The Eagles trounced Canada 42-19 to record a win in the first match of the Pacific Nations Cup. The format features six nations participating in a summer tune-up for the 2019 September Rugby World Cup in Japan.
The game was played to a sell out crowd at Glendale, Colorado's Infinity Park.
Other results saw Japan beat Fiji 34-21 and Samoa defeat Tonga 25-12. The second round continues this... Read More
by Brian Vizard, President, U.S. Rugby Foundation
"What a Night!" The Stars Come Out for the 2019 U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Dinner
Infinity Park’s Event Center in Glendale, Colorado was the site for this past weekend’s 2019 U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame Induction Dinner, and what a venue it was. With state-of-the-art amenities and space for the record-setting 360 Hall of Fame Dinner attendees,... Read More
It is twenty-years ago when the USA sent a seasoned, multi-capped fifteen to play in that year’s 1999 Rugby World Cup. Preliminary five pool (A,B, C, D, E) matches were contested in Ireland, Wales, Scotland, England, and France.
Cal’s Jack Clark coached the USA National team, which consisted of two Oxford Blues, two Woodley award winners, and many national champion California, Berkeley, rugby... Read More
Giant's Conscience is a weekly podcast featuring Rugby Today head writer Pat Clifton and contributor Jake Frechette. Back from a hiatus, they dive head first into the Pacific Nations Cup, the Pan-Am Games, recent goings on with USA Rugby's leadership, the MLR offseason (including some breaking news on expansion) and much more.
Listen to the full episode here.
The Pan Am Games concluded with medals for the USA Women and Men’s teams winning Silver and Bronze. The Women’s Eagles brought down a mixed squad to Lima, Peru, of veteran sevens players and new caps, while the Men’s team were a mixture of Sevens Residency Program players and university standouts
Canada demonstrated their Pan Am rugby supremacy with a gold medal in the Women’s event, and a silver... Read More
The 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan is less than sixty-days away before the opening match on September 20 (Japan vs. Russia). Meanwhile, the southern hemisphere Rugby Championship continued to round two of the annual event.
The match of major importance – the 98th Test Match between the All Blacks and the Springboks - saw South Africa score at the 79th minute to tie New Zealand 16-16 in Westpac... Read More
Pan Am Games - This weekend, the Pan Am Games will again feature rugby sevens. Eight Men and eight Women's sides will compete for the three-medals. The matches are in Lima, Peru, at the Villa Maria del Triunfo complex.
Women- USA, Canada, Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, Brazil
Men - USA, Canada, Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil, Guyana, Jamaica, Chile
Pacific Nations Cup - The... Read More
Last month, witnessed the debut of the Premiere Lacrosse League (P.L.L.), a player-based initiative that seeks to become the dominant organization in the sport. Led by star Paul Rabil, former four-time All-American from Johns Hopkins, and frequent professional MVP, the new entity marks a radical departure in concept from previous lacrosse or rugby start up leagues.
At the outset, the new league... Read More
The Bermuda World Classic welcomes age grade, over 33-year-old international players to a classic event on the island. Usually, eight team constitute the tournament. The USA Eagles Player Association has sent a representative fifteen since 1988.
In 2004, a colorfully attired Team America traveled to the Classic, a year after the Team surprised everyone by winning the first two 2003 matches... Read More
Team USA’s journey at the 2019 Pan-Am Games begins Friday, with the men kicking off against Guyana and the women against Trinidad & Tobago. The men close out pool play Saturday against Chile and Brazil, and the women draw Argentina and Colombia, with the knockout and medal rounds saved for Sunday.
The women have a clear path to the final with a good chance to win it all. They’ll be heavily... Read More