USA versus Ireland - This important international Test match for the Eagles - sponsored as Emirates Airlines Summer Series - is scheduled for Saturday, June 10, at Red Bull Stadium, Harrison, New Jersey. Kick off is 5 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network. The attendance so far indicates a large crowd, perhaps a sell out of 20,000, as the New York Metropolitan area welcomes... Read More
Join the ever-growing list of 70 past U.S. Eagles players, coaches and staff, and U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame members in recognizing this year's outstanding class of inductees at the 2017 U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Dinner.
Already confirmed to attend this year's Induction Dinner are 1991 U.S. Women's Eagles: Ann Barford, Barb Bond, Tam Breckenridge, Patty Connell, Jen Crawford, Colleen Fahey,... Read More
You first found rugby at college, and, after graduation, learned that there were rugby clubs to join in the city you now lived in. And what fun and enjoyment to play through your twenties with a great bunch of guys who also loved the sport and the good times. Then, around 35-years old, when the bruises and stiffness did not go away in a week between matches, you made the necessary but sad... Read More
It has long been a goal of the American rugby community to bring the sport in the United States to a comparable playing field, both physically and metaphorically, in relation to the traditional American sports. The NCAA naming women’s rugby as an emerging sport certainly appeared to be a step in that direction, however, all that glitters is not always gold.
With the fifteens Women’s Rugby World... Read More
by Kent Ozmanski
Fleet Week Rugby Match
As part of NYC Fleet Week festivities an All Navy Rugby team was activated to play in a ceremonial match against combined NYPD-FDNY rugby team.
The match was played under the Triboro Bridge on Randalls Island next to Ichan Stadium in front of a crowd of about 200. Fans heard "Pomp & Circumstance" music, including FDNY Emerald Society Pipes and Drums... Read More
by Gavin Hickie, Head Coach, Dartmouth Men
The Role of Wing
Speed merchants and traditionally the top try scorers for the team, Wings are increasingly involved in the physical elements of the game.
Relentless in their search for space to give the team attacking options, they can have 50-60 sprints in a match a lot of the time without getting the ball. When they do get possession, they are experts... Read More
D1 College 7s Playoffs This Weekend – The Men’s and Women’s College 7s playoffs take place May 19, May20, and May 21 in Infinity Park, Glendale, Colorado. The championship features many teams new to the event.
Men – May 19 (16 teams, four pools)
Pool A – Bowling Green, Fordham, James Madison, St. Mary’s
Pool B – Grand Canyon, Lindenwood, Stanford, Wyoming
Pool C – Arkansas, Florida International... Read More
If you want to send a congratulatory note to one of this year's U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Class of 2017? Or maybe you want to congratulate all 10 of this year's honorees on their induction? You can do so by purchasing an ad in this year's U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Program. The deadline for purchasing an ad is Friday, June 2, 2017.
The 10 newest members of the United States Rugby Hall of... Read More
Sevens World Cup, 2018, San Francisco - Next year's dates are set for this first world rugby event ever held in the United States. July 20, 21 and 22, 2018. Twenty-four Men's sides and sixteen Women's sides will compete for the World Rugby Sevens Championship. It's never to early to book hotel reservations in the Bay Area.
Men's Paris Sevens This Weekend - The ninth event of the HSBC World Rugby... Read More
Once upon a time, the only people familiar with Nate Ebner were rugby fans attending the College Rugby Championship in Philadelphia. His first CRC appearance occurred in 2010 for Ohio State, and he returned in 2011.
Previously, Ebner had been a rugby USA U-19 and U-20 standout at fullback, voted MVP of those squads in 2006 and 2008. He was the youngest player to participate in the U-19 program.... Read More