American player Samu Manoa has made a great start at Northampton. Here's a
video interview after his first couple of matches. It's a classic insight
into the player, as he deflects accolades and, as he says, "I'm just trying
to do me, man."
Following up on Alex Goff's column about some of the basics of good rugby
that the USA would do well to remember, see these highlights of
Scotland's 20-20 tie with France form the 1987 World Cup.
Different ball, different rules, but the idea of running support,
committing the man and offloading, and running from depth all ring true.
You can find a lesson in almost every highlight... Read More
7s Eagle Justin Boyd scored several tries for Belmont Shore at Nationals,
and we caught up with him after the finals win. He mentions that the
interviewer, Pat Clifton, picked Belmont Shore to win the national
USA 7s coach Al Caravelli was in Denver Sunday to take in the West all-star
tryouts and run some fitness tests. RUGBYMag's Pat Clifton caught up with
him to discuss the upcoming Pan-Am games in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Mark Bokhoven is still sidelined with a torn ACL, but RUGBYMag's Pat
Clifton caught up with him at Denver 7s to talk about recovery, the Pan-Am
games, a high school 7s camp in Iowa (Mark went to Iowa State) and his club
the Denver Barbarians.