The 2017 “Rugby Rising” documentary presented by Penn Mutual has been awarded a Telly Award, which celebrates excellent work within television and video. Created in partnership with Jalbert Productions International, the documentary was honored in the television, general-sports category for the second year in a row.
Over the last four years, Penn Mutual has strategically aligned itself with... Read More
RUGBYMag's Alex Goff chats with actor Daniel
Cudmore, former rugby player and brother of longtime Canada player Jamie
Cudmore, about his new film, X-Men: Days of Future Past.
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The Kansas City Blues have partnered with a local Kansas City charity,
River of Refuge. Beginning Thursday evening, the Blues will be camping out
atop the River of Refuge's building until they raise $25,000 for the
charity. The team will run a rugby demonstration before heading for the
rooftop, which they aim to climb down from by Monday.
The River of Refuge is transforming a... Read More
The East Palo Alto Bulldogs have been reinstated as an active club in the
Northern California DI league after a successful appeal of their banning to
USA Rugby, but will not be able to participate in any playoffs until the
EPA entered the season under probation after an incident in a playoff game
last season at Santa Monica, when Liuapeatau Tameifuna punched the... Read More
With Folau Niua singing with Glasgow, more pressure will be put on the
young playmakers – Pono Haitsuka and Madison Hughes – to become primary
The challenges for the Eagles 7s team don’t
end there, as the USA 15s team has its eye on a few players. Danny Barrett
is under contract with the 7s team but was on a fast track with the 15s
team last fall before school... Read More
The list will not include any players with teams overseas, including recent
overseas signings Folau Niua, Tai Tuisamoa, Chris Saint, and Toby
The recent signings have forced Tolkin to expand his search a little bit,
but he was ready.
"It's not about prospects, it's about established guys, but
the scenery is changing a lot because of the recent signings," Tolkin told... Read More
Stephen Tomasin left Vegas with a torn ACL injury, as he announced on
Twitter Monday. He says the injury will keep him out six months. Nu'u
Punimata is also possibly out due to injury.
Speculation is rife on who will replace them, but it was clear that Garrett
Bender and Madison Hughes led the USA Falcons in Sin City, and it is highly
likely those two, if healthy, will be with the... Read More
Concussions will be a huge part of the conversation when USA Rugby hosts a
Medical Symposium at the USA 7s in Las Vegas next week.
The Symposium itself won’t concentrate only on rugby, but is
supposed to be a sports health symposium covering a wide range of topics,
but, said USA Rugby Director of Medical Services Michael Keating,
“concussion is the most important thing.”... Read More
Tuesday the International Rugby Board announced that it is making a small
change to enforcement of the scrum engagement.
With the new scrum laws, the referee has been telling the scrumhalf when to
put the ball in ("Yes Nine" being the accepted verbage). This rule has come
under some criticism because it takes away a small advantage teams putting
the ball in have had for years -... Read More
West Point administration and the rugby team are keeping very quiet, but
former Head Coach Mike Mahan has been working on making sure the program
returns, albeit likely with a very young roster.
The returning players who were caught up in the offensive email scandal
that put the program on hold are working toward being allowed to play, and
according to sources are on track.
Reports... Read More