USA kicks off v. Canada at Blackbaud Stadium in Charleston, SC today,
Saturday, August 17 at 6:30pm ET.
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World Cup Qualifier 1st Leg Rosters
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According to USA captain Todd Clever, a leadership group of players has taken
it upon themselves to ensure things get better.
“We’re at a point where we’re not making it acceptable to make those
mistakes,” said Clever. “The players group, Coach Tolkin, and I had a good
conversation about training and how we can approach it better.”
They talked about getting more efficient and using... Read More
Chuckanut Bay high schooler Titie Lamositele is set to become the youngest
player to ever suit up for the USA.
The young prop is named on the bench for the USA team to face Canada
Saturday at Blackbaud Stadium in Charleston, SC. Should he get a run-on,
something not guaranteed, by any means, Lamositele will do so at 18 years,
188 days. The previous youngest Eagle was Thretton... Read More
After most of a week in sun and not a little humidity, the USA rugby team
saw the humidity break and dump clubs full of rain on the players
Rain, and thunder and lightning at times are the expectation for the next
“We’ve had some
different conditions weather-wise,” said USA captain Todd Clever. “It was
real hot, real humid, and today the rain came down... Read More
Atop Matt Hawkins’ immediate to-do list as
the new head coach of the National 7s Team is scout. Between Nationals last
weekend, Serevi Rugbytown Sevens and the World Club 7s this weekend,
Hawkins has a lot of players to study. He was on hand in Pittsburgh, he’ll
be on hand in Glendale, and he’ll be reviewing tape from London.
“The biggest thing that people don’t sort of take a... Read More
There are three major events going on this weekend - the Eagles' Rugby
World Cup Qualifier against Canada at Blackbaud Stadium in Charleston, SC,
World Club 7s at Twickenham in London and Serevi Rugbytown Sevens at
Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo.
Serevi Rugbytown Sevens starts Friday night and will be streaming
here. And here's the
Saturday, your rugby... Read More
USA Men's 15s Head Coach Mike Tolkin will pare down his squad Sunday night
and Monday to face Canada for the World Cup Qualifiers.
All of the players, including the overseas pros, are in camp now:
Luke... Read More
Three pools produced undefeated winners Saturday at Founder’s Field in
Pittsburgh, Pa. NOVA escaped a competitive Pool B 3-0, the D.C. Furies
posted a really lopsided win and a couple of tough victories in Pool C and
the Berkeley All Blues managed two shutouts in their 3-0 run of Pool D.
The one pool champion to falter were... Read More
Andrew Suniula joined the USA camp Friday, and he will reunited with his
brother Roland on the 15s Eagles (the youngest Suniula, Shalom, is of
course with the USA 7s team).
“It’s good to see Roland back in the picture,” said Andrew. “It will be
interesting to see how he fits in. The key thing is for everyone to be on
the same page, and we won’t be starting from scratch as we have... Read More
This could be a good things for the Eagles, as they have struggled to avoid
penalties when it comes to the hit of the old scrum. The new variations call
for props to bind onto their opposite before the engagement - a variation
that harkens back to the older days of rugby, and one that makes for a more
stable start to the scrum.
In addition, the push doesn't happen until the ball is put in. This... Read More