10 new starting caps will be handed out Saturday when the United States takes on Canada at 7 p.m. ET at Dell Diamond in Austin, Texas. Eric Fry, Chris Baumann, Todd Clever, Chad London and Luke Hume are the only test veterans in the side.
Head coach John Mitchell has named Todd Clever captain for the match, as Blaine Scully has returned to Europe for duty with Cardiff. Clever already holds the... Read More
Aaron Davis, Nate Brakeley and Cameron Falcon have joined the Eagles in camp in Houston ahead of their second Americas Rugby Championship clash Saturday agains Canada. They come in to help cover for the injured Matt Trouville and Bruce Thomas, as well as for Titi Lamositele, who has become unavailable given the injury woes for his professional club Saracens.
Brakeley is a lock from New York... Read More
Whether you're an expat, an Eagle fan or a 7s junkie, there's rugby for you to watch this weekend. Bein Sports is carrying the Six Nations, Sydney 7s is streaming live and ESPN3 is streaming the USA's Americas Rugby Championship bout with Argentina live with a replay the next day on ESPN2.
Below is the matrix for the weekend. Check your local listings for the precise channel for Bein and ESPN2.... Read More
New head coach John Mitchell has picked his first-ever Eagle starting lineup for the USA's first-ever foray into the Americas Rugby Championship. It includes five debutants, with six more potential first caps coming off the bench.
Blaine Scully, the vice captain throughout the World Cup, will captain the side, depsite incorrect reports earlier in the week that restored Eagle Todd Clever would... Read More
Seattle Saracens lock and back row Matt Trouville has suffered a ruptured patella tendon, which will likely eliminate him from selection contention for the entireity of the Americas Rugby Championship. He was the only capped lock or back row veteran available for the whole competition.
"Tore my patella tendon yesterday and now my kneecap is just chillin' on my femur," Trouville posted on... Read More