International Rugby News
The Men’s Collegiate All American assembly this past weekend pulled in players from plenty of high-profile teams, but every now and then they bring in someone from a team that doesn’t get a lot of notice, and often those players impress; one such player was, and is, Larome White.
With the USA U20 winter camp done, and with three games against the Men’s Collegiate All Americans in the books, it’s time to look ahead to the next job, which is a two-game qualification series with the Canada in June.
USA Men's 7s Head Coach Mike Friday has picked his squad to play in the Wellington 7s Jan 27-28 and the Sydney 7s a week later.
The Men’s Collegiate All American winter camp concluded this past weekend with a series of games between collegiate players and the Junior All American camp players.
As one would expect, the collegiates won the games, but there was plenty of value in the entire exercise for everyone, even if they hadn't been playing rugby for a while.
As Gavin Hickie assembles his group of Men's Collegiate All American hopefuls, his message continues to be that he's still looking for players.
In RuggaMatrix Show number 173, Alex, Bruce, and Pat discuss what happened with PRO Rugby.
With Pat's article on Rugby Today outlining financial issues related to the league, the guys look at whether everyone should have seen the problems coming, and whether there's only one direction to point the finger.
Guess what, there's some disagreement.
College 7s took the attention of many during May, with the continued shifts and changes in schedules meaning that while a group of college teams were in the last throes of the 15s playoffs, most were thinking about 7s glory.
April 2016 kicked off with the meat of the college and HS seasons.
The women's Varsity 7s series started - Quinnipiac Edges AIC in 1st Women's Varsity 7s - as the concept of a varsity-only women's college season started to take stronger hold.
A USA Falcons men’s 7s team finished 4th in the Punta del Este 7s in Uruguay this weekend, giving some much-needed international experience for some up-and-comers.
USA Rugby CEO Dan Payne held a live video Facebook chat Friday, answering questions from rugby people around the country and overseas.
March rolled in like a lion with the USA 7s in Las Vegas, followed by a new World Series tournament in Vancouver.
Both were huge successes, with Vancouver selling out all available seats - allowing them to open the upper deck at BC Place for 2017 - and Vegas continues to grow, and will even more so with the Women’s World Series USA stop moving to Sin City as well.