USA Rugby Congress member Steve Lewis sat with Rugby Today head writer Pat Clifton for an hour-long episode of the Rugby PatCast to discuss the developing and ongoing story of USA Rugby’s governance failures. Lewis unloads on the outgoing board, his fellow Congress members, and the nonsensical organizational structure that allowed it all to happen.
What’s left of USA Rugby’s leadership structure... Read More
Team USA completed its 2017/2018 campaign Saturday, finishing in sixth place, both in the season standings and the Paris 7s hierarchy. The Eagles went 3-2-1 in France, losing the cup quarterfinals to New Zealand.
Carlin Isles ran in several tries on the weekend, bringing his season total to 49. That puts him five tries clear of Wales’ Luke Morgan in the race for the World Series’ leading scorer.... Read More
Team USA notched a 62-13 win over Russia Saturday at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. The win is the Eagles’ largest ever over Russia, and it improves the USA’s record under first-year head coach Gary Gold to 5-0.
Pumping in nine tries was an impressive feat, considering the Eagles managed just one against the Bears in 2016. They’re averaging 48 points a game under Gold.
Russia struck first in the... Read More
Gary Gold's starting side for Saturday's match against Russia includes 244 international caps, 101 of which have been earned by players making their debuts under Gold - Eric Fry, Samu Manoa, John Quill and AJ MacGinty. They're joined by debutant Paul Mullen, a former Munster age-grade and USA age-grade player starting at tighthead.
The team is decidedly large, with Paul Lasike and Bryce Campbell... Read More
The Women's Sevens World Series is coming back to the U.S.A this fall, as Glendale's Infinity Park has been tabbed the newest stop for the now six-tournament series. Glendale will kick off the 2018/2019 season, which will serve as the first qualification vehicle for the 2020 Olympics, Oct. 20-21.
The USA has hosted a stop on the women's circuit every season since the inaugural in 2012/2013,... Read More
Gary Gold’s team is in its second week of training at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. in preparation for the summer test series, which kicks off Saturday at Denver’s Dick’s Sporting Goods Park against Russia. A couple of changes have been made to the assembly roster, but the team as a whole is strong, marking the first time in history the USA will field an entirely professional side.
The changes... Read More
Chairman Will Chang and Rob King announced their resignations from the USA Rugby board of directors Thursday. This leaves the board with just two at-large members, freshman Barbara O’Brien and Robert Kimmitt, following a rash of resignations.
Chang and King follow Dean Barrett and Chad Keck on their way out the door as USA Rugby tries to bounce back from financial woes surrounding Rugby... Read More
AUSTIN, Texas -- May 24, 2018 -- Today, FloSports, the innovator in live sports and original content, announced the acquisition of The Rugby Channel from Rugby International Marketing (RIM). The deal immediately awards FloSports the rights to all matches previously under The Rugby Channel, bringing 51 new competitions annually to FloRugby.com and accelerating FloRugby’s investment in growing the... Read More
LAFAYETTE, CO. - Following an extensive search process, Saracens Women's Head Coach and Director of Rugby Rob Cain has accepted an offer for Head Coach of the United States Women's National Team (XV), USA Rugby announced today. Cain, who possesses a wealth of experience in developing athletes, will take on a full time role based at the Olympic Training Site in Chula Vista, CA. Pending visa... Read More
Former Ulster prop and recently-inked Worcester Warrior Callum Black has pulled himself out of the Eagles player pool for June. The 32-year-old American-born, Irish-bred prop committed to suit up for former Worcester head coach Gary Gold and the USA this summer. He was announced last week as a member of the June squad, but he won’t be earning an international cap after all.
“It’s quite a... Read More