This is something that’s been worth considering every World Cup – look at
history and see who has been the best over time.
You could measure it by World Cup championships, in which case New Zealand
now joins Australia and South Africa as the tops with two each. You could
measure it by appearances in the final, where New Zealand, Australia,
France and England all have three.... Read More
A panel of as many as nine or ten will be convened later this year to
decide which teams will be invited to the new-look USA Rugby National High
There will be single-school boys, high school club boys, and high school
club girls brackets. Teams will be invited, rather than having to go
through a qualification process. This will mean local season can last much... Read More
Saracens won their LV=Cup match 43-20 over the Exeter Chiefs, with Hayden
Smith starting at lock.
Leeds won their third in a row, 28-23 over Plymouth. Mike MacDonald started
Samu Manoa was inspirational coming off the bench in Northampton’s LV=Cup
win over the Ospreys.
Shawn Pittman came on as a sub at prop for London Welsh in their 35-33... Read More
Fall should be about 15s rugby.
Things that we never used to see: Above, single-school high school
teams playing 7s in Iowa. Below, college teams playing college-only
7s tournaments in the middle of the fall.
RUGBYMag.com's parent company also owns and runs the USA 7s and
the USA 7s Collegiate Rugby... Read More
The University of Buffalo won the Women’s DI college title in NY State with
a 25-15 defeat of SUNY Cortland Sunday.
UB made the final by defeating SUNY Brockport Saturday 27-17, while
Cortland edged Syracuse 15-14.
In the 3rd/4th match, Brockport easily disposed of Syracuse 44-0.
Buffalo will advance to face Dartmouth in the Northeast National Qualifier
know I was going to be stepping up to the plate in some way and I think
it’s an incredible honor,” Suniula told RUGBYMag.com. “A lot of guys can be
shy to speak up – it’s intimidating for a new player to speak up with
whoever the head coach is. I think I am easy to talk to and then I can help
them communicate with Al [Caravelli]. It helps bring the team together.”... Read More
Petri's spectacular try against Russia has been selected as one of the five
best tries of the Rugby World Cup, as chosen by former All Black captain
Tana Umaga during his weekly feature "DHL Delivery of the Week."To see the video and all five tries, go here.
The University of Colorado garnered revenge for their Saturday loss against
Utah, defeating the Utes 14-12 in the final of the Pacific Collegiate 7s to
garner an automatic slot at the new national championships this December.
Led by captain, wing and MVP Luke Lahman, the Buffs shut down the Utah
attack, and led 14-5 until the final play of... Read More
Reports are that USA Rugby and Texas A&M have signed an agreement to
play the new Collegiate 7s National Championships December 16-17 (Friday
and Saturday) at Texas A&M.
The Friday games are expected to be held on the school's intramural fields,
with the soccer stadium, Aggie Soccer Stadium , hosting the Saturday
Twenty-four men's teams and 16... Read More
The Detroit Tradesmen did what they had to do to finish 2nd in
the Midwest DI Club Eastern League, now they have to wait.
The Tradesmen defeated league leaders the Cincinnati Wolfhounds 32-25 in
Detroit. In the end, in a league where road points are very hard to come
by, Cincinnati did well to secure (one) bonus point for a close loss. (An
earlier report saying the 'Hounds scored... Read More