The Quarterfinal matchups for the 2011 Pan-Am Games are set.
Pool A winners Argentina will play Pool B fourth-place Chile, while Pool B
winners Canada get Mexico.
Schedule for Day 2. All times MOUNTAIN Time (Mexico turned their
clocks back Saturday night)
Argentina... Read More
Zack Test played just over half of one game.
Roland Suniula didn't play at all.
Peter Tiberio got three minutes at the end of the third game.
Injuries? Not so, says USA Head Coach Al Caravelli. All of those players
are being rested.
With all eight teams in the quarterfinals, the big task is to not finish
last in your pool, and then play Argentina. That said, the Eagles didn... Read More
Canada defeated the USA 29-21 Saturday in Guadalajara to win Pool B of the
Pan-Am Games Rugby 7s competition, but the USA has plenty to feel positive
about coming out of a game where, considering the previous scores of the
day, they might have expected a bit of a drubbing.
In fact, the Eagles led 14-10 at halftime, and showed better defense... Read More
Having won two pool matches by large margins, Canada is in excellent
position to win Pool B at the Pan-Am Games.
They toasted Brazil 45-0 and then did much the same against Chile, 35-7.
Scrumhalf and playmaker Phil Mack simply has had to float back and forth
looking for big runners coming in at pace, and the tries have come.
“We’ve put a lot of hard work in these last seven... Read More
Brazil scored on the final play of the game in Pan-Am Games pool play and
hit the conversion to secure a 19-19 tie with the USA.
It was a game where Brazil showcased excellent athleticism, and did well to
neutralize the USA's defensive strategy.
Eagles wanted to tackle high, tie up the ball, and force a turnover. It
didn't work. The Brazilians worked very hard to push those... Read More
The USA men's 7s team won their opening match in the Pan-Am Games, and
while it was clear the Eagles were the better side than Chile, it was also
clear they have a little work to do to get into mid-season form.
Chile was very physical and repeatedly caused the USA problems in the
breakdown. They ran one-offs from the rucks and counter-rucked... Read More
The USA team is set to start their Pan-Am Games campaign on a sunny and
warm Guadalajara morning.
They will christen Estadio Tlaquepaque, the first purpose-built rugby
stadium in Mexico.
Pan-Am Rugby press liaison Gabriele Nanni said he is excited to see the
stadium in use.
"This will be a tremendous tournament, but also... Read More
Three teams go into the final week of DII club action in the Midwest
leading their conferences.
Only one, the Dayton Flying Pigs, has even an outside chance of being
caught, while the Eastside Banshees and Wisconsin are both uncatchable.
regular season is done already, and at 7-1 they are ten standings points
ahead of 5-1-1 Bremer County. Event a bonus-point win by... Read More
Davenport Sports Information
Last week first-ranked Davenport hosted won
the biggest game of the college season 49-15 over Miami. Saturday they do
it all over again when they host fifth-ranked Bowling Green for what is now
the biggest game of the college season. Like the Miami game, Saturday’s
game will be webcast live at 1pm Eastern.
If... Read More
Commonwealth Shield, probably the best looking prize in American rugby,
will be won by three teams Saturday in Charlottesville, Va., where five
matches between Virginia and Virginia Tech take place.
The intrastate rivalry between UVA and Tech is a longstanding one, and the
football Cavaliers and Hokies play annually for the Commonwealth Cup.... Read More