Former USA U20 captain Scott LaValla, who has just graduated from Dublin
University (Trinity) where he captained the rugby team and played for the
Ulster Ravens in the B&I Cup, is rumored to be signing with Stade
Francais in Paris.
Stade is one of the most storied, and recognizable, teams in the French Top
14. The Paris club finished second in the European Challenge Cup,... Read More
USA 7s Collegiate Rugby Championship, and specifically Central Washington
University's run to the event next weekend at PPL Park in Philadelphia,
gets national exposure as the Seattle Times story on CWU gets picked up by
the Associated Press and other newspapers. See here: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/29/sports/ncaa-tournament-looms-in-sevens-a-more-accessible-form-of-rugby.html
The converted No. 8, who was a Super League prop at 20, and, don’t forget, is
only 23, has spent a full season with London Welsh (after deferring that
decision for a year), and comes back to the Eagles a far more hardened and
“I think it was the right decision to put [coming to England] off and
coming this year it’s been great,” Pittman told RUGBYmag.com.
Pittman... Read More
There are players who could show up and break into the World Cup lineup
this summer. There are certainly players who are expected to be in the
World Cup who were unavailable. And there’s little doubt also that someone
in the squad now could well end up on the outside looking in.The small number of players who have pretty much secured a spot
Chris Biller and Phil Thiel (O... Read More
been a good week for USA player Scott LaValla. Earlier this week the USA
lock/flanker and captain of Trinity Rugby at Dublin University got to meet
Queen Elizabeth II of England.
Her Majesty was visiting Ireland on a historic tour (the first visit by a
British monarch since 1911) and visited Trinity College and met some
students, LaValla among them.
Then LaValla led... Read More
Hong Kong Rugby Football Union have announced that Cathay Pacific and HSBC
will be the new co-title sponsors of the world-famous Hong Kong Sevens from
2012 – 2015.
The four-year sponsorship agreement announced today resumes a successful
partnership between these two iconic Hong Kong institutions and the world’s
pre-eminent international sevens. Under the new sponsorship... Read More
his side defeated Utah 62-14 in Glendale, Colo., Scully, who scored two
tries, heaped praise on the eight in front of him.
“The forwards did a lot of work in transitional phase, and when we were a
man down they really played well,” Scully told RUGBYMag.com. “One of the
areas we wanted to concentrate on in this game was keeping the ball tighter
in the forwards and... Read More
Caravelli has brought back some established regulars, including several
players who have played in every tournament. Leading that group is captain
The squad is:
Matt Hawkins (captain)
Roland... Read More