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
N. Illinois (with ball) and
Loyola represent CARFU this weekend.
The Midwest DII college round of 16 kicks
off Saturday in four different locations, with the round of eight to follow
on Sunday. The winner of each regional site advances to the Midwest
semifinals Nov. 11.
The heaviest favorite to reach the
semifinals is UW-Whitewater,... Read More
Certainly Roland Suniula, Shalom Suniula and Colin Hawley come in with some
experience, but that’s less true of Peter Tiberio, while Rocco Mauer, Folau
Niua and Maka Unufe are new to the team and international 7s competition.
Mile Pulu isn’t new, but he’s been gone for a while.
will it all work together? The key, first of all, is at the halfback
pairing. Shalom Suniula... Read More
Bunce is the co-leader in try-scoring for the Montauk Rugby Club with five
in league play.
The former USA U20 flanker suits up at No. 8 and openside flanker for the
undefeated DII team, and has been a part of some new-found success for the
“When we were last really successful, it was in DIII, and I was playing for
the club when I was 16 or 17,” Bunce told... Read More