USA Rugby released a video with interviews from head coach Mike Friday and development director Alex Magleby from the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif. They talk about the HP setup, new assistant coach Phil Greening and the Yakka Yard.
Arkansas State standout Michael Baska made a dazzling play over the weekend, with a behind-the-back dummy. The clip has been picked up by overseas rugby outlets, and already has 10s of thousands of hits. Baska is primed for a breakout year for the Red Wolves, and this clip is just a taste of his abilities.
What does a team that had played fall 7s and spring 15s do in September now that there's no fall 7s championship to play for? Have a little fun with its intra-squad scrimmage. That's what Arkansas State did when it jocularly produced this video of its draft, with color and analysis coming from Dylan Carrion and Martin van der Westhuizen. It's a bit long at 27 minutes, but there are a few comedic... Read More
Wheeling Jesuit defeated Notre Dame College 26-7 Sunday in South Euclid, Ohio. The game was a preseason friendly for the two varsity, catholic, Midwestern programs both making to make deep runs in their respective playoffs.
A tackle of a Wisconsin player by a Metropolis forward from the opening weekend of DII men's club play in the Midwest made its way to the web's go-to site for rugby highlights and clips, Rugbydump.com. Wisconsin won the match 24-0.
USA coach Mike Tolkin, Eagle captain Todd Clever and Scotland coach Vern Cotter and his scrumhalf Greg Laidlaw address the media after Scotland's 24-6 win over the USA at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas.