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
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
U20 Tournament- The annual U20 event, comprised of twelve nations, continues with its second round this weekend.
France defend their 2018 title. Les Bleus defeated England in last year's title contest.
The matches are in Argentina for the second year in a row. Games are played in the cities of Rosario and Santa Fe.
In the opening match this year, Ireland upset England, the first time the U20... Read More
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Is it really going to be on TV? Are they really going to let us play in the stadium? Those are the questions Rocco Mauer remembers he and his Bowling Green teammates asking each other before the inaugural... Read More
Paris Sevens, Men's Finale- The tenth and last event in the HSBC 2018/2019 series will take place this weekend at Stade Jean Bouin, Paris. The stadium is located in an attractive district in the southwestern part of the city, in an area that resembles the Forest Hills, NY, tennis complex.
The finale represents a two-way battle for the championship between Fiji and the USA. The Eagles need more... Read More
The newest members are:
Vaea Naufahu Anitoni - As the all-time leading try scorer for the United States Men's National Team, it is no question that Vaea Naufahu Anitoni is Hall of Fame worthy. His unmatched work ethic and passion for the game also set him apart. The speedy and elusive wing helped lead the United States in 15s and 7s from 1992-2000, playing in 46 test matches and scoring a record... Read More
The innovative Super7 kickoff event – “The Million Dollar Scrum” – has been postponed due to a surge of continuing interest from teams around the world.
Super7 President, David Nui, said, "We have been inundated with requests by teams currently registered in the contest, along with those wanting to join in on the fun to consider extending the contest and moving the event date to accommodate many... Read More
Men's London Sevens- The ninth event on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens circuit will take place this weekend at Twickenham. The USA are in first place in the standings and, probably, they can officially claim one of the four 2020 Tokyo Olympic berths after this event.
Pool A - Argentina, Canada, South Africa, Japan
Pool B - Samoa, Fiji, Kenya, France
Pool C - New Zealand, Scotland, England, Ireland... Read More
FIFA, the international soccer football association, announced that the next world cup in Qatar 2022 will continue to be played with 32-teams. FIFA planned to expand the tournament to 48-teams but Qatar had only eight stadiums and regional internecine conflict prevented neighboring Mid East nations from hosting the added 16-matches.
The 48-team event will occur in 2026 when the USA and Mexico... Read More