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05.26.2014 - Alex Goff
Forty players enter camp for the USA Men's National team, and as usual this team comes from a variety of sources. There are crossovers who came to rugby from football (Miles Craigwell), and basketball (Hayden Smith); there are players who learned the game overseas and moved to the USA (Luke Hume), and players who learned the game overseas but through USA parentage (Tom C
05.25.2014 - GRR Staff
High School 7s talent that was on display this past weekend at Sandhills Community College in North Carolina, where Southern Pines, Hoke County and North Raleigh squared off in the first round robin tournament of the year.
05.25.2014 - GRR Staff

Tokyo - Japan will represent Asia at Rugby World Cup 2015, while Hong Kong face the long journey to Uruguay for the first round of the repechage after the Brave Blossoms clinched their seventh straight Asian 5 Nations title with a 49-8 win at Tokyo's National Stadium on Sunday evening.

05.23.2014 - Alex Goff
Of the 47 players who were named to the USA WNT camp starting May 24 with the hopes of making the USA Women's World Cup squad, only seven played high school rugby. The vast majority of the players (37/47) got their first taste of rugby in college, with only three of the players waiting until after college to take up the game.
05.22.2014 - Alex Goff

Mountain View defeated Nakahi 40-33 to win the Rugby Idaho boys HS final Saturday, coming back from a 28-7 deficit.

05.22.2014 - GRR Staff

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Following a nationwide search, Mel Denham has been hired as the new women's rugby head coach at Central Washington University. Denham, who has served as the head women's rugby coach at American International College (AIC) in Springfield, Massachusetts since 2012, will assume her new post on next month.

05.22.2014 - Alex Goff

The Capital High girls won their third Idaho state championship in a row defeating, The Centennial Furies 55-0 in the final.

The Eagles completed their third undefeated season outscoring opponents 474-22 and giving up only one first-half try all season.

05.22.2014 - Alex Goff

USA flanker Scott LaValla got a chance to give a nod back to the club that got it all started recently.

05.21.2014 - Alex Goff

June 14-15
Midwest All-Star Tournament
Elkhart, Ind.

June 14-16
Rocky Mountain Challenge
Aurora, Colo.

June 21-22
Great Northwest Challenge
Portland, Ore.

South Regional All-Star Tournament
Marietta, Ga.

East Regional All-Star Tournament
Pittsburgh, Pa.

05.21.2014 - Alex Goff

Historical Champions in the Girls NIT.

In 2000, a group of girls HS team got together to host their own national championship. They did this for eight years before USA Rugby took the competition under their organization. The USA Rugby Girls National Championship lasted for four season, 2008-2011, before USA Rugby made it a National Invitational tournament in 2012.

05.21.2014 - Alex Goff

Action from the 2014 Boys NIT. Tamara Tidey photo.

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05.20.2014 - Alex Goff

Alex Goff checks in with USA High School All American Head Coach Salty Thompson to talk about the HSAA season so far, and what's to come.

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05.20.2014 - Alex Goff

Dignitaries from USA RUGBY, the NZRFU, and the City of Chicago announce the USA v New Zealand test match.

 

05.20.2014 - Alex Goff

Mechanicsburg, PA- The 2014 Rugby Pennsylvania State Championships took place this past weekend at Cumberland Valley High School with West Shore United and Cumberland Valley taking home the top honors in the High School Boys brackets.

05.18.2014 - Alex Goff

May 17
Quarterfinals 
Kent 15-10 Catholic Memorial
Fallbrook 57-0 North Bay
DSHA W-L Danville
Amazons 19-12 St. Joseph's

Semifinals
Fallbrook 22-3 Kent
Amazons 20-5 DSHA

Consolation Semifinals
Catholic Memorial 45-14 North Bay

05.18.2014 - Alex Goff

The USA Women’s 7s team won the Plate at the Amsterdam 7s, defeating Russia 27-12 in the Plate Final, and recording one of their better tournaments for the season.

05.18.2014 - Alex Goff
Gonzaga won the 2014 Boys NIT Single-School Championship May 17 in Elkhart, Ind.

At the same tournament, Cathedral won the HS Club bracket.

In Tier II, Jesuit B - the 2nd side of Jesuit of Sacramento, which had competed in the HS Club league in Northern California all year, defeated Brother Rice to win.

Two of the winners won by a single points.

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