Early speculation and reports had the Eagles' Pacific Nation
Cup match against Tonga being played at Rio Tinto Stadium in suburban Salt
Lake City, Utah and the home World Cup Qualifier against Canada being
played in July in suburban Atlanta. According to USA Rugby's website,
things have changed.
USA is now slated to play Tonga June 14 at the Home Depot Center in Carson,... Read More
The USA U20 men culminated their regional camp in
Las Vegas with two practice games on Saturday.
In the first match, the U20s defeated their hosts, the Las Vegas
Blackjacks, 61-7. In the second game, the U20s scored at the death to win
22-17 over Southern California league leaders Belmont Shore.
Players expected to participate
Last... Read More
The USA U20 program is holding the third of its series of players camps
The Las Vegas Blackjacks, whose coach, Vaha Esikia, also coaches with the
USA U20s, have been hositng the Junior All Americans. The players have been
working hard, and on Saturday will play the Blackjacks and Belmont Shore,
who are both enjoying a bye weekend in Southern California DI play.
Team... Read More
Pila Taufa joined the Eagle setup for an 18-player camp back in
January. He stayed for the extended camp through the end of the month, then
Eagle head coach Alex Magleby said Taufa would stick around through the Las
Vegas Invitational on a trial basis. Now, Taufa should be considered a
resident, giving the men’s team 17 players training full time in Chula
“He’s a... Read More
Several Eagles suffered injuries while in Las
Vegas. All but two are back and healthy for selection for the Hong
Kong/Tokyo stretch of the World Series starting March 22.
Jack Halalilo took a blow to the head that sidelined him for the end of the
Vegas tournament, and the right side of his face was very swollen hours
after the conclusion of play. Luckily, he didn’t suffer any... Read More
The schedule for the Men’s National Teams is about to get pretty hectic,
with the Pacific Nations Cup, June Tests and 7s World Cup all on the
horizon. Over the next five months, the senior men’s teams have 12 matches
The May Pacific Nations Cup match with Canada interferes with domestic and
international club play, so fielding a... Read More
February 10, 2003, Nausori, Fiji — The US National Women's Sevens Team was
surprised by a 7-0 loss to Touchdown, the Fiji national touch team in a
6-team tournament won by the Touch team.
There was a final match, however and a
chance for redemption, as a Fiji national team selected as a result of the
tournament, containing 7 of the same Touch players, faced a very different
US... Read More