International Rugby News
After the recent article on FloRugby about how Salty Thompson got an award, but maybe won't have as much to do with the HS All Americans going forward (in part because the HSAA team will be less active), we wanted to look at players who have gone through the Thompson system and have been capped by the USA.
USA Rugby has announced it is launching its official search for the USA Women's 15s National Team Head Coach.
Pete Steinberg stepped down in October following the Women's Rugby World Cup. His post has been unfilled since then, while new General Manager of Women's High Performance, Emilie Bydwell, has been working on a new strategic plan.
Well this is a different one.
Bruce McLane speaks with learning expert Barb Oakley about how to approach new things ... like rugby.
By Austin Willis
While the NFL sees their youth participation decline due to the pressing concussion issue, rugby has quickly become the fastest growing sport in the United States increasing by 81% between 2008-2013 (Sports & Fitness Industry).
Maccabi USA is seeking Jewish High School Rugby Players (born 2002-2004) to represent the United States in 7’s at the inaugural Maccabi Youth Games in Israel, July 22-August 1, 2018. To learn more about the sports offered and to access an application, please visit www.maccabiusa.com.
The National Development Summit kicks off this coming weekend in Denver, and there’s one presentation attendees cannot miss.
Development isn’t always the #1 topic at the NDS presentations, especially development of rugby as a sport, as a pursuit, as a business, and as a high performance entity all in one.
USA Rugby has announced that the February 3 doubleheader February 3 at the StubHub Center has changed.
What is staying the same is the USA Men's National Team facing off with Argentina XV in the Americas Rugby Championship.
The Americas Rugby Championship kicks off in just over two weeks, and this is only the third year of the tournament as a full test-match event.
The ARC used to be for teams just below full-test status, but was elevated for the 2016 season (minus Argentina, whose Argentina XV is not a full international team, so no caps for those players and no caps for the team that plays them).
Some notes from the Boys HS All American Winter Camp.
World Rugby’s simplified law book launches today with the aim of enhancing accessibility and understanding without altering the laws themselves.
What is it like to be a professional rugby player?
Do players and coaches really understand?