The long-rumored match between the United States and Australia at Soldier Field has been confirmed and announced. The Wallabies will take on the USA Sept. 5 at Chicago's Soldier Field, the site of a record sell-out match between the All Blacks and Eagles last November.
“It is my hope that after a full summer schedule, our squad will be close to peak form, additional matches before the Rugby... Read More
There’s just one tournament left in the 2015/2016 7s World Series, and the first chapter of the Olympic qualification story is almost entirely unfolded. Fiji, New Zealand and South Africa officially clinched their bids to the Rio Games.
The fourth spot on offer via the World Series is still technically up for grabs, with England having a stranglehold only Australia has a chance to undo. England... Read More
The Eagles’ Glasgow campaign ended with a 24-19 loss to England in the battle for third place. The match wasn’t as close as the score would indicate, as England had the result in hand the whole time having led 24-0 until midway through the second half.
An interesting starting group took the field for the Eagles, with Andrew Durutalo, Matai Leuta and Garrett Bender in the scrum, Nate Augspurger at... Read More
The United States' Cup hopes were dashed with a 19-5 loss to Fiji in the semifinals Sunday. Without leading scorer Zack Test, injured in the quarterfinal win over Australia, the Eagles went stride for stride with Fiji through the first 10 minutes before some key mistakes mounted against them.
The match’s first try in the opening minute was a result of Fiji getting away with a clear knock-on. A... Read More
A pair of long-distance individual efforts put the Eagles over the top against Australia, 14-7, in the Cup Quarterfinals Sunday in Glasgow. The win secures the USA its second Plate Semifinal of the season where Fiji awaits.
Australia got on the board first too quickly and too easily, with Australia going one touch line to the other without much in the movement, but Pama Fou simply made Andrew... Read More
Day one in Glasgow was a mixed bag for the United States, with a worrying 40-0 loss to Canada to open the day and a couple of big wins to secure a record fifth Cup Quarterfinal appearance on the season. The 2-1 record was good enough for second in the pool, setting the Eagles up with a quarterfinal match with Australia Sunday at 4:48 a.m. ET
In the day's opener, Canada held onto possession for... Read More
Mike Tolkin made wholesale changes for the USA Selects' second game of their three-match tour of South America, resulting in a 54-6 loss to the Argentina Jaguars Tuesday. Though the opponent wasn't a full-fledged National Team, it did boast a handful of guys that started in Argentina's last full test against France and another handful of capped Pumas.
Starting at prop for the USA were a couple... Read More
USA Rugby announced Wednesday an exhibition match between the Eagles and the English Premiership's Harlequins Aug. 30 at Philadelphia's PPL Park. This will be Team USA's second such match at PPL, as the 2013 test with the Maori All Blacks sold out the 18,500-seat Major League Soccer stadium.
“We have been working on this with USA Rugby for some time and everyone at the Club is hugely excited... Read More
The United States Selects opened their South American tour with a 13-3 defeat of Uruguay Thursday in Montevideo. The game was fairly unattractive, with plenty of mistakes and penalties on both sides of the ball. Several points were left on the field via missed penalty kicks, but the Americans scored the game’s lone try and managed to stroke one more penalty through the uprights than Los Teros.... Read More