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01.29.2017 - Alex Goff

The USA Men's 7s team lost to Kenya 19-12 in the Challenge Cup semis (what used to be the Bowl semis) of the Wellington 7s.

Perry Baker got a first-half try, but Kenya controlled much of the match, and the Eagles only added to that score late in the game after they were down 19-7 - Madison Hughes scored the second try.

01.28.2017 - Alex Goff

The USA won their Challenge Cup Quarterfinal 19-14 over Japan thanks in large part to a couple of big players from Danny Barrett.

01.27.2017 - Alex Goff

Here are some stats from the USA v Samoa game at the Wellington 7s. (USA Beats Samoa in Wellington)

The stats and stat breakdowns are provided to Goff Rugby Report by Matt Trenary at Trenarian.Com

 

Possession

01.27.2017 - Alex Goff

The USA Men's 7s team moved to 1-0-1 with a fairly clinical 24-12 win over Samoa in the 2nd round of the Wellington 7s.

01.27.2017 - Alex Goff

Here are some stats from the USA v France game at the Wellington 7s. (USA 7s Team Ties France)

The stats and stat breakdowns are provided to Goff Rugby Report by Matt Trenary at Trenarian.Com

 

Possession

01.27.2017 - Alex Goff

The USA and France tied 21-21 in the opening game for both teams in the Wellington 7s.

The Eagles can points to a couple of key missed tackles, and two restarts that didn't go ten meters for their inability to win the game, but they also got some special plays that brought them back into it.

01.26.2017 - GRR Staff

Atlanta Youth Rugby (AYR) has announced it has been selected as a vendor for City of Atlanta after school programs, beginning in January 2017. 

On the heels of our successful similar program pilot in the Warren and Whitehead Boys & Girls Clubs, this new program will help us fulfill our mission to bring rugby to all of Atlanta’s area girls and boys.

01.25.2017 - Alex Goff

This column isn't to say that the USA Men's 15s team is screwed, because they're not, but this column is here today to tell you that they aren't getting any favors.

01.25.2017 - Alex Goff

USA Men's 15s Head Coach John Mitchell has named his list of players for the Americas Rugby Championship (ARC).

The Eagles will play in five games: 

Uruguay - Saturday, Feb. 4 at Toyota Field, San Antonio, Texas

Brazil - Saturday, Feb. 11 at Dell Diamond, Round Rock Texas (Austin area)

01.24.2017 - GRR Staff

The inaugural class of the Maccabi USA Rugby Hall of Fame will be inducted Friday, March 3, 2017 in Las Vegas alongside the USA 7s World Series tournament.

The inductees are Jeff Ebner (z”l), Craig Levine, Jeff Simon, and Jordan Weinstein.

01.23.2017 - Alex Goff

USA U20 Women's Head Coach Will Snape said he is starting to see better skilled players trying out for the team.

01.23.2017 - Alex Goff

USA Women's 7s Head Coach Richie Walker has named a changed lineup for the Sydney Women's International 7s, which kicks off on Feb. 2.

Three players from the team that finished next-to-last in Dubai, Nicole Strasko, Kristine Sommer and, most notably, captain Laruen Doyle, are not going to Sydney. Kelly Griffin, speedsters Kristen Thomas, and debutante Sarah Buonopane join the squad.

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