New York Athletic Club travels to San Francisco this weekend and will play
Olympic Club Saturday afternoon in a fall friendly that’s somewhat
off-season for both clubs.
It’s a friendly match between Athletic Clubs from each coast, and gives the
players on both clubs a little wakeup during a slower time.
Olympic Club will be without longtime lose forward Kort Schubert, but will... Read More
More USA players are in action this week as they shake off World Cup bumps
Scott LaValla gets his second start at lock forward for Stade Francais as
the Paris club takes on Agen. Les Agenois will not be using Kevin Swiryn,
so no USA v. USA clash there.
Biarritz will start Takudzwa Ngwenya on the right wing against Lyon on
Saturday. And also in France, Montpellier... Read More
The team USA 7s coach Al Caravelli is taking to Guadalajara for the Pan-Am
Games is an intriguing one, as the coach has gone young, and gone fast.
One experienced head who might well have made the team was... Read More
VISTA, Calif. – The 12-man rugby sevens squad heading to Guadalajara,
Mexico on October 24 to join Team USA at the 2011 Pan-American Games, will
be engrained with a mantra that will help it maintain focus in the
quadrennial tournament: 'Play in the moment.'
“Playing in the moment helps every athlete and staff member focus on the
task at hand. Not to get distracted by the... Read More
The Jayhawks against Oklahoma
Action west of the Mississippi and south of Iowa gets started in earnest
this weekend, as the new Southwest Conference begins play and the Heart of
America finally has a weekend in which more than one game is played.
The Southwest Conference, molded in part after the former SWC football
conference, is an... Read More
Complaints and frustration from the USA Rugby Collegiate Competitions
Committee have prompted some action within USA Rugby regarding USA Rugby’s
planned-for National Collegiate 7s Championships.
After several months of little communication between USA Rugby's Board,
offices and committees regarding the December 16-17 event, reports are that
a decision on the finals venue, and more... Read More
Here's a quick look at Tlaquepaque Stadium, the first purpose-built rugby
stadium in Mexico, and the site of the 2011 Pan-Am Games Rugby 7s
Estadio Tlaquepaque has a capacity of 1,360 fans.
It’s back on the field for USA captain Todd Clever as he and Suntory
Sungoliath prepare for another season in the Japan Top League.
is in an interesting competition for playing time. Katsu Nishikawa remains
a key leader on the squad at loose forward, and Head Coach Eddie Jones has
also brought in former Australia star George Smith, and former Springbok
Danie Roussouw... Read More
Air Force against Weber State in
Las Vegas. Numina photo
Mountain 7s, to be played at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. Saturday, is
one of two 7s national qualifiers this weekend. The eight-team field is
split into two pools – Air Force, Denver, Wyoming and Colorado State in
Pool A and BYU, New Mexico, Idaho State and Northern Colorado in Pool B... Read More
Eloff with ball. Dropkick
Markovich with ball
When Davenport and Miami meet, both undefeated, in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Saturday, the two best players on the field could well be lining up across
from each other as flyhalves. The Panthers and Reds are far from one-trick
ponies, but JP Eloff and Luke Markovich, respectively,... Read More