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07.09.2017 - Alex Goff

Somebody I respect asked me recently what the big deal was about the British & Irish Lions tours, and I found that my answer rambled on way too long - not a big surprise when you’re talking to a rugby journalist and history major who went to school in Britain. 

07.03.2017 - Alex Goff

Obscured within all the other rugby news this summer was the small fact that the USA U20s, after being thoroughly beaten by Canada in their opening clash June 13, won their second game.

The victory was somewhat pyrrhic as Canada easily won the two-game series (1st score was 46-12, second 25-27, leaving the aggregate scoreline 71-39).

07.03.2017 - GRR Staff

Longtime referee David Williamson, a fixture in the game in Northern California, died late last week at Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley, Calif. 

07.01.2017 - Alex Goff

The USA defeated Canada 52-16 in the second leg of the two-game Rugby World Cup to take the series and qualify as Americas #1 for the first time ever.

06.30.2017 - Alex Goff

The HS All Americans defeated Ontario's U19s Thursday evening at the University of Guelph northwest of Hamilton and southwest of Toronto.

It was a wet evening in Guelph. It rained hard until kickoff and while the rain eased off, it was still there during the game and made for some handling errors by both teams.

06.29.2017 - Alex Goff

The Boys HS All Americans are on tour in Ontario hoping to repeat their two-game sweep of the Blues in 2016.

The lineups for Thursday's game is here. The teams play again on Saturday.

06.29.2017 - GRR Staff

GLENDALE, Colo. – American rugby is entering a new stage of professional athletics and increasing ability to compete on the international stage. With a new professional league set to launch in 2018, the need to develop young rugby players into high-performance athletes is greater than ever.

06.28.2017 - GRR Staff

The USA Women's Junior All-Americans have assembled for a camp to select the squad to play a two-game U19 series against Canada in August.

Head Coach Wil Snape said the goal is, as always, to prepare young athletes to be full internationals, and that means handling the rigors of assembly as well as the demands of playing at an international level.

06.28.2017 - Alex Goff

In RuggaMatrix America Show #178, Alex Goff, Bruce McLane, and Pat Clifton look at the first USA v Canada Rugby World Cup Qualifier, and they're not happy.

06.27.2017 - Alex Goff

Former USA Women's National 7s Head Coach Ric Suggitt has died at the age of 58.

06.23.2017 - Alex Goff

Goff Rugby Report caught up with USA High School All American Head Coach Salty Thompson and Assistant Michael Engelbrecht, who also works with the U20s, as they scouted at the Rocky Mountain Challenge.

06.21.2017 - Alex Goff

Todd Clever has announced that he will be retiring from international rugby following the June 24 and July 1 Rugby World Cup Qualifiers against Canada.

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