Rugby Europe Championship – The second-tier tournament to the Six Nations continues with fhree games among the six fifteens. Also, Portugal meet Poland. The lineup:
Romania (18) vs. Germany (27)
Russia (19) vs. Belgium (23)
Georgia (12) vs. Spain (20)
Women’s April Sevens in Japan – The pools have been announced for the April 20, 21 HSBC Women’s Sevens in Kitakyushu, Japan. The Eagles rank third... Read More
Preparations for France’s hosting of Rugby World Cup 2023 continue to gather pace with World Rugby delighted with strong progress following the first official coordination meetings of the year in Paris.
With France set to receive the hosting rights ‘pass’ from Japan in less than nine months, the World Rugby delegation, led by Chief Executive Officer Brett Gosper and Tournament Director Alan... Read More
In the second round of 2019's Americas Rugby Championship, the Argentina XV 45-14 routed the Eagles. The loss effectively ended the previous skein of victories and memorable upsets from last year, specifically, a 30-29 first time win against Scotland, a 30-29 first time victory against Samoa, and a first time win 17-10 against the same Argentina XV side.
The Argentina XV, the second tier national... Read More
At historic Saranac Lake, New York, in 2002, the USA Women Eagles avenged an earlier year loss to rival Canada with a narrow 22-21 victory. Previously in Ottawa, the USA lost convincingly to Canada 24-3, when some Eagle starters were unavailable for the game.
A crowd of 1,800 watched the contest, with vocal supporters for both teams shouting encouragement.
The closeness of the match could be seen... Read More
In the first round of the 2019 Americas Rugby Championship, the USA Eagles romped over Chile. They scored 11 tries while conceding only one. Chile was never in the match. The second-round match against the Argentina XV side was never likely to be start-to-finish domination from the Eagles, but few people saw the 45-14 drubbing coming. Gary Gold named the same side in rounds one and two, with the... Read More
USA Rugby has announced the restructure of its commercial strategy with Rugby International Marketing (RIM) becoming reintegrated into the national office and renamed USA Rugby Partners, LLC. A press release said that “after careful evaluation of how USA Rugby can best be supported by commercial efforts, bringing the department and commercial director directly under the NGB leadership tree allows... Read More
The European sports media, especially, the UK, lauded England's successful game plan against France, routing the opposition 44-8. It was not the significant difference in scoring that the media emphasized but the consistent smart decisions on the field by the entire Red Roses fifteen in this Six Nations contest.
Earning special praise was England's kicking game that featured two aspects, the high... Read More
Giant's Conscience is a new podcast featuring Rugby Today head writer Pat Clifton and contributor Jake Frechette. The two seasoned rugby journalists will talk about the news du jour in American and world rugby. The guys lament the USA's lopsided defeat at the hands of Argentina XV, go over some college results, check in on The RFU Championship to see how our Eagles' teams are doing, we discuss... Read More
by Kristen Guernier
Calling all undergrads! Spend spring break warming up for the 7s season on Randall’s Island, March 16.
On the fifteenth year of the annual Four Leaf Fifteens Tournament, the Village Lions unveil a new bracket into the Randall’s Island competition- College 7s. The invitation is both a spring training and recruiting opportunity for underclassmen as they prepare for the upcoming... Read More
England beat France - England advanced closer to the Six Nations 2019 title with an excellent performance against third ranked France 41-26 at home. Les Bleues were the defending champion from 2018 and could also boast of a rare victory against New Zealand in France last year. England led 24-0 at the break, which effectively was a margin that not even a 26-point French second half surge... Read More