International Rugby News
A little over a year ago a very green USA team tied a pretty young Argentina XV 35-35 in the opening round of the new-look Americas Rugby Championship.
Nate Augspurger made the decision after not making the Olympic Games first 12 to leave the USA 7s program, return to the Old Blue club, and concentrate on 15s.
It is generally recognized that black men have been playing rugby since as early as 1900, when James Peters played for the Knowle Rugby Club in England. That is a long time ago. Speed up to present day, even a casual viewer would recognize that the top tier teams have all featured black athletes in their starting 15. On the flipside, USA lags woefully behind.
The question is why?
As we go into the big North American Rugby Party that is the USA 7s and the Canada 7s a week later, it’s worth thinking about how rugby can be a chance to let loose and let your hair down, and also something that makes you grow up.
The USA Women's 7s team and the USA Falcons 7s team have been named for Las Vegas.
The Eagles will play in the Women's World Series event at Sam Boyd Stadium. kicking off on Friday morning. The Falcons will play in the Las Vegas Invitational Women's Elite 7s.
Going into the USA 7s in Las Vegas this week, the USA Women’s 7s program is finally feeling the confidence of some good news.
USA national team stars Zack Test and Danny Barrett have written a cookbook.
The USA did what was required in Santiago, dispelling the demons of a 2002 loss to Chile and defeating the Condors 57 to 9 Saturday in Americas Rugby Championship Round 4.
The USA improves to 4-0 in the ARC, matching Argentina XV and setting up a winner-take-all clash in Comodoro Rivadavia next week.
During the middle of the University of Washington football team’s superb run through the fall, starting linebacker Psalm Wooching had already made a decision - this would be his final football season.
The former Kona Bull rugby player in high school, who played both football and rugby at UW, decided he was not going to make himself available for the NFL draft. He had other plans.
USA Men's 15s Head Coach John Mitchell has made more changes in his team's lineup as the Americas Rugby Championship moves on to Round 4 and the Eagles take on Chile in Santiago.
Bermuda will host an exciting rugby exhibition game in August when top London professional club Saracens will face a team dubbed the USA Islanders.
LAFAYETTE, Colo.(USA Rugby Release) – USA Rugby and TLA Worldwide, today announced that the Ireland Rugby team is returning to the United States to face the USA Rugby Men’s Eagles at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey for the first match of the “Emirates Airlines Summer Series” on Saturday, June 10.