Giant's Conscience is a new podcast featuring Rugby Today head writer Pat Clifton and contributor Jake Frechette. The two seasoned rugby journalists will talk about the news du jour in American and world rugby. An American rugger, nicknamed "Scottish Hammer" was picked up by the Cleveland Browns. Nova Scotia has a safety scare as high school rugby is threatened. The possibilities of analytics in... Read More
(With Evie Hansen)
New York City rugby enjoys a long and storied past that dates back to the turn of the last century when ex-Pats played the game. Of note, around 1901, Amos Alonzo Stagg, famous U. Chicago football coach (and All-American end at Yale), viewed a rugby contest in the city to determine whether gridiron football should revert back to rugby union. The answer proved negative.
In 1929... Read More
Giant's Conscience is a new podcast featuring Rugby Today head writer Pat Clifton and contributor Jake Frechette. The two seasoned rugby journalists will talk about the news du jour in American and world rugby. A miniature hiatus comes to an end as the guys discuss the Mathieu Bastareaud signing, Women's Eagles vs. BaaBaas, Rugby X, the effect of MLR on the 7s USMNT, College Rugby's Final 4 and... Read More
Twenty-five union and federation representatives will attend Sudamérica Rugby’s first Women in Rugby Forum in Asunción, Paraguay, on Thursday and Friday.
Katie Sadleir, World Rugby’s General Manager of Women’s Rugby, will be in attendance for the two-day forum, which will incorporate a number of workshops dedicated to specific areas of the game with presentations by both Sudamérica Rugby and... Read More
The Black Ferns will play the world’s top ranked teams in a four-Test series in San Diego in July, New Zealand Rugby announced today.
The Women’s Rugby Super Series 2019 brings together the Black Ferns (1), USA (5), Canada (3), France (4) and England (2) for a round-robin tournament.
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) Chief Rugby Officer Nigel Cass said the Super Series Tests, coupled with the two-Test... Read More
Last week, witnessed the final round of the 17th iteration of the Women’s Six Nations tournament, won again by England. The Red Roses have been victorious in fifteen of these events. (Fourteen Grand Slams)
The English dominance is evidenced in two scoring statistics, 45 tries for versus 7 against, and a point differential of plus 233.
England defeated hapless Scotland 80-0 in the last match,... Read More
A game of games. A match for the ages. A result not decided until injury time. The final score; Stanford 15-12 over Penn State. A repeat title for the Cardinal as Women’s D1 College 2006 Championship.
Stanford, ranked 1 in the tournament, rolled from the Round of 16, first beating West Chester (16) 50-11. In the quarters, they routed North Carolina (9) 79-7 and easily defeated Navy (4) 45-12 in... Read More
LAS VEGAS, NV. - The USA Women's Falcons have named their 12-player roster for the annual Las Vegas Invitational (LVI) taking place Feb 28 - Mar 2 alongside the senior men's HSBC USA Sevens tournament.
Led by Women's Sevens Head Coach Chris Brown and Head of Physical Performance Matt Long, the roster will feature three players who have yet to debut for the national team in Jazmine Gray, Eti... Read More
At historic Saranac Lake, New York, in 2002, the USA Women Eagles avenged an earlier year loss to rival Canada with a narrow 22-21 victory. Previously in Ottawa, the USA lost convincingly to Canada 24-3, when some Eagle starters were unavailable for the game.
A crowd of 1,800 watched the contest, with vocal supporters for both teams shouting encouragement.
The closeness of the match could be seen... Read More
Giant's Conscience is a new podcast featuring Rugby Today head writer Pat Clifton and contributor Jake Frechette. The two seasoned rugby journalists will talk about the news du jour in American and world rugby. This week, the guys discuss their MLR honor rolls for the opening two rounds, the signing of Eagle Tony Lamborn, Australia's Charlotte Caslick shooting the boot at Sydney 7s, the very un-... Read More