was making history for the second time this year. After a thrilling 30-29 upset of No. 6 World Ranked Scotland, the Eagles earned their largest victory in 94 years. Now with one final test of the Summer this Saturday (June 23) against No. 22 rival-Canada, the United States (No. 15) will make three adjustments to the starting... Read More
World Rugby has announced Romania and Brazil as the hosts of the next two World Rugby U20 Trophy events.
Romania, who hosted the World Rugby Nations Cup hosts on many occasions, will host the age-grade competition between 28 August-9 September, 2018 at the Stadionul National Arcul de Triumf in Bucharest.
Brazil, who are making significant strides on the international stage, will host their first... Read More
Rugby League International: Kiwis vs. England in Denver – June 23 Denver’s Mile High Stadium (NFL Broncos) welcomes the New Zealand and England’s Rugby League XIIIs. First North American League match in 18-years. The Kiwis are ranked second, and England third. In sixteen previous encounters, New Zealand lead 9-6-1. Gates open at noon. Haka at 2:05 p.m. Tickets range from $15 to $109. Broadcast... Read More
Joe Taufete’e likely never scores those two tries in the now famous win over Scotland if Mike Tolkin doesn’t fly across the country to watch a Belmont Shore match and give Taufete’e his first cap and select him for the 2015 World Cup. Tolkin, the former USA head man who just finished coaching Major League Rugby’s first expansion team, Rugby United New York, in their first exhibition season, as... Read More
Historically, Rugby Test matches played in the USA invariably fell under the American media radar unless that game included the All Blacks. But a Test with New Zealand scheduled this weekend in Denver has not raised even the smallest of blips.
Why no media coverage of a Kiwi versus England Test?
Because it's a Rugby League game, the first League international played in North America in 18-years.... Read More
The National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) has announced a list of twenty-five student-athletes named to the inaugural NSCRO Women’s All-Americans for the 2017-18 season.
The selection committee worked with coaches around the country to identify the twenty-five exceptional women who make up the first ever NSCRO Women’s All-Americans. There were a large number of senior players... Read More
The summer 7s season got underway this month across the country. USA Rugby tweaked the qualification process this year to give more competitive regions additional spots for qualification. Some regions will earn two or three automatic bids and this year there is a newly established Eastern and Western Open tournaments that will see the winner get an automatic spot to Nationals.
Southern Conference... Read More
It's one month until the start of the World Rugby Sevens World Cup to be played July 20-22 in San Francisco's AT&T Park.
This represents the seventh event in this global series. The last tournament was held in Moscow in 2013. New Zealand won the gold, defeating England 33-0. The Kiwi Women beat Canada 29-12 to take gold, also. The Russian tournament was sparsely attended.
The July event will... Read More
Rugby Today: This is the West Point Girls Rugby Camp’s second year: What do you offer?
Coach Lara Vivolo: Our camp will give young female athletes time and training to develop and improve abilities in fundamental skills and tactics of rugby in a healthy and positive environment. This year, we anticipate more girls enrolled so we can spend more time to improve players in their specific positional... Read More