The USA women’s team opened up their first ever official IRB World Series
season with an impressive victory over France in Dubai.
First-half tries from Vanesha McGee and Vix Folayan staked the Eagles to a
12-7 halftime lead. Then the speedy Americans took over, seeing Bui
Baravilala go over twice and Emilie Bydwell once for the 27-7 rout... Read More
USA Women’s National Team Head Coach Pete Steinberg had plenty of praise of
the work ethic of his players as they went 1-2 on their all-too-short tour
But he especially mentioned one: Sarah Chobot.
Chobot has been all over in rugby, playing as a star loose forward for Ohio
State, and then pitching up for the USA 7s team. She is now a Glendale
Raptor, and with the USA... Read More
The USA women's national team may have lost to France 13-0 and 27-3 in
short order, but there are reasons to feel optimistic about what this team
can do, said their coach Pete Steinberg.
Namely, the USA forwards were very strong against the French and the team
as a whole showed excellent fitness as they were able to play two games in
But, as one French coach told... Read More
The French national women's team showed how they might be thinking big, big
honors on a couple of years, as Les Bleus defeated the USA 27-3 Saturday at
Stade de France just outside Paris.
The USA had multiple scoring chances, especially int he second half, but
could not get it over the line. More to come ...
FRANCE : Parra – Guiglion, Godiveau, Metier, Grassineau, Bailon,, Yahé... Read More
USA Women's National Team Head Coach Pete Steinberg knows his Eagles will
need to be better against France, but their Sunday afternoon victory over
Italy was still good to get.
“It was a great start and we were dominant in the first half,” said
Steinberg. “The Italians showed a lot of fight, but we were able to
hold them off and still scored some nice tries.”
The Eagles... Read More
The USA Women's National 15s team opened up their three-match November tour
with a 34-20 defeat of Italy in Roma SUnday.
The Eagles led 29-0 before giving up three late Italy tries to make it
The USA forwards set the tone early with some huge collisions, and it was
the pack that did the scoring. A lineout-and-maul got the first try, with
No.8 Kate Daley capping off... Read More
Fort Miami Co-Coach Mike Hayden said his team is ready to play after
qualifying for the final eight of the women’s DII club
Led by co-captains KayJay McAuley (prop) and Michelle Horevitz (lock) Fort
Miami is looking to continue their improvement. Brie Cokos
and Devin Huber hold down a backline that has gotten better throughout
the season, thanks also to the addition... Read More
The Las Vegas Slots are making some history as they make their debut in a
national championship weekend.
The Slots starts their national championship quest Friday morning against
Severn River, and it’s the first time they will be playing at this
“We are all really excited for this weekend,” said Las Vegas club president
Alexis Kadolph. “It’s almost unexplainable the... Read More
The USA Women’s National Team is still several thousand dollars short of
their travel bill for their tour to Europe November 13-25.
The Eagles have
allocated budget funds to the trip, but as everyone who has planned travel
well in advance, especially for 30 or so individuals, costs can change
quickly (and rarely do they go down).
USA Head Coach Pete Steinberg has published an... Read More
The USA Women's 7s team has won the Women's International 7s Invitational
in Guangzhou, China after wading impressively through the second day of
The Eagles were 3-0 on Day One, but all that did was re-seed the eight
teams for the knockout rounds on Sunday.
That pitted the USA against Thailand in the quarterfinals, won easily by
the Americans 45-0.
The shock... Read More