The USA Women achieved another three-win clean sheet in the opening day of the HSBC Sevens in Biarritz, France. The Eagles defeated China (36-5), Fiji (14-12), and a final win (19-7) against undefeated France.
The team will face Russia tomorrow morning. The game is on You Tube, streaming at 5:22 a.m. ET.
The eight-quarter finalists are:
Australia v Spain
USA v Russia
Canada v France
New Zealand v... Read More
Head Coach, Men's RugbyPosting Number- S00595JP
Department Athletics ob Summary
The Head Coach of Men’s Rugby works closely with student leaders of the Club to direct all aspects of the Club Men’s Rugby Team including coaching, match strategy, scheduling, program administration, budgeting and associated student leadership roles and responsibilities within the Club. Additional responsibilities may... Read More
(Reprinted courtesy of USA Rugby.)
With just 100 days to go until Rugby World Cup Japan 2019, the USA Men’s Eagles have named their preliminary 50-man training squad which includes 40 players who will assemble next week in preparation for the Pacific Nations Cup.
The preliminary training squad comprises a pool of players who will be considered for the final 31-man roster traveling to Japan in mid... Read More
Major League Rugby Championship Game – This Sunday, June 16, at 1 p.m. (PT) the league leading San Diego Legion welcome the visiting Seattle Seawolves in the second year MLR championship match. The contest will be inside Torero Stadium, a 6,000-seat venue that is home to the San Diego University football team. San Diego won both games against the Seawolves this season by scores of 17-13 at home (... Read More
The San Diego Legion host the Seattle Seawolves Sunday in the Major League Rugby Championship match. The match is going to be on CBS, and there is a chance Torero Stadium will sell out. This is a match worth being excited about.
Included in the things worth being excited about is San Diego's attack. Reviewing the last six matches, several things stood out about the Legion attack and I picked out... Read More
Rugby broadcasters in the USA walk a fine line between over describing laws governing play to a viewership unfamiliar with the game, versus less chatter about arcane rules to a rugby-centric listening audience.
Once long ago, there was limited television of rugby in America. The few amateur announcers were former players, talking to a knowledgeable but minute rugby audience.
In 2019, with the... Read More
Major League Rugby’s second season comes to a close Sunday, when the San Diego Legion play host to the defending champion Seattle Seawolves in the grand final. The sophomore campaign had its ups and downs but appears to be ending on a resoundingly positive note.
Robust crowds took in exciting semifinals in Seattle and San Diego. Those at Torero Stadium were treated to an instant classic, as Joe... Read More
With the arrival of the William Webb Ellis trophy in Tokyo, the countdown to the ninth RWC began. The starting date is September 20.
Twenty nations will play in four pools. The USA drew the most difficult pool with England, France, Argentina, and Tonga.
Betting odds in the UK follow:
New Zealand - 6/5
England - 9/2
Ireland - 5/1
Wales - 7/1
South Africa - 8/1
Australia - 14/1
France - 28/1
Japan... Read More
The U20 Canadian team defeated the USA U20 fifteen 23-5 in the second of the two-match series. Canadians will advance to play in the U20 Trophy round (second tier) in Brazil this July, starting on the 21st
The Canadians won the first game 44-33. Both matches were played in Canada.
The reality is that the young USA squad met only one-week before the first game, hardly enough time to mold into a... Read More
The San Diego Legion and the Seattle Seawolves advanced through their semi finals rounds to play for the 2019 Major League Rugby championship in San Diego next week, June 16. San Diego, league leader with a 12-3-1 record, beat fourth seed RUNY 24-22, scoring a try and conversion in the final three-minutes. The contest proved an even match slug fest between the two sides with tries scored under... Read More