International Rugby News
LAFAYETTE, Colo. (USA Rugby Release) - USA Rugby welcomes applications from individual teams or clubs, to local Unions or National Development Academies to host a one-day National Assessment Camp (NAC) in 2017.
The Girls HS All Americans, powered by Atavus, fell to Canada's Maple Leafs U18s in the final of the Tropical 7s International Youth Sevens Saturday in Orlando, Fla.
The HSAA team played in a small but competitive Girls u18 bracket with Canada, The Fort Lauderdale Ruckus Riptide, Indiana River, KIngwood, and the Riptide's 2nd team.
It's evident that the USA Men's 7s team is playing better now than it was at the beginning of the World Series.
The United States finished 2nd at the Singapore 7s, putting in yet another consistently good, and at times spectacular performance.
The High School All Americans finished last in the European U18 Championships, losing to Canada 13-12 in the final game of the tournament.
France won the tournament, with Georgia 2nd, Japan 3rd, Portugal 4th, Spain 5th, and Belgium 6th.
Spain edged the HS All Americans 26-22 in the teams' 2nd gam at the European U18 Championships Tuesday.
The game, played in Quimper, France, was the consolation semis. The USA will now play for 7th.
The USA Men’s 7s team finished 4th in the Hong Kong 7s, putting together a string of impressive results that, sadly, ended a little early as they were defeated by South Africa and Australia at the end of the tournament.
SAN FRANCISCO (USA Rugby/World Rugby Release) – Supporters can now plan their trip to San Francisco for the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 as the tournament organizers have confirmed that the three-day festival of world-class rugby will be held July 20-22 next year.
The Boys HS All Americans has lost 26-5 to Portugal in the European U18 Championships.
The HSAA team will now play for 5th in the consolation brackt. The American team looks like a group that had just come together, which is indeed the case, and especially their passing and alignments in the backline were disjointed, resulting in a lot of dropped balls, and passes to no one.
Goff Rugby Report editor Alex Goff sat down with USA Rugby CEO Dan Payne to talk business, rugby, and the business of rugby in this in-depth RuggaMatrix America podcast.
Among the topics addressed:
Can USA Rugby afford what it pays national team coaches?
Is the USA Women's 15s team an after-thought?
What is the financial status of USA Rugby?
LAFAYETTE, Colo.(USA Rugby Release) - USA Rugby and adidas today announced a multi-year partnership in which the Portland, Oregon based company will be the official kit supplier for USA National Teams and representative teams.