A report from the National Football Post has
Saracens and Eagle lock Hayden Smith pursuing an NFL contract.The report
says Smith has already worked out for the New York Jets and was scheduled
to work out for the New Orleans Saints Thursday.
The report says teams are unsure at what position Smith might best fit,
mentioning tight end, defensive end and linebacker as possibilities.
“... Read More
Glendale Raptor lock forward Casey Rock is off to play in Australia.
Rock will be joining the University of Queensland program, and hopes to use
that experience as a springboard into USA contention.
“I obviously haven't been guaranteed a spot, and the club fields four men's
sides, so I'm preparing for a lot of hard work in order to work my way up
the ladder,” Rock told... Read More
The Elite 7s bracket has grown tremendously this year to
include not only some of the best American clubs, but several true National
Teams and international touring sides. The level of competition is of such
quality, the final will be played Saturday inside Sam Boyd Stadium for IRB
World Series fans to watch.
Chile and Guyana are teams who've played inside the stadium in the real... Read More
Hayden Smith and Chris Wyles both came on
as subs to help Saracens avoid an upset against Treviso and clinch a
quarterfinal spot in the Heineken Cup.
Smith came on at 32 minutes for captain
Steve Borthwick, and Wyles slotted on at 50 minutes to help Saracens
rebound from a 17-13 halftime deficit.
Saracens, the only Heineken quarterfinal
team with USA players on the roster,... Read More
Heineken Cup Quarterfinals started today, only one club boasting an
American on its roster would be playing: Saracens. However, there’s still
one round left, this weekend, and a couple of more clubs are holding on to
a slim chance to reach the knockout rounds.
Saracens is not ensured a quarterfinal bid, but a win over Benetton Treviso
or a bonus point would put the defending... Read More
The schedule for the USA 7s international rugby tournament won’t be known
until February 4, as the draw and pools are decided in the final hour of
the New Zealand 7s in Wellington the week before.
But the bare bones timing of the Las Vegas event February 10-12 is indeed
On Friday, February 10, the first pool games... Read More
Here's what happened to USA players overseas this weekend:
Saracens (Chris Wyles, Hayden Smith) v. Biarritz (Taku Ngwenya).
Thanks to five Owen Farrell penalties, Saracens won 20-16. Wyles and
Ngwenya played on the wing against each other, and neither scored.
Hayden Smith didn’t play.
With the victory, Saracens is 4-1 in Pool 5 of the Heineken Cup. They... Read More
Cup marches on this weekend, and several Americans are in action.
Takudzwa Ngwenya of Biarritz and Chris Wyles of Saracens line up directly
across from each other Sunday to decide first place in Pool 5. Read more
about the matchup
here, and tune into Fox Soccer Plus Sunday at 7pm ET to catch the game.
Samu Manoa gets a start at lock Saturday against the Scarlets... Read More
Takudzwa Ngwenya, the 2010 Rugby Magazine American Overseas Performer of
the Year, will line up at right wing for Biarritz in Heineken Cup action
Sunday, and he will face Chris Wyles, the 2011 Rugby Magazine American
Overseas Performer of the Year, who starts at left wing for Saracens.
It's an outstanding matchup of two players who burst onto the... Read More