In their final tune-up before the 2015 Rugby World Cup, the USA Eagles fell to the Australian Wallabies 47-10 at Soldier Field in Chicago.
The Eagles kept it close in the first half with a try from Mike Petri, but a lot of mistakes and turnovers cost them in the second half, as most of those blunders led directly to Wallabies points.
The Wallabies got out to a strong start, as they put continuous... Read More
Despite numerous challenges and setbacks, the USA Eagles finished the 2015 Pacific Nations Cup at 2-2, with victories over Japan and Canada. The second victory came in dramatic fashion, as AJ MacGinty kicked a drop goal with less than a minute to go in the match to seal a victory over Canada on their home turf.
Going into the PNC, it was unclear how the Eagles would look, considering they hadn’t... Read More
As part of Rugby Today’s coverage of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, which will take place in England from September 18th through the final on Halloween, our site will have several pieces previewing the event.
While most of the coverage will focus on the Eagles and their progress leading up to Pool B competition, some of the attention will deal with the rest of the tournament.
In the first installment... Read More
Reports from the UK have England planning to bring a 50-man squad to Glendale's Infinity Park next July for two weeks of high altitude training ahead of the World Cup. England head man Stuart Lancaster coached the Saxons at the Churchill Cup in Denver in 2009.
The United States won't likely have a Tier One test next year, as is customary during World Cup years, despite England being Stateside.... Read More
The United States will call four training bases home during the 2105 Rugby World Cup. The Eagles' four pool matches have been spread all over England, and corresponding training bases have been selected, as announced by the International Rugby Board Tuesday.
"Simply put, our team bases offer the best opportunity for us to train well, see, and be a part of English culture so that everyone has... Read More