LAFAYETTE, CO. - Following an extensive search process, Saracens Women's Head Coach and Director of Rugby Rob Cain has accepted an offer for Head Coach of the United States Women's National Team (XV), USA Rugby announced today. Cain, who possesses a wealth of experience in developing athletes, will take on a full time role based at the Olympic Training Site in Chula Vista, CA. Pending visa... Read More
The big story out of Langford, British Columbia this past weekend was the rout, the thrashing, the whitewash by New Zealand Women against Australia in the gold medal sevens match: 47-0. This game represented the thirteenth occasion that these two dominant sevens programs met in a final since the inception of the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens series.
After the Kiwis trailed the USA 10-7 in the... Read More
Monday Morning Halfback is a new weekly snack-sized version of the RUGBY PatCast. It's a shorter podcast featuring Houston Sabercats captain Kyle Sumsion. Going forward, every Monday morning you'll be able to wake up to a quick discussion on the weekend's slate of games.
This week, we go over all of the Major League Rugby results, Kyle reveals his all time favorite player ( hint: it's Alev... Read More
The Women Eagles rebounded from a poor showing in Japan to capture a bronze medal in Langford, Brirtish Columbia, their best showing since the second place finish in the opening round in Dubai. The team beat France 21-5 for third place, a side they had narrowly lost to in pool play.
In the quarter final round of eight, the USA beat Canada 28-26, on one more made conversion as the host nation... Read More
The USA Women played superbly going 2-1 and advancing into the Langford, Canada quarterfinals. Their opponent on Sunday will be host Canada.
In the opener, the Eagles defeated #3 ranked Russia easily 35-14 after leading at half time 28-0. With minutes of the start, winger Naya Tapper skirted around end to notch her 50th try in the series. The Eagles added four tries by four other players with... Read More
Monday Morning Halfback is a new weekly snack-sized version of the RUGBY PatCast. It's a shorter podcast featuring Houston Sabercats captain Kyle Sumsion. Going forward, every Monday morning you'll be able to wake up to a quick discussion on the weekend's slate of games. To kick it off, here's a preview of what to expect to start your week. We discuss all fo the Major League Rugby results and... Read More
The fourth tournament on the 2017/2018 HSBC Women's 7s circuit continue this weekend in Langford, British Columbia, Canada, which also held this event the past three-years. The games will be played in Westhills Stadium that seats 1,700 people. New Zealand won this event twice, and England once.
Currently, Australia lead the current series with 56 points after having won two of the first three... Read More
Reeling from back-to-back disappointing finishes, Team USA takes the field for the penultimate stop on the HSBC Sevens Series Saturday in Langford, B.C. with several changes to the lineup from their last tournament. The Eagles kickoff against Russia at 1:30 p.m. ET, France at 4:46 p.m. and Japan at 7:16 p.m.
After starting the Series off with a silver medal in Dubai, the Eagles have struggled,... Read More
The semifinals of the three Women's College Divisions were played Friday, May 4 in Titan Stadium (10,000), Fullerton, California. The results follow:
Claremont 44-Salisbury 27
Florida State 38-17 Tulane
Chico State 41-Virginia 20
Central Florida 31-UC Davis 29
Life 17-Penn State 15
Lindenewood 32-BYU 0
(Finals today, Saturday, May 5 - All matches aired live on The... Read More
WEST CHESTER, PA 28 APRIL 2018 – The NSCRO/Penn Mutual Women’s 7’s Select Side will compete in the Collegiate Rugby Championships to be held in Philadelphia, PA on June 1-3, 2018. This will be the third trip to the CRC’s for the program comprising some of the best players from our 130 women’s teams.
All players on NSCRO member teams are eligible for selection through the online Player... Read More