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Women's Super Series at Salt Lake - Today, July 1, begin the first of three matches among the USA, France, England, and Canada in what is billed as the Women's Rugby Super Series (fifteens). Four of the top six World Rugby ranked sides (New Zealand and Australia are the other two nations) will play each other. And, there are two exciting matches between USA and Canadian Women's College All-Stars. Schedule follows:
July 1, 2016 - Friday
3:00pm Canada v England
5:00pm USA v France
July 5, 2016 - Tuesday
1:00pm USA Women's Collegiate All-Americans v Canada-A (Maple Leafs)
3:00pm England v France
5:00pm USA v Canada
July 9, 2016 - Saturday
11:00am USA Women's Collegiate All-Americans v Canada-A (Maple Leafs)
1:00pm Canada v France
3:00pm USA v England
Pro Rugby - Two games on Sunday, July 3. San Diego (4-4) away at Ohio (6-3) at 3 p.m. ET. Sacramento (1-6) away at San Francisco (2-6) at 3 p.m. PT.
Harvard Will Welcome New Rugby Field – Harvard Athletics has announced that its men's club and women's varsity rugby teams, as well as the Harvard Business School Rugby Football Club, will play in a new facility beginning in the fall of 2016. The new home for Harvard Rugby will be known as Roberto A. Mignone Field.
The Harvey School (Katonah, NY, Westchester) Seeks Girls' Coach - The Harvey School is looking for a girls' rugby coach. Interested? Contact Men's Head Coach at firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Girl to Play Rugby - Check out the alleged history of Miss Emily Valentine at
New USA Rugby CEO Update - No announcement forthcoming. We have it on good authority that the committee met a few candidates in Manhattan this past week.
Nigel Melville - His last day as CEO of USA Rugby was June 25. A thank you for his time and effort shepherding USA Rugby during his tenure. Good luck to him at the new position with the RFU.