In the broadest sense, the June series of matches for the USA Eagles was successful. They qualified for the 2019 World Cup. In more specific areas, how did they perform? Below are details for tries, lineouts, and a new approach for evaluating scrum effectiveness.
Below is a breakdown for tries from the June matches. It is only four matches, but scoring as many tries from turnover (4) as... Read More
With the US v Italy match coming up on Saturday, it seems worth taking a look at what the Eagles will be up against. It was Conor O'Shea's first match in charge of Italy, so things were bound to be a bit different. Compared to much of the latest Six Nations, they looked quite sharp in attack, and Italy had a real chance for the upset of Argentina last weekend before ultimately falling 30-24.
We... Read More